Angie Chiu

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Angie Chiu
Chinese: 趙雅芝
趙雅芝.jpg
Attending the funeral service of Rosa Chan (陳紫蓮), the former Honorary Advisor of the Wai Yin Association [zh]'s (慧妍雅集) on 12 September 2019.
Born
Chiu Ngar-chi

(1954-11-15) 15 November 1954 (age 66)[citation needed]
EducationShung Tak Catholic English College
OccupationActress
Years active1975–present
Spouse(s)
Wong Hon-wai
(m. 1975; div. 1983)

Melvin Wong
(m. 1984)
Children
AwardsTVB Anniversary AwardsAll-Time Most Memorable Female Leading Roles
1999 The Bund (1980)

Chinese name
Traditional Chinese趙雅芝
Simplified Chinese赵雅芝

Angie Chiu (Chinese: 趙雅芝; pinyin: Zhào Yǎzhī; born 15 November 1954) is a Hong Kong actress, and was the third runner up in the 1973 Miss Hong Kong pageant.

Early life[edit]

In 1954, Chiu was born in Hong Kong.[1] In 1971, Chiu graduated from Shung Tak Catholic English College and later worked as a flight attendant at Japan Airlines. In 1973, Chiu participated in the first Miss Hong Kong contest organized by TVB and won the third runner-up.

Career[edit]

Chiu started her career as a flight attendant for Japan Airline.[1]

In 1973, Chiu participated in Miss Hong Kong Pageant.[1]

In 1970s, Chiu's acting career began.[2] Chiu is most noted for her leading role in The Heaven Sword And Dragon Saber, Chor Lau Heung, The Bund, opposite Chow Yun-fat and Lui Leung-Wai.[1]

Chiu is a well known actress in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and Mainland China.

Personal life[edit]

In 1975, Chiu married Wong Hon-wai (黃漢偉), a medical doctor. They had two children, Gary Wong (黃光宏) and Ronnie Wong (黃光宜). In 1983, Chiu divorced Wong Hon-wai. In 1984, Chiu married Melvin Wong, an actor. On 7 January 1986, their son Wesley Wong (黃愷傑) was born.[3] Chiu's son Wesley later became an actor.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

This is a partial list of films.

Year English Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1976 The Private Eyes 半斤八兩 Jackie. [4]
1977 Money Crazy 发钱寒 [5]
1979 The Kung Fu Instructor 教头
1979 The Secret [6]
1981 Job Hunter 失业生 Guest Star
1986 Heroes Shed No Tears 英雄无泪
1991 The Banquet 豪門夜宴 [7] Guest Star
2010 You Deserve to Be Single 活该你单身 [8]
Showtime 用心跳 [9]

Television series[edit]

Year English Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1978 Vanity Fair 大亨 (朱敏芝) (TVB)
The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber 倚天屠龍記 Chow Chi-yeuk (TVB)
Conflict 奮鬥 (徐承菲) (TVB)
1979 The God of Sabre 刀神 Ching-ching (TVB), A Hong Kong television miniseries adapted from Gu Long's novel the moon scimitar book.
Chor Lau-heung 楚留香 So Yung-yung (TVB)
1980 The Bund 上海灘 Fung Ching-ching (馮程程) (TVB)
The Adventurer's 衝擊 (曾素婷) (TVB)
1981 In Love and War 烽火飛花 (犬養櫻子) (TVB)
The Hawk 飛鷹 (倪天兒/素素) (TVB)
The Legend of Wonder Lady 女黑俠木蘭花 (木蘭花) (TVB)
1982 The Switch 雙面人 (姚淑華) (TVB)
All The Wrong Shoes 福星高照 (程芷霜) (TVB)
1983 The Radio Tycoon 播音人 Au Yeuk-chi (歐若芷) (TVB)
No Biz Like Showbiz 三相逢 (老若翩) (TVB)
Good Morning Mother In Law 奶奶早晨 (程福珍) (TVB)
1984 The Sacred Commandment 武林聖火令 (任依依) (TVB), Enjoy Yourself Tonight (EYT)
The Other Side of the Horizon 魔域桃源 Tong Kei (唐琪) (TVB)
Gary 39's Angel 黃金約會 (洪潔嬣) (TVB)
1985 The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain (雪山飛狐) Ma Chun-fa (TVB)
The Yang's Saga (楊家將) Guan Yin (TVB), Guest Star
The Reincarnated Princess 观世音 Miu Sin / Guan Yin [10] (TVB), Enjoy Yourself Tonight (EYT)
1991 The Chronicles of Emperor Qianlong (Xi Shuo Qian Long) (China TV) with Adam Cheng co-stars
1992 New Legend of Madame White Snake 新白娘子傳奇 Bai Su Zhen / Hu Mei Niang (TVB), (1995 TTV)
2003 Point of No Return 西關大少 Ng Yuk Hing
2004 Warriors of the Yang Clan 楊門虎將 She Saihua, wife of Yang Ye. [11]
2015 Master of Destiny 風雲天地 Mok Nga-man (莫雅文) Guest Star
2017 The Destiny of White Snake 天乩之白蛇传说 Holy mother of Mount Li [12] Guest Star
2020 Imperfect Love 不完美的她 Zhong Hui
2021 The Rebel Princess 上阳赋 Princess Jinmin [13]

Awards & titles[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "HK actress Angie Chiu Raises Funds for Charity Foundation". womenofchina.cn. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Former leading HK actress Angie Chiu, 65, amazes fans with youthful looks in birthday celebration". The Straits Times. 2020-11-11
  3. ^ Ng, Gwendolyn (27 August 2014). "New Ah Boys To Men recruit Wesley Wong has famous parents". straitstimes.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ "The Private Eyes (1976)". hkcinemagic.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Money Crazy (1977)". hkcinemagic.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  6. ^ "The Secret (1979)". senscritique.com. 1979. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  7. ^ "The Banquet (1991)". IMDb. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  8. ^ "You Deserve to Be Single (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Showtime (2010)". IMDb. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  10. ^ "The Reincarnated Princess (1985)". dianying.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Warriors if the Yang Clan". IMDb. Retrieved 18 March 2019.(character name spelled as Shu Sai Hua)
  12. ^ "Hong Kong Actresses Carina Lau and Angie Chiu join The Destiny of the White Snake". dramapanda.com. 11 June 2017. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  13. ^ "章子怡首演大剧《帝凰业》杀青 周一围杨祐宁赵雅芝加盟 2019年开播". Mtime (in Chinese). 28 November 2018.

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