Esther Kwan

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Esther Kwan
Chinese name 關詠荷 (traditional)
Chinese name 关咏荷 (simplified)
Ancestry Nanhai, Guangdong
Born (1964-07-16) 16 July 1964 (age 50)
Hong Kong
Spouse(s) Nick Cheung (m. 2003–present)
Children 1

Esther Kwan Wing-ho (simplified Chinese: 关咏荷; traditional Chinese: 關詠荷), born 16 July 1964 is a Hong Kong actress contracted to TVB.

Career[edit]

Kwan began her acting career after high school at ATV from 1988 to 1993. She moved over to TVB in 1993 and has been at the broadcaster on and off ever since. Kwan met Hong Kong actor Nick Cheung while she was still working for ATV. The couple married on 8 November 2004 in Australia. Their daughter, Brittany Cheung (張童) was born on 24 January 2006. In 2008, Kwan left acting to spend more time with her daughter.

She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Awards
1989 The Final Judgement
1993 Run and Kill
1994 Modern Romance
1994 Green Hornet
1995 When a Man Loves a Woman Fong Man-wah
1996 Sanguo Yingxiong Zhuan Zhi Guan Gong Sun Shangxiang
1996 Top Banana Club
1997 A Recipe for the Heart
1997 Lady Flower Fist Miu Chui-fa TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actress
1997 Taming of the Princess Princess Shing-ping TVB Anniversary Award for Best Couple
1998 Armed Reaction Chu So-Ngo Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actress
Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Couple
1998 Burning Flame Shum Bik-yiu Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actress
1999 A Loving Spirit Chow Sau-ying Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for My Favourite On-Screen Partners
2000 The Legendary Four Aces Chau-heung / Chau-yuet
2000 Armed Reaction 2
2002 Book and Sword, Gratitude and Revenge Huoqingtong
2007 Best Selling Secrets Wong Ka-lam Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for My Favourite Female Character
2010 The Season of Fate Lin Sheung-chun
2013 Always and Ever Phoenix Yeung, Hon Seung Seung, Tin Chau Fung

Awards[edit]

  • 1999 Nextmedia Awards ~ Top Ten TV Celebrities [6th place]
  • 1999 Nextmedia Awards ~ Top Ten TV Programs ["Burning Flame" in 4th place; "Armed Reaction" in 6th place]
  • 1998 Top Ten Couples [w/ real-life partner, Nick Cheung] ~ hailed as showbiz's "Golden Couple"
  • 1999 RTHK Radio 2 Awards ~ 1998 Best TV Couple[w/ Bobby Au Yeung]
  • 1998 RTHK's Number One Celebrity Awards ~ No.1 Best Performing Artist[Voted by Public]
  • 1998 NextMedia Awards ~ Top Ten TV Celebrities [1st Runner Up]
  • 1997 RTHK Awards ~ Best Performing Actress [Gold]
  • 1997 TVB Best Actress Award
  • 1997 TVB Best Couple Award (along w/ Bobby Au Yeung)

References[edit]

Awards and achievements
TVB Anniversary Awards
Preceded by
N/A
Best Actress
1997
for Lady Flower Fist
Succeeded by
Ada Choi
for Secret of the Heart