Sam Chan

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Sam Chan
Chinese name 陳宇琛 (traditional)
Chinese name 陈宇琛 (simplified)
Pinyin chen yucen (Mandarin)
Jyutping can4 jyu5 sam1 (Cantonese)
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1979-08-22) 22 August 1979 (age 37)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actor, Director, Designer, Entrepreneur
Parents Maria Wong (Mother), Shek Sau (Father),

Sam Chan Yu-sum (Chinese: 陳宇琛, born 22 August 1979) is a Hong Kong actor working for TVB. He made his acting career debut in TVB's Hearts Of Fencing in 2003. His father, Shek Sau, also works for TVB. Over the years he was mostly shadowed by his father's fame and only known as Shek Sau's son on screen. In 2005, they appeared in a cooking show together for a Father's Day promotion.[1]


Chan Yu Sum Sam was born in Hong Kong. He attended Diocesan Preparatory School (currently known as Diocesan Boys' School Primary Division), the primary division of Diocesan Boys' School. Upon his parents' decision to immigrate to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he left Hong Kong at the age of 10. Returning to Hong Kong at 16, he completed his studies at Chinese International School.He was then admitted into Kingston University in England, and inspired by of his uncle who is a structural engineer, he went on to study architecture, from which he graduated in 2002. It was during his time in England when he grew passionate of theatre and dramatic arts.

Besides his work as an actor, Sam Chan is a designer, director and entrepreneur, hoping to share his artistic background in all of his business ventures. He founded his jewelry brand LLazy Bonez Design in 2009, designing handcrafted pieces influenced by Neo-Gothic architecture.[2] He is also the co-founder and Managing Director of A Rocking Production (陳宇琛工作室), an innovation and strategic consultancy specializing in marketing, short films and event management.[3]