Jessica Hsuan

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Jessica Hsuan
Native name
Jessica Hester Hsuan

(1970-08-18) 18 August 1970 (age 48)
ResidenceHong Kong
Nationality United Kingdom
 Hong Kong
Other namesSuen Huen
Alma materImperial College London
Years active1993—present
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
AwardsMing Pao Anniversary Awards
Best Actress in Television
2003 Square Pegs
My Most Supportive Performance
2002 Burning Flame II
2003 Square Pegs
2007 The Drive of Life
TVB Star Award for Favourite Leading Actress
2017 My Unfair LadyTVB Anniversary AwardsBest Actress
1999 Detective Investigation Files IV
My Favourite Television Character
2000 A Matter of Customs
2001 A Step Into The Past
2002 Golden Faith
2003 Square Pegs
2004 Lady Fan
My Favourite On-Screen Partners (Dramas)
2003 Square Pegs

Chinese name

Jessica Hester Hsuan (Chinese: 宣萱; pinyin: Xuān Xuān; [IPA: syn hyn]; born 18 August 1970), also known as Suen Huen, is a Hong Kong actress.

Early life[edit]

Hsuan's father gave her the name 'Jessica', while her mother gave her the name 'Hester', which gave her full name Jessica Hester Hsuan. She was educated at Hong Kong's Maryknoll Convent School for primary education, and then at Pooi To Middle School. She later boarded at Roedean School in Britain.[citation needed]

Hsuan graduated with a bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Imperial College London in 1992.[1]


Hsuan started her career in late 1992 and early 1993. Along with Maggie Cheung Ho Yee, Ada Choi, Flora Chan and Kenix Kwok, she is known as one of the Top 5 "Fa Dans" (term used for actresses with high popularity) of TVB from the mid-1990s to mid-2000s. She has collaborated with many TVB leading actors including Louis Koo, Wong He, Chilam Cheung, Nick Cheung, Gallen Lo, Roger Kwok, Sunny Chan, Joe Ma, Bobby Au-yeung, etc. she won the 1999 Best Actress for her role in Detective Investigation Files IV.

She changed her contract to a "per-series" as of late 2006, after it was disclosed that she did not renew her current contract.

In 2017, Jessica played a leading role in TVB series "My Unfair Lady" (Chinese: 不懂撒嬌的女人). She won My Favorite TVB Actress (also known as Malaysia's TV Queen) at the TVB Star Awards Malaysia 2017 for her performance in this series, making it her first leading actress award since 1999.


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