Jing Tao Ma

Ma Jing Tao

  • Name: Ma Jing Tao
  • Native name: 马景涛
  • Also Known as: Steve Ma, Steve Ma Ching-Tao, Ching Tao Ma
  • Nationality: Taiwanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: February 14, 1962
  • Age: 62
Steve Ma Jingtao is a Taiwanese actor, best known for acting in many Taiwanese, mainland Chinese and Singaporean television series since the early 1990s. Most of the more notable television series he acted in are of the wuxia and historical drama genres. Some of his notable roles in television series include: Zhang Wuji in The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (1994); Lü Dongbin in Legend of the Eight Immortals (1999); Linghu Chong in The Legendary Swordsman (2000); Dorgon in Xiaozhuang Mishi (2002); Nurhaci in Taizu Mishi (2005); King Zhou of Shang in The Legend and the Hero (2007).

Ma was born and raised in Taichung County, Taiwan, as the second of four children in his family. His ancestral home is in Suizhong County, Liaoning, China. He attended National Taichung Second Senior High School and graduated from Taipei World News Vocational School's Department of Radio and Television with a certificate in journalism.
Ma started his acting career by appearing in minor roles in Taiwanese television series such as The Former Husband, The Morning Fog and Guilty, before making his film debut in Spring Swallow in 1989. In the same year, he was nominated for the Golden Bell Award for Best Actor for portraying Zhang Changgui in Spring Come Again After Leave. He was nominated for the Golden Bell Award for Best Actor again in 1990 for his role as Luo Zhigang in Xue Ke.

In 1994, Ma starred as Zhang Wuji alongside Hong Kong actresses Kathy Chow and Cecilia Yip in the Taiwanese wuxia television series The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, an adaptation of the wuxia novel of the same title by Louis Cha. In 1998, he portrayed Lü Dongbin, one of the Eight Immortals in Chinese mythology, in the Singaporean television series Legend of the Eight Immortals. In 2000, he starred as Linghu Chong in the Singaporean television series The Legendary Swordsman, an adaptation of the wuxia novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Louis Cha.

Ma became more prominent in television after portraying the Qing dynasty regent Dorgon in the 2002 Chinese historical television series Xiaozhuang Mishi, which reached the top position in viewership when it was aired in mainland China and Taiwan. In 2003, he portrayed the Qing dynasty prince Yunreng in Huang Taizi Mishi.[4] He starred as Nurhaci, the founder of the Qing dynasty, in the 2005 Chinese television series Taizu Mishi.

In 2007, Ma starred as the antagonist King Zhou of Shang in The Legend and the Hero, a 2007 Chinese television series adapted from the 16th century Chinese mythological fantasy novel Fengshen Yanyi.In 2012, he appeared as King Fuchai of Wu in the Chinese historical television series The Legend of Xishi.

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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2012 The Legend of Xi Shi
Chinese Drama, 2012, 41 eps
King Fuchai of Wu (Main Role)
41
King Fuchai of Wu
Main Role
7.0
2008 Dong Gui Ying Xiong Zhuan
Chinese Drama, 2008, 35 eps
Ubasi (Main Role)
35
Ubasi
Main Role
0.0
2007 The Legend and the Hero
Chinese Drama, 2007, 38 eps
Di Xin / King Zhou of Shang (Main Role)
38
Di Xin / King Zhou of Shang
Main Role
7.4
2005 Magic Dragon Pearl
Chinese Drama, 2005, 34 eps
Cha Mu Long (Main Role)
34
Main Role
6.8
2005 Secret History of the Great Grand King
Chinese Drama, 2005, 46 eps
Aisin Gioro Nurhaci (Main Role)
46
Aisin Gioro Nurhaci
Main Role
6.5
2004 Huang Tai Zi Mi Shi
Chinese Drama, 2004, 32 eps
Yin Reng (Main Role)
32
Main Role
7.8
2003 Xiao Zhuang Epic
Chinese Drama, 2003, 38 eps
Dorgon (Main Role)
38
Dorgon
Main Role
8.1
2002 Warriors of the Magic Mountain
Taiwanese Drama, 2002, 40 eps
Ding Yin / Nan Hai / Yin Shan Tian Zun (Main Role)
40
Ding Yin / Nan Hai / Yin Shan Tian Zun
Main Role
6.0
1996 The Good Old Days
Hong Kong Drama, 1996, 105 eps
Fong Ho Sang (Main Role)
105
Fong Ho Sang
Main Role
7.5
1996 This Life, This Generation
Chinese Drama, 1996, 41 eps
Liu Han Xing | Ye Yi Long (Main Role)
41
Liu Han Xing | Ye Yi Long
Main Role
8.0
1995 New Justice Bao
Hong Kong Drama, 1995, 160 eps
(Support Role)
160
Support Role
7.8
1994 The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber
Taiwanese Drama, 1994, 64 eps
64
Main Role
6.8
1993 Between Water and Clouds
Taiwanese Drama, 1993, 26 eps
Mei Jo Hung (Main Role)
26
Mei Jo Hung
Main Role
6.5
1993 Plum Blossom Scar
Taiwanese Drama, 1993, 21 eps
Hao Chen (Main Role)
21
Hao Chen
Main Role
7.3
1992 Green Grass by the River
Taiwanese Drama, 1992, 42 eps
Ho Shih Wei (Main Role)
42
Ho Shih Wei
Main Role
8.1
1990 Xue Ke
Taiwanese Drama, 1990, 24 eps
Luo Zhi Gang (Main Role)
24
Main Role
7.5
1986 Ask for Love
Taiwanese Drama, 1986, 17 eps
(Support Role)
17
Support Role
6.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2024 The Enchanting Phantom
Chinese Movie, 2024,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
2023 Travel to the East
Chinese Movie, 2023,
Lui Dong Bin (Main Role)
Lui Dong Bin
Main Role
0.0
2013 Water Margin Heroes: Lu Jun Yi
Chinese Movie, 2013,
Lu Jun Yi (Main Role)
Main Role
8.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Roast Season 2
Chinese TV Show, 2017, 10 eps
(Ep.7) (Guest)
10
(Ep.7)
Guest
7.6
2014 Crazy Magee Season 2
Chinese TV Show, 2014, 12 eps
(Ep. 10) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 10)
Guest
0.0
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  • First Name: Jing Tao
  • Family Name: Ma
  • Native name: 马景涛
  • Also Known as: Steve Ma, Steve Ma Ching-Tao, Ching Tao Ma
  • Nationality: Taiwanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: February 14, 1962
  • Age: 62

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