Matthew Ko

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Matthew Ko
Born (1984-05-20) 20 May 1984 (age 35)
Hong Kong
OccupationActor, singer
AwardsMr. Hong Kong
2005
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese高鈞賢
Simplified Chinese高钧贤

Matthew Ko Kwan-yin (born 20 May 1984) is a Hong Kong actor.

At the age of seven, Matthew emigrated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada with his parents. He returned to Hong Kong in 2004 and worked as a model. In 2005, he became the first ever winner of Hong Kong's Mr. Hong Kong male beauty contest and subsequently signed a contract with TVB.[1] Ko speaks fluent English, French, Cantonese and Mandarin, despite immigrating to Toronto (which caused him to forget some, but after his return to Hong Kong he picked it up again).

In September 2014, Ko left TVB after his contract ended[2][3] to later sign with Catchy Tone Artists in Mainland China.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Films
Year Title Role Awards Notes
2005 Drink-Drank-Drunk a waiter Cameo role
2009 Turning Point police officer Guest

appearance

2011 I Love Hong Kong
2011 Turning Point 2
2012 I Love Hong Kong 2012
2016 Buddy Cops
TV series
Year Title Role Awards Notes
2006 To Grow with Love Matthew Chiang Man-jun
2007 Life Art Jason Episode 2
On the First Beat Lo Yan-chak Episodes 18–20
Steps Dickson Mai Nominated — TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
The Ultimate Crime Fighter Lai Chi-yin Nominated — TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
2008 Forensic Heroes II Wilson Mok Tseng-hong
Speech of Silence Wilson Chung Ying-hung
2009 Man in Charge Shum Kwan-pok
Burning Flame III Big B
2010 Don Juan DeMercado Ko Gwan-yin
Suspects in Love Jung Yat-long Episode 20
Ghost Writer Tsui Chung-man Based on the short stories written by Pu Songling
Beauty Knows No Pain Ryu Kimura
Growing Through Life Fong Lai-ha's boyfriend
Can't Buy Me Love Prince Hung Che-gong
Every Move You Make Kelvin Cheung Chi-kit
2010-11 Links to Temptation Stanley
2011 Show Me the Happy Dickson Episode 39
Only You Eric
Grace Under Fire Lee Fan
The Other Truth Ting Chi-chung
The Life and Times of a Sentinel Ngai Chun
Lives of Omission Tommy Tong Wing-ho
Super Snoops Wu Tung
Forensic Heroes III Bowie Tsang Chi-wah Episodes 17-20
2012 Daddy Good Deeds Mr. Hui Episode 1
The Greatness of a Hero Dik Kwong-yuen Previously warehoused; aired overseas February 2009
House of Harmony and Vengeance Crown Prince
Come Home Love Phillip episodes 33, 36-37, 99-100
Three Kingdoms RPG
King Maker
2013 The Day of Days
Sergeant Tabloid Officer Wong Tze-tsuen Warehoused
A Great Way to Care II
Karma Rider Tsui Tsun-hei
2014 Gilded Chopsticks Yin’e
Ghost Dragon of Cold Mountain Chu Yuk-lau
Tomorrow Is Another Day
2014-15 Tiger Cubs II PC Ko Chi-ho
2015 IPCC Files 2015 Episode 3[5]
TBA The Classic of Mountains and Seas Post-production

[6] [7]

Songs[edit]

Year Title TV series Type Album Other notes
2006 "Legend of the Dragon King" (龍王傳說) Legendz Theme EEG TVB Children Themes
2009 "Man Behind the Scene" (幕後人) Man in Charge Theme with Kenneth Ma

Music video appearances[edit]

  • 2006: Vangie Tsang – "Remembrance" (紀念)
  • 2006: Ivana Wong – "Thunder" (雷電)
  • 2006: Toby Leung – "Bastard" (賤人)
  • 2006: Niki Chow – "Welcoming Heartbreak" (迎接失戀)
  • 2006: Rammie Guo – "Learning to Fly" (學會飛)
  • 2006: Krusty – "Shopaholic" (戀物狂)
  • 2008: Denise Ho – "Synchronized Swimming" (韻律泳)
  • 2009: Kate Tsui – "Mind Reading (讀心術)

Awards[edit]

  • 2003: The Sunshine Boyz Competition – 1st place
  • 2005: Mr. Hong Kong; – 1st place
  • 2005: Mr. Hong Kong – Stylish Award winner
  • 2007: TVB Kids Songs Award – Top 10 Song ("Legend of the Dragon King")

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winner of Mr. HK announced". XINHUA online. 25 July 2005. Retrieved 2007-01-21.
  2. ^ "Former Mr HK Matthew Ko leaves TVB after 9 years: "I don't want to play the role of a molester anymore"". lollipop.sg. 2014-09-12. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  3. ^ "浪費9年青春越做越霉 高鈞賢離無綫不再扮色魔". IHKTV.com. 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  4. ^ "盛世强音撬走港男冠军 TVB香港先生选举流产". China Internet Information Center. 2014-11-25. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  5. ^ 監警有道 監製:利子良
  6. ^ Matthew Ko at hkmdb.com
  7. ^ Matthew Ko at chinesemov.com

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Mr. Hong Kong
Preceded by
N/A
Mr. Hong Kong
2005
Succeeded by
Francois Huynh