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Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Hong Kong, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Hong Kong, as in some cases Hong Kong may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Hong Kong then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Hong Kong, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List items range from Jackie Chan to Katrina Kaif.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Hong Kong?" and "Which famous actors were born in Hong Kong?"
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Aarif Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 31, Credits: Echoes of the Rainbow, Frozen & Cold War

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Aarif Rahman (Chinese: 李治廷; pinyin: Lǐ Zhìtíng, born 26 February 1987), also known as Aarif Lee Chi-ting, is a Hong Kong actor, singer and songwriter.
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Aaron Kwok is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 53, Credits: The Storm Warriors, The Storm Riders & Legend of the Liquid Sword

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Height: 1.72

Aaron Kwok Fu-shing (born 26 October 1965) is a Hong Kong singer, dancer and actor. Active since the 1980s, Kwok is considered one of the "Four Heavenly Kings" of Hong Kong. Kwok's ...more
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Able Wanamakok is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 38, Credits: The Marine 2

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong, United States of America

Parents: Li Fung Ping, Fok Yiu Kwong

Able Wanamakok is an actress, presenter, waiting staff, master of ceremonies, cook, and a restaurant manager.
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Ada Choi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 45, Credits: Fist of Legend, The Golden Girls & The Suspect

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong

Height: 5'8"

Children: Zhang Shun-yee, Zoe Zhang Chor-yee

Ada Choi (born 17 September 1973) is a Hong Kong actress best known for her work for TVB television, and to a lesser extent, for her film work.
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Adam Cheng is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 72, Credits: The Legend, Saving General Yang & The Legend of Zu

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong

Height: 5'10"

Children: Joyce Cheng, Cheng On-yee, Cheng Wing-yan, Cheng Wing-hei

Adam Cheng Siu-chow (born 24 February 1947) is a Hong Kong TVB actor and Cantopop singer.
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Adrian Da Silva is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Adrian Da Silva

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong

Adrian Da Silva was a member of the musical group Audiotraffic.
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Adrienne Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Canada, China

Parents: Ethel Poy, William Poy

Children: Kyra Clarkson, Blaise Clarkson, Chloe Clarkson

Adrienne Louise Clarkson (Chinese: 伍冰枝; pinyin: Wǔ Bīngzhī; née Poy, February 10, 1939) is a Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, ...more
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Aimée Eccles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 70, Credits: Little Big Man, Paradise Alley & The Concrete Jungle

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong

Aimée Eccles is an actress.
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Alan Mak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 54, Credits: Horror Hotline... Big Head Monster and Simply Actors

Birthplace: China, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

Nationality: China

Children: Mai Zi Qiao

Alan Mak may refer to: Alan Mak (director) (born 1968), Hong Kong film director Alan Mak (politician) (born 1984), British Member of Parliament
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Amanda Lear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 72, Credits: Dragon Hunters, Boys Briefs 4 & Glitter & Queer 2

Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Nationality: France, United Kingdom

Height: 1.78

Amanda Lear (née Tap or Tapp) is a French singer, lyricist, painter, television presenter, actress and former model. Lear studied art in Paris and at Saint Martin's School of Art in ...more

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Alan Tam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 68, Credits: Armour of God, The Banquet & Esprit d'amour

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Parents: Tam Kong-pak

Children: Tam Hiu Fung

Alan Tam Wing-lun MH (traditional Chinese: 譚詠麟; simplified Chinese: 谭咏麟; pinyin: Tán Yǒnglín; Cantonese Yale: Taam4 Wing6leon4; born 23 August 1950) is a Hong Kong singer and ...more
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Albert Au is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 63, Credits: Don't Play with Fire

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Albert Au Shui Keung (Chinese: 區瑞強) is a Hong Kong English pop and Cantopop singer-songwriter and DJ of RTHK. Albert grew up in Hong Kong, and his ancestral hometown is Zhaoqing city, Guangdong ...more
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Alex Fong Lik-Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 38, Credits: Love on the Rocks, Love @ First Note & Legendary Assassin

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Alex Fong (方力申, Fong Lik-Sun; born 26 February 1980) is a Hong Kong actor, singer and swimmer. He was nicknamed "Little Flying Fish" for his swimming achievements. As of 2016, Fong ...more
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Alex McTavish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Alex McTavish Age 40, Credits: Bad Karma

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong, Australia

Alex McTavish is an actress.
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Alex To is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 57, Credits: The Inspector Wears Skirts, Black & White Episode I: The Dawn of Assault & Market's Romance

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong, Taiwan

Parents: Ollie Delfino, Loo Chang

Alex To (born Alejandro Delfino on 10 February 1962) is a Hong Kong and Taiwan based singer and actor. He is the winner of the 4th annual New Talent Singing Awards in 1985. He has released ...more
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Alexander Fu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Dec. at 29 (1954-1983), Credits: The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter, Five Shaolin Masters & Shaolin Temple

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China

Children: Melody Tseng

Alexander Fu Sheng (simplified Chinese: 傅声; traditional Chinese: 傅聲; pinyin: Fù Shēng; Jyutping: Fu6 Sing1) (born Cheung Fu-sheng (simplified Chinese: 张富声; traditional Chinese: 張富聲; ...more
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Alfred Cheung is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 63, Credits: Twin Dragons, The Medallion & The Accidental Spy

Birthplace: Kaiping, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Children: Jasmine Katherine Cheung, Justin Baggio Cheung, Jonathan Linux Cheung

Alfred Cheung Kin-ting is a Chinese actor, director, writer and producer.
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Alice Pang is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Alice Pang Age 37, Credits: Gorgeous

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China

Alice Pang is an actress.
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Allen Fong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 71, Credits: Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive and The Golden Girls

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China

Allen Fong Yuk-ping (方育平) (born July 10, 1947) is a film director and one of the leaders of the Hong Kong New Wave of the late 1970s and early 1980s. His cinematic style is highly influenced by ...more
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Amanda Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 48, Credits: Those Were the Days, Full Alert & Last Ghost Standing

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China

Amanda Lee Wai-man (born 4 October 1970) is a Hong Kong pop singer and actress.
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Amanda Westlake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Amanda Westlake Age 28, Credits: Largo Winch

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: United Kingdom

Amanda Westlake is an actress.
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Amy Yip is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 53, Credits: Sex and Zen, The Inspector Wears Skirts II & China Dolls

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China

Height: 5'2"

Amy Yip (born 10 July 1966) is an actress who was one of the leading sex symbols of Hong Kong cinema in the late 1980s and early 1990s. She was known for her slender figure and her ...more
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Andrew Johnston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 31, Credits: Not Suitable for Children and Daughters

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Australia

Andrew "AJ" Johnston (born 4 January 1988 in Hong Kong) is an Australian actor who starred in the award-winning Hong Kong television series All in a Family.
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Andrew Lau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 58, Credits: Tai Chi 0, A Simple Life & The Guillotines

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: China, Hong Kong

Children: Liu Jian De, Liu Jun De, Liu Wei De, Liu Ying Ye

Andrew Lau Wai-Keung (born 4 April 1960) is a Hong Kong film director, producer, and cinematographer. Lau began his career in the 1980s and 1990s, serving as a cinematographer to filmmakers such ...more
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Andy Hui Chi-On is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong
Age 51, Credits: Koma, Claustrophobia & Future Cops

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: Hong Kong

Andy Hui Chi-on (born 12 August 1967) is a Hong Kong singer and actor. Hui is considered one of the most successful Hong Kong singers, with an extensive list of Cantonese and Mandarin hits to ...more