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Kuan Hong (Chinese: 官鴻; pinyin: Guān Hóng, born January 15, 1995 in Taiwan), also known as Darren Chen, is an actor from Taiwan whom is primarily active in China. He is best known for his role as Hua Ze Lei in the 2018 reboot of Meteor Garden. Chen has also starred in The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty and My Unicorn Girl.


Early life[]

Chen was born on January 15, 1995 in Taiwan. He graduated from the Taipei Municipal Heping High School.[1]


In 2016, Chen starred in the Chinese drama Proud of Love as Lin Yu Tang, the childhood friend of Vivian Sung's character. He reprised his role in the 2017 sequel.[2] His casting in the Meteor Garden remake was announced in November 2017, when he appeared alongside co-stars Dylan Wang, Liang Jing Kang, and Caesar Wu in Harper's Bazaar China.[3] He later attended a press conference in Shanghai, where his role as Hua Ze Lei was revealed.[4] Meteor Garden aired the following summer.[5] In 2020, Chen starred in the film Oversize Love[6] and the television dramas The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty,[7] and My Unicorn Girl.[8]


Television dramas

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Proud of Love Lin Yu Tang
2017 Proud of Love 2 Lin Yu Tang
2018 Meteor Garden Hua Ze Lei
2020 The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty Tang Fan
My Unicorn Girl Wen Bing
2021 No Boundary Zhan Yan
No Boundary 2 Zhan Yan
TBA To Be a Brave One Shao Mo Li
Destiny of Love Fu Cheng Jin


Year Title Role Notes
2020 Oversize Love Huang Ke

Selected discography[]



  • He appeared in My Unicorn Girl (2020) with Dai Ya Qi.

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