Cecilia Yip

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Cecilia Yip
Chinese name 葉童
Chinese name 葉童 (traditional)
Chinese name 叶童 (simplified)
Birth name Lee Sze Sze (李思思)
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1963-03-08) 8 March 1963 (age 51)
Hong Kong
Other name(s) cc
Years active 1982 - present
Spouse(s) Chan Kwok-hei
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yip.

Cecilia Yip Tung (Chinese: 葉童; born 8 March 1963) is a Hong Kong actress whose work is known throughout Asia, especially in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She began her acting career in 1982 with "Nomad" for which she was nominated for The Best Newcomer of The Year Award. She won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress in 1984. Yip has starred in 45 feature length films, receiving various nominations and awards. In addition to film, Yip has expanded her acting to television and was nominated in the 30th Taiwan Golden Bell Best Actress Award for her performance in the 1993 television series "Heavy Sword Versus Dragon Saber". Currently, she is involved in several projects, including filming a comedic series in Mainland China. She also played the lead role in four stage plays. She is a long-time friend of Chrome Hearts founder Richard Stark.

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Awards
1989 Blood of Good and Evil Chung Chen
1991 Bihai Qingtian Yue Ying
1992 New Legend of Madame White Snake Xu Xian / Xu Shi Lin
1993 The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber Zhao Min/Yin Susu Nominated - Golden Bell Award for Best Actress in a TV Series
2002 Back To Square One Yan Sin-mei
2003 The Driving Power Lok Fu-yung
The Rose Hon Li
2007 Men Don't Cry Ling Yuk Tsui Nomianted - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actress
Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for My Favourite Female Character
The Family Link Hilary Ting Mui-Heung
2010 Growing Through Life Liza Cheng Ming-chu
A Story of Lala's Promotion Wei Weian
2012 Luan Shi Jia Ren Xu Hui
Xuan-Yuan Sword: Scar Of Sky Shan Yuwu

Feature Films[edit]

Year Title Role Awards
1982 Nomad Tomato Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Performer
Coolie Killer
1983 Let's Make Laugh Yeung Noi-dong Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress
Winners and Sinners Ceci
Esprit d'amour Ivy
1984 Hong Kong 1941 Han Yuk Nam Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress
1985 Infatuation
1986 Last Song in Paris Yuan Yu-Shih
Strange Bedfellow
My Heavenly Lover
1987 Amnesty Decree
Two Wonder Women
Reincarnation Liu Ah-Yu
1988 Chaos by Design
Fumbling Cops
Carry on Hotel Boy George
1989 Beyond the Sunset Pearl Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress
Set Me Free
The Final Judgement Cheung Tsui Fung
1990 Rebel from China Yip Mei-Ling
The Swordsman Kiddo
1991 To Be Number One (film) Tse Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
This Thing Called Love Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Actress
Weakness of Man
1992 Centre Stage Lin Chu-Chu
Call Girl '92 Nancy
1993 Lord of East China Sea II Donna
Lord of East China Sea Donna Mang
Love Among the Triad
Crazy Hong Kong Winnie
Legal Innocence Shirley Cheng
1994 Organized Crime & Triad Bureau Cindy
Right Here Waiting
King of the Sea
1995 Peace Hotel Shau Siu Man/Lam Ling Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress
Love, Guns & Glass Lau Yuk-Ching
Faithfully Yours Kitty
1997 My Dad Is a Jerk Yip Ting
2000 Miles Apart Janice Chan
2001 God of Fist Style Aunt Wing Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
What Time Is It There? Woman in Paris
2002 May & August Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Happy Family Mrs. Han
2008 Ticket Sister Tseng
2014 The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cecilia Yip". imdb.com. Retrieved April 14, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Cecilia Yip". chinesemov.com. Retrieved April 14, 2010. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Becky Lam
for Lonely Fifteen
Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Actress
1984
for Let's Make Laugh
Succeeded by
Siqin Gaowa
for Homecoming
Preceded by
Sarah Lee
for School on Fire
Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress
1990
for Beyond the Sunset
Succeeded by
Rain Lau
for Queen of Temple Street
Preceded by
Carol Cheng
for Her Fatal Ways
Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Actress
1992
for This Thing Called Love
Succeeded by
Maggie Cheung
for Centre Stage