TVB Anniversary Award for Most Popular Male Character

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TVB Anniversary Award for Most Popular Male Character
Awarded for "Popular Performance by an Actor in a Television Role"
Country Hong Kong
Presented by Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB)
First awarded 2006
Currently held by Ruco Chan as the Eleventh Prince – Captain of Destiny (2015)
Official website http://birthday.tvb.com/

The TVB Anniversary Award for Most Popular Male Character is one of the TVB Anniversary Awards presented annually by Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) to recognize an actor who has delivered a popular performance in a Hong Kong television drama role throughout the designated year. The My Favourite Male Television Role (我最喜愛的電視男角色) was not introduced to the awards ceremony until 2006, nine years after its establishment. In 2013, the name was changed to Most Popular Male Television Role (最受歡迎電視男角色).

The original equivalent of the award was called My Favourite Television Roles of the Year (本年度我最喜愛的電視角色), which was created in 2003. The award was given to 12 winners for both actors and actresses. In 2006, the award was divided into two separate gender categories and reduced to one specific winner.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Moses Chan won in 2007 for his portrayal of "Duk Duk Dei" in Heart of Greed.
Raymond Lam won in 2008 for his portrayal of Kam Wing-ho in Moonlight Resonance. At 28, he was the youngest winner in record. Lam won again in 2010 for his portrayal of Professor King in The Mysteries of Love.
Wayne Lai won in 2009 for his portrayal of Chai Kau in Rosy Business. He also won Best Actor for the same role.
Kevin Cheng won in 2011 for his portrayal of Law Ba in Ghetto Justice. He also won Best Actor for the same role.
Ruco Chan won in 2015 for his portrayal of the Eleventh Prince in Captain of Destiny.

TVB nominates at least ten actors for the category each year. The following table lists only the actors who have made it to the top five nominations during the designated awards ceremony. There were no top five nominations from 2012 to 2014.

Table key
Award winner Indicates the winner

2000s[edit]

Year Actor Drama Role(s)
2006
(10th)
Steven Ma Award winner Safe Guards Sheung Chi
Kevin Cheng Under the Canopy of Love Alan Shum
Raymond Lam La Femme Desperado Chai Foon
Bowie Lam The Dance of Passion Yim Man-hei
Joe Ma Maidens' Vow Yu Chi / Lee Kat-cheung / Tai Lap-yan / Fong Ka-on (K.O.)
2007
(11th)
Moses Chan Award winner Heart of Greed Tong Chi-on (Duk Duk Dei)
Ha Yu Heart of Greed Tong Yan-kai
Raymond Lam Heart of Greed Alfred Ching
Bobby Au-yeung Fathers and Sons Yim Tin-chee
Dayo Wong Men Don't Cry Ho Kei-gin
2008
(12th)
Raymond Lam Award winner Moonlight Resonance Kam Wing-ho
Kenneth Ma Survivor's Law II MK Sun
Roger Kwok D.I.E. SGT Yu Chi-long
Michael Tse The Money-Maker Recipe Wong Chi-chung
Ha Yu Moonlight Resonance Kam Tai-jo
2009
(13th)
Wayne Lai Award winner Rosy Business Chai Kau
Moses Chan The Gem of Life Terrence Ho
Michael Tse E.U. Leung Siu-tong (Laughing Gor)
Dayo Wong You're Hired Mak Tai-song
Kevin Cheng Beyond the Realm of Conscience Ko Hin-yeung

2010s[edit]

Year Actor Drama Role(s)
2010
(14th)
Raymond Lam Award winner The Mysteries of Love Professor Kingsley King
Steven Ma A Watchdog's Tale Chow Yung-kung
Kenneth Ma A Fistful of Stances Koo Yu-tong
Moses Chan Can't Buy Me Love Kam Tuo-luk
Wayne Lai No Regrets Lau Sing
2011
(15th)
Kevin Cheng Award winner Ghetto Justice L.A. Law (Law Ba)
Ruco Chan The Other Truth Keith Lau
Michael Tse Lives of Omission SSGT Leung Siu-tong (Laughing)
Bosco Wong Lives of Omission Michael "Crippled Co" So
Wayne Lai Forensic Heroes III Dr. Jack "Pro Sir" Po
2012
(16th)
Kenneth Ma Award winner The Hippocratic Crush Dr. Cheung Yat-kin
2013
(17th)
Julian Cheung Award winner Triumph in the Skies II Jayden "Captain Cool" Koo
2014
(18th)
Hui Shiu-hung Award winner Line Walker Cham Foon-hei (Foon Hei Gor)
2015
(19th)
Ruco Chan Award winner Captain of Destiny Man-ho, the Eleventh Prince
Moses Chan Ghost of Relativity Michael Mai
Louis Cheung Momentary Lapse of Reason Kam Wah
Anthony Wong Lord of Shanghai Kiu Ngo-tin
Kenneth Ma Lord of Shanghai Kiu Ngo-tin (youth)

Records[edit]

Most wins
Wins Actor
2 Raymond Lam
Most top 5 nominations
Nominations Actor
4 Raymond Lam
Moses Chan
Kenneth Ma
Age superlatives
Record Actor TV drama Age (in years)
Oldest winner Wayne Lai Rosy Business 45
Oldest top 5 nominee Ha Yu Moonlight Resonance 62
Youngest winner Raymond Lam Moonlight Resonance 28
Youngest top 5 nominee La Femme Desperado 26

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