Grace Chang

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Grace Chang
Chinese name 葛蘭 (traditional)
Chinese name 葛兰 (simplified)
Pinyin Gě Lán (Mandarin)
Birth name 張玉芳
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1933-06-13) June 13, 1933 (age 83)
Occupation Singer, Actress
Spouse(s) Gao Fuquan
Ancestry Shanghai

Grace Chang (born June 13, 1933), aka Gě Lán (葛蘭), is a Chinese actress and singer.

Born in Shanghai, Chang moved with her family to Hong Kong in 1948.

She was an actress from the Cathay Organisation with many successes from "It Blossoms Again" to "The Wild, Wild Rose" and "Mambo Girl".

Chang appeared in 33 films during her eleven-year acting career. Her last actual appearance was in 1964 though she has provided vocals for soundtracks.


Grace was a Haining, Zhejiang native, born in Nanjing and grew up in Shanghai. Her stage name (葛蘭) is directly translated and taken from her English name (Grace). Grace began vocal training during her childhood years. She later moved to Hong Kong with her father in 1949 and began her career with Taishan Picture, where she starred in her debut show, “Seven Sisters” in 1952. Grace married Gao Fuquan in London in the year of 1961 and exited her filming career in 1964.