Benny Chan (actor)
|Chinese name||陳浩民 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||陈浩民 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Chén Hàomín (Mandarin)|
|Jyutping||Can4 Hou6-man4 (Cantonese)|
|Ancestry||Fuzhou, Fujian, China|
7 October 1969 |
|Spouse(s)||Lisa Jiang Lisha (2011-present)|
|Children||Chan Nga-yu (b. 2011)|
Benny Chan Ho-man (born 7 October 1969) is a Hong Kong actor and singer.
Chan's career in the entertainment industry began in 1994 when he appeared in a television commercial for Vitasoy. He later joined TVB and acted in many television dramas produced by the company. Some of his best-known roles include Duen Yu in Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils (1997), the Monkey King in Journey to the West II (1998), and Na-tsa in Gods of Honour (2001).
Since the early 2000s, Chan has become less active in Hong Kong, and has switched to working on mainland Chinese and Taiwanese television series. One of which is a series drama, The Holy Monk, as the main character, Holy Monk. The drama gained lots of popularity in various countries.
Apart from being an actor, Chan is also a singer, and has released a number of albums. His best-known song is the theme song of Journey to the West II (1998). He also sang the theme songs for Dragon Love (1999), Gods of Honour (2001), Silver Mouse (2002), Qianlong Xia Jiangnan (2003) and A Pillow Case of Mystery (2006) and the subthemes for Journey to the West II, Anti-Crime Squad (1999), Silver Mouse, Vigilante Force (2003) and Qianlong Xia Jiangnan. His rendition of Chinese versions of two Pokémon songs has won him several awards.
On November 20, 2011, Chan and Joe Ma was caught sexually harassing Rose Chan. According to Rose, she was eating at a restaurant with some other Hong Kong artists to talk and chat. She didn't know them well and after a while, they were all drunk and Rose didn't know if she should stay or leave. After Timmy Hung got drunk, everything started getting improper. Ma and Chan started touching her privates and kissing her.
- Love and the City (1995)
- Made in Heaven (1996)
- Last Ghost Standing (1999)
- The Final Winner (2001)
- Salon Beauty (2002)
- Love is a Butterfly (2002)
- Tai Ji Soldier (2005)
- Tragic Hero (2008)
- Iceman (2014)
- Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils (1997)
- Dark Tales II (1998)
- Journey to the West II (1998)
- Anti-Crime Squad (1999)
- Dragon Love (1999)
- Zhuang Ya Princess (1999)
- Reaching Out (2000)
- Gods of Honour (2001)
- Silver Mouse (2002)
- Whatever It Takes (2002)
- Network Love Story (2002)
- Vigilante Force (2003)
- Qianlong Xia Jiangnan (2003)
- Carry Me Fly and Walk Off (2003)
- Love Never Dies (2003)
- Deadful Melody (2004)
- The Undercover Swordsman (2004)
- Hi-Fly (2004)
- Yan Hua San Yue (2005)
- A Pillow Case of Mystery (2006)
- The Biter Bitten (2006)
- Da Qing Hou Gong (2006)
- Love Machine (2006)
- A Change of Destiny (2007)
- Liao Zhai 2 (2007)
- Chocolate Lovers (2007)
- The Legend of Chu Liuxiang (2007)
- Justice Bao (2007)
- Legend of the Demigods (2008)
- Duo Qing Nu Ren Chi Qing Nan (2008)
- Justice Bao (2010) as Bai Yutang
- The Legend of Crazy Monk (2010)
- Love of Seven Fairy Maidens (2010)
- The Legend of Chinese Zodiac (2011)
- Da Tang Nü Xun An (2011)
- Love Amongst War (2012)
- The Legend of Xishi (2012)
- A Happy Life (2013)
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