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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 30 avril 1965 (56 ans)

Gregory Charles Rivers (Chinese: 河國榮; Jyutping: Ho4 Gwok3wing4; born 1965) is a Hong Kong actor of Australian heritage.

Growing up in Katoomba, he moved to Hong Kong in 1987 before finishing a medical degree at University of New South Wales. Speaking fluent Cantonese, he was a TVB actor until 2008. Practically every major character who is a foreigner (no matter the time period or whether French/English or Persian) in TVB dramas is played by him. He has also appeared on stage, as protagonist, in 2005. The Aussie often says that in Hong Kong, he's found America.

His Chinese name is made up of the Chinese equivalent of his surname Rivers (河) and the name of his idol Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing (張國榮).

He is also a frequent YouTube poster, having his own prolific number of video clips of himself and his many colleagues within the Hong Kong media industry

In a TV interview aired on 19 March 2007 on the Hong Kong Terrestrial channel TVB, Gregory Rivers mentioned his reason for learning Cantonese was his association with Hong Kong Cantonese speaking friends during his time at university at the age of 20 years. It was this close friendship which led him to become more interested in the learning the language when he first heard the songs sung by Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing inspiring him to learn the words so he could sing it.

In October 2007, Rivers was one of the four non-Chinese TV actors featured in an in-depth interview and feature story 'Hello Neighbour' in Muse, discussing his sense of cultural identity and how he sees his work.

Le plus souvent avec

Yim Ho
Yim Ho
(1 films)
Simon Yam
Simon Yam
(3 films)
Annie Liu
Annie Liu
(2 films)
Wong Jing
Wong Jing
(1 films)
Cheuk Wan-chi
Cheuk Wan-chi
(1 films)
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Filmographie de Gregory Charles Rivers (6 films)

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My People, My Country, 2h38
Réalisé par Chen Kaige, Xu Zheng, Zhang Yibai, Guan Hu, Xue Xiaolu
Origine Chine
Genres Drame, Historique
Acteurs Wu Jing, Simon Yam, Song Jia, Liang Jing, Hu Jun, Zhou Dongyu
Rôle Hugh Davies (segment "The Going Home")
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Le segment d'ouverture du réalisateur Guan Hu, La Veille (前夜), raconte l'histoire d'un ingénieur appelé Lin Zhiyuan (Huang Bo) qui se lance dans une course contre la montre pour mettre au point un mécanisme automatique de levée de drapeau avant la cérémonie de fondation de la République populaire de Chine le 1er octobre 1949.
五個孩子的校長, 1h52
Origine Hong kong
Genres Drame
Thèmes Le thème de l'éducation
Acteurs Miriam Yeung (杨千嬅), Louis Koo, Stanley Fung, Gregory Charles Rivers, Philippe Joly
Rôle Tony
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Lui Wai-hung (Miriam Yeung) is a headmistress of an international kindergarten. Feeling disillusioned with the education system, she quits her high-paying job as a principal and plans to travel around the world with her her husband Tse Wing-tung (Louis Koo). However, she puts her travel plans on hold when she sees a news report on television where Yuen Tin Kindergarten, located in Yuen Long, was on the verge of closure with only five students left. Also, due to financial difficulties, the school can only use HK$4,500 to hire a headmaster and staff. Rekindling her passion for teaching, Lui applies for the job and hopes to help the five children transfer to another school. When Headmistress Lui assumes office, she discovers that these five children have different family problems. Student Ka-ka's father (Philip Keung) was crippled during an accident and is often threatened by property developers with eviction; Mei-chu's parents were killed in a traffic accident, with Auntie Han (Anna Ng), a restaurant employee, as her only guardian; Siu-suet's mother was not approved for Hong Kong residency and lives with her elderly father Mr. Ho (Richard Ng), who sells metal scraps for a living; Pakistani sisters Kitty and Jennie's father does not see a need for girls to study, so when school bus prices increased, he simply did not allow his daughters to go to school anymore.
Floating City
Réalisé par Yim Ho
Genres Drame
Acteurs Aaron Kwok, Charlie Yeung, Josie Ho, Annie Liu, Paw Hee-ching, Ngan Cheuk-Ling
Note64% 3.245613.245613.245613.245613.24561
The story of a self-made man in a rapidly changing Hong Kong at the end of British Colonial rule.
Exodus (2007)
, 1h34
Origine Hong kong
Genres Drame, Comédie, Policier
Acteurs Annie Liu, Nick Cheung, Maggie Shiu, Irene Wan, Pal Sinn, Simon Yam
Rôle Duty Officer
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Un policier sans histoire se met à enquêter sur un possible complot de la gente féminine à vouloir exterminer la race masculine.
Casino Raiders, 2h7
Réalisé par Corey Yuen, Wong Jing
Origine Hong kong
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Andy Lau, Idy Chan, Alan Tam, Rosamund Kwan, Charles Heung, Eddy Ko
Rôle Bellboy
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Crab Chan (Andy Lau) et Sam Law (Alan Tam) forment un duo de joueurs professionnels renommés et sont également les meilleurs amis du monde. Un jour, un magnat nommé Lung (Charles Heung) les invitent dans son casino du lac Tahoe en Californie pour démasquer un autre duo de joueurs soupçonnés d'arnaque, le Japonais Kung (Hagiwara Kenzo) et son fils Taro (Lung Fong). Sur place, Crab et Sam rencontre Koyan Tong (Idy Chan), riche héritière de Hong Kong en vacances aux États-Unis. Koyan et Sam commencent alors une relation.