Lin Feng-jiao

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Lin Feng-jiao
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Chinese name 林鳳嬌
Chinese name 林鳳嬌 (traditional)
Chinese name 林凤娇 (simplified)
Pinyin Lín Fèngjiāo (Mandarin)
Jyutping Lam4 Fung6 Giu1 (Cantonese)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī Lîm Hōng-kiau (Hokkien)
Ancestry Fujian, China
Born (1953-06-30) 30 June 1953 (age 61)
Taipei, Taiwan
Occupation Actress
Years active 1972–1982
Spouse(s) Jackie Chan (1982-present)
Children Jaycee Chan (b. 1982)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lin.

Lin Feng-jiao, (born 30 June 1953) also known as Joan Lin, is a retired Taiwanese actress and the wife of martial arts film superstar Jackie Chan.

She dropped out of school at age 12 due to her family's poverty. In 1972, at age 19, she starred in her first film, The Hero of Chiu Chow (poster) / Hero of Waterfront (onscreen) (潮州怒漢), a kung fu film. Many of her films are based on the novels of Chiung Yao.

In 1979, she won Best Leading Actress in the 16th Golden Horse Awards for her performance in The Story of a Small Town (小城故事).[1] Lin has made over 70 films during her 10-year career.

She met Jackie Chan in 1981 and they married in Los Angeles the following year. Their only child, a son Jaycee Chan (now also an actor and singer), was born the day after they got married. Lin has since retired from the film industry.

Young Lin Feng-jiao

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  1. ^ "Awards Archive 1979". Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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