Edison Chen 陳冠希

Edison Chen

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Last Name:
Chen
First Name:
Edison
English Name:
Edison
Ethnic Name:
陳冠希
Ethnicity:
Chinese
Date of Birth:
October 07, 1980
Place of Birth:
Canada
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Profession:
actor
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Biography

Born and in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Edison Koon-Hei Chen is a Hong Kong actor, cantopop musician, producer, fashion icon, and celebrity. Raised and residing in Vancouver until the age of 19, Chen was spotted by a Hong Kong talent scout while at a party with friends. This lead to his first commercial, an appearance in the Takashi Miike film Dead or Alive 2: Birds, and as his debut film, the Hong Kong film Gen-Y Cops. Since he has appeared in several successful films such as Infernal Affairs, Initial D, and Dog Bite Dog. Aside from being an actor, his music work is also prominent. Starting at age twenty, he has produced hip hop music, and appeared with Japanese hip-hop group M-Flo on their album Cosmiccolor as well as with Singaporean musician Hanjin Chen. Edison Chen also runs his personally owned multi-media company, Clot Media Division from which he aims to produce music and film.

In 2008, Edison was involved in a photo scandal that has paused his career. Several sexually explicit nude photographs taken by himself were stolen and circulated over the internet. The photos may have been stolen while his Mac was serviced at a couple of Chinese computer shops. The photos implicated several other celebrities such as Bobo Chan, Gillian Chung and Cecilia Chung. Since the scandal, Edison has taken a year off and is slowly starting his career back up.


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Filmography

Golden Chickensss 2014 (Movies)

The Dark Knight 2008 as cameo (Movies)

Initial D 2005 as Ryosuke Takahashi (Movies)

The Twins Effect II 2004 (Movies)

The Twins Effect 2003 (Movies)

Infernal Affairs II 2003 as Lau Kin-Ming 劉健明 (Movies)

Infernal Affairs III 2003 as Young Lau Kin-Ming 劉健明 (Movies)

Infernal Affairs 2002 (Movies)

Princess-D 2002 (Movies)



Edison Chen News:

Demystifying gay Asian dating
Star Observer - May 26, 2015

If you're a gay Asian male, there's a good chance you've wondered about the "panda in the room" — the theory of people treating you differently just because of your appearance. With this question in mind, Edison Chen sets out to ask fellow gay ...


Edison Chen and girlfriend Ann Hong have broken up?
AsiaOne - Dec 4, 2014

Hong Kong actor Edison Chen and his girlfriend of two years Ann Hong, 24, are said to have broken up, according to overseas media reports. Sina.com reported that speculations of their split were sparked when Hong reportedly removed the 34-year-old ...


Gillian Chung talks sex photo scandal: Edison Chen wrote her a long apology ...
The Straits Times - Mar 30, 2015

Twins singer Gillian Chung has revealed that she bumped into an apologetic Edison Chen on a plane after the rapper's sleazy pictures of her and other women were stolen and circulated online. -- PHOTO: APPLE DAILY ...


Edison Chen involved in scandal once again - this time involving betrayal
AsiaOne - Dec 6, 2014

Since Edison Chen's nude photo scandal in 2008, his controversial dating life has been constantly in the limelight. RELATED STORIES. Edison Chen and girlfriend Ann Hong have broken up? He was criticised for "robbing the cradle" when he dated ...


Edison Chen finally makes peace with Gillian Chung over sex photo scandal
AsiaOne - Apr 2, 2015

Gillian Chung's career nearly ended in 2008 when sex photos of her and former boyfriend, Edison Chen were stolen and circulated online. Since returning to showbiz, Gillian has been struggling with her career revival, as her previously clean image was ...


Edison Chen set Cecilia Cheung up with new S'pore love: Report
AsiaOne - Oct 29, 2014

It was rumoured that Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung was hit hard and fell sick following reports of the reconciliation between ex-husband Nicholas Tse and Faye Wong. However, it seems she has a new romance, after being photographed having dinner ...


Edison Chen Linked to Model Only Months After Breaking Up With Ann Hong
Chinatopix - Jan 7, 2015

Hong Kong based actor, Edison Chen, isn't doing his rep a lot of favors. Best known for his sex photo scandal that went viral on the Internet back in 2008, Chen is now being linked to a young Asian-European model, 14 years his junior, only two months ...


HK playboy Edison Chen denies CHEATING on ex-GF but no one believes him
Malaysia Chronicle - Jan 31, 2015

After taking a hiatus from his acting career since his nude photo scandal in 2008, Edison Chen (陳冠希) is formally making a comeback in the short film, Waiting <等>. Attending a promotional event with costar, Venus Wong (王敏奕) today, Edison ...


Gillian Chung Says Edison Chen Gave Her a Letter of Apology
Chinatopix - Mar 31, 2015

Hong Kong singer-actress Gillian Chung, more popularly known as Gillian, reveals that she received a lengthy letter of apology from Canadian-Hong Kong multi-hyphenate Edison Chen, whom she was involved in a scandal with in 2008. Like Us on Facebook ...


Did Edison Chen's Father Bring New Boyfriend to Family Dinner?
Chinatopix - Oct 8, 2014

Hong Kong Canadian actor Edison Chen's bisexual father, Edward Chen, was recently spotted in Hong Kong last September 24 attending a family dinner with an unknown Caucasian male believed to be his new boyfriend. The Canadian-born actor and ...


The fine art of selling art
THE BUSINESS TIMES - Apr 30, 2015

Her whisky bar features a large canvas of Ai dressed as Mona Lisa painted by Edison Chen - yes, the actor whose sex photos caused a sensation in 2008. "Edison has been making art for some years now. And he's very good. He has a very good eye.


4Chan Nude Photo Hacking Reminiscent Of Edison Chen Scandal That Swept ...
International Business Times - Sep 2, 2014

Hong Kong singer and actor Edison Chen attends a news conference in Hong Kong February 21, 2008. Chen said on Thursday that he would step away from the Hong Kong entertainment industry, in his first public appearance since a nude picture scandal ...


Edison Chen Sticks Out His Middle Finger At a Fan Taking His Photo
Chinatopix - Oct 14, 2014

Edison Chen flashes the dirty finger at a fan who photographed him while walking on the streets of Paris! Canadian-born Hong Kong actor and singer Edison Chen had been spotted in Paris walking hand-in-hand with his Korean-Chinese girlfriend Ann Hong.


An Edison Chen non-interview
TODAYonline - Jun 2, 2014

Okay, so we aren't exactly bosom buddies. But we did meet that time you came to Singapore five years ago. Sort of. We were in the same room and all. You've been lying low since the 2008 scandal involving your jolly couple snapshots and concentrating on ...


Edison Chen Talks About Cecilia Cheung: Long Time No Contact
Chinatopix - Oct 30, 2014

Hong Kong Canadian singer, actor and fashion designer Edison Chen said he did not contact ex-girlfriend Cecilia Cheung for a long time. According to Taiwan media, Chen attended an opening ceremony of a new fashion store in Taiwan. Chen attracted a lot ...


Gloria Wong: Nathan Ngai is a Cheater Worse Than Edison Chen
Chinatopix - Dec 12, 2014

Hong Kong actor Nathan Ngai has reportedly been accused of being a cheater 'worse than Edison Chen' by his former girlfriend, designer Gloria Wong, warning other women not to fall on his trap like she did. Wong, who has recently attended an event held ...


Bobby Hundreds and Edison Chen Chill Out in The Hundreds and CLOT ...
Complex.com - Aug 27, 2013

Summer is almost over, but parties at the end of August are a great way to send-off the season with a blast before we all go back to our normal routines. One last hurrah. The Hundreds and CLOT have an awesome collection to celebrate the summer that was ...


Edison Chen recently dates new post-90's girlfriend who is affable
Chinatopix - Jun 18, 2013

32-year-old Edison Chen, since he broke up with Yang Yongqing he had a lot of rumors. From the young model Cammi (Xie Zhihui), Suki (Huang Xueying) to a mixed-blood flight attendant called Belgica, unfortunately they were not being together in the end.


Edison Chen
Time Out Hong Kong - Mar 2, 2011

In his most candid interview since the scandal, Edison Chen shares how he's grown, suffered and survived, and why he's ready to take Hong Kong back by storm. Words Patrick Brzeski Photography Calvin Sit. Not long ago, Edison Chen was the most ...


Edison Chen loses financial backing
AsiaOne - Nov 6, 2011

Edison Chen's career as a singer-actor may soon hit the skids, no thanks to his philandering lifestyle. His boss and other senior figures in the Hong Kong entertainment industry have been reported to be livid after the latest scandal - where his affair ...


Movies, hip-hop, fashion design -- Edison Chen is an impresario for a new ...
San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 11, 2006

Edison Chen, one of Hong Kong's biggest young pop icons, called to do his interview three hours early. Late the night before, he was partying at his high-end street-wear boutique, Juice, in the hip Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong with New York ...


Has Edison Chen finally found his Miss Right?
AsiaOne - Nov 24, 2012

Has Edison Chen finally found his Miss Right? The Star/Asia News Network Saturday, Nov 24, 2012. HONG KONG - Hong Kong actor Edison Chen, known for his sex scandals with several A-list female celebrities, has apparently found his Miss Right, ...


Sleeping Dogs cast includes Will Yun Lee, Edison Chen
Shacknews - Jul 17, 2012

Sleeping Dogs cast includes Will Yun Lee, Edison Chen. 17. July; 2012; 12:30 pm. Chatty. Written By Andrew Yoon. Sleeping Dogs is a love letter to Hong Kong cinema. And to help "capture the tone" of its inspirations, Square Enix has hired quite an all ...


Edison Chen has HIV/AIDS?
AsiaOne - Jun 29, 2011

Hong Kong tabloids reported in early June that actor Edison Chen had been infected with HIV/AIDS and after word spread that the playboy star had contracted the disease, many actresses were said to have panicked and hurried to the hospital for check-ups.


Cecilia Cheung fired: How she lost the protector who stood by her every time ...
The Straits Times - Mar 20, 2015

2008: Although Chen was no longer Cheung's manager, she was furious with rapper Edison Chen all the same, after his X-rated photos of women including Cheung were stolen and spread online. She said his apology was too little, too late, reported Apple ...


Fallout looms as Edison Chen returns to HK
The Standard - May 29, 2009

Disgraced actor Edison Chen Koon-hei is creating strong undercurrents in the Hong Kong entertainment scene despite making a quiet but no less surprising return to the city two days ago. The actor at the center of the city's biggest sex photos scandal ...


Edison Chen and His 'Mr. Sandman'
Wall Street Journal (blog) - Oct 18, 2010

Disgraced Hong Kong celebrity Edison Chen is back on the music scene. The Vancouver-born actor and pop star released a new single, “Mr. Sandman,” on Oct. 7, his 30th birthday. As many of you may remember, Mr. Chen's career stalled in 2008 when nude ...


Edison Chen's lewd proposition released
AsiaOne - Jun 22, 2011

It seems like 2008 all over again for Edison Chen, 30, who is once again making headlines for all the wrong reasons. This time around it is with an ex-lover, Gloria Wong, 30, a lingerie model. It was not too long ago that Chen denied that he ever dated ...


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