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Anita Yuen Wing-Yi (Traditional Chinese: 袁詠儀; Simplified Chinese: 袁咏仪; Pinyin: Yuán Yǒngyí; born September 4, 1971) is a Hong Kong film and television actress. She was the winner of the 1990 Miss Hong Kong Pageant. Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; Traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of printed contemporary Chinese written language, simplified from traditional Chinese by the Peoples Republic of China in an attempt to promote literacy. ... Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), commonly called Pinyin, is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The Miss Hong Kong Pageant (香港小姐競選 or simply 港姐), or simply MHK, is a beauty pageant organised by the leading Hong Kong television station, Television Broadcasts (TVB). ...

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Pageant career

At the age of 18, Anita entered the Miss Hong Kong 1990 pageant. She was a heavy favorite to win the crown from the semifinal to final. During the semifinals on August 5, 1990, she won the Miss Photogenic award. She had a semifinal score of 485, placing 3rd overall. The finals were held on August 21, 1990. She eventually beat out another big favorite, Helen Yung who was 1st runner up and the winner of 2 other awards. Anita later represented Hong Kong at the Miss Chinese International 1991 pageant, held on February 2, 1991. She took 1st runner up for Hong Kong. She also competed at the Miss Universe 1991 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. She failed to make the top 10 and was placed 60th. The pageant was won by Miss Mexico, Lupita Jones. The Miss Hong Kong Pageant (香港小姐競選 or simply 港姐), or simply MHK, is a beauty pageant organised by the television station TVB. All participants must have a valid Hong Kong identity card or must be born in Hong Kong (with a valid birth certificate). ... The Miss Chinese International Pageant was established by TVB the #1 Hong Kong broadcasting network in Hong Kong. ... Miss Universe 1991 Lupita Jones Miss Universe 1991 was held at Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, USA on May 17, 1991. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Nuestra Belleza Mexico (Miss Mexico) is the national beauty pageant in Mexico, where two winners are chosen to compete in Miss Universe or Miss World. ... Lupita Jones, Miss Universe 1991 Lupita Jones (born María Guadalupe Jones Garay on September 6, 1968 in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico) became the first Mexican woman to win the title of Miss Universe. ...


Movie Career

Anita Yuen is best known for her role as the female lead in Derek Yee's 1993 tear-jerker C'est la vie, mon chéri (1993). She is also well remembered in her cross-gender comic role opposite Leslie Cheung in He's a Woman, She's a Man (1994). The two roles won for her the Hong Kong Academy Best Actress awards. She has also acted in a number of television serials, notably in Taiwan. Cest la vie, mon chéri (Chinese: 新不了情; pinyin: ) is a 1994 Hong Kong movie directed by Derek Yee Tung-Shing and starring Anita Yuen, Lau Ching-Wan and Carina Lau. ... Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing (September 12, 1956 – April 1, 2003) (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Cantonese IPA: , Jyutping: zoeng1 gwok3 wing4; Mandarin Pinyin: Zhāng Guóróng, Wade-Giles: Chang Kuo-jung; nickname Gor-gor (哥哥, Elder Brother in Cantonese), was an actor and a musician from Hong Kong. ... Hes a Woman, Shes a Man (金枝玉葉) is a 1994 film directed by Peter Chan Ho Sun and written by James Yuen and Lee Chi Ngai. ...


Personal Life

Her boyfriend of 14 years is Hong Kong television actor and singer Julian Cheung. In May 2006, Yuen announced that she was 3 months pregnant with their first child. Their son, Morton Cheung, was born on November 12, 2006. On June 23, 2007, Anita was a guest on TVB's Be My Guest with host Stephen Chan revealing that her and Julian were secretly married in the United States back in 2001. Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... Julian Cheung Chi-Lam (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ), born August 27, 1971 in Hong Kong, with family roots in Nanhai, Guangdong, is a famous Hong Kong television and movie star as well as singer. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... REDIRECT Television Broadcasts Limited ... Be My Guest (志雲飯局) is a television programme produced by Television Broadcasts Limited in Hong Kong. ...


Filmography

  • Love's Lone Flower (2005) - Gu lian hua
  • Love Trilogy (2004) - Chui
  • Kung Fu Girls (2003)
  • "The Monkey King" (2002) TV Series - The Goddess of Nine Heaven
  • Chor Lau Heung (2001) TV Series - Song Xi Hu
  • Don't Look Back... Or You'll Be Sorry!! (2000) - Lisa
  • Lensman: Power of the Lens (2000) (voice)
  • Dragon Heat (2000)
  • State of Divinity (2000) TV Series
  • Hua Mu Lan (1999) TV Series
  • Enter the Eagles (1998) - Lucy
  • Anna Magdalena (1998) - Assistant Editor
  • Till Death Do Us Part (1998) - BoBo
  • A Chinese Ghost Story: The Tsui Hark Animation (1997) (voice, Cantonese version) - Xiaoqian
  • Hong Kong Night Club (1997) - Cora
  • God of Gamblers 3: The Early Stage (1997) - Seven
  • He Comes from Planet K (1997) - Moon
  • Up for the Rising Sun (1997)
  • The Wedding Days (1997) - Rachel Lam
  • Entrance of the P-Side (1996) - Yip Yuk-Sum
  • Tristar (1996) - Bai Xuehua
  • Till Death Do Us Laugh (1996) - Yuen Siu-Wen
  • Who's the Woman, Who's the Man (1996) - Lam Chi Wing
  • Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Star (1996) - Beautiful
  • Heaven Can't Wait (1995) - Moon Lady
  • Just Married (1995)
  • The Chinese Feast (1995) - Au Ka-Wai
  • The Age of Miracles (1995) - Mrs. Sheung
  • Tragic Commitment (1995) - Lam Hiu-Tung
  • Thunderbolt (1995) - Amy Yip
  • The Golden Girls (1995) - Mei-Ball
  • I Want to Go on Living (1995) - Yip Fan
  • 01:00 A.M. (1995) - Fong Siu-Yin
  • Tricky Business (1995) - Moon
  • From Beijing with Love (1994) - Siu Kam
  • He's a Woman, She's a Man (1994) - Lam Chi Wing
  • C'est la vie, mon chéri (1994) - Min
  • Crystal Fortune Run (1994) - Ko Kit
  • The True Hero (1994) - Hung
  • I've Got You, Babe (1994) - Ron
  • The Worth of Silence (1994) - Kwong Mei-Chi
  • Crossings (1994) - Mo-yung
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1994) - Shou-Kit Ho
  • He & She (1994) - Tai Lok-Yee
  • I Will Wait for You (1994) - Cheung Wai-Sum
  • Taste of Killing and Romance (1994) - Yu-Feng
  • Whatever You Want (1994) - Ko Sau-Ping
  • Tears and Triumph (1994) - Sai Ming-Jun
  • A Warrior's Tragedy (1993) - Ting Ling-Lam
  • Prince of Portland Street (1993) - Yao-Yao
  • Tom, Dick, and Hairy (1993) - Fong
  • The Incorruptible (1993) - Joss Lee
  • Deadly China Hero (1993) - Miss Nine
  • Legend of the Liquid Sword (1993) - Red
  • Sword Stained with Royal Blood (1993) - Jade Ho
  • He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (1993) - Yee/Lynn
  • The Days of Being Dumb (1992) - Jane
  • Handsome Siblings (1992) - Madam Ti

The Monkey King, (齐天大圣孙悟空 / Chai tin daai sing suen ng hung) is a television series starring Sammi Cheng. ... Oil painting on silk, Hua Mulan Goes to War Hua Mulan (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) is the heroine who joined an all-male army described in a famous Chinese poem known as the Ballad of Mulan. ... Anna Magdalena (安娜瑪德蓮娜) is a 1998 Hong Kong film directed by Yee Chung Man. ... Tristar (Da san yuan - 大三元) is a 1996 Hong Kong film directed by Tsui Hark. ... The Chinese Feast is a 1995 Hong Kong film starring Leslie Cheung, Anita Yuen, Kenny Bee, Law Kar-Ying and Tsui Hark. ... Thunderbolt DVD cover Thunderbolt (霹靂火) (Piklik Foh; Dead Heat in North America) is a 1995 film made in Hong Kong and starring Jackie Chan. ... The Golden Girls is a 1995 Hong Kong film directed by Joe Ma. ... From Beijing With Love From Beijing With Love (Chinese: 國產凌凌漆; pinyin: GuóchÇŽn Líng Líng QÄ«; home-produced 007) is a 1994 action comedy directed by Lee Lik Chi and Stephen Chow, a spoof of James Bond movies. ... Hes a Woman, Shes a Man (金枝玉葉) is a 1994 film directed by Peter Chan Ho Sun and written by James Yuen and Lee Chi Ngai. ... Cest la vie, mon chéri (Chinese: 新不了情; pinyin: ) is a 1994 Hong Kong movie directed by Derek Yee Tung-Shing and starring Anita Yuen, Lau Ching-Wan and Carina Lau. ... Crossings (game) Pedestrian crossing Zebra crossing — referred to in the U.S. as a crosswalk To complete this list, see Special:Whatlinkshere/Crossings Category: ... Its a Wonderful Life (大富之家) is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Clifton Ko. ... 1. ... Sword Stained with Royal Blood (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) was first published in Hong Kong Commercial Daily in 1956. ...

See also

The cinema of Hong Kong is one of the three major threads in the history of Chinese language cinema, alongside the cinema of China, and the cinema of Taiwan. ... The history of Chinese language cinema has three separate threads of development: Cinema of Hong Kong, Cinema of China, and Cinema of Taiwan. ...

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Preceded by
Monica Chan 陳法蓉
Miss Hong Kong
1990
Succeeded by
Amy Kwok 郭藹明

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