Aaron Kwok was born in Hong Kong in 1965. He enrolled in TVB's dance training course and became a background dancer on TVB in 1984, but later switched to the actors' training course and starred in a few of TV drama series such as Yuppies on the Move, Heartstrings, Two of a Kind, Man from Guong Dong, Wars of Bribery and Revelation of the Last Hero. Kwok also performed in several of TVB's variety shows.
He became an idol after he shot a motorcycle commercial in Taiwan in 1990. He released 3 records in Mandarin in Taiwan, and returned to Hong Kong to star in a dozen of movies. Kwok has since released 30 records and is one of the Canto-pop superstars. His Catonese and Mandarin albums includes Never Stop Loving You, Aaron Kwok 2, Who Can Tell Me?, Non-stop Dancing, Loving, Singing, Please Bring My Affection Home, Without Your Love, Dream Can't Be Kept, Merry Christmas, Nightmare In Garden, Desire. Iron Curtain Temptation, AK-47, Romantic Iron Curtain Action Temptation, You Are My Everything, My Beginning Is From Here, Pure Legend, Unstop Wind, Memorandum, Love Dove, The Most Exciting Empire, Listen To The Music Of The Wind, Who Will Remember Me, The Best Remix, Devoted, Singing This Song, Code In The Wind, Crazy City, Ask For More, Amazing Dream, So Afraid, Bey Blade, Absolute, Pure Energy, The Power Of Love 2002, So Afraid, A Magic To City, and Wind Blows Unceasinfly.
Kwok's first film was Close Escape, and his performances in Andy Lau's Lee Rock 2 and Savior of the Soul were critically acclaimed. His other film credits include Truant Heroes, Rhythm of Destiny, Millionaire Cop, The Bare-Footed Kid, A Moment of Romance 2, Whatever Will Be, Will Be, Somebody Up There Likes Me, Anna Magdelena, 2000 AD, And I Hate You So, China Strike Force, Para Para Sakura and Divergence.
(hkfilmart November 16, 2005)