Chin Shih-chieh (Chinese: 金士傑; born 29 December 1951) is a Taiwanese actor.Chin is known for his work with the Performance Workshop, the Lanling Theatre, and the Godot Theater Company. By 1980, he was known as a director, leading the performances of Ho Chu’s New Match for Lanling. He directed the 2002 production of She is Walking, She is Smiling staged at the National Theatre in Taipei, by the Performance Workshop. He was cast in Art, a Gadot production, the next year alongside Ku Pao-ming and Lee Li-chun. Chin was cast in Irma la Douce in 2007, and performed several times at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, the National Theatre, and the Hsinchu Performing Arts Auditorium. In 2008, Chin starred in Othello alongside Lee. Performances were held throughout Taiwan, marking Godot's twentieth anniversary. As Othello's run stretched into January 2009, Chin remained on the cast. Chin directed Ho Chu’s New Match a second time in May 2009. In July 2009, Chin shared the National Award for Arts with Wang Da-hong and four others. In 2010, Chin appeared in The 39 Steps for Godot. This was the first production to be licensed in Chinese while still on an original run in New York and London. The next year, Chin took the stage in Tuesdays with Morrie, based on a memoir of the same name. The performance ran in Taipei and Taichung through March 2012. In 2013, Chin joined the cast of Stan Lai's A Dream Like A Dream.Chin film roles include Cho Li's directorial debut, Zoom Hunting (2010), and Lin Fu-ching's first film Jumping Boy (2012). Chin has often worked with director Chung Mong-hong, appearing in The Fourth Portrait (2010), and Soul (2013). Chin narrated the 2015 documentary The Rocking Sky, and portrayed a business tycoon in Love in Vain (2016).
Movies & TV shows
A woman from Hong Kong is looking for her twin sister and is joined by three other people, one from Hong Kong, one from Taiwan and one from China, each biking around the island for their own reasons.
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
The journey of a wife who battles to keep her husband's body intact after he dies of a leg amputation is chronicled in the film "Leg".
A story about a Peking opera performer and a wealthy businessman who are brought together by their love for opera. Being an outsider, he faces opposition from the locals, but doesn't give up in fulfil...
The drama is shot from the perspective of women and tells a story about finding light in the darkness and embracing hope in motherhood. When she was adopted, she was abandoned by her birth mother. One...
4 Movies · 2 TV shows
Sang Yu tried to sleep. After one night, Sang realized he could bring treasures from his dreams. He becomes wealthy overnight. A criminal is interested in his wealth.
The Human Comedy
Bad Boys Symphony
A group of young prisoners learn to play music in the movie "Bad Boys symphony".
Love The Way You Are
Opposites clash when Lin Lin and Yuke meet. Lin Lin and Yuke barely know each other. Lin Lin discovers that Yuke harbors a secret crush on campus beauty when they are both admitted to the same univers...
The Way of the Bug
A young man from a rural village travels a long way to meet his long-lost grandfather on his deathbed, only to find himself taking over the large triad enterprise his grandfather left behind, with hil...
6 Movies · 1 TV show
Once Upon a Time in the Northeast
Once Upon a Time in the Northeast tells a story of a few young Northeast youth with totally different personalities, who fell into trap of a few Hong Kong villains. They outwitted Hong Kong villains u...
A series of events allow a son to experience his father's life in the past when he tries to reconcile with his father.
Da Hu Fa
A warrior named Da Hufa goes to save his prince from a dystopian village. He finds the dystopian village ruled by a fake God and his guards. In order to save the prince, Da hufa has to defeat the God ...
Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield
An imperial guard searches for the truth behind a conspiracy that framed him and his partners. The proof of his innocence lies with a wanted woman named Bei Zhai... but will she reveal what she knows?...
A scientist on the verge of making a major discovery related to time travel is put in danger when a rival kidnaps her young son and demands a hefty ransom.
Big Fish & Begonia
There is a race of beings who control the tides and the seasons outside of the human realm. One of these beings, a young girl named Chun, wants to experience the human world and so she transforms into...
After being rejected from the police college, a mannerly man travels to Bangkok where he and an energetic distant relative must solve a murder case.
The Last Women Standing
For the thirtysomething Sheng Ruxi, whose surname unmistakably echoes the slang term "sheng nu" (leftover women), the wait for a perfect partner is growing more despairing by the day. With an ultra-an...
The Rocking Sky
The Final Master
The Final Master of Wing Chun is caught in a power struggle with local officials and must choose between personal honor and his master's dying wish.
Brotherhood of Blades
Three brothers who were part of the imperial secret police were sent to hunt down a eunuch politician who had been exiled from Beijing. When the brothers return from their quest, they discover that th...
The Guillotines were a secret army created by the Emperor Yongzheng. The Guillotines were supposed to kill anyone who posed a threat to the Emperor. The 349th assignment proved to be their last after ...
Lao Rongmin Zhao Xueping (played by Jin Shijie) and high school night school student A Hong (played by Zhang Ruijia) both vist Taipei and spent a strange day. These two people, from time to time lives...
Reign of Assassins
Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and...
Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making mad...
The Fourth Portrait
Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he's going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged mother shows up. And his life changes forever... A love...
Snowfall in Taipei
May, a woman singer from the mainland of China, suddenly loses her voice and has conflicts with Ah Lei, her producer and secret lover. In anger she goes to Old Town of Jingtong where she meets Xiao Mo...
Empire of Silver
In 1899, Lord Kang has to decide which of his three sons will take over his family's Chinese banking empire. When circumstances dictate that he appoint his unreliable youngest son, family bonds are pu...
Born to Be King
Chicken was designated by Taiwan's San Luen Gang to marry Nanako, the daughter of the fifth generation leader of the Yamada Gang in Japan. The leader of the group died. Chicken attacked their leader i...
The Personals is a movie for anyone who hasn't yet found what they're looking for or who remembers how tough it can be to find it. Rene Liu plays an eye doctor who's become disaffected with her presen...
Heaven and Earth
Cheung Ye Pang is a detective who is looking into the sale of opium in Cantonese. Pang set out to stop the dealers after he encountered high-level corruption and close friends being murdered.
The Peach Blossom Land
Two drama companies rehearse in the same auditorium. Friction was inevitable. One of them played a comedy in costume. The sad story 'Secret Love' was played by another. They tell the same story of Chi...
Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a restaurant, while Lily doe...
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