Miriam Yeung in 2007
|Chinese name||楊千嬅 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||杨千嬅 (simplified)|
|Born||3 February 1974|
British Hong Kong
|Other names||Yeung Chin-wah|
|Instrument(s)||Singing, piano, guitar|
|Label(s)||Capital Artists (1996–2001, 2010–2012)|
Cinepoly Records (2001–2003)
Gold Label (2003–2006)
Media Asia Music (2012–present)
Real Ting (m. 2009)
|Ancestry||Chaozhou, Guangdong, China|
Miriam Yeung (born 3 February 1974) is a Hong Kong actress and singer. Before entering the entertainment business, she was a registered nurse at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. She studied at the Holy Family Canossian College Kowloon. She began her career as a singer and actress after coming third in the TVB 14th annual New Talent Singing Awards competition in 1995. In 2012, Yeung won the Best Actress Award at the 32nd Hong Kong Film Awards for Love in the Buff. In 2005, she was elected one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong.
Yeung has released more than 40 albums in Cantonese and Mandarin. Many of her songs have been mainstream hits and award winners, such as "Maiden's Prayer"(少女的祈禱), "Sisters"(姊妹), "Unfortunately I'm an Aquarius"(可惜我是水瓶座) and "Small City, Big Things" (小城大事).
As an actress, Yeung has appeared in over 30 films with a total box office of around US$50 million worldwide, and had voice roles in three Korean and Thai movies. She won the Most Popular Artiste Award at Italy's Udine Far East Film Festival in 2002.
In 2011, Yeung won her first Best Actress award for Perfect Wedding at the 17th Hong Kong Film Critics Society Award. In 2013 she won another Best Actress award for Love in the Buff at the 32nd Hong Kong Film Awards.
Yeung is set to appear in TVB series Wonder Women, slated to air in 2018. It will be her first small screen appearance in 8 years.
Yeung is also involved in literature and drawing. She published "Miriam experience of school entry" in 1998, which encompasses short passages about her reflections on life, travel journals, and sharing with friends. In 1997, she made her first attempt to write her own lyrics to a song named "The Writing is on the Wall" ("字跡").
In 2007, Yeung began dating ex-VRF member Real Ting Chi-ko. The couple married on 11 August 2009 in Las Vegas. After returning to Hong Kong, the couple held two wedding banquets in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai on 20 December 2010 and in L'hotel Island South in Aberdeen on 24 December 2010, inviting over 500 guests. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Torres "RMB" Ting, on 5 June 2012.
In early 2013, Yeung was admitted to hospital for emergency surgery after an asthma attack.
|Year||English title||Original title||Role||Notes|
|2001||Dummy mother, Without a Baby||玉女添丁||LK Fong|
|2001||Feel 100% II||百分百感覺2||Hui Fun|
|2002||Love Undercover||新紮師妹||LK Fong|
|2002||Frugal Game||慳錢家族||Wai Chin-wah|
|2002||Dry Wood Fierce Fire||乾柴烈火||Alice Tsui|
|2003||Dragon Loaded 2003||龍咁威2003||Yip Coo-hung||Cameo|
|2003||Love Undercover 2: Love Mission||新紮師妹2 / 新紮師妹2美麗任務||LK Fong|
|2003||My Lucky Star||行運超人||Yip Ku-hung / Scholar Yip Ku-shing|
|2003||Anna in Kung-Fu Land||安娜與武林||Anna Shek||alternative title: Anna & Wulin|
|2003||Sound of Colors||地下鐵||Cheung Hoi-yeuk|
|2004||A Disguised Superstar||冒牌天皇||Reporter|
|2004||Three... Extremes||三更2||Li Qing||Segment: "Dumplings"|
|2004||Three of a Kind||煎釀三寶||Sophia|
|2004||My Sweetie||甜絲絲||Ms Daughter||Cameo|
|2004||Elixir of Love||花好月圓||Heung / Princess|
|2005||Drink, Drank, Drunk||千杯不醉||Fung Siu-min|
|2006||2 Become 1||天生一對||Bingo Leung|
|2006||The Heavenly Kings||四大天王||Herself||Cameo|
|2007||Hooked on You||每當變幻時||Miu|
|2010||Here Comes Fortune||財緣萬歲||Office lady||alternative title: Fortune King Is Coming to Town!|
|2010||Love in a Puff||志明與春嬌||Cherie Yu|
|2011||The Sorcerer and the White Snake||白蛇傳說||Rabbit Devil||Cameo|
|2011||Summer Love Love||戀夏戀夏戀戀下 / 夏日戀神馬||Cameo|
|2011||The Founding of a Party||建黨偉業||Young Hong Kong woman|
|2012||Love in the Buff||春嬌與志明||Cherie||alternative title: Love in a Puff 2|
|2014||Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2||單身男女2||Yang Yang Yang|
|2014||Break Up 100||分手100次||Cameo|
|2015||Little Big Master||五個小孩的校長||Lui Wai-hung|
|2015||She Remembers, He Forgets||哪一天我們會飛||Yu Fung-chi (adult)|
|2016||Girl of the Big House||寶貝當家 / 小鬼當家||Nina|
|2017||Love Off the Cuff||春嬌救志明||Cherie Yu|
|2017||Agent Mr. Chan||棟篤特工||LK Fong||Cameo|
|Year||English title||Original title||Role||Notes|
|1997||The Disappearance||隱形怪傑||Saan Saan|
|1998||A Recipe for the Heart||美味天王||Yao Ka-ka|
|1998||Moments of Endearment||外父唔怕做||Chung Lok-yee|
|1999||Man's Best Friend||寵物情緣||Dau Dau||Voice|
|2001||A Taste of Love||美味情緣||Chou Bo-time|
|2003||Hearts of Fencing||當四葉草碰上劍尖時||Cameo|
|2007||Love at First Fight||武十郎||Wu Shi-lang|
|2007||Colours of Love||森之愛情||Nicole|
|2009||ICAC Investigators 2009||廉政行動2009||ICAC investigator Yeung Mei-kei|
|2009||The Bronze Teeth IV||鐵齒銅牙紀曉嵐4||Qianqian|
Awards and nominations
- Miriam Yeung and Real Ting secretly married; Real admits, Miriam avoids
- Xinhua News. Interview with Miriam Yeung. 18 April 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2007.
- "List of Nominees and Awardees of The 32nd Hong Kong Film Awards". Hong Kong Film Awards. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- Junior Chamber International Hong Kong. "Past HK TOYP Awardees". Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- "Miriam Yeung". IMDb. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
- "Miriam Yeung". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
- "32nd Hong Kong Film Awards 2013". HK Neo Reviews. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
- "Miriam Yeung's dragon baby Torres is born". Yahoo! HK News (in Chinese). 7 June 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
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