Kent Cheng Movies and Career Information
May 22, 1951
Kent Cheng (born 22 May 1951) is a Hong Kong based actor. He has won twice the best actor award in the Hong Kong Film Awards. Kent Cheng was born in a poor family in Hong Kong. He intended to be an actor when he was a child, written on his comprehension. However, the comprehension was seriously criticized by his teacher. Kent joined a film company in 1972, but he could not gain any position in that film company, until joining TVB in 1976. Since then he became an actor for several TV dramas. In 1980s he changed his focus in acting in films and directing. In 1985 he won the Best Actor award in the Hong Kong Film Awards for his role in the film called Why Me?. Cheng won again in 1996. Cheng opened a film company in 1990s, but failed and struggled through financial problems during the late 1990s. He thus returned to be an actor for TVB in 1993. However, Cheng could not gain a leading role, so he decided to turn to ATV in 1997. In recent years he focused in mainland China. In 2006 he returned TVB.