Bak Sheut-sin

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Bak Sheut-sin
Chinese name白雪仙
PinyinBái Xuěxiān (Mandarin)
JyutpingBaak6 Syut3 Sin1 (Cantonese)
BornChan Shuliang

(1926-04-01) 1 April 1926 (age 92)
Guangzhou, China
Other namesBai Xuexian
OriginHong Kong
Genre(s)Cantonese opera
Hong Kong Film Awards
Life Achievement Award
2001 Lifetime Achievement

Bak Sheut-sin (born 1 April 1926 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China), also known as Bai Xuexian, is a famous former Chinese opera actress in China and Hong Kong.


Bak is notable for pairing up with fellow Cantonese opera star Yam Kim Fai. Two of her major works are The Peony Pavilion and Tai Nui Fa. She has received awards from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Hong Kong University for her contribution to the opera art form. In April 2001 she received a "Lifetime achievement award" from the Hong Kong Film Awards from Chief Secretary for Administration Anson Chan. Awarded Gold Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Government in 2013.

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