Kenneth Ma Wins Long-Awaited Best Actor Award At 2019 TVB Anniversary Awards

Kenneth Ma Wins Long-Awaited Best Actor Award At 2019 TVB Anniversary Awards

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ByWei Yin on 13 Jan 2020 Digital Editor

The 2019 TVB Anniversary Awards show was held yesterday on 12 January 2020 and the highlight was definitely Kenneth Ma's (马国明) win.

The 45-year-old actor is a familiar face to fans of Hong Kong dramas and having worked with TVB for 20 years, his slow and steady rise finally earned him a top acting accolade last night.

Read on to find out more!

Kenneth Ma giving award speech
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Kenneth won the Best Actor award for his performance in Big White Duel (白色強人), where he portrayed Dr Tong, the head of the cardiology department.

What made his win all the more special is that he was previously nominated 11 times and finally took home the award on his 12th nomination last night!

Actors congratulating Kenneth Ma
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Actors hugging Kenneth Ma
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When the winner was announced, Kenneth was visibly surprised but the best part was how everyone genuinely looked happy for him. All who were present cheered, gave him a standing ovation and many fellow actors enveloped him in hugs to congratulate him.

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Kenneth Ma with award and giving speech
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In his award speech, he said even if he didn't win the award, he feels that he has "already won" because of everyone's immense support. Acknowledging the fact that there were many strong contenders for the award this year, he revealed that he was perhaps "lucky to have been able to act in Big White Duel".

Check out his reaction when he won and listen to his award speech here:

Last night was also another win for fans of Big White Duel as the series won the Best Drama Series award.

Just like the other actors and fans of Kenneth, we are really happy that he has finally gotten the well-deserved recognition for his acting. We wish him all the best in his future acting endeavours!

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