From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wu Ma ( born: 18 August 1942, in Tianjin, China) is a Chinese actor, director, producer and writer. Wu Ma made his screen debut in 1963, and with over 180 appearances to his name (plus 38 directorial credits within a twenty-five year period), Wu Ma is one of the most familiar faces in the history of Hong Kong Cinema. He is best known as the Taoist ghosthunter in A Chinese Ghost Story. Description above from the Wikipedia article Wu Ma, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.