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Overview (4)

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Birth NameChen Xing Hua
Nicknames Eddie
Illkid
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Edison Chen was born on October 7, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Chen Xing Hua. He is an actor, known for Infernal Affairs (2002), The Grudge 2 (2006) and The Dark Knight (2008).

Trade Mark (3)

His warm singing voice
Rapping technique
Wide variety of roles

Trivia (20)

Is also a singer
Languages spoken: Cantonese, English, Mandarin (a little), Japanese (a little)
Went to high school at the Hong Kong International School (HKIS)
Is of Chinese and one eighth Portuguese descent.
Passed on an offer from Universal to co-star in Fast and the Furious 3: Tokyo Drift.
Heads a Hong Kong-based fashion design squad named CLOT, which has collaborated with Nike and has released a clothing line named Alienegra.
Born in Canada, return to Hongkong in 2000 to start career.
Has 2 sisters, 2nd elder sister is Tricia Chan.
Posed for renowned Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee for Kee's 2006 charity photo-book "Super Stars", dedicated to the victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami disaster, which consists of photographs (mostly erotic) of 300 Asian celebrities by Kee.
(February 21, 2008) Publicly announced that he intended to step away indefinitely from the Hong Kong entertainment industry, due to a photo scandal - that involved intimate photographs taken by him with various Hong Kong actresses - devoting his time instead to public causes.
"The Grudge 2" was his first Hollywood, and English film.
In replacing Nicholas Tse in the Gen-X Cops sequel Gen-Y Cops, he also sang the theme song.
Has three dogs; Mitsou, Tenchi and Chico.
Before his music and acting careers, he had an ambition to become an NBA star.
He is known for his warm singing voice along with a wide vocal range - he was a lyric baritone.
Favorite dance: Hip hop.
His parents were separated/divorced when he was young.
Spokesperson for Addidas.
He has close collaborations with the duo female vocal band "Twins" in his early years where he made a duet with the band for the song "Three Persons In A Party" for his album "Peace and Love". He made an appearance for a Twins' music video where his role there is a school boy who became the duo's secret crush. Where he also collaborated with the duo in films as well. He appeared in the Twins' films "The Twins Effect I" and "The Twins Effect II." He also collaborated with Chung in the 2004 film Moving Targets 2004 and Trivial Matters while he collaborated with Charlene Choi in the 2014 short film Streets of Macao.
He had a close collaboration with 'Twins' member Gillian Chung in which she appeared alongside him in his music video "Gossip" from his 2001 album Visual Diary and made a duet for the reworked version of his song "How Bad I Am" for his 2002 album Break Through.

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