Chinese super actress star Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk

 

Sexy China  Updated:Sat, Feb 18, 2012 03:50 AM   By Bernd Chang

 

Maggie Cheung Man yuk (born 20 September 1964) is a Chinese actress from Hong Kong. Raised in England and Hong Kong, she has over 70 films to her credit since starting her career i

Maggie Cheung Man yuk (born 20 September 1964) is a Chinese actress from Hong Kong. Raised in England and Hong Kong, she has over 70 films to her credit since starting her career in 1983. Some of her most commercially successful work was in the action genre, but Cheung once said in an interview that of all the work she has done, the films that really meant something to her are Song of Exile, Centre Stage, Comrades: Almost a Love Story and In the Mood for Love. As Emily Wang in Clean, her last starring role to date, she became the first Asian actress to win a prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Cheung is multilingual, having learned to speak English, Mandarin and French in the course of her life. Her native language is Cantonese.

Profile of Maggie Cheung Man yuk

Chinese name: 張曼玉 (Traditional)

Chinese name: 张曼玉 (Simplified)

Pinyin: Zhāng Mànyù (Mandarin)

Birth name: Maggie Cheung Man-yuk

Birthday: 20 September 1964

Birth place: Hong Kong

Occupation: Actress

Years active: 1983–2004, 2009-present

Spouse(s): Olivier Assayas (1998–2001; divorced)
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