Cherie Chung

About Cherie Chung

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: February 16, 1960
Chinese name: 钟楚红 (simplified)
Pinyin: Zhōng Chu Hóng (Mandarin)
Jyutping: Chung Cho Hung (Cantonese)
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1973-1994
Spouse(s): Mike Chu (1991-2007, his death)
Ancestry: Boluo, Huizhou, Guangdong (Hakka)
Awards: Awards Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress 1984 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress 1987 An Autumn's Tale Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress 1984 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress 1987 An Autumn's Tale Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress 1984 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Actress 1987 An Autumn's Tale

Cherie Chung

Cherie Chung was born on February 16, 1960, is Actress. Cherie Chung was born on February 16, 1960 in Hong Kong. She was third runner-up in the 1979 Miss Hong Kong Pageant and entered the film industry afterward, becoming one of Hong Kong's most popular and beautiful actresses.Chung would go on to appear in dozens of comedy and drama movies, most notably starring along side actor Yun-Fat Chow in a host of films, including the award-winning Chou tin dik tong wah (1987). She also dabbled in a few action, horror and fantasy films, including that of Sister Yuen in Sammo Hung's ghost comedy Ren xia ren (1982) and Hsiao-Hsueh in Eric Tsang's Jin yan zi (1987).In 1991, Chung retired from show business and married advertising guru Michael Chu in the United States. He was known for his achievements in the Hong Kong advertising industry; he passed August 24, 2007 from stomach cancer.Since her marriage, Chung has been active in promoting environmental protection and ran a furniture store in Hong Kong.
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Popular As Cherie Chung
Occupation Actress
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 16, 1960 ()
Birthday February 16
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🌙 Zodiac

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.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

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.

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Biography/Timeline

1979

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).

1987

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.

1990

Chung retired from acting in the 1990s. Her last film was John Woo's Once a Thief (1991), which was also a classic.

2007

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.

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