|Chinese name 江華 (traditional)|
Birth name Chan Muk-wah (陳木華)
Chinese name 江华 (simplified)
Name Kwong Wa
Jyutping Gong1 Waa4 (Cantonese)
Movies Life Goes On
|Origin Shantou, Guangdong, China|
Spouse Connie Mak Kit-man (m. 1992)
Awards Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Performer
People also search for Connie Mak Kit-man, Sheren Tang, Rachel Zen
TV shows Journey to the West, Crimson Sabre, The King of Yesterday and Tom, A Step into the Past, The Conqueror's Story
Lời Chứng diễn viên Giang Hoa (Kwong Wa Testimony)
Kwong Wa (born Chan Muk-wah on 19 November 1962) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He is widely known for his portrayals of Chinese historical characters such as Lao Ai (A Step into the Past), Xiang Yu (The Conqueror's Story), Tang Sanzang (Journey to the West), Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (The Legend of Lady Yang), Yongzheng Emperor (The King of Yesterday and Tomorrow) and Qianlong Emperor (Happy Ever After).
Chan had his acting debut in the 1989 film Life Goes On as a cancer patient, which won him the Best New Actor Award in the 9th Hong Kong Film Awards. He then gained wider fame as Tang Sanzang in the television series Journey to the West (1996) and its sequel Journey to the West II (1998). After appearing in other dramas such as The Legend of Lady Yang (1999), Crimson Sabre (2001) and A Step into the Past (2001), Chan reached the peak of his fame as the Yongzheng Emperor in 2003's The King of Yesterday and Tomorrow. The show gained extremely high ratings and Chan was acclaimed for his charismatic performance as the emperor who travelled through time to 21st century Hong Kong. Afterwards he has appeared in The Conqueror's Story (2004).