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List of famous TV actors from China, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. China has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Chinese TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from China this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from China then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List contains TV actors like Cindy Au and Lai Lok-yi.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Chinese TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from China?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of China in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Chinese actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Jackie Chan Adventures
Jackie Chan, SBS, MBE is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer and singer. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised ...more
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Andy Lau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Duke of Mount Deer, The Return of the Condor Heroes, The Yang's Saga
Andy Lau Tak-wah MH, JP is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter, actor, presenter, and film producer. Lau has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the ...more
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Charmaine Sheh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
War And Beauty, The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain, Can't Buy Me Love
Sheh Sze-man is a Hong Kong actress and a contracted artiste under TVB best known for acting in many television series produced by TVB since 1998.
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Bruce Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Batman, Here Come the Brides, Ironside
Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese ...more
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Sammo Hung is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Martial Law, The Shaolin Warriors, Wing Chun
Sammo Hung, also known as Hung Kam-bo, is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film producer and director, known for his work in many martial arts films and Hong Kong action cinema. He has been a ...more
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Bai Ling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Bai Ling is a Chinese-American actress known for her work in films such as The Crow, Red Corner, Crank: High Voltage, Three... Extremes, Wild Wild West, and Anna and the King, and TV shows ...more
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Chow Yun-Fat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Yang's Saga, The Bund, The Smiling
Donald Chow Yun-fat, SBS, commonly known as Chow Yun-fat, is a Hong Kong actor. He is best known in Asia for his collaborations with filmmaker John Woo in the heroic bloodshed genre films A ...more
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Zhongqing Liu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Zhongqing Liu is a freestyle skier.
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Ming-Na Wen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
ER, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Batman
Ming-Na Wen; born November 20, 1963 is a Macau-born American actress. She has been credited with and without her family name, but most credits since the late 1990s have been without it. She has ...more
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Maggie Shiu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Healing Hands, C.I.B. Files, Wong Fei Hung Series
Maggie Shiu Mei-kei, sometimes credited as Maggie Siu or Maggie Shaw, is a prominent Hong Kong actress.
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Burt Kwouk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Last of the Summer Wine, Banzai, Noble House
Herbert "Burt" Kwouk, OBE is an English actor of Chinese descent, known for many television appearances and for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films,. Also for his portrayal in ...more
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Anthony Wong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Eight Heroes, The Academy, Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain
Anthony Perry, better known professionally as Wong Chau-Sang or Anthony Wong, is a Hong Kong Film Awards winning British-Hong Kong actor, screenwriter and film director.
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Simon Yam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
My Date with a Vampire II, The Legend of the Book and the Sword, The Return of the Condor Heroes
Simon Yam, also known as Yam Tat-wah, is a veteran Hong Kong-based actor and film producer. He received international acclaim for his performances in international film festival hits and box ...more
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Kei Tomiyama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Space Battleship Yamato, Kimagure Orange Road, Grendizer
Kunichika Tomiyama, better known by his stage name Kei Tomiyama, was a Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator from Anshan, Manchukuo. During his life, Tomiyama was affiliated with Aoni ...more
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Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Exposed, What Perez Sez, Exposed
Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. Ashanti is most famous for her eponymous debut album, which featured the hit song ...more
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Raymond Lam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
A Step into the Past, The Master of Tai Chi, The Four
Raymond Lam is a Chinese actor and singer from Hong Kong. He is contracted to the television station TVB and EEG's Music Plus label.
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Francis Ng is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Academy, Triumph in the Skies II, The Return of the Condor Heroes
Francis Ng Chun-yu is a Hong Kong actor and director. He is known for the TVB series Triumph in the Skies. He has a helicopter licence to be used in Mainland China.
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Stephen Chow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Final Combat, The Price of Growing Up, Joi geen sup gao sui
Stephen Chow is a Hong Kong actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and political adviser of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
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Keiko Han is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Sailor Moon, Saint Seiya, Monster Rancher
Keiko Han is a Japanese voice actress, actress and western astrologer of Taiwanese descent. She sang the theme songs in productions such as Story of the Alps: My Annette and Kazoku Robinson ...more
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Raymond Wong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Grace Under Fire, A Great Way to Care, The Other Truth
Raymond Wong Ho-yin, is a Hong Kong television and film actor.
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Kenneth Tsang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain, The Return of the Condor Heroes, The Teochew Family
Kenneth Tsang Kong is a Hong Kong actor. Tsang's career has spanned 50 years and included a variety of acting roles.
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Jet Li is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Li Lianjie, better known by his English stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and wushu champion who was born in Beijing. He is a naturalised Singaporean ...more
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Kenneth Ma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Grace Under Fire, Into Thin Air, Born Rich
Kenneth Ma Kwok-ming is a Hong Kong-born Canadian actor, with family roots in Chaozhou, Guangdong. He is currently based in Hong Kong. He speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English with a Hong Kong ...more
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Keye Luke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Kung Fu, Thundarr the Barbarian, Battle of the Planets
Keye Luke was a Chinese-born American actor. He was known for playing Lee Chan, the "Number One Son" in the Charlie Chan films, the original Kato in the 1939-1941 Green Hornet film ...more
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Kim Chiu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Maligno, Sana Maulit Muli, Mahal Kita
Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu commonly known as Kim Chiu, is a Chinese Filipino actress in the Philippines. Chiu first starred in the television series, Sana Maulit Muli which won her Most Promising ...more