As per our current Database, Cherie Chung is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Cherie Chung is 63 years, 9 months and 16 days old. Cherie Chung will celebrate 64rd birthday on a Friday 16th of February 2024. Below we countdown to Cherie Chung upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Cherie Chung|
|Age||63 years old|
|Born||February 16, 1960 ()|
Cherie Chung’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Cherie Chung was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
She participated in the 1979 Miss Hong Kong competition and came in 3rd runner-up. She was later discovered by film Director Johnnie To and debuted in his first film The Enigmatic Case (1980).
Her beauty and charm led her to become one of the top actresses in Hong Kong at the time. In her film career, one of her most famous performances was in Mabel Cheung's An Autumn's Tale (1987), where she portrayed Jennifer, an educated middle-class woman who falls in love with a rude and uneducated man played by Chow Yun-fat. The film became one of the most successful romance flicks in Hong Kong film history. She is known as the "Marilyn Monroe" of Hong Kong entertainment industry due to her beautiful looks.
Chung retired from acting in the 1990s. Her last film was John Woo's Once a Thief (1991), which was also a classic.
She married advertising guru Mike Chu in 1991 in the United States. They had no children. Chu was known for his achievements in the Hong Kong advertising industry. Before the wedding, they come into agreement to be "child-free". On 24 August 2007, Chu died of stomach cancer. He was given a Catholic funeral.