Louis Cheung

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Louis Cheung
Louis Cheung (2).JPG
Chinese name 張繼聰 (traditional)
Chinese name 张继聪 (simplified)
Origin Hong Kong
Born Hong Kong
Occupation Singer, songwriter, actor
Genre(s) Cantopop
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar
Years active 2005–present
Spouse(s) Kay Tse (2007–present)
Children James Cheung (張瞻@2007)

Louis Cheung (Chinese: 張繼聰) is a Hong Kong Cantopop recording-artist, songwriter, and actor. He is an alumnus of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in acting. His first play was in 1997, and he has performed in a total of more than 20 stage plays, including the classic "A Streetcar Named Desire", as the main character, Stanley Kowalnski.

In 1984, he started acting in front of the camera, including a well-known ad for Nestle instant milk's "The dairy cows raised at 15th floor". He has taken part in more than 100 TV shows, movies and ads.

Louis Cheung joined the music industry in 2005, winning "Ultimate Song Chart Awards Presentation - Best Male Newcomer (Bronze)" in the same year, and "Ultimate Song Chart Awards Presentation - Music Composer Award" and "Ultimate Song Chart Awards Presentation - Singer-songwriter Award." He has received much recognition for his creative achievements. He has also written many songs for other famous Canto-pop singers, such as Eason Chan, Leo Ku, Hacken Lee, Eric Suen, and Joey Yung. His famous works include "Woodgrain", "Hard to Detect" and so on.

Louis Cheung joined TVB as a contracted artist in 2012. His first drama as a contracted artist with the station was "Inbound Troubles", playing the supporting role Sung Wai-chiu. In 2013 and 2014, he acted in "Brother's Keeper", "Gilded Chopsticks", "Black Heart White Soul" and "Come On, Cousin," receiving critical acclaim for his ability to do both comedy and drama. He received five nominations at the TVB Anniversary Awards in 2014, and ultimately won the "Most Improved Actor" award. In 2015, he starred in "Raising the Bar" as Quinton Chow Chi-pok, the second male lead. In August 2015, he was promoted to leading actor for the first time, starring in Momentary Lapse of Reason with Best Actress winner Tavia Yeung, newcomer Lin Xiawei, and Matt Yeung.

He married Kay Tse in 2007, and his son James Cheung was born that same year.

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • To Be or Not To Be (2005)
  • 將繼衝 (2006)
  • Kidult (2007)
  • Check Point (2007)
  • Rock N Break (2008)
  • B.C (2009)
  • 456 (2010)

SIngles[edit]

Year Album Song 903 RTHK 997 TVB Note
2005 To Be Or Not To Be Mad U So 3 13 7
To Be Or Not To Be 彈弓手 17
To Be Or Not To Be 慷慨 13
To Be Or Not To Be 賭城風雲 15
將繼衝 烏蠅鏡 20 Featuring Kay Tse
2006 將繼衝 K型 2 8 5
只有我是最愛你 3
將繼衝 囉唆 5 9
將繼衝 烏龜 15 7 2
將繼衝 將...繼...衝 16
Kidult 愛你你咪理 4 15 5
Kidult 四小強 14 10
2007 Kidult 寧願晏D瞓 1 9 3 2
Kidult Good Luck 19
Check Point 下世紀的地圖 20 4
Check Point 白鳥 8 19 8
Check Point Single Bell 3 4 8
2008 Rock N Break 石縫 16 10 2
Rock N Break Gimme A Break 6 5 4
Rock N Break 循環線 1 3
Rock N Break 花生 9
2009 Rock N Break 一手舞曲 16
Today Special 爸爸聲 9 2 Featuring Hacken Lee
B.C. 永和號 1 3 2 5
B.C. 這一秒 3 16 2 5
B.C. 港九情 3
2010 456 亂世佳人 1 4 2

(*)Currenting charting

Awards[edit]

  • 2008 Metro Hit Music Awards: 循環線 was a song composed by Louis himself which won the newly composed award #1.
  • Commercial Radio Hong Kong – 2007 Ultimate (Chik Chak) Best composer award (叱咤樂壇作曲人 大獎)
  • Commercial Radio Hong Kong – 2007 Ultimate (Chik Chak) Producer/singer silver award (叱咤唱作人銀獎)

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Anakin Skywalker Voice (Cantonese)
2005 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader Voice (Cantonese)
2005 Howl's Moving Castle Howl Voice (Cantonese)
2005 Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa Roy Mustang Voice (Cantonese)
2005 Be with You Mio Aio Voice (Cantonese)
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Jon Arbuckle Voice (Cantonese)
2006 Cocktail Cameo appearance
2006 Tales from Earthsea Prince Arren/Lebannen Voice (Cantonese)
2007 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Chiaki Mamiya Voice (Cantonese)
2008 Love is Elsewhere Martin Hui
2008 True Women for Sale Social worker Cameo appearance
2009 Short of Love Dr. Fung
2010 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Flint Lockwood Voice (Cantonese)
2010 The Legend Is Born – Ip Man Customs officer Cameo appearance
2011 ICAC Investigators 2011 "Grasshopper" Yip Tze-sin TV drama
Episode: "The Black & White Line"
2012 My Sassy Hubby Louis
2013 Inbound Troubles Sung Wai-chiu TV drama
2013 Brother's Keeper Keung Yung TV drama
2014 Gilded Chopsticks Yunsi, the Eighth Prince TV drama
2014 Black Heart White Soul Marco Ma Kai-Yuen TV drama
2014 Come On, Cousin Mario Ma TV drama
2015 Raising the Bar TV drama
2015 Come Home Love 2 Season 2 Main cast
2015 Momentary Lapse Of Reason Kam Wah
2015 Keeper of Darkness
2015 Undercover Duet

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