Ming Dao

Ming Dao

Ming Dao( Chinese :明道; pinyin :Míng Dào) was born on 26 February 1980. He is a Taiwanese model , actor and singer of quintet boy band 183 Club since 2004. He is well known for starring inThe Prince Who Turns into a Frog, which held the highest single episode average rating of 6.99 for a Taiwanese drama from 2005 to 2008, and the winner ofBest Host in Educational Programmeat the 39th Golden Bell Awards .

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 Ming Dao's Career

hosted by Jacky Wu on China Television . He went on to model for various advertisements and appeared in several music videos including Fei Xiang 's "She" and R&B 's "Love Bubble". Ming also participated in a Taiwanese programSuper Sundayin 2000and worked as a spokesperson for Shiatzy Chen .

(冒險王) on SETTV from 2002, visiting India , Korea , Egypt , Germany , Namibia , New Zealand , Laos , Guam , Fiji , Alaska , Mexico , Oman , and Indonesia as an adventure tour guide. In 2004, Ming won theBest Host in Educational Programmeat the 39th Golden Bell Awards .

A year later, he starred inThe Prince Who Turns into a Frog(王子變青蛙) as Shan Jun Hao and Dang Ou. This drama is the only one in which all five members of 183 Club appeared. Episode seven broadcast on 17 July 2005 achieved an average rating of 6.99 and peaked at 8.05, which broke the previous average record of 6.43 held byMeteor Gardenand was the highest peak for a single episode for a Taiwanese drama until it was broken by episode 13 ofFated To Love Youwhich peaked at 8.13 in 2008.

In his next drama,The Magicians of Love(愛情魔髮師), he co-starred with his band mates Sam Wang , Jacky Zhu , and Ehlo Huang from 183 Club . Then in 2006, he starred inThe Legend of Star AppleandAngel Lover. Followed byYing Ye 3 Jia 1, in 2007 in which he plays Ah Jiang, opposite former co-star Joe Chen fromThe Prince Who Turns Into A Frog. Other cast members include Jason Hsu of 5566, who plays his friend Bulu (Wang Dao Ren). Also released in 2007 wasModern Youth(梦幻天堂).

In 2008 he finished filmingQuietly Falling in Love With YouandAlways Smile!in Hunan, China. In December Ming and Chen Qiao En filmedStaying by You, Staying in the Sunshine/Taking of You, accompanied by the Lights, released in 2009.

After his mainland drama was a success, he went back to the mainland and started shooting Wuxia drama as General Wu Gang . Because of the popularity of Ming Dao on the mainland, a huge mainland station (Anhui TV) contracted him as their star. He was paid a fantastic sum to participate in the idol dramaHappy and Love Foreverwith another actress and model Annie Chan. This drama was a huge success and had high ratings. The producer made a sequel but Ming Dao and Annie only had cameo roles.

In 2010, Ming Dao returned to Taiwan and starred withCheryl YanginZhong Wu Yan. Although he was paid a lot less, he decided to do this drama because he did not want his Taiwanese fans to be disappointed.

Mingdao left his agency J Star and along with Miss Li his manager,they established a new agency MID. Other artists who signed on under his agency were Gino and Anthony. He arranged a pictorial book "STAR" which was a big hit.

Because of his popularity, the popular screenwriter and producerYu Zheng,scheme of beauty,Palace - The Lock Heart Jadewas interested in cooperating with him. Ming Dao was offered to play another Wuxia drama. He was interested in this role as it was different. He played as twins one of good person and the other being evil. This drama garnered him huge praise as an actor.

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 Ming Dao's Filmography

Film

Television

YearTitleRoleNetworkNotes
2004 La robe de Mariee des cieux
天国的嫁衣
Chen Hainuo / Harold CTS
2005 The Prince Who Turns into a Frog
王子变青蛙
Shan Junhao / Dang O TTV
2006 The Magician of Love
爱情魔发师
Du Yasi / Du Yajun TTV
2006 Legend of Star Apple
星苹果乐园
Tao Si CTV
2006 Angel Lover
天使情人
Yang Tianyou StarTV
2007 Modern Youth
梦幻天堂
Zhou Jichun
2007 Ying Ye 3 Jia 1
樱野三加一
Yang Jiajiang TTV
2009 Knock Knock Loving You
敲敲爱上你
Zhao Guanxi CTS
2009 Let's Dance
守着阳光,守着你
Yang Rui
2009 Always Smile!
微笑在我心
Liang Yufang Hunan TV
2009 Chang'e
嫦娥
Wu Gang
2010 Happy & Love Forever
幸福一定强
Yin Dingqiang Anhui TV
2010 Zhong Wu Yen
钟无艳
King Xuan of Qi TTV
2011 Sunny Happiness
幸福最晴天
Yin Dingqiang guest star
2011 Beauty World
唐宫美人天下
Ming Chongyan/Ming Yi Anhui TV
2011 Beauties of the Emperor
王的女人
Xiang Yu
2011 Happiness of an Angel
天使的幸福
An Jieluo
2011 Happy Michelin Kitchen
幸福三颗星
Yin Dingqiang guest star
2012 SOP QUEEN"
胜女的代价
Adam Bell(Ya Dang Bei Er) guest star

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 Ming Dao's Discography

Album InformationTracks Contributed
Heaven's Wedding Gown Soundtrack
  • Artist:
  • Released: 2004
"Torture [Zhe Mo]"(折磨) by183 Club
The Prince Who Turns Into A Frog Soundtrack
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Released: 2005
"Enticing Trick"(迷魂計) by183 Club

"Magical Smile"(魔法) by183 Club
"Call My Name"(閉上眼默唸3遍) by183 Cluband7 Flowers
"True Love"(真愛) by183 Club

The Magicians of Love Soundtrack
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Released: 2006
"Perfect Lover" (完美情人) by183 Club

"Magic Room" by183 Club
"Bomba Bomba" by183 Club
"Affected Line"(感情線) by183 Club
"A Date So Sweet"(甜蜜約定) by183 Club

Angel Lover Soundtrack
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Released: 2006
"Finding True Love" (發現真愛) withJacky ChuandEhlo Huang

"Unregrettable Decision" (不後悔的決定) withJacky Chu
"Forgotten" (遺忘) withEhlo Huang
"Since Beginning" (從頭) withJacky ChuandEhlo Huang

Ying Ye 3 Jia 1 Soundtrack
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Released: 2007
"To Believe Again" withChen Qiao En

"Looking for My Best Friend" withJason Hsu

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 Ming Dao's Endorsements

YearProductType
2001 Olay Face Wash Cosmetic
Supao Sport Drink 舒跑運動飲料 Beverage
2002 KYMCO 光陽機車 Motor sports equipment
Jasmine Green Tea 茉莉綠茶 Beverage
2004 Sweet Promise - 2SWEET Gold Jewelry 甜蜜約定 2SWEET金飾 Accessories
2005 Bolife Juice 波蜜果菜汁 Beverage
Proman Underwear 豪門內衣 Clothing
US Cotton 美國棉代
2006 Caterpillar Watch Accessories
2007 Cloie Watch Accessories
New Era of Casual Sport Shoes 新紀元休閒鞋 Clothing
Eminu Clothing 依米奴休閒服飾 Clothing
2008 "Batman Begins 6 - The Dark Knight" Asian voice
2009 Crest Tooth paste
2010 New York Wedding Photography Clothing
HOTOLO Mobile
2011 Ladies Bra Clothing
2012 Grain Valley Beverage

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 Ming Dao's See also

  • List of male underwear models

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 Ming Dao's References

  1. 超級星期天
  2. (Chinese) Sina.com 39th Golden Bell Awards winners list - 2004 3 November 2005. Retrieved 2011-06-09
  3. (Chinese) Xinhuanet.com 電視劇《天國的嫁衣》_分集介紹_劇情介紹_精彩圖片 Retrieved 2011-06-09
  4. (Chinese) Fated To Love You surpassed Prince Who Turns Into a Frog record. May 27, 2008. Retrieved December 20, 2008.

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