Ben Wong

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Ben Wong
Chinese name 黃智賢 (traditional)
Chinese name 黄智贤 (simplified)
Pinyin Huáng Zhìxián (Mandarin)
Jyutping Wong4 Zi3 Jin4 (Cantonese)
Born (1965-10-20) 20 October 1965 (age 51)
 Hong Kong
Other name(s) Ah Hoi (阿海)
Spicy Ginger (辣薑)
Occupation Actor, presenter
Years active 1989–present

Ben Wong Chi-yin (born 20 October 1965) is a Hong Kong actor best known for his roles as Yung Heung-hoi in the long-running drama series A Kindred Spirit and Spicy Ginger in the crime drama Lives of Omission, the latter winning him Best Supporting Actor at the 2011 TVB Anniversary Awards.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Killers' Code 1996 Fung Television film
Out of the Dark 1995 Ah Keung
Love Cruise 1997 Li Chak-hoi
Superstar in Running 2000 Television film
Prison on Fire - Life Sentence 2001 Tung
Love Battlefield 2004 Sing
The Room 2006 Yeung Kwong
Fearless 2007 Yeung Kwong
Love Is... 2007 Yeung Kwong
Tactical Unit – Comrades in Arms 2009 Commander Ho Ka-kit
Team of Miracle: We Will Rock You 2009 Cameo
Claustrophobia 2009 Michael
City Under Siege 2010 Inspector Tong
72 Tenants of Prosperity 2010 Leung Yu-sang Cameo
Life Without Principle 2011 Lee Chi-man
Turning Point 2 2011 Po Lik-chi
Firestorm 2013 S.D.U. Team Leader

Television dramas[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
The Heroes from Shaolin 1993 Tung Chin-kan / Lung Yeh
The Legend of the Condor Heroes 1994 Tolui
Detective Investigation Files II 1995 Lee Hon-keung Episode: "Resurrection?"
A Kindred Spirit 1995–99 Yung Heung-hoi TVB Anniversary Award for Best On-screen Couple (shared with Angie Cheong)
The Condor Heroes 95 1995 Kublai Khan
The Criminal Investigator 1995 Lam Wai-po Episodes 4–7
ICAC Investigators 1996 1996 Au-yeung Chun Episode 1: "Flying Over Barriers"
Triumph Over Evil 1997 Lin Nin
Justice Sung II 1999 Fai Lam-ming
Life for Life 1999 Ka-leung
The Sky is the Limit 2000
Loving You 2000 Wen Liangyu
A Dream Named Desire 2000–01 Tim Lui Chi-chung
Divine Retribution 2001 Chin Tou-tin
Love Out of Gamble 2001 Lin Ying
Legendary Fighter - Yang's Heroine 2001 Yang Yanzhao (Yang Liulang)
The Monk Jigong 2001 Yang Dayi
DNA 2002 Tong Wai-sang
Video Life 2002 Paul
Son from the Past 2004 Shing Shing aka Venture Across Time
Treacherous Waters 2004 Iron Fist
Chinese Paladin 2005 Wu King / Zhao Ye
Into Thin Air 2005 Lau Kwok-wai
Fantasy Hotel 2005 Alex Au Ngah-lik
The Zone 2005 Episode 6
Safe Guards 2006 Heung Hau
The Price of Greed 2006 Ching Chi-him Warehoused
Life Art 2007 Tsuen Ying-wai
The Green Grass of Home 2007 Hung Kwok-wai
Phoenix Rising 2007 Cheung Chi-hoi Warehoused
On the First Beat 2007 Superintendent Po Lik-chi
The Ultimate Crime Fighter 2007 Chong Man-hong
Forensic Heroes II 2008 Wong Ching-hung Episodes 1–3
Speech of Silence 2008 Sheung Fung
Dressage to Win 2008 Lee Sir Episode 8
Man in Charge 2009 Yim Gwoh
Rosy Business 2009 General Chiu Yat-ming
The Threshold of a Persona 2009 Sergeant Chung Chi-wing
Beyond the Realm of Conscience 2009 Onizuka Kojiro
The Beauty of the Game 2009–10 Leung Ching-on
Growing Through Life 2010 Michael Lam Man-ho
The Comeback Clan 2010 Paul Ka Po-law
No Regrets 2010 Cheng Siu-hong
Twilight Investigation 2010 Joe Cheng Yuen-ching
Links to Temptation 2010-11 "KC" Ho Kwok-cheung
A Great Way to Care 2011 Senior Inspector Chung Kwok-ban Released overseas in 2009
Grace Under Fire 2011 Tong Yuet-hang (youth)
The Life and Times of a Sentinel 2011 Kei To-ting Episode 1
Lives of Omission 2011 Spicy Ginger / Tang Kwok-ban TVB Anniversary Award for Best Supporting Actor
Next TV Awards for Male Scene Stealer
Nominated — My AOD Favourites Award for My Favourite Supporting Actor
Curse of the Royal Harem 2011 Ngok-tai
When Heaven Burns 2011-12 Bowman
The Hippocratic Crush 2012 Dr. John Chong Pok-man
Queens of Diamonds and Hearts 2012 Lord Shun-yeung
The Greatness of a Hero 2012 Turkic emperor Released overseas in 2009
Highs and Lows 2012 Chief Inspector Brian Poon Hok-lai Nominated — My AOD Favourites Award for My Favourite Supporting Actor
Silver Spoon, Sterling Shackles 2012 Chai Yat-fai
A Great Way to Care II 2013 Senior Inspector Chung Kwok-ban
Always and Ever 2013 Ko Kai-on Episode 2-13 (11 episodes)
The Hippocratic Crush II 2013 Dr. John Chong Pok-man
Gilded Chopsticks 2014 Yinzhen, the Fourth Imperial Prince / Yongzheng Emperor Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actor
The Ultimate Addiction 2014 Chow Sun-yung
Raising the Bar 2015 Marcus Fan Chi-ngai
Between Love & Desire 2016 Patrick Lui Wing-hang
Tiger Mom Blues 2017 Yim-Ha
Deep in the Realm of Conscience 2017

Hosting gigs[edit]

  • 1989: 陽光節拍一小時
  • 1991: Flash Fax (閃電傳真機)
  • 1996: 北極追蹤
  • 1997: 龍的光輝香港回歸大匯演
  • 1997–1998: TVB Anniversary Gala (萬千星輝賀台慶)
  • 1997–1998: Tung Wah Charity Show (歡樂滿東華)
  • 1998: Hong Thai Travels: United States Special (康泰旅遊特輯《美國特輯》)
  • 1998: Miss Hong Kong 1998
  • 1999: Po Leung Kuk (星光熠熠耀保良)
  • 1999: Hong Thai Travels: Spain Special (康泰旅遊特輯《西班牙特輯》)
  • 1999: Hong Thai Travels: Portugal Special (康泰旅遊特輯《葡萄牙特輯》)
  • 1999: 護苗基金慈善夜
  • 1999: 活得精彩獻再生
  • 2002: The 8th Annual Most Popular TV Commercial Award (第八屆十大電視廣告頒獎典禮)
  • 2010: Enoch's Footptint: Greece (以諾遊蹤-希臘保羅疾風之旅)
  • 2011: Enoch's Footprint: Israel (以諾遊蹤 - 以色列 穌哥行傳)
  • 2011: World Heritage List: China Danxia (世界遺產名錄 飛越丹霞) (Episodes 1–3)

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Awards and achievements
TVB Anniversary Awards
Preceded by
Evergreen Mak
for No Regrets
Best Supporting Actor
2011
for Lives of Omission
Succeeded by
Incumbent