Singer-actor Leon Lai Ming: from meeting Roger Moore to starring with Faye Wong, his career in pictures
- One of the four ‘heavenly kings’ of Canto-pop alongside Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok and Jacky Cheung, Lai celebrates his 52nd birthday this week
- We look back at the Hong Kong star’s career in film and music over three decades
Leon Lai Ming – one of Hong Kong’s most beloved singer-actors – celebrates his 52nd birthday tomorrow.
Famed as one of the “Four Heavenly Kings” of Canto-pop – alongside Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Aaron Kwok Fu-shing and Andy Lau Tak-wah – Lai has enjoyed a career in show business stretching back more than three decades.
With almost 50 albums under his belt and leading roles in many classic Hong Kong films – including Fallen Angels and Comrades: Almost a Love Story – its been a career full of highlights.
Here we take a journey through his career in pictures taken from the Post’s archives.