Patrick Tse

Patrick Tse Yin (born Tse Ka-yuk; 9 August 1936)[1] is a Hong Kong actor, producer, screenwriter and director in Hong Kong cinema.

Patrick Tse
Tse Ka-yuk (謝家鈺)

(1936-08-09) August 9, 1936 (age 83)
Other namesTse Yin
Years active1952–present
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Partner(s)Coco (2005–2017, 2018–present)
Tse Yin
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Tse Ka-yuk
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese


Patrick Tse began his acting career in the 1950s and remained active for the next 40 years. He is a versatile and popular actor, usually playing the leading male roles.[2]

Tse worked briefly as writer, director and producer in the 1970s:

  • If Tomorrow Comes (1973) as producer/director
  • Madness of Love (1972) as director
  • One Year's Fantasy (1974) as writer/director
  • Love in Cubicle (1974) as writer/director
  • Farewell Dearest (1974) as director
  • The Splendid Love in Winter (1974) as writer/director
  • Love in Hawaii (1976) as producer/director
  • Confused Love (1977) as director

He stopped acting in the 1990s after immigrating to Canada, but returned to acting in 1999.

Personal lifeEdit

Tse married a famous Beijing born Taiwanese actress Zhen Zhen (Chinese: 甄珍) in 1974, but they divorced in 1978.[3] His second wife was Hong Kong actress Deborah Lee (Chinese: 狄波拉), with whom he had two children (popular Hong Kong actor-singer Nicholas Tse and actress and model Jennifer Tse). Tse and his family lived in Vancouver after his retirement from acting, but his family has since returned to Hong Kong. Tse and Deborah divorced in 1996. In 2005, he has been in the relationship with his longtime Shanghai girlfriend known only as Coco who is 49 years his junior.[4][5] Tse and Coco previously broke up in late 2017[6] and had since got back together again in late 2018.[7]


Year English Title Role Notes
1979 Over the Rainbow To Yat-tin
1980 The Bund II Tik Wan-chi
The Shell Game
1982 Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils Duen Ching-sun
1983 The Legend of the Condor Heroes: The Iron-Blooded Loyalists Yeung Tit-sum
The Legend of the Condor Heroes: Eastern Heretic and Western Venom
The Legend of the Condor Heroes: The Duel on Mount Hua
1985 The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain Miu Yan-fung
1986 Heir to the Throne Is... Cheung Leung
The Legend of Wong Tai Sin Prince Lung
2005 Central Affairs
2018 A Beautiful Moment
2019 Missbehavior
2020 Forensic Heroes IV Long Siu-tin Cameo appearance



  1. ^ Actor Index at Hong Kong Cinema
  2. ^ 八一八:谢贤 Retrieved 2017-02-06
  3. ^ 80-year-old Patrick Tse's Turbulent Love Life Divorces
  4. ^ 谢贤女友coco资料大起底 深扒娱乐圈最经典忘年恋 Retrieved 2017-02-05
  5. ^ 49岁年龄差 谢贤和Coco Retrieved 2017-02-05
  6. ^ "[Breakup Files] 81-Year-old Patrick Tse Breaks Up with Young Girlfriend, Coco". Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  7. ^ "忘年恋不死!谢贤跟小49岁女友Coco复合,女方曾被曝怀孕__新浪网-北美". Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  8. ^ Patrick Tse at
  9. ^ Patrick Tse at

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