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|Chinese name||何家勁 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||何家劲 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Hé Jiājìn (Mandarin)|
|Jyutping||Ho4 Gaa1-ging3 (Cantonese)|
29 December 1959 |
|Ancestry||Enping, Guangdong, China|
Ho wanted to be a football player at the University but he failed to qualify for the role. He also studied acting at Beijing University before joining the Shaw brothers.
Ho enrolled in ATV's training institute in 1982 and officially became an ATV actor after signing a contract with the company the following year. He starred in various ATV dramas, most notably the series The Blood Sword in 1990 and 1991, adapted from Ma Wing-shing's manhua series Chinese Hero: Tales of the Blood Sword.
In 1988, Ho shifted his acting career to Taiwan and starred in his first Taiwanese television series, Eight Thousand Li of Cloud and Moon as the famous military general, Yue Fei (岳飛). The show was an instant hit and Ho became a household name. He continued making many television dramas produced by CTS, including Endless Love (不了情) opposite May Chin, Hongchen Youai (紅塵有愛), Shaonian Zhang Sanfeng (The Young Zhang Sanfeng) (少年張三豐), and The Book and the Sword. He has obtained a great level of fame in the Asian community for his portrayal as Zhan Zhao (展昭) in the 1993 Taiwanese television series Justice Bao. In 1994 he reprised his respective role as Zhan Zhao in 包 青 天 之 滳 血 紅 梅. All the original cast from Taiwan as well as new TVB actresses such as Vivian Chow and Esther Kwan was involved.
Ho starred in several films in the 1990s including Dragon in Jail opposite Andy Lau, Family Affairs, Red Zone, and Red Wolf. In 1997, he starred in the Taiwanese drama the Bodyguards series: Jade Dolls, Cryptic Crystal, and Heavenly Charm.
Ho went into the business field, and in 2014 he was appointed a "Tourist Embassidor" of Huei Zhou, where he opened a health food company called Jing Jia Jiong (勁家莊). Ho promotes healthy eating and healthy living. Due to running his business, he suspended his film acting work, with the exception of Justice Bao.
Ho was in a relationship with Taiwanese actress-politician May Chin. They first met on the set of the Taiwanese drama Endless Love in 1989. They began dating in the early 1990s and separated in 1993, and still remain good friends. The two agreed that if they are still single by the age of 60, then they would spend the rest of their lives together.
He was in relationship with Anita Lee. The pair met in Taiwan while filming. The separated after 4 years together.
|1984||Long Road to Gallantry (游俠情)|
|1984||The Occupant (靈氣逼人)|
|1985||Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars (夏日福星)||cameo|
|1986||Sweet Sixteen (甜蜜十六歲)|
|1987||Eastern Condors (東方禿鷹)|
|1987||That Enchanting Night (良青花奔月)|
|1987||Project A 2 (A計劃續集)|
|1988||Police Story 2 (警察故事續集)||Policeman 12674|
|1990||Spooky Family II (麻衣傳奇)|
|1990||Whampoa Blues (壯志豪情)|
|1990||Dragon in Jail (獄中龍)||Wayne|
|1994||Family Affairs (清官難審)|
|1995||The Red Wolf (虎猛威龍)||Alan|
|1995||Red Zone (爆炸令)|
|1995||No Justice for All (真相)|
|2001||Blood Vow (血戰)|
|2005||Wolves Attack (狼襲草原)|
|2009||The Storm Warriors (風雲II)||Nameless|
|2010||Love Cuts (割愛)|
|2011||Treasure Inn (財神客棧)||Captain Iron|
|1985||The Legendary Prime Minister – Zhuge Liang (諸葛亮)||Lau Kei|
|1988||Eight Thousand Li of Cloud and Moon (八千里路雲和月)||Yue Fei|
|1989||Endless Love (不了情)||Gao Ting-Jiang|
|1989||Lin Jue-Min (林覺民)||Lin Jue-Ming|
|1989||Hongchen Youai (紅塵有愛)||Ho Jeng-Fei|
|1990||The Blood Sword (中華英雄)||Wah Ying-hung|
|1991||The Blood Sword 2 (中華英雄之中華傲訣)||Wah Ying-hung|
|1991||Young Zhang Sanfeng (少年張三豐)||Zhang Sanfeng|
|1992||Yuan (緣)||Hu Ji-Rong|
|1992||The Book and the Sword (書劍恩仇錄)||Chen Jialuo|
|1993||Justice Bao (包青天)||Zhan Zhao|
|1997||Bodyguards 1 (保鏢之翡翠娃娃)||Guo Xu|
|1998||Bodyguards 2 (保鏢之情人保鏢)||Guo Xu|
|1998||Bodyguards 3 (保鏢之天之驕女)||Guo Xu|
|1998||Beggar Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang (乞丐皇帝朱元璋)||Zhu Yuanzhang|
|1999||Forrest Cat 2 (肥貓正傳II)|
|2000||Great Hero Zheng Chenggong (大英雄鄭成功)||Zheng Chenggong|
|2000||Master Ma 1 (馬永貞之爭霸上海灘)||Ma Yongzhen|
|2001||Master Ma 2 (馬永貞之英雄血)||Ma Yongzhen|
|2005||Vagabond Vigilante (游劍江湖)|
|2008||Justice Bao (包青天)||Zhan Zhao|
|2010–2012||Justice Bao 1 (包青天之七俠五義)||Zhan Zhao|