Wong Cho-lam

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Wong Cho-lam
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Wáng Zǔlán (Mandarin)
Jyutping Wong4 Zou2laam4 (Cantonese)
Birth name Wong Ho-yin ()
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1980-01-09) 9 January 1980 (age 37)
British Hong Kong
Occupation
  • Actor
  • television and radio host
  • manager
  • singer
  • lyricist
Label(s) EEG Music Plus
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Leanne Li (m. 2015)
Ancestry Houjie, Dongguan, Guangdong
Education Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Bachelor of Arts at the Academy of Drama

Wong Cho-lam (Chinese: 王祖藍; pinyin: Wáng Zǔlán; Cantonese Yale: Wong4 Zou2laam4; born 9 January 1980) is a Hong Kong artiste currently working for TVB. He works as a stage actor, stage director, television actor, voice actor (aka dubbing), DJ, television host, lyricist, scriptwriter and singer. He graduated from The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts in 2003 with First Honors in Bachelor of Arts majoring in acting. He is a member of the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Limited.

His most noted work includes his performance in the long-running popular TVB series, Best Selling Secrets (同事三分親) portraying the character, Lau Wah (樓華). In 2008, he signed on as an artiste with EEG (英皇娛樂), and is one of the presenters for Super Trio Series (Super Trio Supreme, 鐵甲無敵獎門人).[1]

He was a co-host during the 2008 and 2010 Miss Hong Kong Pageant with Eric Tsang. He won Most Improved Actor at the 2008 TVB awards 2008.

Cho-lam's debut album "Cho-lam Everywhere" was released on 27 November 2008. Out of 10 songs in the album, Cho-lam wrote the lyrics for 8 of them, with each song covering different areas in life, including family, friends, love, work, etc. which all aimed to share positive messages with the audience.

It is confirmed that Cho-lam will be one of the cast members of the Chinese version of the Korean game show Keep Running to begin filming in August 2014 and broadcast on TV at the end of the year.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Wong was a primary school classmate with singer Joey Yung, he married his girlfriend Leanne Li on Valentine's Day in 2015. The couple are devoted Christians whom have both publicly declared sexual abstinence before marriage.[3][4][5] On 19 November 2014, Cho-lam publicly proposed to Leanne during live TVB Anniversary show, and was witnessed by TVB officials and colleagues.[citation needed]

Nicknames from Running Man China[edit]

  • Grab-Chance King

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Glittering Days Ma Wai-ming
2007 Heavenly In-Laws Cheng Sau-fu
Best Bet Gwong Ji
2007-2008 Best Selling Secrets Lau Wah TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
2007 Heart of Greed mentally retarded boy
The Family Link waiter
On the First Beat Ah Shui
2008 D.I.E. Yun Wai-ping (Theo) TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
2008-2010 Off Pedder Tang Lai-gwan
2009-2010 The Beauty of the Game Yuen Kwok-fan
2010 Don Juan DeMercado Gung Yan-tung
2011 Super Snoops Nominated — TVB Anniversary Award for My Favourite Male Character (Top 15)
2013 Inbound Troubles Choi Sum
2014 A Time of Love Narrator (Various) Episode 4 - Japan Cartoon/Comic theme
Gilded Chopsticks Ko Tin-po
Come On, Cousin Yau Tin
2016 Happy MiTan
2017 Nezha and Yang Jian
Oh My Grad

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Sunshine Cops Student
2006 Marriage with a Fool Lam
2007 Blessing Through Love Siu Wong
Beauty and the 7 Beasts Bruce
2008 L For Love, L For Lies Loan shark
La Lingerie Antonio
Connected Salesman
2009 Short of Love Jack Lam
2010 72 Tenants of Prosperity Kin Chai
Just Another Pandora's Box Guard of Cao
La Comédie humaine Soya
The Jade and the Pearl
2011 I Love Hong Kong Tok Shui-lung
The Fortune Buddies
2012 My Sassy Hubby
2013 I Love Hong Kong 2013
Princess and the Seven Kung Fu Masters
Ip Man: The Final Fight Blind Chan
The Midas Touch
Firestorm Correctional Service Superintendent
2014 Black Comedy Officer Johnny To
Horseplay
Delete My Love So Boring
Rise of the Legend
2015 Running Man
Lucky Star 2015
2016 Mr. High Heels
Mission Milano Amon
2017 Initial D 2
The Golden Monk

Variety[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Super Trio Supreme Host
2009 Club Venus Guest
2010 Checkerboard Jackpot Guest
Super Trio Game Master Guest
2011 What the Face? Guest
Say What? Guest
All Star Glam Exam Guest
2012 Happy Camp Guest- 7/1/12
Battle of the Senses Guest
2013 Generation Show Guest- 8/3/13
Happy Camp Guest- 13/4/13
Super Trio Maximus Guest
2014 Happy Camp Guest- 29/3/14
Auspicious Dishes Guest
Eating Well with Madam Wong Guest
The Work Experience Guest
2014–present Hurry Up, Brother Member
2015 Happy Camp Guest- 29/8/15
Celebrity Honeymooners Host
Sze U Tonight Guest
The Green Room Guest
On the Way Guest
2016 Ace vs Ace Group Leader
Beat the Champions Guest
Crossover Singer Guest
Fresh Sunday Guest
Mystery Music Show Guest
2017 Ace vs Ace 2 Group Leader
Beat the Champions 2 Guest- episode 5

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Discography[edit]

  • Cho-lam Everywhere (2008)
  • "Love For Real"(2010)
  • All About Loving You (2011)
  • "Love For Real 2"(2011)
  • Fook Lu Shau Brother (2012)
  • "Love For Real 3"(2012)
  • "Curious Case"(2013)
  • "Love For Real 4"(2013)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2007 2007 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Supporting Actor Best Selling Secrets Nominated
2007 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Best Selling Secrets Nominated
2007 TVB Anniversary Awards Most Improved Actor Nominated
2008 2008 TVB Anniversary Awards Most Improved Actor Won
2008 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Nominated
2008 Next TV Awards Most Promising Actor Won
2008 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Most Potential Singer Won
2008 Music Pioneer Chart Awards Best New Singer Won
2009 2009 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Won
2010 2010 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Don Juan DeMercado Nominated
2010 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Won
2011 2011 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Super Snoops Nominated
2011 Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards Best Performance Won
2012 2012 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Nominated
2012 Music Pioneer Chart Awards Improved Singer Won
2013 2013 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Actor Inbound Troubles Nominated
2013 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Inbound Troubles Nominated
2013 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Nominated
2013 Next TV Awards Top Ten TV Artist Won
2014 2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Actor Gilded Chopsticks Nominated
2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Come On, Cousin Nominated
2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite TV Song Gilded Chopsticks Nominated
2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Won
2015 2015 Sina Web Festival Best All-around Artist Won
2015 Sina Web Festival Breakthrough Artist Won
2015 Reality Show Star Power List Best Reality Show Star Won

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
TVB Anniversary Awards
Preceded by
Amigo Choi
for Sccop ; E-Buzz ; Jade Solid Gold ; Enjoy Yourself Tonight 2007
Most Improved Actor
2008
for Best Selling Secrets ; Super Trio Supreme ; D.I.E. ; Miss Hong Kong 2008
Succeeded by
Pierre Ngo
for Rosy Business ; Sweetness in the Salt