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Yuen Qiu

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Chinese name  元秋
Influences  Yu Jim Yuen
Ex-spouse  Chin-Ku Lu
Siblings  Candy Man Suet Yee
Chinese name  元秋 (simplified)
Role  Actress
Chinese name  元秋 (traditional)
Name  Yuen Qiu

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Awards  Hundred Flowers Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominations  Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Musical
Movies  Kung Fu Hustle, Wild City, Kung Fu Mahjong, Kung Fu Mahjong 3: The Final, Kung Fu Mahjong 2
Similar People  Yuen Wah, Leung Siu‑lung, Danny Chan Kwok‑kwan, Wong Jing, Stephen Chow

Birth name  Cheung Cheun Nam (張轉男)

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Yuen Qiu (Chinese: 元秋) (born Cheung Cheun-Nam, 1948) is a Chinese actress and martial artist. She is an expert of both Chinese martial arts and Beijing-opera skills, and was apprenticed under the same master, Yu Jim-yuen, as Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung Kam-Bo at the Peking Opera School.

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Yuen Qiu worked as a stuntwoman and as a night club performer from the late 1960s to early 1970s. She had a small role in the international production, The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), portraying a student rescuing Roger Moore as James Bond. As there were few opportunities for stuntwomen and barely any prospects for improvement at the time, she got married in 1974 at the age of 24.

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After being away from the Hong Kong film industry for nearly 20 years, she landed a role in Kung Fu Hustle only by chance. She was only accompanying a junior woman fellow of the China Drama Academy at the audition but the director's eye was on her. Reports show that Stephen Chow gave her the job after unremitting and persistent persuasion.

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Yuen is also in a movie called Kung Fu Mahjong, with Yuen Wah.

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On 31 March 2005, Yuen was arrested along with 10 other women and two men for illegal gambling.


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References

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