Darren Chen

Guan Hong (Chinese: 官鴻; pinyin: Guān Hóng, born 15 December 1995), also known as Kuan Hong or Darren Chen, is a Taiwanese actor and model. He is best known for his roles in Meteor Garden (2018), My Unicorn Girl and The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty (2020).

Darren Chen
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Beijing Mengyang Film and Television Signed Actor
Guan Hong

(1995-01-15) 15 January 1995 (age 26)
Alma materTaipei Municipal Heping High School
Years active2016–present
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 67kg
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese鸿

Early life and educationEdit

Darren Chen was born on December 15, 1995 in Taiwan. He graduated from the Taipei Municipal Heping High School.[1]


2016–2018: Beginnings and rising popularityEdit

In 2016, Chen made his acting debut as Lin Yutang in the youth fantasy web series Proud of Love and its sequel.[2][3]

In 2017, Chen was cast in the role of Huaze Lei by Angie Chai in the 2018 adaptation of Meteor Garden, based on the Japanese shōjo manga series Boys Over Flowers (花より男子, Hana Yori Dango) written by Yoko Kamio.[4][5] He appeared in Harper's Bazaar China with his Meteor Garden costars Dylan Wang, Connor Leong, and Caesar Wu in the November issue.[citation needed] The series was first broadcast in Hunan TV in 9 July 2018, and Chen rose to fame.[6] The same year was confirmed to make his big screen debut with a guest appearance in the romance comedy film Oversize Love.[7]

2019–present: Leading rolesEdit

In 2019, Chen was cast in his first leading role in the historical mystery drama The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty, produced by Jackie Chan. The series premiered on iQiyi on April 1, 2020.[8][9] The same year, he starred in the youth sports drama My Unicorn Girl.[10]



Year English title Chinese title Role Notes/Ref.
2020 Oversize Love 月半爱丽丝 Huang Ke [7]

Television seriesEdit

Year English title Chinese title Role Network Notes/Ref.
2016 Proud of Love 别那么骄傲 Lin Yutang Youku [2]
2017 Proud of Love 2 别那么骄傲2 Lin Yutang [3]
2018 Meteor Garden 流星花园 Huaze Lei Hunan TV [6]
2020 The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty 成化十四年 Tang Fan iQiyi [9]
My Unicorn Girl 盔甲上的少女 Wen Bing [10]
Yu Zhao Ling 玉昭令 Zhan Hong [11]


Year English title Chinese title Album Notes/Ref.
2018 "For You" N/A Meteor Garden 2018 OST with Dylan Wang, Connor Leong and Caesar Wu.
"Creating Memories" 创造回忆
"Never Would've Thought of" 从来没想到
"The Tenderness Behind the Flower" 花背后的温柔 [12]
2020 "Mortal World " 凡尘 The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty OST
"Late at Night" 夜阑珊 with Fu Mengbo and Liu Yaoyuan


  1. ^ 「新花澤類」官鴻勝周渝民身高、混血氣質:你該知道《流星花園》官鴻5個最迷人穿搭. Elle (in Chinese). 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b 宋芸桦首次触电奇幻偶像剧 柴智屏力捧新人官鸿. Tencent (in Chinese). 25 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b 《别那么骄傲2》定档1月11日 宋芸桦佟梦实官鸿命运成谜. YLQ (in Chinese). 6 January 2017.
  4. ^ "新《流星花园》F4成员官鸿不姓官 吴希泽性格大反转". Xinhua News (in Chinese). 25 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Meet the new F4 and Shancai in the 2018 Meteor Garden TV reboot". The Straits Times. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b 新《流星花园》正式收官 梁靖康精彩表现收获人气. CQ News (in Chinese). 31 August 2018.
  7. ^ a b 关晓彤黄景瑜新片《月半爱丽丝》开机. Mtime (in Chinese). December 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "《成化十四年》定档 官鸿傅孟柏联手探奇案品人心". Netease (in Chinese). March 26, 2020.
  9. ^ a b 成龙首次监制网剧 《成化十四年》演员阵容首亮相. Sina (in Chinese). May 16, 2019.
  10. ^ a b "《《穿盔甲的少女》官鸿陈瑶热血呈现青春校园练爱剧". Netease (in Chinese). April 27, 2020.
  11. ^ "《玉昭令》开机 官鸿鲜衣怒马颠覆形象化身展捕头". Ynet (in Chinese). December 4, 2019.
  12. ^ 新版 (流星花园) 插曲上线 官鸿深情演绎 (花背后的温柔) (in Chinese). Rednet CN. 23 July 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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