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Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress

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Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress

Awarded for
Best Performance by an Actress in a leading role

First awarded
1982 (for performances in films released in 1981/1982)

Currently held by
Jessie Li Port of Call (2016)

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Winners & Nominees
Tang WeiBook of Love, Tang Wei, Nominee, Sichun MaSoul Mate, Sichun Ma, Nominee, Kara HuiHappiness, Kara Hui, Nominee, Zhou DongyuSoul Mate, Zhou Dongyu, Nominee, Paw Hee-chingShow Me Your Love, Paw Hee-ching, Nominee, Jessie LiPort of Call, Jessie Li, Winner, Tang WeiA Tale of Three Cities, Tang Wei, Nominee, Miriam YeungLittle Big Master, Miriam Yeung, Nominee, Karena LamHeaven In The Dark, Karena Lam, Nominee, Sylvia ChangOffice, Sylvia Chang, Nominee, Zhao WeiDearest, Zhao Wei, Winner, Zhou XunWomen Who Flirt, Zhou Xun, Nominee, Sandra NgGolden Chicken 3, Sandra Ng, Nominee, Tang WeiThe Golden Era, Tang Wei, Nominee, Charlene ChoiSara, Charlene Choi, Nominee, Zhang ZiyiThe Grandmaster, Zhang Ziyi, Winner, Cherry NganThe Way We Dance, Cherry Ngan, Nominee, Tang WeiFinding Mr Right, Tang Wei, Nominee, Sammi ChengBlind Detective, Sammi Cheng, Nominee, Paw Hee-chingRigor Mortis, Paw Hee-ching, Nominee, Miriam YeungLove in the Buff, Miriam Yeung, Winner, Zhou XunThe Great Magician, Zhou Xun, Nominee, Zhou XunThe Silent War, Zhou Xun, Nominee, Sammi ChengRomancing in Thin Air, Sammi Cheng, Nominee, Elanne KongLove Lifting, Elanne Kong, Nominee

The Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress is an award presented annually at the Hong Kong Film Awards. It is given in honour of an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance in a Hong Kong film.A

The 1st Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony was held in 1982, with no formal nomination procedure established the award was given to Kara Hui for her role in the in My Young Auntie. After the first award ceremony a nomination system was put in place were-bye no more than five nominations are made for each category and each entry is selected through two rounds of voting. Firstly prospective nominees are marked with a weight of 50% each from HKFA voters and a hundred professional adjudicators contributing towards a final score with which the top five nominees advance to the second round of voting. The winner is then selected via a scoring process in where 55% of the vote comes from 55 professional adjudicators, 25% from representatives of the Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild and 20% from all other HKFA Executive Committee Members.

Maggie Cheung holds the title of the most awards received having been honoured on five separate occasions. Sylvia Chang hold the record for the most nominated actress with ten nominations. Since its inception 78 actresses have been nominated for the award with 25 actresses winning at least one of the 35 awards. As of 2016's 35th award ceremony Jessie Li is the most recent winner for her role in Port of Call.

Winners and nominees

In the following table award nominees are listed by year corresponding to the Hong Kong Film Awards' annual presentation ceremony. At the first incarnation of the ceremony in 1982 awards were presented to winners with no nominees selected, thereafter the winner is chosen from a list of nominees from the chosen category.


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