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Alex Fong
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Chinese name 方力申 (Traditional)
Pinyin Fāng Lìshēn (Mandarin)
Jyutping fong1 lik6 san1 (Cantonese)
Ancestry Dali, Yunnan
Born 26 February 1980 (1980-02-26) (age 29)
Hong Kong
Other name(s) Siu Fong (小方)
Occupation Singer/actor
Genre(s) Cantopop
Instrument(s) Singing
Label(s) Gold Label Records/EMI (2003-present)

Universal Music/Go East Records (2001-2002)

Years active 2001-present
Official Website Official blog
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Fong.

Alex Fong Lik-sun (traditional Chinese: 方力申, born 1980) is a professional swimmer-turned-actor and singer based in Hong Kong, nicknamed "Little Flying Fish" for his swimming achievements. As of 2005, he holds several Hong Kong swimming records. He first represented Hong Kong at the age of 11. He also represented Hong Kong at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, but failed to reach the finals. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong. He caught the attention of record executives with his popularity amongst teenage girls and became a singer in 2001.

He had been assigned to work with Stephy Tang (鄧麗欣) of former pop-group Cookies/Mini Cookies for the past few years. They now have 6 duets: 好心好報, 好好戀愛, 十・分愛 (winner of the 2006 Jade Solid Gold 'Best Duet Gold Award'), 我的最愛, 重爱 (mandarin version of 我的最愛) and 七年.

Aside from releasing albums and filming movies, Alex Fong is also one of the hosts of TVB's hit cooking comedy show, Beautiful Cooking, along with Ronald Cheng and Edmond Leung. On 24 April 2009, Alex Fong and Kary Ng appeared at the Melbourne Arts Center for their Melbourne 2009 show.

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2000 Summer Olympics - Swimming

Alex competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the Hong Kong Swimming Team. He took part in men's 200 m individual medley, men's 400 m individual medley and men's 200 m backstroke, he won his heats in 400 m individual medley and 200 m backstroke, but failed to make the final.

He is the current Hong Kong record holder in 200 m backstroke (2:05.47) and 400 m individual medley (4:29.02). Both records were set at the Sydney Olympics. He is also a member of the team that set Hong Kong records for 4×100 m medley relay (3:51.07) and 4×200 m freestyle relay (7:38.91). [1]

Discography

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Albums

  • One Anniversary (2002)
  • Alex Fong New Songs and Best Selections (2003)
  • True (2003)
  • Never Walk Alone (2004)
  • 903 California Red: Eleven Fires Concert (2004)
  • Be Good (2005)
  • The Lost Tapes: Alex Fong Lik Sun (2006)
  • In Your Distant Vicinity (2007)
  • Alex Fong 2008 L For Love New and Best Selected (2008)
  • Time Flies (2009)
  • 7YRS (2009)

TV series

Filmography

Awards

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2001 Ultimate Song Chart Awards
叱咤樂壇流行榜頒獎典禮
Ultimate New Male Artist Award Alex Fong
Bronze Award
[2]
2001 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Best New Prospect Male Artist Award Alex Fong
Silver Award
[3]
2001 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Newcomer for Male Artist Alex Fong
Silver Award
[4]
2003 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Duet Song Ho Sum Ho Bo (好心好報) with Stephy Tang
Won
[5]
2003 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Top 10 Songs Ho Sum Ho Bo
Won
[6]
2003 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Duet Song Ho Sum Ho Bo (好心好報) with Stephy Tang
Silver Award
[7]
2004 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Song 大方
Won
[8]
Hit Duet Song Ho Ho Lieu Hoi (好好戀愛) with Stephy Tang
Won
Hit Popular Male Artist Alex Fong
Won
2004 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Top 10 Songs Ho Ho Lieu Hoi (好好戀愛)
Won
[9]
2004 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Duet Song Ho Ho Lieu Hoi (好好戀愛) with Stephy Tang
Won
[10]
2005 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Song Mr. ABC (ABC 君)
Won
[11]
Hit Karoke Song Hurting Yourself, Hurting Others (自欺欺人) with Theresa Fu
Won
2006 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Song In Your Distant Vicinity (在你遙遠的附近)
Won
[12]
Hit Duet Song Extremely Love (十・分愛) with Stephy Tang
Won
2006 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Duet Song Extreme Love (十分‧愛) with Stephy Tang
Gold Award
[13]

References

  1. ^ http://www.hkasa.org.hk/images/SWIM/Records/LC/HKRLC20080812ver1.pdf Hong Kong Swimming Records
  2. ^ (Chinese) 2001 Ultimate Song Chart Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  3. ^ (Chinese) 2001 RTHK Top 10 Songs Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  4. ^ (Chinese) 2001 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  5. ^ (Chinese) 2003 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  6. ^ (Chinese) 2003 RTHK Top 10 Songs Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  7. ^ (Chinese) 2001 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  8. ^ (Chinese) 2004 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  9. ^ (Chinese) 2004 RTHK Top 10 Songs Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  10. ^ (Chinese) 2004 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  11. ^ (Chinese) 2005 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  12. ^ (Chinese) 2006 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  13. ^ (Chinese) 2006 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.

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