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Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

Updated June 14, 2019 93.6k views110 items

There are so many famous TV actors from Hong Kong, but luckily this list makes it easy to find your favorites by putting Hong Kong actors and actresses all in one easy to navigate place. Hong Kong has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, and more. Many have even transitioned to Hollywood success as well. Television couldn't contain all the talent on this list, and so many of these Hong Kong actors also appear in other media as well.

These are some of the funniest and most talented Hong Kong TV stars in the history of the small screen, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Hong Kong, this list should contain many of your acting idols. The List contains TV actors like Lo Hoi-pang and Vincent Wong.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Hong Kong TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Hong Kong?" If, however, you have any more questions, you can click on the names of these TV stars of Hong Kong to see more.
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  • 1
    Jackie Chan Adventures

    BirthplaceVictoria Peak, Hong Kong

    Chan Kong-sang (born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Konger martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He is known for his acrobatic fighting...  more

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  • 2
    The Duke of Mount Deer, The Return of the Condor Heroes

    BirthplaceTai Po, Hong Kong

    Andy Lau Tak-wah (traditional Chinese: 劉德華; simplified Chinese: 刘德华, born 27 September 1961), is a Hong Kong actor, singer, lyricist and film producer. He has been one of Hong Kong's most...  more
  • 3
    War And Beauty, The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Charmaine Sheh Sze-man (born 28 May 1975) is a Hong Kong actress best known for acting in many television series produced by TVB since 1998. She left TVB in 2011 and is now managed by her own...  more
  • 4
    Batman, Here Come the Brides

    BirthplaceChinatown, California, United States of America

    Lee Jun-fan (Chinese: 李振藩; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee (Chinese: 李小龍), was a Hong Kong-American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, and...  more

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  • 5
    The Yang's Saga, The Bund

    BirthplaceLamma Island, Hong Kong

    Chow Yun-fat SBS (born 18 May 1955), previously known as Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor known in Asia for his collaborations with filmmaker John Woo in the action heroic bloodshed-genre films A...  more

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  • 6
    Healing Hands, C.I.B. Files

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Maggie Shiu Mei-kei, sometimes credited as Maggie Siu or Maggie Shaw, is a prominent Hong Kong actress....  more
  • 7
    Eight Heroes, The Academy

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Anthony Wong Chau-sang (born Anthony William Perry; 2 September 1961), known professionally as Anthony Wong, is a Hong Kong actor who is perhaps best known in the West for his roles in the 1992...  more
  • 8
    My Date with a Vampire II, The Legend of the Book and the Sword

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Simon Yam Tat-wah (Chinese: 任達華; born 19 March 1955) is a Hong Kong actor and film producer. He received international acclaim for his performances in international film festival and box office hits...  more
  • 9
    Last One Standing, D.I.E.

    BirthplaceHong Kong, Cheung Chau

    Roger Kwok Chun-on is Hong Kong television actor who works on the TV station TVB. Kwok was born in Hong Kong and his native family roots are in Zhongshan, Guangdong. Kwok used to be a singer before...  more
  • 10
    A Step into the Past, The Master of Tai Chi

    BirthplaceXiamen, China

    Raymond Lam (Chinese: 林峯; pinyin: Làm Fūng; born 8 December 1979) is a Hong Kong actor and singer who has acted roles in the television dramas A Step into the Past, Moonlight Resonance, Highs and...  more
  • 11
    The Academy, Triumph in the Skies II

    BirthplaceChina, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

    Francis Ng Chun-yu (born 21 December 1961) is a Hong Kong actor and director. He is known for his roles in the TVB series Triumph in the Skies and in films such as Young and Dangerous, Once Upon a...  more
  • 12
    Getaway

    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, USA

    Daniel Wu Yan-Zu (Chinese: 吳彥祖; pinyin: Wú Yànzǔ; born September 30, 1974) is an American-Hong Kong actor, director and producer who stars in the AMC martial arts drama series Into the Badlands....  more
  • 13
    Born Rich, Ten Brothers

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Kenix Kwok Ho-ying (born 27 November 1969) is a Hong Kong actress with family roots in Zhongshan, Guangdong, China. Along with Maggie Cheung Ho-yee, Ada Choi, Flora Chan and Jessica Hsuan, Kenix is...  more
  • 14
    Grace Under Fire, A Great Way to Care

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Ruco Chan Chin-pang (Chinese: 陳展鵬; born 14 January 1977) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He made his acting debut when he was seventeen years old, appearing in an episode of the TVB television drama...  more
  • 15
    Grace Under Fire, A Great Way to Care

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Raymond Wong may refer to: Raymond Wong (civil servant) (born 1958), current Permanent Secretary for Education and Manpower of Hong Kong Raymond Wong Ho-yin (born 1975), Hong Kong actor Raymond Wong...  more
  • 16
    Fist of Fury, The Kung Fu Master

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China

    Donnie Yen Ji-dan (Chinese: 甄子丹; born 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, action choreographer, stuntman and multiple-time world wushu tournament champion.Yen...  more

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  • 17
    The Duke of Mount Deer, The Legend of the Condor Heroes

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Athena Chu (Chinese:朱茵, born 25 October 1971) is a Hong Kong actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Zixia Fairy in A Chinese Odyssey (1995)....  more
  • 18
    Three Delivery, Ten Brothers

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Nancy Wu (Chinese: 胡定欣) (born 9 September 1981) is a Hong Kong actress contracted to TVB.She had received TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actress two times in a row in TVB Anniversary Awards and TVB...  more
  • 19
    The Academy, Real Kung Fu

    BirthplaceCastle Peak Road, Hong Kong

    Yuen Biao (born 26 July 1957) is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist. He specialises in acrobatics and Chinese martial arts and has worked on over 80 films as actor, stuntman and action...  more
  • 20
    The Green Grass of Home, Ten Brothers

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Lai Lok-yi (born 15 June 1980) is an actor from TVB, Hong Kong. His real name is Lai Yat Sing and his English name is Chris Lai, better known by his stage name Lai Lok-yi. He is favorited by his...  more
  • 21
    The 'W' Files, A Step into the Past

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China, Shunde District

    Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching (Chinese: 麥長青, born 18 December 1967), better known as Makbau (麥包), is a Hong Kong TVB actor. He is lauded and best known for his villainous portrayal of the main...  more
  • 22
    Wing Chun, The Proud Twins

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Nicholas Tse Ting-fung (Chinese: 謝霆鋒; born 29 August 1980) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and chef. A multi talented celebrity, he became a TV chef and food...  more
  • 23
    The Legend of the Book and the Sword, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Adam Cheng Siu-chow (born 24 February 1947) is a Hong Kong TVB actor and Cantopop singer. ...  more
  • 24
    A Step into the Past, Tiger Cubs

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Jessica Hester Hsuan (Chinese: 宣萱; pinyin: Xuān Xuān; [IPA: syn hyn]; born 18 August 1970), also known as Suen Huen, is a Hong Kong actress....  more
  • 25
    The Book and the Sword, Bottled Passion

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Niki Chow (周勵淇, previously 周麗淇; born August 30, 1979) is a Hong Kong actress and singer....  more