Fame and celebrity

Happy 38th birthday Edison Chen: highs and lows of the rapper, singer, actor and designer’s career

Canada-born, Hong Kong-raised star pictured with Dark Knight co-star Morgan Freeman, Infernal Affairs co-stars Carina Lau and Shawn Yue, and promoting his clothing line at New York Fashion Week, and more

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 07 October, 2018, 3:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 07 October, 2018, 3:00am

Edison Chen Koon-hei has enjoyed many ups – and several downs – during his career as a rapper, singer-songwriter, actor, producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.

As the Canadian-born, Hong Kong-raised star celebrates his 38th birthday this Sunday, let’s take a trip through his life in these images from the South China Morning Post archives.