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Famous TV Actors from China

Updated June 14, 2019 23.4k views286 items

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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  • 1
    Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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

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

    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 China

    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 China

    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

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  • 5
    Sammo Hung is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Sammo Hung

    Martial Law, The Shaolin Warriors

    BirthplaceChina, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

    NationalityChina

    Sammo Hung (born 7 January 1952), also known as Hung Kam-bo (洪金寶), is a Hong Kong actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Bai Ling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
    Bai Ling (Chinese: 白灵, born October 10, 1966) is a Chinese-American actress known for her work... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Chow Yun-Fat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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

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  • 8
    Zhongqing  Liu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
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  • 9
    Ming-Na Wen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Ming-Na Wen

    ER, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    BirthplaceColoane, Macau

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ming-Na Wen (Chinese: 溫明娜; pinyin: Wēn Míngnà; born November 20, 1963) is an American actress.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Maggie Shiu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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
  • 11
    Burt Kwouk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Burt Kwouk

    Last of the Summer Wine, Banzai

    BirthplaceWarrington, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England,China

    Herbert Tsangtse Kwouk, OBE (; Chinese: 郭弼; 18 July 1930 – 24 May 2016) was an English actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Anthony Wong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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
  • 13
    Simon Yam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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
  • 14
    Kei Tomiyama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Kei Tomiyama

    Space Battleship Yamato, Kimagure Orange Road

    BirthplaceChina, Anshan

    NationalityChina, Japan

    Kunichika Tomiyama (冨山 邦親, Tomiyama Kunichika, October 31, 1938 – September 25, 1995), better... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Ashanti

    Exposed, What Perez Sez

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Glen Cove

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, record... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Raymond Lam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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
  • 17
    Francis Ng is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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
  • 18
    Stephen Chow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Stephen Chow

    The Final Combat, The Price of Growing Up

    BirthplaceChina, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

    NationalityChina

    Stephen Chow Sing Chi (Chinese: 周星馳, born June 22, 1962) is a Hong Kong film director, actor,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Keiko Han is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Keiko Han

    Sailor Moon, Saint Seiya

    BirthplaceShinbashi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan

    NationalityChina, Japan

    Keiko Han (潘 恵子, Han Keiko, born April 5, 1953 in Shibashi Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Raymond Wong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    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
  • 21
    Kenneth Tsang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Kenneth Tsang

    The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain, The Return of the Condor Heroes

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Kenneth Tsang Kong (Chinese: 曾江; Sidney Lau: Jang1 Kong1; born 2 September 1935) is a Hong... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Jet Li is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from China
    Li Lianjie (born 26 April 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Kenneth Ma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Kenneth Ma

    Grace Under Fire, Into Thin Air

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityCanada, China

    Kenneth Ma Kwok-ming (born 13 February 1974) is a Hong Kong actor. He speaks Cantonese,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Keye Luke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Keye Luke

    Kung Fu, Thundarr the Barbarian

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China

    NationalityChina, United States of America

    Keye Luke (traditional Chinese: 陸錫麒; simplified Chinese: 陆锡麒; pinyin: Lù Xīqí, Cantonese: Luk... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Kim Chiu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from China

    Kim Chiu

    Maligno, Sana Maulit Muli

    BirthplaceTacloban, Philippines

    NationalityChina, Philippines

    Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu (born April 19, 1990) is a Chinese Filipino actress, singer, recording... more on Wikipedia
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