|Chinese name 佘詩曼 (traditional)|
Years active 1997–present
Chinese name 佘诗曼 (simplified)
Name Charmaine Sheh
Occupation Actress, singer
|Jyutping Se4 Si1-maan6 (Cantonese)|
Born 28 May 1975 (age 40) Hong Kong (1975-05-28)
Education International Hotel Management Institute Switzerland (1997)
Awards TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actress, TVB Anniversary Award for Most Popular Female Character
Movies and TV shows Return of the Cuckoo, Can't Buy Me Love, Triumph in the Skies, Beyond the Realm of Conscience, War and Beauty
Similar People Raymond Lam, Kevin Cheng, Julian Cheung, Tavia Yeung, Linda Chung
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Charmaine Sheh Sze-Man (born 28 May 1975) is a Hong Kong actress and a contracted artiste under TVB best known for acting in many television series produced by TVB since 1998.
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Charmaine graduated in 1994 from the International Hotel Management Institute Switzerland in Lucerne, Switzerland, with a diploma in hotel management. On October 1997, she signed on with the Hong Kong television network TVB after emerging as second runner-up in the 1997 Miss Hong Kong Pageant. The early stage of her career was often characterised by her coy, squeaky voice and criticisms of her acting skills. However, Charmaine overcame these problems and made her breakthrough in Return of the Cuckoo in 2000, co-starring with Nancy Sit, Julian Cheung and Steven Ma. Since then, Charmaine has grown over the years to be a highly acclaimed and revered thespian in Hong Kong.
In 2006, Charmaine became the first TVB actress to win two major awards at the same TVB Anniversary Awards ceremony, clinching the Best Actress Award and My Favourite Female TV Character for her performance in Maidens' Vow.
She also won the Top Four Actresses Award with Ruby Lin, Zhao Wei and Liu Yifei. Charmaine was the first Hong Kong television actress to be shortlisted for the semi-finals of the Best Actress category at the 35th International Emmy Awards in 2007. In 2011 she was awarded Best Actress at the Asian Television Awards for her performance in Can't Buy Me Love.
After 14 years, she left TVB to develop her acting career in China and return in 2014 for a two-year contract with TVBC, a joint venture between TVB and China Media Capital (CMC) and Shanghai Media Group (SMG).
Line Walker is her first series since her return, where Charmaine portrays as an undercover cop and was highly praised for her role as "Ding Siu Ka" (丁小嘉). The series became the one of the highest rated and the most-watched TVB series of the year. She received multiple awards for her performance and won both Best / Favourite Actress and Favourite TV Character at TVB 48th Anniversary Award Presentation, TVB Star Awards Malaysia 2014 and Singapore StarHub TVB Awards 2014.
Charmaine is the third actress to win Best Actress for a second time (leading with Liza Wang and Sheren Tang and it's her third time to win My Favourite Female Character at the TVB Anniversary Awards. She also became first actress to be crowned double TV Queen for the second time.