Derek Tsang

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Derek Tsang
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Background information
Chinese name (traditional)
Born (1979-11-08) 8 November 1979 (age 38)
Wuhua, Guangdong, China
Occupation Actor, film director
Ancestry Hakka

Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung (; born 8 November 1979) is a Hong Kong actor and film director. He is the son of Eric Tsang. He directed the films Lover's Discourse (2010) and Soul Mate (2016), and starred in The Thieves in 2012.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Derek Tsang was born to Eric Tsang and his wife on 8 November 1979 in Wuhua, Guangdong, China. His father originally wanted to become a soccer player just like his father Tsang Kai, who was Derek's grandfather. But, he ended up pursuing an acting career in 1977 and later moved to Hong Kong when Derek was still a baby.

Derek made his debut for Men Suddenly in Black (2003), where he played a younger version of his father's character, along with Jaycee Chan and Nicholas Tse.

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 47th Golden Horse Awards Best New Director Lover's Discourse Nominated
2016 53rd Golden Horse Awards Best Director Soul Mate Nominated
2017 11th Asian Film Awards Best Director Nominated
36th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Director Nominated
Best New Director Nominated
8th China Film Director's Guild Awards Best Hong Kong / Taiwan Director Won
31st Golden Rooster Awards Best Directorial Debut Nominated

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