|First awarded 1985|
Presented by Hong Kong Film Award
Currently held by Nicholas Tse (2010)
|Country Hong Kong|
Category of Hong Kong Film Award
|Awarded for Performance by an actor in a supporting role|
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The Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor is an annual Hong Kong industry award presented to an actor for the best performance by an actor in a supporting role.
The award was established at the 4th Hong Kong Film Awards (1985) and the first winner was Shum Wai for his role in the film Long Arm of the Law. There are 5, sometimes 6, nominations for the category of Best Supporting Actor from which one actor is chosen the winner of the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor. The most recent recipient of the award was Nicholas Tse, who was honoured at the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards (2010), for his performance in Bodyguards and Assassins.
The actors with most awards in this category are Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Paul Chun, Anthony Wong Chau Sang and Liu Kai-Chi with 2 times each. Tony Leung Chiu Wai is also holding the record for actor with most awards in the Best Actor category, three other actors who are awarded in both categories for leading and supporting roles are Anthony Wong, Andy Lau and Tony Leung Ka-Fai.