Halina Tam

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tam.
Halina Tam
Chinese name 譚小環 (traditional)
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1972-09-06) 6 September 1972 (age 44)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actress, model, singer
Years active 1993–2011
Spouse(s) Eric Choi
(2007–present)
Ancestry Panyu, Guangdong, China
Halina Tam
Traditional Chinese 譚小環
Simplified Chinese 谭小环

Halina Tam Siu-Wan, also known as May (born 6 September 1972) is a model, singer and actress. She is best known for her role in Legend of the Demigods and The Gentle Crackdown with co-star Wayne Lai.

Career[edit]

Tam was the winner of the Miss Hong Kong Pageant 1994.[1] She went on to represent Hong Kong at the Miss Chinese International 1995 pageant where she placed in the top 5, resulting in a berth at Miss Universe 1995 where she placed 45th. She had a singing career with BMG (Hong Kong) in 1997 and worked as an actress with TVB in Hong Kong.[2] She also hosted Leisure and Pleasure from 2008 to 2010 and co-hosted Destiny and Beyond for the network.[3] She left TVB after 18 years of working for the network, having last appeared on screen in 2012.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Halina married her boyfriend Eric Choi on 11 September 2007.[3] She opened her first craft supplies store in 2013 and continued with a small snack shop in Causeway Bay in March 2014.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television
Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
1993 Mind Our Own Business 開心華之里 Guest star
1996 Nothing to Declare 緝私群英
Night Journey 殭屍福星
2001 Virtues of Harmony 皆大歡喜
Law Enforcers 勇探實錄 Jackie Wong
2002 Invisible Journey 彩色世界 Fanny
2003 The King of Yesterday and Tomorrow 九五至尊 Tina Wan
Witness to a Prosecution II 洗冤錄II Yuen Yuk-po
Virtues of Harmony II 皆大歡喜 (時裝版) Guest star
Greed Mask 謎情家族 Lok Pui-pui
The 'W' Files 衞斯理 Jenny
Better Halves 金牌冰人
The Driving Power 非常外父
2004 ICAC Investigators 2004 廉政行動2004 Yasmin
Shades of Truth 水滸無間道 Janet
2005 Wong Fei Hung – Master of Kung Fu 我師傅係黃飛鴻 Luk Yuet-ho
The Gentle Crackdown 秀才遇着兵 Luk Sau-koo
Healing Hands III 妙手仁心III Phoebe
Women on the Run 窈窕熟女 Wong Mei-yin
Treasure Raiders 蕭十一郎
2006 Trimming Success 飛短留長父子兵 Lam Wai-ji Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Supporting Actress (Top 20)
War and Destiny 亂世佳人 Luk Yin-chun
Maiden's Vow 鳳凰四重奏 Mrs. Mok Chun
At Home With Love 樓住有情人 Joey Chow
Glittering Days 東方之珠 Fei Fei Nominated - TVB Anniversary Award for Best Supporting Actress (Top 10)
2007 Fathers and Sons 爸爸閉翳 Ching Yeuk-szi
2008 A Journey Called Life 金石良緣 Tin Na
Legend of the Demigods 搜神傳 Mo Kik Tin Chuen
The Four 少年四大名捕 Piao Xue
2009 Sweetness in the Salt 碧血鹽梟 Wu Ting-bik
The King of Snooker 桌球天王 Mary
ICAC Investigators 2009 廉政行動2009 Rainy Lam
2010 Every Move You Make 讀心神探 Daisy Liu Guest star
2011 Forensic Heroes III 法證先鋒III Bonnie Yiu Guest star

Albums[edit]

  • 自主 (1997)
  • 被爱 (1997)
  • 最差情人 (1998)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A walking, talking paradox". New Straits Times. 28 July 1998. Archived from the original on 13 July 2012. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Halina Tam Finds Success As Snack Shop Owner". jaynestars. 2014-04-17. Retrieved 2014-04-17. 
  3. ^ a b "Hongkong actress Halina Tam is now gaining more exposure...". The Sun Daily. 7 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  4. ^ http://www.ejinsight.com/20160610-why-miss-hong-kong-now-sells-fishballs/

External links[edit]

Achievements
Preceded by
Hoyan Mok
Miss Hong Kong
1994
Succeeded by
Winnie Yeung