Hong Kong actor Lam Ka-tung, who’s risen gradually from bit-part player to leading man and film producer in the course of a 30-plus-year career. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong actor Lam Ka-tung, who’s risen gradually from bit-part player to leading man and film producer in the course of a 30-plus-year career. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

How film actor Gordon Lam Ka-tung, star of Limbo and Trivisa, became one of Hong Kong cinema’s power players on screen and off

  • Gordon Lam Ka-tung has grown from bit-part television actor in the 1980s to award-winning leading man and producer of some of Hong Kong’s best regarded movies
  • Lam, who as an actor initially earned less than a hotel bellboy, is now paying his fame and acclaim forward by working with those waiting for their big breaks

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Hong Kong actor Lam Ka-tung, who’s risen gradually from bit-part player to leading man and film producer in the course of a 30-plus-year career. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong actor Lam Ka-tung, who’s risen gradually from bit-part player to leading man and film producer in the course of a 30-plus-year career. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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