Chen Kun

Kun Chen

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  • First Name: Kun
  • Family Name: Chen
  • Native name: 陳坤
  • Also Known as: Aloys Chen
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: February 4, 1976
  • Age: 43

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Kun Chen

Chen Kun

  • Name: Chen Kun
  • Native name: 陳坤
  • Also Known as: Aloys Chen
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: February 4, 1976
  • Age: 43
Chen Kun sometimes credited as Aloys Chen, is a Chinese actor, singer and writer. He gained recognition from television dramas Love Story in Shanghai (2000) and The Story of a Noble Family (2003) and rose to international prominence with the films The Knot (2006) and Painted Skin (2008). Chen has won the Hundred Flowers Award's for Best Actor, Huabiao Award for Outstanding Actor, and received a Golden Horse Award nomination for Best Actor. Chen has since starred in the dramas Lost in 1949 (2018) and The Rise of Phoenixes (2018).

Chen Kun was born in Chongqing. He was raised by his maternal grandmother. His parents divorced soon after Chen's second younger brother was born, and Chen began working part-time in high school to support his mother. He started as a typist at the municipal office and later as a solo singer at night clubs. He showed early talent in singing and was strongly recommended by his vocal trainer and mentor to join the China Oriental Song and Dance Ensemble (now China National Song and Dance Ensemble) at Beijing in 1995. In 1996, he was admitted to the Beijing Film Academy, where he began taking acting classes.

In 2010, Chen established his own agency K Pictures (Dongshen Tonghua). He then set up a series of public charities named "Power to Go", aimed to encourage people to simply go outside and walk, in an effort to improve their health and spirit. The events were held on separate occasions in Qinghai and Tibet. In 2012, he published and co-authored the book Heading East, in the Direction of Peace , the first in a series of five books promoting the charity program. Chen was crowned as the "Weibo King" at the 2013 Sina Weibo Night for his popularity, influence and philanthropy work on the micro-blogging site.He was also the "Philanthropy King" at the 2014 iQiyi Awards Night.

Chen is also a keen writer, having published and co-authored several books. His first book Suddenly Walked to Tibet was published in 2011, and contains a collection of autobiographical essays It was a huge commercial success, and Chen became the first and only actor to make it on to China's Writers Rich List. In 2014, he also published Strange Aquarius a short-story collection that takes inspiration from his Weibo posts and life story

Although he is not married, Chen has one son born in 2002 named You You (Alex) Chen. Chen does not intend to reveal the identity of You You's mother.

(Wikipedia)
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2018 The Rise of Phoenixes
Chinese Drama, 2018, 70 eps
Ning Yi (Main Role)
70
Ning Yi
Main Role
8.5
2018 Lost in 1949
Chinese Drama, 2018, 46 eps
Qiao Zhi Cai | Qiao Li Jie (Main Role)
46
Qiao Zhi Cai | Qiao Li Jie
Main Role
8.5
2016 Unified Three Kingdoms
Chinese Drama, 2016, 40 eps
Zhong Hui (Support Role)
40
Zhong Hui
Support Role
0.0
2009 Remembrance Of Dreams Past
Chinese Drama, 2009, 42 eps
Lu Tian En (Main Role)
42
Lu Tian En
Main Role
6.3
2008 Endless Love
Hong Kong Drama, 2008, 29 eps
Cheung Siu Kit (Main Role)
29
Cheung Siu Kit
Main Role
7.4
2006 The Conquest
Hong Kong Drama, 2006, 42 eps
Fan Li (Main Role)
42
Fan Li
Main Role
7.4
2005 Long Sword Lovesickness
Chinese Drama, 2005, 35 eps
Yan Zhui Yun (Main Role)
35
Yan Zhui Yun
Main Role
0.0
2005 Feng Yu Xi Guan
Chinese Drama, 2005, 40 eps
Liang Jin Kun (Main Role)
40
Liang Jin Kun
Main Role
5.5
2004 The Golden Warrior & Princess
Chinese Drama, 2004, 40 eps
Ming Yang (Main Role)
40
Ming Yang
Main Role
9.5
2003 Mai Ban Zhi Jia
Chinese Drama, 2003, 20 eps
Yu Zi Kun (Main Role)
20
Yu Zi Kun
Main Role
0.0
2003 The Story of a Noble Family
Chinese Drama, 2003, 40 eps
Jin Yan Xi (Main Role)
40
Jin Yan Xi
Main Role
7.5
2003 Pink Ladies
Taiwanese Drama, 2003, 40 eps
Romeo (Support Role)
40
Romeo
Support Role
7.5
2000 Love Story in Shanghai
Chinese Drama, 2000, 30 eps
Chen Zi Kun (Main Role)
30
Chen Zi Kun
Main Role
7.2
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2020 Mojin Returns
Chinese Movie, 2020,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
2020 Onmyoji
Chinese Movie, 2020,
(Main Role)
Main Role
9.0
2019 The Weary Poet
Chinese Movie, 2019,
Ye Mo Tian (Main Role)
Ye Mo Tian
Main Role
0.0
2017 Beautiful Accident
Chinese Movie, 2017,
Zhang Tao (Support Role)
Zhang Tao
Support Role
7.9
2016 Chongqing Hot Pot
Chinese Movie, 2016,
Liu Bo (Main Role)
Liu Bo
Main Role
7.5
2015 The Ghouls
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Hu Ba Yi (Main Role)
Hu Ba Yi
Main Role
7.6
2015 Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Zhong Kui (Main Role)
Zhong Kui
Main Role
6.9
2013 Bends
Hong Kong Movie, 2013,
(Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2013 Young Detective Dee: Rise Of the Sea Dragon
Chinese Movie, 2013,
Doctor Wang Pu (Guest Role)
Doctor Wang Pu
Guest Role
7.6
2012 Painted Skin: The Resurrection
Chinese Movie, 2012,
Huo Xin (Main Role)
Huo Xin
Main Role
7.9
2012 Hsue-shen Tsien
Chinese Movie, 2012,
Qian Xue Sen (Main Role)
Qian Xue Sen
Main Role
0.0
2011 Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Yu Huatian | Fengli Dao (Main Role)
Yu Huatian | Fengli Dao
Main Role
7.0
2011 Love on Credit
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Zhang Quan (Main Role)
Zhang Quan
Main Role
7.0
2011 Rest on Your Shoulder
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Yan Kuo (Main Role)
Yan Kuo
Main Role
7.1
2011 Beginning of the Great Revival
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Zhou En Lai (Main Role)
Zhou En Lai
Main Role
6.4
2010 Let the Bullets Fly
Chinese Movie, 2010,
Hu Wan (Support Role)
Hu Wan
Support Role
7.1
2010 My Ex-wife’s Wedding
Hong Kong Movie, 2010,
Ma Yong (Main Role)
Ma Yong
Main Role
7.3
2009 Mulan
Chinese Movie, 2009,
Wen Tai (Main Role)
Wen Tai
Main Role
8.2
2009 The Founding of a Republic
Chinese Movie, 2009,
Chiang Ching-kuo (Main Role)
Chiang Ching-kuo
Main Role
6.8
2008 Painted Skin
Chinese Movie, 2008,
Wang Sheng (Main Role)
Wang Sheng
Main Role
7.5
2008 Playboy Cops
Hong Kong Movie, 2008,
Lincoln Lin (Main Role)
Lincoln Lin
Main Role
7.2
2006 The Knot
Chinese Movie, 2006,
Chen Qiu Shui (Main Role)
Chen Qiu Shui
Main Role
7.2
2005 A West Lake Moment
Chinese Movie, 2005,
A Qin (Main Role)
A Qin
Main Role
6.4
2004 Baober in Love
Chinese Movie, 2004,
Mao Mao (Main Role)
Mao Mao
Main Role
5.8
2002 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Chinese Movie, 2002,
Luo Min (Main Role)
Luo Min
Main Role
7.3
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 Twenty-Four Hours: Season 1
Chinese TV Show, 2016, 12 eps
(Regular Member)
12
Regular Member
8.5
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