Phil Chang

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Phil Chang
Phil Chang 2009.jpg
Born
Chang Po-hsiang (張博翔)

(1967-04-30) 30 April 1967 (age 52)
Alma materFeng Chia University
OccupationSinger, songwriter, television presenter, actor
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)
Hsiao Hui-wen (Shi Yi-lang) (m. 1997)
Children2
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese張宇
Simplified Chinese张宇
Musical career
Also known asChang Yu
GenresMandopop, Ballad, Soft Rock
InstrumentsPiano, guitar, Vocals
LabelsEMI Music

Phil Chang (Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhāng Yǔ; born 30 April 1967) is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor.

By the time he graduated from Feng Chia University in Financial Services, he was already known as an accomplished folk singer, pianist and guitar-player. He issued his first album, Walking the Wind, in 1992, and achieved success with his second, Well-intentioned, in 1993. In 1997 he married long-term partner, lyricist Hsiao Hui-wen (蕭慧文), who uses the pen name Shi Yi-lang (十一郎). His 1999 album Sun and Moon was another big hit.

In 2004, he joined Chang Hsiao-yen to co-host Happy Sunday, replacing Taiwanese girl group S.H.E.

On 30 April 2007 he began presenting his own show on satellite channel TVBS-G, Why Men Do wrong.

In 2008, he was one of the stars of the Taiwanese television series "歡喜來逗陣"

In 2014 he took part in I Am a Singer (season 2) as a contestant and host. He made it to the 2nd part of the finals and was placed 6th overall.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • 1993: Walking the wind (走路有風)
  • 1993: Well-intentioned (用心良苦)
  • 1994 溫故知心, Intimate insights
  • 1995 一言難盡, It's hard to say
  • 1996 消息, News.
  • 1997 整個八月, The whole of August
  • 1997 溫古知新.一個人的天荒地老 (Warm new knowledge. A person's old days old)
  • 1998 EP 單戀, Unrequited love
  • 1998 月亮太陽, Sun and Moon
  • 1999 雨一直下, Rain Keeps Falling
  • 1999 鑽石金選集, Diamond Gold Collection
  • 2000 First compilation: 奇蹟·創世紀精選, Miracle. Genesis Featured
  • 2001 替身, Substitute
  • 2003 大丈夫, If a man
  • 2004 不甘寂寞, The Limelight
  • 2005 Second compilation: 男人的好, A Good Man
  • 2009 Back to 張宇, Back to Zhang Yu
  • 2012 心術, Intention
  • 2016 好男人的情歌, Good man's love song
  • 2017 勇敢說再見, Brave say goodbye

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Notes
2011 The Killer Who Never Kills 殺手‧歐陽盆栽 Phil Chang
2017 The Dreaming Man 假如王子睡著了 Uncle
2018 Golden Job 黄金兄弟

Television[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Notes
2001 Tomorrow 愛情白皮書 Chang Cameo
2009 Magic 18 魔女18號 Feng Peilun Cameo
2009 Calling For Love 呼叫大明星 Jack Cameo

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