Candy Chang

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Candy Chang
Chinese name 張慧雯
Pinyin Zhāng HuìWén (Mandarin)
Jyutping zoeng1 wai6 man4 (Cantonese)
Origin Beijing
Born (1989-11-10) 10 November 1989 (age 26)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chang.

Candy Chang (Chinese: 張慧雯), born in November 10, 1989 in Hong Kong, won Miss Chinese Toronto in 2009,[1] and Miss Chinese International Pageant 2010 second runner-up.[2] She is currently a TVB actress. Due to her cheerful and outgoing personality, and the fact that she is multilingual,[3] she was first assigned to host several programs. She recently premiered on the popular TVB drama "The Hippocratic Crush" (On Call 36小時) acting the role of Kan Ching Ching 簡晶晶.[4] Her role in The Hippocratic Crush was her first role and was critically acclaimed and she was seen by viewers to be a promising young actress and newcomer. She was nominated for Astro on Demand Awards for My Favourite Screen Couple with Nathan Ngai.

Filmography[edit]

Promotional events[edit]

Chang is a non-smoker and promoted World No-Tobacco Day.[5]

Personal[edit]

Candy Chang aspires to be an outstanding actress. She can speak English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese,[6] and has studied French. Her mother is from Shanghai and Chang learned Japanese from her sister due to language similarities. As an actress, she feels that the scripts are rather difficult to read, partially because of her time overseas.She attended Unionville High School. She has a 3rd year university education majoring in Graphic Design and Visual Arts(from the OCAD University). Before joining the Miss Chinese International Pageant, her ambition was to be talented in the arts field. She has several hobbies/talents such as: singing, reading, drawing, swimming, web designing, graphic design, travelling, dancing and playing piano.

She immigrated to Canada at age 7, currently she lives with her father. Her mother,elder brother, and elder sister are in Canada. She did some life-guarding in the past, and she claims it helped her with her role in The Hippocratic Crush. She made an appearance in The Voice: Celebrity Edition, her coach was her father who won an award in the same competition Leslie Cheung competed in. Her father is a senior voice actor.[7]

Pageant career[edit]

She won the Miss Chinese Toronto Pageant 2009 and being the Miss Photogenic and Miss Popularity. In November 2010, she represented Toronto to compete in the Miss Chinese International Pageant 2010 and was a huge favourite reportedly due to her having one of the best body figures (perfect proportions of 35"-23"-35"). She was said by viewers to resemble to the previous winner Christine Kuo and Miss Hong Kong winner 2006 Aimee Chan and was a top 5 favourite from the official poll[8] and was crowned second runner-up by one of the judges 黃士心. She later signed with TVB.

Pageant recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fairchild TV". Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Official Website". Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Official profile". 
  4. ^ "Official Site". 
  5. ^ "World No-Tobacco Day.". Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Official Profile". 
  7. ^ "Oriental Daily". 
  8. ^ "Article". 

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Preceded by
Christine Kuo
Miss Chinese Toronto
2009
Succeeded by
Hilary Tam 譚曉榆
Preceded by
Christine Kuo
Miss Chinese Toronto Pageant Miss Photogenic Award
2009
Succeeded by
Hilary Tam