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Chingmy Yau

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Chinese name  邱淑貞 (traditional)
Years active  1989–1999
Ancestry  Panyu District
Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Sham Kar Wai (m. 1999)
Pinyin  Qiu Shuzhen (Mandarin)
Role  Actress
Chinese name  邱淑贞 (simplified)
Name  Chingmy Yau

Chingmy Yau's serious face in a movie scene from 666 moh gwai fuk wut (1996 film)
Jyutping  Jau1 Suk1-zing1 (Cantonese)
Born  16 May 1968 (age 53) Hong Kong (1968-05-16)
Children  Shum Yuet Jiawei, Shum Yat Jiawei, Shum Sing Jiawei
Nominations  Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Movies  Naked Killer, Lover of the Last Empress, Kung Fu Cult Master, God of Gamblers Returns, City Hunter
Similar People  Sharla Cheung, Wong Jing, Veronica Yip, Rosamund Kwan, Maggie Cheung

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Chingmy Yau Suk-zing (born 16 May 1968) is a retired Hong Kong actress. She entered the Hong Kong film industry after competing in the 1987 Miss Hong Kong Beauty Pageant.

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She was one of the leading actresses in the late 1980s and early 1990s, next to Maggie Cheung, Brigitte Lin and Cheung Man. She was cast in a series of Category III films, though she never appeared nude in any of them. The most notable of these was Naked Killer (1992). During the height of her success, she regularly starred alongside superstars like Jet Li, Andy Lau, Stephen Chow, Ekin Cheng, and Jackie Chan.

Chingmy Yau smiling while wearing a white bodysuit and a pilot cap

Yau received four Hong Kong Film Award nominations for her acting: for Best Supporting Actress in 1992 for Lee Rock, and for Best Actress in 1993 for Naked Killer, in 1996 for I'm Your Birthday Cake, and in 1999 for Hold You Tight.

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In 1999 she married Hong Kong fashion designer Shen Jiawei, founder of Hong Kong-based fashion company I.T. They have three children together.

Chingmy Yau smiling while wearing a red long sleeve, gold necklace, and earrings

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Partial filmography

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Chingmy Yau smiling while wearing a green swimsuit and a floral wrap skirt
Chingmy Yau's serious face while wearing a red and black blouse
Chingmy Yau smiling while wearing a white sleeveless dress and bracelet

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Chingmy Yau Wikipedia


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