Wong Cho-lam

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Wong Cho Lam
Chinese name 王祖藍 (traditional)
Chinese name 王祖蓝 (simplified)
Pinyin Wáng Zǔlán (Mandarin)
Jyutping wong4 zou2 laam4 (Cantonese)
Ancestry Houjie, Dongguan, Guangdong
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1980-01-09) 9 January 1980 (age 34)
Hong Kong
Occupation actor, singer, lyricist, presenter, comedian, Impressionist
Label(s) EEG Music Plus
Years active 1998 - present
Partner(s) Leanne Li
Official Website http://blog.tvb.com/wongcholam
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wong.

Wong Cho Lam (王祖藍, born 9 January 1980) is a Hong Kong artiste currently working for TVB. He works as a stage actor, stage director, television actor, voice actor (aka dubbing), DJ, television host, composer, lyricist, script writer and singer. He graduated from The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts in 2003 with First Honors in Bachelor of Arts majoring in Performance. He is a member of the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Limited.

He attended Ma On Shan Lutheran Primary School, and was classmates with Joey Yung.

His most noted work includes his performance in the long-running popular TVB series, Best Selling Secrets (同事三分親) portraying the character, Lau Wah (樓華). In 2008, he signed on as an artiste with EEG (英皇娛樂), and is one of the presenters for Super Trio Series (Super Trio Supreme, 鐵甲無敵獎門人).[1]

He was a co-host during the 2008 and 2010 Miss Hong Kong Pageant with Eric Tsang. He won Most Improved Actor at the 2008 TVB awards 2008.

Cho Lam's debut album "Cho Lam Everywhere" was released on 27 November 2008. Out of 10 songs in the album, Cho Lam wrote the lyrics for 8 of them, with each song covering different areas in life, including family, friends, love, work, etc. which all aimed to share positive messages with the audience.

He is currently living with his girlfriend Leanne Li and are both devoted Christians whom have both publicly declared sexual abstinence before marriage. [2][3][4] On 19 November, 2014, Cho Lam publicly proposed to Leanne during live TVB Anniversary show, and was witnessed by TVB officials and colleagues.

It is confirmed that Cho Lam will be one of the cast members of the China version of the Korean game show Running Man titled 奔跑吧兄弟 to begin filming in August 2014 and broadcast on TV at the end of the year.[5]

Filmography[edit]

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Glittering Days Ma Wai-ming
2007 Heavenly In-Laws Cheng Sau-fu
Best Bet Gwong Ji
Best Selling Secrets Lau Wah TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
Heart of Greed mentally retarded boy
The Family Link waiter
On the First Beat Ah Shui
2008 D.I.E. Yun Wai-ping (Theo) TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
Off Pedder Tang Lai-gwan
2009 The Beauty of the Game Yuen Kwok-fan
2010 Don Juan DeMercado Gung Yan-tung
2011 Super Snoops Nominated — TVB Anniversary Award for My Favourite Male Character (Top 15)
2013 Inbound Troubles Choi Sum
2014 A Time of Love Narrator (Various) Episode 4 - Japan Cartoon/Comic theme
Gilded Chopsticks Ko Tin-po
Come On, Cousin Yau Tin

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Sunshine Cops student
2006 Marriage with a Fool Lam
2007 Blessing Through Love Siu Wong
Beauty and the 7 Beasts Bruce
2008 L For Love, L For Lies loan shark
La Lingerie Antonio
Connected salesman
2009 Short of Love Jack Lam
2010 72 Tenants of Prosperity Kin Chai
Just Another Pandora's Box guard of Cao
La Comédie humaine Soya
The Jade and the Pearl
2011 I Love Hong Kong Tok Shui-lung
The Fortune Buddies
2012 My Sassy Hubby
2013 I Love Hong Kong 2013
Princess and the Seven Kung Fu Masters
Ip Man: The Final Fight Blind Chan
The Midas Touch
Firestorm Correctional Service Superintendent
2014 Black Comedy Officer Johnny To
Horseplay
Delete My Love So Boring
Rise of the Legend

Discography[edit]

  • Cho Lam Everywhere (2008)
  • All About Loving You (2011)
  • Fook Lu Shau Brother (2012)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
TVB Anniversary Awards
Preceded by
Amigo Choi
for Sccop ; E-Buzz ; Jade Solid Gold ; Enjoy Yourself Tonight 2007
Most Improved Actor
2008
for Best Selling Secrets ; Super Trio Supreme ; D.I.E. ; Miss Hong Kong 2008
Succeeded by
Pierre Ngo
for Rosy Business ; Sweetness in the Salt