vote on everything
Watchworthy
90.8k readers

Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

Updated June 14, 2019 90.8k 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.
...more
  • 1
    Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Jackie Chan

    Jackie Chan Adventures

    BirthplaceVictoria Peak, Hong Kong

    NationalityHong Kong

    Chan Kong-sang (born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Konger... more on Wikipedia

    More Jackie Chan 

    The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time#98 of 301 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

  • 2
    Andy Lau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Andy Lau

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

    BirthplaceHong Kong, Tai Po

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Andy Lau Tak-wah (traditional Chinese: 劉德華; simplified Chinese: 刘德华, born 27 September 1961),... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Charmaine Sheh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Charmaine Sheh

    War And Beauty, The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Charmaine Sheh Sze-man (born 28 May 1975) is a Hong Kong actress best known for acting in many... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Bruce Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee

    Batman, Here Come the Brides

    BirthplaceUSA, California, Chinatown, San Francisco

    NationalityHong Kong, United States of America

    Lee Jun-fan (Chinese: 李振藩; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce... more on Wikipedia

    More Bruce Lee 

    Bruce Lee Stories That Show How Man Became LegendThe Best Bruce Lee Movies

  • 5
    Chow Yun-Fat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Chow Yun-Fat

    The Yang's Saga, The Bund

    BirthplaceHong Kong, Lamma Island

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Chow Yun-fat SBS (born 18 May 1955), previously known as Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor... more on Wikipedia

    More Chow Yun-Fat 

    #212 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History#254 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • 6
    Maggie Shiu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Maggie Shiu

    Healing Hands, C.I.B. Files

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Maggie Shiu Mei-kei, sometimes credited as Maggie Siu or Maggie Shaw, is a prominent Hong Kong... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Anthony Wong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Anthony Wong

    Eight Heroes, The Academy

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong, United Kingdom

    Anthony Wong Chau-sang (born Anthony William Perry; 2 September 1961), known professionally as... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Simon Yam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Simon Yam

    My Date with a Vampire II, The Legend of the Book and the Sword

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Simon Yam Tat-wah (Chinese: 任達華; born 19 March 1955) is a Hong Kong actor and film producer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Roger Kwok is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Roger Kwok

    Last One Standing, D.I.E.

    BirthplaceCheung Chau, Hong Kong

    NationalityHong Kong

    Roger Kwok Chun-on is Hong Kong television actor who works on the TV station TVB. Kwok was... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Raymond Lam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Raymond Lam

    A Step into the Past, The Master of Tai Chi

    BirthplaceXiamen, China

    NationalityChina, United States of America

    Raymond Lam (Chinese: 林峯; pinyin: Làm Fūng; born 8 December 1979) is a Hong Kong actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Francis Ng is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Francis Ng

    The Academy, Triumph in the Skies II

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Francis Ng Chun-yu (born 21 December 1961) is a Hong Kong actor and director. He is known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Daniel Wu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Daniel Wu

    Getaway

    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, USA

    NationalityHong Kong, United States of America

    Daniel Wu Yan-Zu (Chinese: 吳彥祖; pinyin: Wú Yànzǔ; born September 30, 1974) is an American-Hong... more on Wikipedia

    More Daniel Wu 

    #40 of 91 The Biggest Asian Actors In Hollywood Right Now#25 of 60 The Best Asian American Actors And Actresses In Hollywood

  • 13
    Kenix Kwok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Kenix Kwok

    Born Rich, Ten Brothers

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Kenix Kwok Ho-ying (born 27 November 1969) is a Hong Kong actress with family roots in... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Ruco Chan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Ruco Chan

    Grace Under Fire, A Great Way to Care

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Ruco Chan Chin-pang (Chinese: 陳展鵬; born 14 January 1977) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Raymond Wong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Raymond Wong

    Grace Under Fire, A Great Way to Care

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Raymond Wong may refer to: Raymond Wong (civil servant) (born 1958), current Permanent... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Donnie Yen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Donnie Yen

    Fist of Fury, The Kung Fu Master

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong, United States of America

    Donnie Yen Ji-dan (Chinese: 甄子丹; born 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film... more on Wikipedia

    More Donnie Yen 

    #176 of 258 The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever#124 of 143 Celebrities Who Are Great To Sit Next To On A Long Flight

  • 17
    Athena Chu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Athena Chu

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

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Athena Chu (Chinese:朱茵, born 25 October 1971) is a Hong Kong actress and singer. She is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Nancy Wu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Nancy Wu

    Three Delivery, Ten Brothers

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Nancy Wu (Chinese: 胡定欣) (born 9 September 1981) is a Hong Kong actress contracted to TVB.She... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Yuen Biao is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Yuen Biao

    The Academy, Real Kung Fu

    BirthplaceHong Kong, Castle Peak Road

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Yuen Biao (born 26 July 1957) is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist. He specialises in... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Lai Lok-yi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Lai Lok-yi

    The Green Grass of Home, Ten Brothers

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Lai Lok-yi (born 15 June 1980) is an actor from TVB, Hong Kong. His real name is Lai Yat Sing... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching

    The 'W' Files, A Step into the Past

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China, Shunde District

    NationalityHong Kong

    Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching (Chinese: 麥長青, born 18 December 1967), better known as Makbau (麥包),... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Nicholas Tse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Nicholas Tse

    Wing Chun, The Proud Twins

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Nicholas Tse Ting-fung (Chinese: 謝霆鋒; born 29 August 1980) is a Hong Kong actor, martial... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Adam Cheng is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Adam Cheng

    The Legend of the Book and the Sword, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Adam Cheng Siu-chow (born 24 February 1947) is a Hong Kong TVB actor and Cantopop singer.
  • 24
    Jessica Hsuan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Jessica Hsuan

    A Step into the Past, Tiger Cubs

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Jessica Hester Hsuan (Chinese: 宣萱; pinyin: Xuān Xuān; [IPA: syn hyn]; born 18 August 1970),... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Niki Chow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hong Kong

    Niki Chow

    The Book and the Sword, Bottled Passion

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Niki Chow (周勵淇, previously 周麗淇; born August 30, 1979) is a Hong Kong actress and singer.
TV ActorsPeopleTVActorsPeople In TVHong KongEntertainment