Shawn Yue (YUE Shawn / 余文樂) is a Hong Kong actor, born on Friday, November 13, 1981, in Hong Kong.
- English name: Shawn Yue / Shawn Yu
- Profession: Actor and singer
- Height: 178cm
- Weight: 64kg
- Star sign: Scorpio
- Chinese zodiac: Rooster
Shawn Yu Man Lok was born on November 13, 1981. He started out in modeling and made his first movie appearance in an independent film called Leaving Sorrowfully (2001). Yu first gained popularity in Taiwan thanks to his work in the idol TV series Tomorrow, but in Hong Kong he was mainly known for being Candy Lo’s ex-boyfriend at the time.
He played Takeshi Nakazato in the movie Initial D which also featured Edison Chen, Chapman To and Jay Zhou.
According to the latest media release, Yu only appeared for less than half an hour in the movie Initial D. However, despite the short appearance, his portrayal of Nakazato managed to leave a deep impression on many viewers, especially in Japan, where this has resulted directly in many new Japanese fans of Yu and a new lucrative market has opened up for him to conquer.
- Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, and English