In traditional Chinese medicine, there is a saying: "Junior military officer" (君臣佐使). Thereby, there is a key drug that holds the role of the king (military), a drug that helps - strengthen (god), a medicine that specializes in preventing side effects (adjuvant). And the medicine so that the whole remedy is optimally tolerated (porcelain). Licorice (甘草) is often used as a conduit, to clear the meridians, to harmonize the whole remedy. For this reason, people often call supporting roles that coordinate with the main role, inspiring the entire film circuit as "licorice actors". This time I will talk about an outstanding supporting character in Hong Kong films.
Referring to Truong Trieu Huy, I believe everyone is very familiar with him. He appeared in the films Golden Decade (黃金十年1986), Bien Thanh Lang Tu (邊城浪子1989), Strong Love Dai Dia / Deep Love (情濃大地 1995), Ỷ Thien Do Long Ky. .. The success of these classic films also contributed to creating a good character for Truong Trieu Huy.
張兆輝 - Eddie Truong Trieu Huy was born on February 04, 02 in British Hong Kong in a poor family with 1963 siblings. When he was young, his family lived in a wooden house in My Lam village, Sha Dien (沙田).
Truong Trieu Huy attended Shatian Public School (沙田公立學校). Next, he enrolled at Mo Fan English High School (模範英文中學).
He graduated in 1981, was a classmate of Liu Qingyun (劉青雲), Ye Tong (葉童), Qiu Wancheng (邱萬城).
When he was at school, Truong Trieu Huy loved football very much, he was a member of the school's football team. Also because he has so much passion for this subject, his academic ability is only average. Truong Trieu Huy's English teacher asked him to enroll in the TVB Artist Training Course.
In 1982, Truong Trieu Huy participated in the 11th TVB artist training course
He is a classmate of Luong Trieu Vy, Chau Tinh Tri, Au Duong Chan Hoa, Ngo Tran Vu, Quan Le Kiet, Ly Tu Hung, Lam Tuan Hien,...
In the early days of his debut, Truong Trieu Huy was assigned to "crossover" roles that did not have the opportunity to promote. It wasn't until 1986 that he had his first main role in the movie "Than Dung CID" (神勇CID).
However, at this time, Truong Trieu Huy's popularity is still not high. At TVB, he received a salary of about HK$10,000.
His natural, unobtrusive acting made him immediately receive the love of a large audience. It can be said that Truong Trieu Huy has mastered all the characteristics of the acting school. Whether it's the main or the supporting role, both the villain, the loyal or the traitor. Capturing the character's personality, portraying it properly and expressing it well.
After leaving TVB for the first time in 2002, Truong Trieu Huy focused on the film industry.
With excellent acting skills and diligent attitude, Truong Trieu Huy quickly got the position. In 2004, he was nominated for the "Best Supporting Actor" Award at the 23rd Golden Elephant and 41st Golden Horse Awards.
In 2005, Truong Trieu Huy won the category of "Best Supporting Actor" at the 5th Chinese Film Media Awards, for his role in the film Nhu Dao Long Tiger Table 《柔道龍虎榜》. Also with this film, he received another nomination at the 10th Golden Bauhinia Awards.
In 2019, Truong Trieu Huy won the "Best Supporting Actor" category at the 11th Macau International Movie Festival, with his role in the movie 《催眠·裁決》- Guilt by Design.
Contrary to the image on the film, in real life Truong Trieu Huy is a good husband and father.
In 1997, Truong Trieu Huy married Quach Bich Nghien (郭碧妍).
In 2000, they welcomed their first son, Edison 張卓鏗 (Zhang Zhuoqing). In 2004, the couple had a daughter, Twiggy 張卓姿 (Truong Trac Tu).
Not long after getting married, Quach Bich Nghien started a business in the beauty industry.
Truong Trieu Huy contributed capital, his wife contributed. Originally just a small beauty salon located in Tu Quawan (土瓜灣). But fortunately, Quach Bich Nghien is very smart and sharp, has a talent for financial planning. Now, Y Chi My (醫之美) - GVG becomes the general agent of the famous French skin care brand Raffine, responsible for distributing goods in Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, and large-scale beauty salons. large and small in Southeast Asia.
At the annual beauty industry exhibition events, Truong Trieu Huy will spend time promoting with his wife, friends in the entertainment industry also come to support.
The couple's annual sales are estimated at tens of millions of Hong Kong dollars.
Whether the salary is high or not, that is not what Truong Trieu Huy is worried about, because the film's remuneration differs greatly from his actual income. It can be said that Truong Trieu Huy plays movies because of passion, behind him is a huge business built by his wife, plus a huge fortune, estimated net worth of Truong Trieu Huy is more than 500 million Hong dollars. Kong so far, and he is truly an underground rich in the entertainment world.
In recent years, the status of Hong Kong cinema has entered a recession, many Hong Kong artists choose to go to the mainland to develop. Truong Trieu Huy has also achieved some success here, although most of them are supporting roles, he still shines with great acting skills. Receiving an interview with mainland media, Truong Trieu Huy shared about the ups and downs in his 40-year acting career. He said he used to suffer from depression for more than 10 years, looking at life with a gloomy color. Lucky to have his wife and children by his side to lift him up.
"Everyone's life will have ups and downs, not always favorable. Like my life has been through the peak, once fell into the abyss, I have been depressed for more than 10 years, life used to be a gray color. But after having a family and children, they gave me a colorful life. I gradually understood that I had to keep an optimistic, positive attitude, cherish each day in my life, strive to do better tomorrow. Success may be late, but it will surely appear."
(Truong Trieu Huy and his daughter)
Go back in time to February 2, when Truong Trieu Huy's career began to make favorable strides. A serious car accident has occurred. Truong Trieu Huy hit and killed a person. Information that this person died because he tried to chase for Truong Trieu Huy's signature, unfortunately something happened. After the incident, Truong Trieu Huy's psyche was severely affected and had to rest for a long time. And this is also said to be the reason for Truong Trieu Huy's depression.
Truong Trieu Huy deeply cherishes his family, he recounted: "When the children were young, I often picked them up after school. I remember one day when I picked up my son Trac Khanh, and then we picked up Trac Tu's daughter together. The boy saw his sister come down the stairs, ran to hold her hand, and walked together. This scene is so warm, will forever be imprinted in my heart. It was a touching memory that I couldn't buy even with a lot of money"
(Truong Trieu Huy with his wife Quach Bich Nghien)
In fact, no matter how much money you earn, a happy family life is the most important thing.
Now that both children are allowed to study abroad by Truong Trieu Huy, Truong Trieu Huy is satisfied that he made the right choice: "If I had often left home to go to the movies at that time, I wouldn't have any memories. of this sacred fatherhood."
When the children are not old, it is also the time when Truong Trieu Huy lives about his passion for acting.
Recently, Truong Trieu Huy loves golf and participates in tournaments.
Truong Trieu Huy has acted in more than 150 films and television productions since his debut, he has performed very well in both lead and supporting roles. The filming area spans Hong Kong, the mainland and elsewhere.
Wish Truong Trieu Huy will receive more good roles in the future, satisfying his passion for acting.
The family is always warm and happy.
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