Bak Sheut-sin

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Bak Sheut-sin
Chinese name 白雪仙
Pinyin Bái Xuěxiān (Mandarin)
Jyutping Baak6 Syut3 Sin1 (Cantonese)
Birth name Chan Shuliang
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1926-04-01) 1 April 1926 (age 91)
Guangzhou, China
Other name(s) Bai Xuexian
Occupation Actress
Genre(s) Cantonese opera

Bak Sheut-sin (born 1 April 1926 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China), also known as Bai Xuexian, is a famous former Chinese opera actress in China and Hong Kong.


Bak is notable for pairing up with fellow Cantonese opera star Yam Kim Fai. Two of her major works are The Peony Pavilion and Tai Nui Fa. She has received awards from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Hong Kong University for her contribution to the opera art form. In April 2001 she received a "Lifetime achievement award" from the Hong Kong Film Awards from Chief Secretary for Administration Anson Chan. Awarded Gold Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Government in 2013.

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