Gallen Lo

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Gallen Lo
Chinese name 羅嘉良 (traditional)
Chinese name 罗嘉良 (simplified)
Pinyin Luó Jiāliáng (Mandarin)
Jyutping Lo4 Gaa1leong4 (Cantonese)
Birth name Lo Ho-Leung (羅浩良)
Ancestry Dongguan, Guangdong
Born (1962-12-16) 16 December 1962 (age 51)
Hong Kong
Occupation actor, singer
Voice type(s) bass, baritone
Years active 1983 – present
Spouse(s) Fong Man-Yee (1998-2008)
Su Yan (2009-)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lo.

Gallen Lo Ka-leung is a Hong Kong actor and singer who primarily acts in television series. He is sometimes credited as King Gallen or Law Ka-leung.

Career[edit]

Lo started acting in television series in 1983 at ATV. He received short-term success in ATV, by singing theme song for some ATV series. But when he turned to work for TVB, he was not popular until 1996, when he cast Old Time Buddy in 1997 [1] and Secret of the Heart in 1998. He won TVB's Best Actor Award three times (1997, 1998, 2002).

In 2003, Lo left TVB and started to focus on acting and making commercials in Mainland China. Lo married with Fong Man-yee in 1998 but this marriage ended in 2007. In 2009 Lo married Su Yan, a mainland actress.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Those Were the Days Lei Kei
2005 Divergence Yiu Tin-chung

Television[edit]

Year Title Role TVB Anniversary Awards Notes
1986 City Stories
1987 The Seasons Tong Ka-lai
1988 Behind Silk Curtains
1988 The Final Verdict Luk Ka-ming
1989 Looking Back in Anger Wong Kwok-kei
1989 The Legend of Master Chan
1989 Mystery Of The Parchment
1989 A Trial of Lifetime
1989 Yankee Boy
1989 Battle In The Royal Court Shum Chi
1990 The Self Within
1990 Silken Hands
1990 The Hunter's Prey Fung Yek-lok
1990 Rain in the Heart Chung Man-kit
1991 Be My Guest
1991 Live for Life
1991 Police on the Road Chan Chi-sun
1991 The Survivor Cheuk Ka-ming
1992 Bet on Fate To Ka-cheung
1992 Vengeance Kiu Lik
1992 Rage and Passion Yuen-ngan Fung
1992 Tales from Beyond
1993 The Hero from Shanghai Hong Kiu
1993 Golden Snake Sword
1993 The Yang's Women Warriors Lei See-kei
1993 The Art of Being Together
1993 The Spirit of Love
1994 The Last Conquest Cheng-tak Emperor
1994 The Legend of Condor Heroes 1994 Yeung Hong
1995 Plain Love Fong Shu-gan
1995 Hand of Hope Ching Lap-yan
1996 Dark Tales Yuen Fung
1996 Cold Blood Warm Heart Tsui Ka-lap
1996 The Criminal Investigator II SP Charles Leung
1996 Ambition Cheung Man-wai
1997 Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Kwok Say-wai
1997 Old Time Buddy Lei Kei Won - Best Actor
1997 Mystery Files Ko Wing-hin
1997 A Recipe for the Heart Sui-hau-lo (Guest Star)
1998 Old Time Buddy 2 - To Catch a Thief Lei Kei
1998 Secret of the Heart Cheuk Sheung-man Won - Best Actor
1999 Feminine Masculinity Tang Ping-kuen Won - My Favourite On-Screen Partners
Nominated - Best Actor
1999 At the Threshold of an Era Yip Wing-tim Nominated - Best Actor
2000 At the Threshold of an Era II Yip Wing-tim Won - My Favourite Television Character
2001 At Point Blank Law King-fai (released overseas 2001)
(aired in 2006 HK TVB)
2001 Seven Sisters Tse Tsi-tong Nominated - Best Actor
Won - My Favourite Television Character
2001 Hope for Sale Wong Ha-pak
2002 Golden Faith Ting Sin-bun / Chung Tin-yan (Ivan) Won - Best Actor
Won - My Favourite Television Character
2003 The 'W' Files Wisely
2004 Kung Fu Soccer (Guest Star)
2005 My Fair Lady
2006 Lady Wang in Exile
2007 Zheng He Xia Xiyang Zheng He
2007 Chinese Moon on Hu's Land
2007 Wolf Smoke
2008 When a Dog Loves a Cat Miu Jun
2008 Perfect Ending Zhou Zhenhua (Mainland Chinese production)
2009 Born Rich Sa Fu-loi / Cheuk Yat-ming Nominated - Best Actor (Top 15)
Nominated - My Favourite Male Character (Top 15)
2011 Ancient Terracotta War Situation Qin Shi Huang / Bai Yun Fei
2011 Chunqiu Ji Chong'er (Duke Wen of Jin)
2011 The Legend of Incorruptible Stone Sun Quan
2013 The Patriot Yue Fei Qin Hui (Mainland Chinese production)

Awards and titles[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • At Point Blank (我有时怕倾诉)
  • At The Threshold of An Era 1 (創世紀)
  • At The Threshold of An Era 2 (創世紀 II)
  • Seven Sisters (七姊妹)
  • Secret Of The Heart (天地豪情)
  • Time's Fairytale (歲月的童話), opening theme song for Golden Faith
  • Sunny Days (陽光燦爛的日子) and When Love Comes to an End (當愛情走到盡頭), ending theme songs for Golden Faith and The W Files
  • On the Verge of Eternity (差一剎的地老天荒), opening theme song for Born Rich

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Awards and achievements
TVB Anniversary Awards
Preceded by
N/A
Best Actor
1997
for Old Time Buddy
Succeeded by
1998<Gallen Lo>for Secret of the Heart
Preceded by
Louis Koo
for A Step Into the Past
Best Actor
2002
for Golden Faith
Succeeded by
Roger Kwok
for Square Pegs