Derek Tsang

Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung (; born 8 November 1979) is a Hong Kong actor and film director. He is the son of Eric Tsang. He directed the films Lover's Discourse (2010) and Soul Mate (2016), and starred in The Thieves in 2012.[1] He is best known for the film Better Days.

Derek Tsang
Born (1979-11-08) 8 November 1979 (age 40)
OccupationActor, film director
m. 2019)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Life and careerEdit

Derek Tsang was born to Eric Tsang and his wife on 8 November 1979 in Wuhua, Guangzhou, China. His father originally wanted to become a soccer player just like his father Tsang Kai, who was Derek's grandfather. But, he ended up pursuing an acting career in 1977 and later moved to Hong Kong when Derek was still a baby.

Derek made his debut for Men Suddenly in Black (2003), where he played a younger version of his father's character, along with Jaycee Chan and Nicholas Tse.


Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 47th Golden Horse Awards Best New Director Lover's Discourse Nominated
2016 53rd Golden Horse Awards Best Director Soul Mate Nominated
2017 11th Asian Film Awards Best Director Nominated
36th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Director Nominated
Best New Director Nominated
8th China Film Director's Guild Awards Best Hong Kong / Taiwan Director Won
31st Golden Rooster Awards Best Directorial Debut Nominated


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