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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

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Donnie Yen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Fist of Fury, The Kung Fu Master, Fei Fu Kwan Ying Donnie Yen, also known as Yen Ji-dan, is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Yen is credited by many for ...more

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Yoyo Mung is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Healing Hands, The 'W' Files, Last One Standing Yoyo Mung is a Hong Kong actress working for Television Broadcasts Limited. She is best known for playing Leung Siu-yau in Forensic Heroes I and II. She married Hong Kong actor and Cantopop ...more

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Toshiro Mifune is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Shōgun Toshiro Mifune was a Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 feature films. He is best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa in such works as Rashomon, Seven ...more

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Sonija Kwok is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
D.I.E., Where the Legend Begins, A Step into the Past Sonija Kwok is a Hong Kong actress, currently works for TVB. She was born in Hong Kong and is of mixed 3/4 Cantonese and 1/4 English parentage. Kwok immigrated to Vancouver, Canada from Hong ...more

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Fan Bingbing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
My Fair Princess, Eight Heroes, The Legend and the Hero Fan Bingbing is a Chinese actress, television producer and pop singer. She topped the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list in 2013 and 2014, after ranking in the top 10 every year since 2006. Fan ...more

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Damian Lau is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Eight Heroes, The Academy, The Conquest Damian Lau Chung-yan is a Hong Kong film and television actor, executive producer and film director. Lau has starred in many television drama series of various genres, produced by Hong Kong's ...more

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Yuen Biao is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Academy, Real Kung Fu, Wing Chun Yuen Biao 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 choreographer. Along with ...more

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Nancy Wu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Three Delivery, Ten Brothers, D.I.E. Nancy Wu is a Chinese actress contracted to TVB.

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Lai Lok-yi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Green Grass of Home, Ten Brothers, The Other Truth Lai Lok-yi is a Hong Kong actor.

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Claire Yiu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Healing Hands, The Academy, The Greatness of a Hero Claire Yiu, born on 10 August 1978, is a Hong Kong actress. She started her acting career after being the 2nd runner-up in the Miss Asia Pageant in 1998. After filming some ATV series, such as ...more

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Nicholas Tse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Wing Chun, The Proud Twins, The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra Nicholas Tse a.k.a. Tse Ting-fung, Chinese: 謝霆鋒, is a Hong Kong actor, singer, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. Tse is a member of the Emperor Entertainment Group. Tse initially entered ...more

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Moses Chan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
War And Beauty, Healing Hands, Where the Legend Begins Moses Chan Ho is an actor from Hong Kong. Having started his career working mostly on films, Chan subsequently concentrated on his TV acting career with Television Broadcasts Limited, including ...more

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Yang Mi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Chinese Paladin 3, The Return of the Condor Heroes, Beauty's Rival in Palace Yang Mi is a Chinese actress and singer. She is noted for her roles as Guo Xiang and Tang Xuejian in the television series The Return of the Condor Heroes and Chinese Paladin 3 respectively. She ...more

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Tony Leung Ka-fai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Tony Leung Ka-fai is a four-time Hong Kong Film Award-winning film actor. As he is often confused with actor Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Tony Leung Ka-fai is known as "Big Tony", while Tony ...more

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Adam Cheng is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Legend of the Book and the Sword, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, The Book and the Sword Adam Cheng Siu-chow is a Hong Kong TVB actor and Cantopop singer.

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John Woo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
John Woo SBS is a Hong Kong film director, writer, and producer. He is considered a major influence on the action genre, known for his highly chaotic action sequences, Mexican standoffs, and ...more

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Niki Chow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Book and the Sword, Bottled Passion, The King of Snooker Niki Chow is a Hong Kong actress and Cantopop singer. She terminated her contract with management company BMA and label BMA Records in January 2011 and currently has an artist contract with TVB ...more

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Toshiko Fujita is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Digimon Adventure, Mononoke, Prince Planet Toshiko Fujita is a Japanese voice actress. She currently works at Aoni Production.

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Paul Chun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
At the Threshold of an Era, The Master of Tai Chi, Pages of Treasures Paul Chun Pui is a Hong Kong based actor. He is the brother of actor David Chiang and half-brother of actor/ director Derek Yee Tung-Shing. His son Benji Chiang and his daughter Lesley Chiang ...more

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Zhang Ziyi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Zhang Ziyi, sometimes credited as Ziyi Zhang, is a Chinese actress and model. She is considered one of the Four Dan Actresses of China. Her first major role was in The Road Home. She achieved ...more

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Shiu Hung Hui is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Born Rich, Your Class or Mine, The Return of the Condor Heroes Benz Hui Shiu-hung is a Hong Kong actor who currently works for TVB. He previously worked with ATV before switching over to TVB.

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Karen Mok is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
Karen Joy Morris, better known as Karen Mok or Mok Man-wai among Chinese-speaking communities, is a three-time Golden Melody Award-winning Hong Kong actress and singer-songwriter.

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Felix Wong is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Legend of the Condor Heroes, Sword Stained with Royal Blood, The Academy Felix Wong Yat-wah is a Hong Kong actor best known for his performances in many wuxia television series produced by TVB, such as The Legend of the Condor Heroes, in which he played the ...more

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Raymond Cho is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
The Hippocratic Crush, The Greatness of a Hero, Beauty at War Raymond Cho Wing-Lim is a Hong Kong television star. He currently works for the television company, TVB. Raymond used to be a singer, winning a singing competition when he was 26 years old. ...more

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Zhao Wei is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
My Fair Princess, Romance in the Rain, Assassin Swordsman Zhao Wei, also known as Vicki Zhao, is a Chinese actress, pop singer, and film director. She is considered one of the "Four Dan Actresses" in China, with her over 60 million followers ...more