Amber Kuo

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Amber Kuo
Amber Kuo (郭采潔, cropped).jpg
Background information
Chinese name 郭采潔 (traditional)
Pinyin Guō Cǎijié (Mandarin)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī Kok Chhái-kiat (Hokkien)
Born (1986-02-19) 19 February 1986 (age 32)
Taipei, Taiwan
Other names Guo Cai-jie
Alma mater National Taipei University
Occupation
Years active 2007–present
Nationality Taiwanese
Genre(s) Mandopop
Instrument(s)
Label(s) Warner Music Taiwan (2007–present)
Awards
12th Taipei Film Festival 2010
Best New Talent for Au Revoir Taipei
Amber Kuo in 2011.

Amber Kuo Tsai-chieh (Chinese: 郭采潔; pinyin: Guō Cǎijié; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kok Chhái-kiat, born 19 February 1986) is a Taiwanese singer and actress.[1]

Career[edit]

Kuo made her debut in the music video of "我們小時候" (When We Were Young) by Taiwanese singer Tank.[2] She was also featured in Stefanie Sun's music video of "雨天" (Rainy day)[3] and F.I.R's music video "其實還愛你".[4] She was featured in the song "This Is Love (就是愛)" on Nicholas Teo's album The Moment Of Silence (沉默的瞬間).

Kuo has also released five solo Mandarin solo albums.

She was nominated in 2010 for Best Actress at the 45th Golden Bell Awards for her role in The Happy Times of That Year.[5] She was awarded Best New Talent at the 12th Taipei Film Festival in 2010 for her role in Au Revoir Taipei.[6]

Kuo is also known for her role in the Tiny Times film series.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Kuo graduated from National Taipei University with a bachelor's degree in social work in 2008.[8]

Kuo is a self-professed Christian and was baptised at Taipei Truth Lutheran Church on May 31, 2013.[9] She has publicly opposed the legalization of same-sex marriage and other "non-traditional" forms of marriage.[10]

Kuo dated actor Tony Yang, with whom she co-starred in the 2012 television series Love Forward and the films David Loman and Where the Wind Settles. The couple broke up in 2015.[11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Notes
2010 Au Revoir Taipei 一頁台北 Susie
Close to You 近在咫尺 Ting Hsiao-kuei
How to Train Your Dragon N/A Astrid Hofferson Taiwanese version, voice
2012 Love Lu Hsiao-ni
When Yesterday Comes 昨日的記憶 Xiaojie segment "Power On"
2013 David Loman 大尾鱸鰻 Hsiao Chin
Tiny Times 小時代 Gu Li
Tiny Times 2 小時代:青木時代 Gu Li
Amazing 神奇 Venus
Love Speaks 意外的戀愛時光 Wang Leqing
2014 Tiny Times 3 小時代:刺金時代 Gu Li
(Sex) Appeal 寒蟬效應 Pai Hui-hua
2015 Crazy New Year’s Eve 一路驚喜 Jia Yi
Triumph in the Skies 衝上雲霄 Kika Sit
Where the Wind Settles 風中家族 Qiu Mei
Tiny Times 4 小時代:靈魂盡頭 Gu Li
Jian Bing Man 煎餅俠 Da Peng's wife
Paris Holiday 巴黎假期 Ding Xiaomin
Ex-Files 2 前任2:備胎反擊戰 Yi Ze
Keeper of Darkness 陀地驅魔人 Jiang Xue
2016 David Loman 2 大尾鱸鰻2 Hsiao Chin
L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties 爵跡 Thalia
Sky On Fire 沖天火 Xiaozhen
2017 The One 絕世高手 Xiao Man
Lord of Shanghai 上海王 Lily
Passed By 時間差
2018 L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties 2 爵跡2:冷血狂宴 Thalia

Television series[edit]

Year English title Original title Role
2007 Real's Music & Love Story 阿沁音樂愛情故事 Herself
2008 Invincible Shan Bao Mei 無敵珊寶妹 Hu Shanbao
2009 The Happy Times of That Year 那一年的幸福時光 Chen Suxin
2010 Channel X 國民英雄 Hong Xiaolu / Hong Meiling
2012 Love Forward 向前走向愛走 Meng Jingjing
2018 Great Expectations 遠大前程 Yu Mengzhu
2018 Kiss Love and Taste 親愛的味道 Jin Jinjin

Music videos[edit]

Year Artist Song title
2006 Stefanie Sun "Rainy Day"
2006 Stefanie Sun "Dream of the Sky"
2006 Tank "When We Were Young"
2006 Real "Deep Down Still In Love With You"
2006 Ho Yeow Sun "Still Thinking About Him"
2008 Yeh Nai-wen "Hot Milk"
2009 Nicholas Teo "This Is Love"
2010 Magic Power "Exclusive Magic"
2012 Lala Hsu "Not That Hard"
2015 Kenji Wu "No Pain No Love"

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Track listing
Invisible Superman
隱形超人
Track listing
  1. I Remember
  2. I Need You
  3. Shopping 明天
  4. 快一點
  5. 隱形超人
  6. 誠實地想你
  7. 欠踹的背影
  8. 我的未來式
  9. 走路飛行
  10. 愛情定格
I Amber
愛異想
Track listing
  1. 又圓了的月亮
  2. Love & Love
  3. 天生一對
  4. 你在,不在
  5. 愛異想
  6. Sorry對不起
  7. 愛計較
  8. Didadi的愛
  9. 狠狠哭
  10. Rain Won't Stay
Sparklers
煙火
Track listing
  1. 煙火
  2. 不過問
  3. 怪怪牌
  4. 愛不愛
  5. 原諒
  6. 派樂地
  7. 卡通人生
  8. Little Sunshine
  9. 用微笑帶過
  10. 不說再見
  11. 我如果遇見我
Hear, There and Everywhere
給他
Track listing
  1. 給他
  2. 灌溉愛
  3. 最好的天氣
  4. 該忘了
  5. 爆炸的沉默
  6. 小狐狸
  7. 超完美的地獄
  8. 單曲循環
  9. 還愛著你
  10. 都是你
Begin Again
愛造飛雞
Track listing
  1. 單飛
  2. How Can I Tell You
  3. 分分鐘需要你
  4. 外面
  5. 船碇
  6. 愛人呢
  7. Wish You Were Here
  8. 沒有以後
  9. Last Smile
  10. Letter Read
  11. Always In Love feat. 阿拉鳥 (Lala Hsu、季欣霈)
  12. Bird n'Tree

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Title Album details Track listing
Woody Sambo OST
無敵珊寶妹電視原聲帶
Track listing
  1. L.O.V.E
  2. 笨的可以
  3. 誠實地想你
  4. L.O.V.E (全民happy對唱版)
Taipei Swings!
一頁台北電影原聲大碟
Track listing
  1. Au Revoir Taipei (vocal version)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 12th Taipei Film Festival Best New Talent Au Revoir Taipei Won
45th Golden Bell Awards Best Actress The Year of Happiness and Love Nominated
2012 14th Taipei Film Festival Best Supporting Actress Love Won
49th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2013 13th Chinese Film Media Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amber Kuo at chinesemov.com
  2. ^ (in Chinese) Warner Music Taiwan. Tank「我們小時候」MV裡的那個女生,深情呼喚Tank Archived 2008-03-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ (in Chinese) Warner Music Taiwan. 孫燕姿「雨天」MV裡的那個女生,雨中堅強漫舞 Archived 2008-03-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ (in Chinese) Warner Music Taiwan. 阿沁「其實還愛你」MV裡的那個女生,惹人憐惜 Archived 2008-03-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ (in Chinese) Taiwan Television TTV 45th Golden Bell Awards homepage September 20, 2010. 2010-12-04.
  6. ^ (in Chinese) Taipei Film Festival 12th Taipei Film Festival winners list Retrieved 2011-06-21
  7. ^ "Amber Kuo: Leading actress in "Tiny Times": I am still a kid even at 30". Icon Singapore. Retrieved 2017-12-06.
  8. ^ (in Chinese) Warner Music Taiwan. 郭采潔,21歲,身高158cm,目前就讀台北大學社工系四年級 Archived 2008-03-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ (in Chinese) The Christian Post. 郭采潔受洗成為基督徒:我是神的孩子了
  10. ^ (in Chinese) The Gospel Herald. 郭采潔持守聖經立場無懼反對同性婚姻
  11. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2017-03-04. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  12. ^ https://www.yahoo.com/news/tony-yang-defends-amber-kuo-cheating-rumours-014116329.html

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