His grandfather had been a civil engineer and he heard there were good jobs available in the field.
In the 1980s, he worked as a grip on the syndicated anthology series Tales from the Darkside.
Pink in Reservoir Dogs, a restaurant patron billed as a "Long Hair Yuppie-Scum" in Fresh, Pulp Fiction and Four Rooms and a hotel clerk in Kill Bill: Volume 2.
When his 21-year-old daughter (newcomer Larine Tang Yuet-ping) – taken away by Ann at age eight – shows up with her mother’s ashes, Leung must learn to be a better man again.
His film An Inconvenient Truth, which raised unprecedented awareness about climate change, won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
His latest documentary, Countdown to Zero, features Tony Blair, Presidents, Musharef, Gorbachev, De Klerk and Carter among others, details the urgent risk posed by proliferation, terrorism, and accidental use of nuclear weapons.
She also suffered migraines, dizziness and digestion problems.
But doctors merely gave her painkillers and told her to rest.