Jan Lamb

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Jan Lamb
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Chinese name 林海峰
Pinyin lin2 hai3 feng1 (Mandarin)
Jyutping lam4 hoi2 fung1 (Cantonese)
Ancestry Shanghai, China
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1967-01-28) 28 January 1967 (age 47)
Hong Kong
Occupation DJ, actor, singer, comedian
Genre(s) Cantopop, Chinese hip hop
Instrument(s) DJ
Voice type(s) Baritone, Tenor
Associated acts Softhard
Spouse(s) Cass Phang (1998–present)

Jan Lamb Hoi Fong is a DJ, pop singer and actor in Hong Kong. Jan is the elder brother of actor/DJ/game host Jerry Lamb and younger brother of singer and radio personality Sandy Lamb. He formed a comedic musical duo during the late 80s with fellow actor and comedian Eric Kot, called 'Softhard' (軟硬天師). His wife Cass Phang is one of the famous female singers of the 1990s.

Radio DJ[edit]

He is one of the DJ's for Commercial Radio 2 (CR2), hosting several successful programmes since the 1990s. His most current one On a Clear Day is a 2-hour morning show which airs from 8 to 10am from Monday to Friday on CR2. This two-hour programme is hosted by Jan Lamb, Matt Chow and Michelle Lo.[1]

Stand-up Comedy[edit]

In 2005 Jan gave a successful series of stand-up comedy shows (林海峰是但噏發花癲), which all sold out.[citation needed] Jan also released a new song album which has sold very well to the extent that he has been nominated for the "best male singer award" by Chik Chak 903 (叱吒903). He also wrote many parody songs and uses them on his comedy routines.

In 17–22, 26 September 2009, there will be another talk show under the Stand-up Comedy Series, namely "Yes, I Do 3omething" (林海峰是但噏我願意). It would take place in the Hong Kong Stadium.

TV commercials[edit]

Jan Lamb lends his voice to a huge number of television commercials in Hong Kong. One of his most successful commercials was for Gummi Mini Burgers, which was made up of a dialogue script of only one phrase repeated three times. The script read '食多啲 食多啲 食多啲啦' which literally meant 'Eat More, Eat More, Eat More!'. Jan Lamb also dubbed the Cantonese version of the Hong Kong Disneyland grand opening commercial.

As Softhard, he was also a part of a TV advertising campaign for McDonald's Hong Kong with Janice Vidal and Charles Ying.

Education[edit]

He is an alumnus of St. Teresa's School Kowloon and St. Joseph's College, Hong Kong.

Family[edit]

His father was a Shanghainese suit maker. He grew up in a cozy family, where he was able to freely grow and develop his creative and artistic skills.

His eldest sister is Sandy Lamb Shan-Shan (林姍姍) who was also a DJ with Commercial Radio.

His younger brother is Jerry Lamb Hiu-Fung (林曉峰) who is an actor and also DJ with Commercial Radio.

Jan is married to retired female singer Cass Phang (彭羚) and they have two daughters – Lamb Wing and Lamb Ching.

Ti Lung (狄龍) is his uncle from his mother's side.

Filmography[edit]

Sources[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Something extra". Malaysia Star. 19 March 2006. Retrieved 23 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Jan Lamb". imdb.com. Retrieved 19 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Jan Lamb". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 19 April 2010.