Hawick Lau (劉愷威; born October 13, 1974) is a Hong Kong actor and singer, most famous for his performances in the TVB series A Kindred Spirit, Virtues of Harmony and its sequel Virtues of Harmony II, and My Family.He is the son of Hong Kong actor Lau Dan, with whom he co-starred in A Kindred Spirit, Virtues of Harmony and Virtues of Harmony II.

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  • Hawick Lau (劉愷威; born October 13, 1974) is a Hong Kong actor and singer, most famous for his performances in the TVB series A Kindred Spirit, Virtues of Harmony and its sequel Virtues of Harmony II, and My Family.He is the son of Hong Kong actor Lau Dan, with whom he co-starred in A Kindred Spirit, Virtues of Harmony and Virtues of Harmony II. In A Kindred Spirit, they actually played father and son.Hawick grew up in Hong Kong, but travelled throughout Asia with his father when he would do promotions and performances for the shows he starred in. Hawick studied architecture at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada before returning to Hong Kong to pursue his acting career.He is also a singer, having released several albums in the late 1990s, but they were not as successful as his acting career. When he debuted in the late 1990s, TVB had named him as one of the five New Young Dragons - a group of young actors that the network to push to turn into stars.In 2003, after having a significant amount of success at TVB, he took a leave to go and film in Mainland China, where there was an opportunity to make more money. In addition to this roles in television series for TVB, he has travelled to Singapore to star in the local production Destiny, which is produced by MediaCorp. He has also starred in a number of motion pictures, and won critical acclaim for his role in The Spy Dad.In April 2006, Hawick signed with ATV, the other main television station and production studio in Hong Kong for one year to star in a new series. At the press conference and contract signing, Hawick was asked if he’s asked his dad, Lau Daan, for his opinion on switching to a different company and if TVB will be mad at him for switching. Hawick replied, “My mom has always complained that she wasn’t able to see me a lot. Working back in HK works out real well for me. As for TVB, TVB is my maternal home. I’m very thankful for them in giving me so many opportunities. Maybe in the future we might be able to work together again. Besides, TVB is a big company. I’m sure I wouldn’t have made them angry."In November 2006, Hawick's first series with ATV, No Turning Back, began airing in Hong Kong. In the series, Hawick plays a villain who kills his entire family. He is also slated to star in several series in 2007, including a comedy with Patricia Liu.Ever since his move to act in mainland dramas, his popularity has dramatically increased amongst the Asian community. He was praised for his portrayal of the character Huo Dong Qing in the 2008 mainland drama 凤穿牡丹. He has also acted in a drama with Athena Chu called 一千滴眼泪 (A thousand tears). To this day, there has been no talk regarding another TVB drama collaboration.He also starred in the Chinese mainland TV series called Royal Embroidery Workshop or Feng Chuan Mu Dan in 2008 with Li Xiao Ran.
  • 劉愷威(Lau Hoi Wai,Hawick,1974年10月13日-),香港影视歌多栖男艺人,其父為香港藝人劉丹,妻子為中國大陸藝人楊冪。曾與廖碧兒拍拖。1993年获加拿大华人歌手选拔赛冠军,1994年进入TVB正式踏足演艺圈。2005年,在主演的《甜孙爷爷》获得收视佳绩后,刘恺威开始寻求TVB以外的世界,离开了TVB。2007年正式将事业重心转向中國大陸。2008年凭《凤穿牡丹》中霍冬青一角在中國大陸崭露头角。2011年因《千山暮雪》中饰演的莫绍谦一角进一步走红,人气速增,跻身当红小生行列。2012年刘恺威首次制片并主演了刘恺威工作室承制的都市商战悬爱剧《盛夏晚晴天》,收视和网路播放量均表现不凡,首次制片作品大获成功。2013年担任其主演电视剧《一念向北》的制作人,台前幕后双向发展。2014年,由其主演的《喋血孤岛》、《江南四大才子》、《一念向北》、《风云天地》、《妻子的秘密》、《千金女贼》等电视剧将与观众见面。
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  • 劉愷威(Lau Hoi Wai,Hawick,1974年10月13日-),香港影视歌多栖男艺人,其父為香港藝人劉丹,妻子為中國大陸藝人楊冪。曾與廖碧兒拍拖。1993年获加拿大华人歌手选拔赛冠军,1994年进入TVB正式踏足演艺圈。2005年,在主演的《甜孙爷爷》获得收视佳绩后,刘恺威开始寻求TVB以外的世界,离开了TVB。2007年正式将事业重心转向中國大陸。2008年凭《凤穿牡丹》中霍冬青一角在中國大陸崭露头角。2011年因《千山暮雪》中饰演的莫绍谦一角进一步走红,人气速增,跻身当红小生行列。2012年刘恺威首次制片并主演了刘恺威工作室承制的都市商战悬爱剧《盛夏晚晴天》,收视和网路播放量均表现不凡,首次制片作品大获成功。2013年担任其主演电视剧《一念向北》的制作人,台前幕后双向发展。2014年,由其主演的《喋血孤岛》、《江南四大才子》、《一念向北》、《风云天地》、《妻子的秘密》、《千金女贼》等电视剧将与观众见面。
  • Hawick Lau (劉愷威; born October 13, 1974) is a Hong Kong actor and singer, most famous for his performances in the TVB series A Kindred Spirit, Virtues of Harmony and its sequel Virtues of Harmony II, and My Family.He is the son of Hong Kong actor Lau Dan, with whom he co-starred in A Kindred Spirit, Virtues of Harmony and Virtues of Harmony II.
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