Grace Huang

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Grace Huang
Grace Huang on 2014 AACTA Awards red carpet.jpg
Grace Huang at the 2014 AACTA Awards
Born (1983-01-26) January 26, 1983 (age 36)
OccupationModel, Actress
Years active2006–present

Grace Huang (Chinese: 黃芝琪; pinyin: Huáng Zhīqí) is a Taiwan-born Australian actress of Cantonese descent,[1] best known for her role as the Gemini Female in the RZA directed martial arts film, The Man with the Iron Fists.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Huang starred as Mei Chen in the pilot for the 2013 CBS TV series Intelligence, and plays May in the Hong Kong action film Cold War starring Aaron Kwok, Andy Lau and Tony Leung Ka-fai.[4] She is also starring as Bunny in the Hong Kong comedy-romance film Love in Space, and as Jenny in the Hong Kong Action film Overheard alongside Daniel Wu, Michael Wong, Sean Lau, which is directed by Felix Chong and Alan Mak.[5]

Huang won a Best Actress award at the HollyShorts Film Festival for her portrayal of the character Ava Chen in Jennifer Thym's vampire-and-angel action short film, Bloodtraffick.[6][7][8] A frquent collaborator with Thym on several other projects, she is involved in the Hong Kong-set feature film Jasmine in which Huang stars in alongside Byron Mann, Jason Tobin, Brian Yang, Sarah Lian, and Eugenia Yuan and in which Thym produced and Dax Phelan directed.[9] In 2013, she played the role of a love interest to Sean Faris in Lost for Words.[10]

Apart from being active in Australian and Hong Kong cinema, Huang has also appeared in the Taiwanese Golden Bell Award-winning television drama "Friends". She frquently appears in print and TV ad campaigns for Vidal Sassoon, Neutrogena, Canon, HSBC and the Australian Tourism Board, and has been featured on the covers of magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, FHM, Oyster, Elle, and Marie Claire.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Overheard Jenny
2010 Red Earth Short film
2011 Bloodtraffick Ava Chen Short film
Love in Space Bunny
2012 The Man with the Iron Fists Gemini Female
Cold War May Cheung
2013 Badges of Fury
Lost for Words Anna
2014 Jasmine Jasmine To
2015 Infini Claire Grenich
The Man with the Iron Fists 2 Gemini Female
2016 Independence Day: Resurgence Lin Tang
Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child Jandi
2018 In Like Flynn Achun
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Strangers 6 Fei Fei
2014 Intelligence Mei Chen 1 episode: "Pilot"
2015 Hiding Cindy 1 episode
Paranormal Mind Madam O

References[edit]

  1. ^ "thegracehuang | ABOUT". Official site of Grace Huang, Actor. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  2. ^ Codi Hauka, Schema Magazine, Grace Huang | A Force to be Reckoned With, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ The Man with the Iron Fists Premiere: Grace Huang, Trailer Addict, http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/the-man-iron-fists/premiere-grace-huang
  4. ^ James Marsh, Twitch Film, Tensions Overheat in New Cold War Trailer, http://twitchfilm.com/2012/08/tensions-overheat-in-new-cold-war-trailer.html
  5. ^ Grace in Overheard Movie with Daniel Wu, http://www.alivenotdead.com/gracehuang/Grace-in-Overheard-Movie-with-Daniel-Wu--profile-713580.html
  6. ^ Jasmin Nevada, Interview with Winner Grace Huang Best Actress 'Bloodtraffick' Jennifer Thym Director & Gerrit Wunder, Film Composer, http://hollyshortsfilmfestival.blogspot.com/2011/08/interview-with-winner-grace-huang-best.html
  7. ^ FilmSlate, Hollyshorts 2011 Comes to a Close, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 November 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ Todd Brown, Twitch, First Teaser from Hong Kong Action Fantasy Bloodtraffick, http://twitchfilm.com/2011/08/first-shot-from-hong-kong-action-fantasy-blood-traffick.html
  9. ^ Asians on Film, Grace Huang, http://www.asiansonfilm.com/tag/grace-huang/
  10. ^ Patricia Frater, Film Business Asia, Lost For Words speaks English in HK, http://www.filmbiz.asia/news/lost-for-words-speaks-english-in-hk
  11. ^ Grace Huang Bio, IMDb, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3876431/bio

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