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Fame and celebrity

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
PUBLISHED : Monday, 10 December, 2018, 2:34am
UPDATED : Monday, 10 December, 2018, 10:05am

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.

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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.