Tiffany Hsu

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Tiffany Hsu
Tiffany Hsu.jpg
Chinese name 許瑋甯 (traditional)
Chinese name 许玮宁 (simplified)
Pinyin Xǔ Wěinìng
Wade-Giles: Hsu Wei Ning
(Mandarin)
Origin Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1984-08-07) 7 August 1984 (age 30)
Taiwan
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hsu.

Tiffany Ann Hsu (traditional Chinese: 許瑋甯; simplified Chinese: 许玮宁; pinyin: Xǔ Wěinìng; Wade–Giles: Hsu3 Wei3 Ning4) was born on 7 August 1984 in the United States. She is an Italian-Taiwanese model and actress.[1] She is under the management of Catwalk modellng agency[2] and well known for her role in Taiwanese drama, It Started With A Kiss and its sequel, They Kiss Again. She also worked as a VJ for MTV Taiwan.

Biography[edit]

Hsu's father is an Italian-American and her mother is Taiwanese, but before Hsu was born her father left her mother, leaving Hsu's mother to raise Hsu with the assistance of her grandfather, grandmother, and her mother's other family members.[3] Hsu graduated from Taipei Hwa Kang Arts School and Chinese Cultural University with a major in Drama Acting. Friends call her by her middle name, Ann, which is also the English name listed on her agency's profile webpage.[4] She was first noticed by Catwalk Agency when she participated in a talent casting for MTV Taiwan and was then signed up to be a model in 2003.

In 2004, Hsu appeared in her first TV series Jia You Fei Fei and sang the theme song "甜姐辣妹". In 2005, she starred in the series It Started With A Kiss as second female lead. In 2007, Hsu appeared in her first movie Amour-Legende. In 2009, Hsu starred in the idol drama ToGetHer and Autumn's Concerto. In 2011, Hsu starred as the second female lead of the TV drama Love You. In 2012, Hsu starred in the micro-film Wishing for Happiness. She also starred as the female lead for the first time in the romance-drama series, Love Me or Leave Me (Taiwan TV series), as a woman who was afraid of getting married but then regretted her decision when another woman tried to steal her boyfriend. In 2013, she starred in her first movie as female lead in 7 Love Design. Hsu also starred in the China-Singapore co-production TV movie Cupid's World of Happiness alongside Leon Jay Williams.[5] This 40-minute long microfilm (four episodes of 10-minutes each) was about two vacationers unexpectedly meeting and finding love with each other through a series of adventures during their stay at Resorts World Sentosa.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Hsu is currently dating Ethan Ruan. They first met at a photo shoot while Ruan was visiting some model friends of his.[7] The couple revealed two years ago that they planned to marry in 2014, and last year, both even said that they “could get married any time”.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Micro-movies[edit]

Movies[edit]

TV series[edit]

Year Title Chinese Title Role Network
2003 Yuan Lai Zheng Hao 緣來正好
2004 My Puppy Lover 我的寵物老公 ETTV
I Love My Wife (An Shi Ai Mei Hui) 安室愛美惠 Azio TV
Magic Ring 愛情魔戒 CTS
Michael the Archangel's Dance 米迦勒之舞 TTV
Nine-Ball 撞球小子 CTV/GTV
2005 Jia You Fei Fei 家有菲菲 Fei Fei (菲菲) CTS
It Started With a Kiss 惡作劇之吻 Pei Zi Yu (裴子瑜) CTV/GTV
2006 War and Destiny 庚子風雲
First Pot of Gold (Di Yi Tong Jin) 第一桶金
2007 They Kiss Again 惡作劇2吻 Pei Zi Yu (裴子瑜) CTV/GTV
2008 Story of Time 光陰的故事 Ni Ni (妮妮) CTV
2009 ToGetHer 愛就宅一起 Yan Shi Jia (言詩嘉) CTV/GTV
Autumn's Concerto 下一站,幸福 He Yi Qian (何以茜) TTV
Roseate-Love 紫玫瑰 Mina (米娜) CTS/GTV
2010 清蜜星体验 Wen Xiu (文秀)
Scent of Love 就是要香戀 黎真真 CTV
他们在毕业的前一天爆炸 Policewoman (女警)
2011 Love You 醉後決定愛上你 Avril Tang (唐艾薇) TTV
2012 Love Me or Leave Me (Taiwan TV series) 我租了一個情人 Ji Qing (紀晴) SETTV
The Late Night Stop
2014 The Way We Were (TV series) 16個夏天 Zheng Rui Rui (鄭瑞瑞) PTS/TVBS

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Music video[edit]

  • 2003 - "666" MV from Dazzle Paint Lee Wei by Lee Wei
  • 2003 - "那条街" MV by Lin Yo Wei
  • 2004 - "原來我Love You So Much" MV from Take Off by Alex To
  • 2004 - "心中的日月" (The Heart's Sun and Moon) MV from Shangri-La by Leehom Wang
  • 2008 - "愛太痛" Ai Tai Tong (Love Hurts) MV by Kenji Wu
  • 2010 - "Reason" MV from Reflections by Vanness Wu
  • 2010 - "转角的夏天" (Corner of Summer) MV by Eddie Peng
  • 2012 - "忘記擁抱" Wang Ji Yong Bao (Forgetting The Hug) MV by Wilber Pan

Commercial Endorsements[edit]

  • Yamaha Motorcycle Ad
  • pHisoderm Facial Cleanser
  • WinCafe (韦恩咖啡)
  • Taiwan Mobile
  • Ponds Double White Pen
  • First Bank
  • Colorful (多彩多姿) drinks
  • Olay skin care products (Thailand)
  • CTBC Bank Print Ad
  • Just gold jewelry
  • Sunkist fresh fruit juice

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) Apple Daily 混血單親妞 從小飽受歧視 16 March 2010. Retrieved 2011-06-05
  2. ^ (Chinese) Tiffany profile at Catwalk Retrieved 2011-06-05
  3. ^ "混血單親妞 從小飽受歧視". 蘋果日報 (台灣). 2010-03-16. 
  4. ^ (Chinese) Tiffany profile at Catwalk Retrieved 2014-07-14
  5. ^ "'I keep the passion alive: Tiffany Hsu'". The Straits Times. July 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ "'Scene in Singapore'". MSN Entertainment. September 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "'Ethan Ruan Almost Done with Military Service and Wants to Settle Down by 2014'". A Koala's Playground. January 2, 2013. 
  8. ^ "'Did Ethan Ruan and Tiffany Hsu marry in secret?'". MSN Entertainment. March 20, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Tiffany Hsu". imdb.com. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Tiffany Hsu". chinesemov.com. Retrieved June 16, 2010.