Chris Sun
Chris Sun
Contact Actor
Chris Sun joined HKRep in 1994. An expert in portraying the common man, he has starred in such comedic productions as Art, Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land and Shed Skin. He is adept in acting the character of tragic hero, as in The Crucible, Zheng He and the Emperor and Reverie of an Empire. Among his recent productions are Moscow Express, Scapin in Jiānghú, Chap. 2023, All Good Things, The Top Restaurant, Confrontations, Love à la Zen, Road to Damascus, The Finale of Mr. AD, Le Père, Principle (2018, 2020), Speaking in Tongues and A Dream Like a Dream.
Chris has been nominated 16 times at the Hong Kong Drama Awards for his performances in Before the Rain Stops, The Native Son of Beijing, An Absolute Turkey, Blindness, A Flea in Her Ear, Footprints in the Snow (re-run), Whose Wife is it Anyway?, Hu Xueyan, my Dear (1st run), Die Firma dankt, Principle (2018), Love à la Zen and Confrontations. To date, he has received four awards: Best Supporting Actor (Tragedy/Drama) for A Dream Like a Dream (2003), Best Actor (Tragedy/Drama) for Whose Life is it Anyway? (2006), Best Actor (Comedy/Farce) for Art (2008) and Shed Skin (2012). In 2016, he was awarded Best Actor for Footprints in the Snow in the 10th Chinese Drama Festival. In 2019 and 2023, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 3rd and 7th Chinese Theatre Awards for his performances in Marriage and The Top Restaurant respectively.
Chris is also active behind the scenes. He was assistant director in The Big Meal (2019) and Wolf in the House. Earlier, he was the assistant to the director in From Sunset to Sunrise, Xi Nai on Rock, A Bowlful of Kindness (2012) and I Have a Date with Autumn. He was co-playwright of The Lost and Found Trilogy, created the story for Drama Gallery’s Detective Women and presented his script A Night of Love Songs in the Prospect Theatre’s Playwright Scheme III. He is currently the board member of Drama Gallery.
Chris graduated from the School of Drama, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in acting.
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