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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Beautiful Chinese Actresses

Shu Qi
Shu Qi
Shu Qi was born on April 16th, 1976 in Xindian, Taiwan, Republic of China.
She is sometimes listed as...
Chi Hsu, Qi Hsu, Shu Qi, Chi Shu, Kei Shu, Qui Shu, Kei Su, Hsu Chi, Shu Qui or Shu Kei.
Shu Qi has had a very busy prolific career, appearing in well over sixty films including the 2009 American film, New York, I Love You.
But if you are like me, you'll remember her best starring opposite Jason Statham in the 2002 film The Transporter (which I loved).

Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung
Another actress and cantopop singer, Cecilia Cheung was born on May 24th, 1980 in Hong Kong.
She started out doing commercials, and her big screen debut was in the 1999 Stephen Chow film, King of Comedy.
Cecilia went on to appear in over thirty films, the last being The 601st Phone Call in 2006.
She released her first album Any Weather in 1999 and her last album C1, was released in 2005.
Along with Gillian Chung and Bobo Chan, Cecilia was involved in the Edison Chen photo scandal.

Faye Wong

Faye Faye Wong does it all.
She is a singer, songwriter, actress and model who is listed in the Guinness World Records as the Best Selling Canto-Pop Female recording artist.
Faye has sold over 9.7 million albums in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan.
She was born on August 8, 1969 in Beijing, China as Xia Lin.
As a model, Faye has appeared on the covers of Vogue Taiwan, Elle and Marie Claire Hong Kong, and has appeared in fashion magazines like Japanese Elle and other Asian magazines.
As an actress, she has appeared in six films and six TV shows.
In 2006, Faye and her husband Li Yapeng founded the Smile Angel Foundation, a charity to help children with clefts.

Tang Wei

Tang Wei
Chinese actress Tang Wei was born on October 7th, 1979 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.
She originally wanted to be an archaeologist or lawyer, but after doing some modeling, she entered the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing and graduated in 2002.
During her career so far, Tang has appeared in twelve TV shows and films (starting with Chinese Female Football in 1998), and racked up an impressive list of awards and nominations.

Angela Zhang

Angela Zhang
Taiwanese pop singer and actress Angela Chang was born on January 19, 1982 in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Her family moved to Canada when she was twelve, but after graduating from high school, she returned to Taiwan and soon got a role in the 2002 Taiwanese drama, My MVP Valentine.
She has gone on to appear in five more TV series.
Angela released her first album in 2004, Over The Rainbow, and has released five more since.
She is also sometimes listed as Shaohan Zhang and Angela Chang.

Huang Shengyi

Huang Shengyi
If you have seen Stephen Chow's 2004 Hong Kong action comedy film Kung Fu Hustle (I loved that movie), you have already seen Huang Shengyi.
She played Fong, the lollipop girl.
Huang Shengyi was born on February 11, 1983 in Shanghai, China.
Kung Fu Hustle was her first film, and she has gone on to appear in nine more films including 2009's Race to Witch Mountain (as Shira the UFO Huntress).
She has also appeared in eight TV series in China.
She has appeared on the covers of both Maxim and FHM.

Angelica Lee

Angelica Lee
Malaysian Chinese film actress and pop singer Angelica Lee was born on January 23, 1976 Kedah, Malaysia.
Although Angelica started out as a singer, she has been very successful as an actress.
She made her acting debut in the 1999 film The Sunshine Cops, but what got her international fame was her role in the 2002 Hong Kong-Singaporean / Thai horror film The Eye (which was remade in the US in 2008 with Jessica Alba).
For Angelica's role as Wong Kar Mun in the film, she won the Golden Horse Award for Best Actress, Best Actress at the Hong Kong Film Festival and a Hong Kong Golden Bauhinia Award.
Angelica has gone on to appear in over sixteen films.
As a singer, she released her first album Under The Same Starry Sky in 1996, and has released four albums since.
In February of 2010, Angelica Lee married screenwriter and film director, Oxide Pang.

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