Hu Ke (胡柯; born 20 September 1982 in Shanghai, China), better known by his stage name Hu Ge (胡歌|Hú Gē}}), is a Chinese film and television actor and pop singer. Hu is best known for his role as Li Xiaoyao in the 2003 TV series Chinese Paladin.
In 2004, Hu made his breakthrough role as Li Xiaoyao in the TV series Chinese Paladin, an adaptation of the action RPG The Legend of Sword and Fairy, which propelled him to fame. Hu also performed two songs for the series' soundtrack and that marked the beginning of his music career.
After Chinese Paladin, Hu embarked on a series of TV series projects, majority of which were based on Wuxia themes. Hu has acted in a number of films as well, including The Ghost Inside and The 601st Phone Call. In late 2008, he co-starred with Wu Chun and Charlene Choi in The Butterfly Lovers, a film based on the Chinese legend of the Butterfly Lovers. In the same year, he played the role of Guo Jing in The Legend of the Condor Heroes, an adaptation of Louis Cha's Wuxia novel of the same title.
Hu performed many songs for the soundtracks of the TV dramas he starred in. On 31 October 2006. Hu released his own EP, titled Treasure (珍惜) or Tell Him I Love Her (告訴他我愛她), which featured three songs. On 15 May 2008, Hu released his first full-length music album, titled Start (出發), which featured ten tracks.
Hu was involved in a car accident on 29 August 2006 while travelling from Hengdian to Shanghai on the highway. He survived with severe injuries while his assistant died. Hu had to undergo surgery and the entire healing process took approximately one year. The filming of The Legend of the Condor Heroes, which he was working on then, was temporarily halted due to his injury.
|2002||Jiazhuang Mei Ganjue||Kan Kan|
|2005||The Ghost Inside||Shen Lang|
|2006||The 601st Phone Call||Xiaowen|
|2008||The Butterfly Lovers||Ma Cheng'en|
|2004||Chinese Paladin||Li Xiaoyao|
|Liaozhai - Xiaoqian||Ning Caichen|
|2005||Fairy From Wonderland||Dong Yong|
|Till Death Do Us Apart||Xu Feng|
|2006||The Young Warriors||Yang Yanzhao|
|2008||The Legend of the Condor Heroes||Guo Jing|
|2009||Chinese Paladin 3||Feipeng / Long Yang / Jingtian / Li Xiaoyao|
|2010||The Myth||Yi Xiaochuan / Meng Yi|
|Bitter Coffee||Chen Cong|
|2004||Chinese Paladin OST|
|2005||Fairy From Wonderland OST|
|2006||Till Death Do Us Apart OST|
|2007||The Young Warriors OST|
|2008||Legend of Condor Heroes 2008 OST|
|2009||Chinese Paladin 3 OST|