Sam Lee (actor)

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Sam Lee
Chinese name 李璨琛
Pinyin Lǐ Cànchēn (Mandarin)
Jyutping Lei5 Caan3-sam1 (Cantonese)
Birth name Lee Chan-sam
(simplified Chinese: 李灿森; traditional Chinese: 李燦森; pinyin: Lǐ Cànsēn; Jyutping: Lei5 Caan3-sam1)
Born (1975-09-27) 27 September 1975
Hong Kong
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997-present
Ancestry Chinese
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.

Sam Lee Chan-sam (born 27 September 1975) is a Hong Kong actor. He started his film career when he was first spotted by director Fruit Chan who cast him in Made in Hong Kong. Since his debut, Lee has been working hard on many films. In 1999, he made thirteen films in that year alone. He appeared in a Japanese film Ping Pong as one of the contestants in the movie. Lee is best known for his role as Sha Jang in the Hong Kong television series The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra (2002).

Outside of his film career, Lee is a seasonal member of a Hong Kong hip hop band Lazy Mutha Fucka (LMF) where he is the rapper.[1] Sam Lee is also known as DJ Becareful.



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Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Film Result
199717th Hong Kong Film AwardsBest New PerformerMade in Hong KongWon
34th Golden Horse AwardsBest ActorNominated
199818th Hong Kong Film AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Longest SummerNominated
200643rd Golden Horse AwardsBest ActorDog Bite DogNominated
201145th TVB Anniversary AwardsBest Supporting ActorGhetto JusticeNominated


  1. Sam Lee biography
  2. "Sam Lee". Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  3. "Sam Lee". Retrieved April 18, 2010.
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