Dominic Lam

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Dominic Lam
Chinese name 林嘉華 (traditional)
Chinese name 林嘉华 (simplified)
Pinyin Lín Jiāhuá (Mandarin)
Born (1957-04-02) 2 April 1957 (age 60)
Hong Kong
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Disc Jockey
Spouse(s) Jumbo Lau (劉寶珍)
Children Jefford

Dominic Lam Ka-wah (born 2 April 1957) (Traditional Chinese: 林嘉華 Simplified Chinese: 林嘉华) is an actor[1] in Hong Kong, and a radio host in both Vancouver, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario.

Biography[edit]

Early Life in Hong Kong[edit]

Lam was originally a graduate from the first annual of the Hong Kong Junior Police Training Program in 1974. He was then the host of the television program, "Junior Police Call". In the 1970s, he was involved in the Rediffusion Television, where he was starred in a few television dramas. In the 1980s, Lam worked for the Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). In 1998, he emigrated to Toronto, Ontario, which marked the end to his career in television until 2006.

Life in Toronto, Ontario[edit]

After his immigration to Toronto, he worked at Fairchild Media Group in Richmond Hill, Ontario. There, he worked as a disc jockey for a program named "Lam Ka Wah Carnival". This program is aired in the Greater Toronto Area as well as in the Greater Vancouver Area. He also hosted many Chinese television shows for Fairchild TV, a television station servicing Chinese immigrants in Canada.

Return to Hong Kong[edit]

In 2006, he decided to return to Hong Kong for his career. He has since starred in popular TVB television shows such as On the First Beat, The Money-Maker Recipe,The Four, E.U. Lam was an artiste with TVB rival Hong Kong Television Network in 2014 to 2015. He occasionally returns to Toronto and maintains a radio spot on Fairchild Radio.

Filmography[edit]

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1978 Crocodile Tears
鱷魚淚
呂文釗 ATV Series
巨星 凌四海 ATV Series
1979 Chameleon II
新變色龍
郭建華 ATV Series
1980 The Family
勢不兩立
新CID
Five Easy Pieces
輪流傳
姜兆熙
Fat Yin Won
發現灣
The Bund II
上海灘續集
郭鎮昌
1981 No One is Innocent
逐個捉
戴馬素
My Little Darling
荳芽夢
The Road to Success
他的一生
1982 Fool's Paradise
假日風情
將軍抽車
1983 鴨仔里春光
1987 Police Cadet '88
新紮師兄1988
程君澤
1988 And Yet We Live
當代男兒
程家勇
1990 Priceless Adventure
香港蛙人
Peter
Cherished Moments
回到未嫁時
Lung Fei
龍飛
Rain in the Heart
成功路上
張順品
1991 Rainbow
漂白英雄
關世傑
1993 Man of Wisdom
金牙大狀
倪鐵樑
The Link
天倫
Lam Ka Dat
林家達
1994 The Ching Emperor
天子屠龍
File of Justice III
壹號皇庭III
程大志
Legend of the Condor Heroes Yeung Ti Sum
楊鐵心
Crime and Passion
新重案傳真
馬兆軍
1995 Down Memory Lane
萬里長情
黃水
1996 Ancient Heroes
隋唐群英會
虬髯客
2007 Men Don't Cry Wong Fei-hung Nominated - My Favourite Male Character (Top 24)
On The First Beat Wu Cheuk-yan
2008 The Money-Maker Recipe Ting Shiu-king
The Four Chukot Ching-ngor
2009 E.U. Wu Cheuk-yan
In the Chamber of Bliss Mok Yik-tin Nominated - Best Supporting Actor (Top 15)
2010 A Fistful of Stances Wing Tak Nominated - Best Supporting Actor (Top 5)
Beauty Knows No Pain Chin Kwong-lung
Growing Through Life Chung Kin-shing
2011 Grace Under Fire Lui Kong
2012 Tiger Cubs Leung Yat-fung
2014 The Borderline Cheung Gwan
2015 Incredible Mama Sir Luk Gwan-chong
Karma Lam Kwok-leung
IPCC Files 2015
Night Shift Bao Kuk
Paranormal Mind
Elite Brigade III Airing on October 3, 2015[2]

Film[edit]

The following is a list of films for Dominic Lam.[3][4]

Documentary[edit]

  • Dragon Since 1973 (2002)

References[edit]