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Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

Updated October 13, 2018 27.1k views480 items

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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  • 1
    Aarif Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Aarif Lee

    Age: 32

    Films Acted InEchoes of the Rainbow, Frozen, Cold War, I Love Hong Kong, Bruce Lee

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Aarif Rahman (Chinese: 李治廷; pinyin: Lǐ Zhìtíng, born 26 February 1987), also known as Aarif... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Aaron Kwok is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Aaron Kwok

    Age: 54

    Films Acted InThe Storm Warriors, The Storm Riders, Legend of the Liquid Sword, The Monkey King, 2000 AD

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Height1.72

    Aaron Kwok Fu-shing (born 26 October 1965) is a Hong Kong singer, dancer and actor. Active... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Able Wanamakok is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InThe Marine 2

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong, United States of America

    ParentsLi Fung Ping, Fok Yiu Kwong

    Able Wanamakok is an actress, presenter, waiting staff, master of ceremonies, cook, and a...
  • 4
    Ada Choi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Ada Choi

    Age: 46

    Films Acted InFist of Legend, The Golden Girls, The Suspect, Rebellion, My Lucky Star

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Height5'8"

    ChildrenZhang Shun-yee, Zoe Zhang Chor-yee

    Ada Choi (born 17 September 1973) is a Hong Kong actress best known for her work for TVB... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Adam Cheng is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Adam Cheng

    Age: 72

    Films Acted InThe Legend, Saving General Yang, The Legend of Zu, Demon Fighter, Painted Skin

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Height5'10"

    ChildrenJoyce 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.
  • 6
    Adrian Da Silva is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Adrian Da Silva

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

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityCanada, China

    ParentsEthel Poy, William Poy

    ChildrenKyra Clarkson, Blaise Clarkson, Chloe Clarkson

    Adrienne Louise Clarkson (Chinese: 伍冰枝; pinyin: Wǔ Bīngzhī; née Poy, February 10, 1939) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Aimée Eccles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InLittle Big Man, Paradise Alley, The Concrete Jungle

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Aimée Eccles is an actress.
  • 9
    Alan Mak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Alan Mak

    Age: 51

    Films Acted InHorror Hotline... Big Head Monster, Simply Actors

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    ChildrenMai Zi Qiao

    Alan Mak may refer to: Alan Mak (director) (born 1968), Hong Kong film director Alan Mak... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Amanda Lear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InDragon Hunters, Boys Briefs 4, Glitter & Queer 2, Glitter & Queer, The Bloodletting

    BirthplaceHo Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    NationalityFrance

    Height1.78

    Amanda Lear (née Tap or Tapp) is a French singer, lyricist, painter, television presenter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Alan Tam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Alan Tam

    Age: 69

    Films Acted InArmour of God, The Banquet, Esprit d'amour, Lucky Stars Go Places, The Other Side of Gentleman

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    ParentsTam Kong-pak

    ChildrenTam Hiu Fung

    Alan Tam Wing-lun MH (traditional Chinese: 譚詠麟; simplified Chinese: 谭咏麟; pinyin: Tán Yǒnglín;... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Albert Au is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Albert Au

    Age: 64

    Films Acted InDon't Play with Fire

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Albert Au Shui Keung (Chinese: 區瑞強) is a Hong Kong English pop and Cantopop singer-songwriter... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Alex Fong Lik-Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InLove on the Rocks, Love @ First Note, Legendary Assassin, Super Model, Sound of Colors

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Alex Fong (方力申, Fong Lik-Sun; born 26 February 1980) is a Hong Kong actor, singer and swimmer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Alex McTavish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Alex McTavish

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InBad Karma

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong, Australia

    Alex McTavish is an actress.
  • 15
    Alex To is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Alex To

    Age: 57

    Films Acted InThe Inspector Wears Skirts, Black & White Episode I: The Dawn of Assault, Market's Romance, Hit Team, Dragon Since 1973

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong, Taiwan

    ParentsOllie Delfino, Loo Chang

    Alex To (born Alejandro Delfino on 10 February 1962) is a Hong Kong and Taiwan based singer... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Alexander Fu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Alexander Fu

    Dec. at 29 (1954-1983)

    Films Acted InThe Eight Diagram Pole Fighter, Five Shaolin Masters, Shaolin Temple, Legendary Weapons of China, Boxer Rebellion

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina

    ChildrenMelody Tseng

    Alexander Fu Sheng (simplified Chinese: 傅声; traditional Chinese: 傅聲; pinyin: Fù Shēng;... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Alfred Cheung is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InTwin Dragons, The Medallion, The Accidental Spy, Star Runner, Gui ma fei ren

    BirthplaceKaiping, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    ChildrenJasmine Katherine Cheung, Justin Baggio Cheung, Jonathan Linux Cheung

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

    Alice Pang

    Age: 38

    Films Acted InGorgeous

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina

    Alice Pang is an actress.
  • 19
    Allen Fong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Allen Fong

    Age: 72

    Films Acted InLife Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive, The Golden Girls

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina

    Allen Fong Yuk-ping (方育平) (born July 10, 1947) is a film director and one of the leaders of... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Amanda Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Amanda Lee

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InThose Were the Days, Full Alert, Last Ghost Standing, Happy Family, The Haunted School

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina

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

    Amanda Westlake

    Age: 29

    Films Acted InLargo Winch

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Amanda Westlake is an actress.
  • 22
    Amy Yip is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Amy Yip

    Age: 52

    Films Acted InSex and Zen, The Inspector Wears Skirts II, China Dolls, Legend of the Dragon, To Be Number One

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina

    Height5'2"

    Amy Yip (born 10 July 1966) is an actress who was one of the leading sex symbols of Hong Kong... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Andrew Johnston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InNot Suitable for Children, Daughters

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityAustralia

    Andrew "AJ" Johnston (born 4 January 1988 in Hong Kong) is an Australian actor who starred in... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Andrew Lau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Andrew Lau

    Age: 59

    Films Acted InTai Chi 0, A Simple Life, The Guillotines

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    ChildrenLiu 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Andy Hui Chi-On is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Hong Kong

    Films Acted InKoma, Claustrophobia, Future Cops, Girls Without Tomorrow 1992, Swallowtail

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityHong Kong

    Andy Hui Chi-on (born 12 August 1967) is a Hong Kong singer and actor. Hui is considered one... more on Wikipedia
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