Anne Heung

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Anne Heung
Chinese name 向海嵐 (traditional)
Chinese name 向海岚 (simplified)
Pinyin Xiàng Hǎilán (Mandarin)
Jyutping Hoeng3 Hoi2-laam4 (Cantonese)
Born (1974-10-02) 2 October 1974 (age 40)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actress
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Heung.

Anne Heung Hoi-lam (born 2 October 1974) is a Hong Kong-born Canadian actress formerly under contract to the television station TVB. In 2008, she announced her retirement from the entertainment industry.


Heung often stars in action, comedic and political TVB drama series. She has starred in many drama series like Detective Investigation Files, Riches and Stitches, The Charm Beneath, Seed of Hope, and most notably The Legend of Lady Yang, in which she played Yang Guifei, the beloved consort of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang.

Heung studied economics at the University of British Columbia, Canada. After completing her TVB filming commitments, she hopes to take a break from entertainment to study law. Heung is the aunt of Vinci Wong. She currently resides and works in Shanghai.

Beauty Pageants[edit]

Heung was crowned Miss Hong Kong in 1998 where she won three awards. She later represented Hong Kong in Miss Chinese International Pageant 1999 and was crowned the second runner up.[1] She also competed in the international pageant, Miss Universe 1999, but did not place in the top 10 semifinalists. However, she did make the top 10 Miss Photogenic polls.[citation needed]


  • 1998 Miss Hong Kong Pageant - Miss Hospitality
  • 1998 Miss Hong Kong Pageant - Universal Beauty Award
  • 1998 Miss Hong Kong Pageant - Miss Photogenic



  1. ^ "New York Student Is Miss Chinese International". New Straits Times. 19 February 1999. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
Preceded by
Virginia Yung
Miss Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Sonija Kwok