Yang Libing

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Yang Libing
Chinese name 楊莉冰 (traditional)
Chinese name 杨莉冰 (simplified)
Pinyin Yáng Lìbīng (Mandarin)
Born 1965 (1965)
Singapore
Residence Singapore
Other names Emily Yeo
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983–present
Nationality Singaporean
Spouse(s)
Li Nanxing
(m. 1994; div. 2004)
Siblings Yang Lina (older sister)
Awards
Star Awards 1999 : Best Supporting Actress

Yang Libing (Chinese: 杨莉冰) is a former Singaporean actress. She was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1983 to 2009. Her older sister is the late Yang Lina, who was also an actress.

Career[edit]

Yang first entered the entertainment industry during the 1984 after she attended the SBC's drama training course with her older sister Yang Lina. She starred in the long-running hit drama Wok of Life and won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Star Awards 1999. Yang married actor Li Nanxing in 1994 after co-starring with him in several drama series. They divorced in 2004 citing irreconcilable personality differences. Both have yet to remarry and they have no children from the marriage.[1]

More recently she has appeared in several of MediaCorp's anniversary events and was one of many former artistes present at the Star Awards 2012.[2]

Yang left the entertainment industry in 2009 to focus into business and operated a hair salon with her sister Yang Lina which was opened in 2004. Due to the death of her sister from uterine cancer in 2010. She needed time to sort out and prepare for her sister funeral arrangements.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Perfect Cut 2 一切完美
  • Guest appearance
2006 C.I.D. 刑警2人组 Liu Cailian
  • Supporting Role
2004 An Ode to Life 三十风雨路 Zhang Wensi 张文思
  • Supporting Role
The Crime Hunters 心网追凶 Sherry
  • Supporting Role
2003 Home in Toa Payoh 家在大巴窑 Wu Jinxiu 吴锦绣
  • Supporting Role
My Home, My Love 同一屋檐下
  • Supporting Role
2002 Fantasy 星梦情真 Lin Li 林俐
  • Supporting Role
Bukit Ho Swee 河水山 Zeng Xiu Zhen 曾秀珍
  • Supporting Role
Health Matters 2 一切由慎开始 II Lin Xiang Feng's Wife 林祥丰妻子
  • Supporting Role
2001 The Hotel 大酒店 Lychee
  • Supporting Role
Beyond the Axis of Truth 法医X档案 Song Shan Ni 宋珊妮
  • Supporting Role
2000 Dare to Strike 扫冰者 Xiao Ru 小茹
  • Supporting Role
1999 Darling-In-Law 我的岳母是巫婆 Chantilly
  • Special Appearance
Wok of Life 福满人间 Zeng Haolian 曾浩莲
  • Supporting Role
From the Medical Files 2 医生档案II Mrs. Lim 林太太
  • Supporting Role
1998 Singapore Short Stories 2 - Paper House 小说剧场 II 之《梦幻之屋》 Yi Lian 依莲
  • Supporting Role
1997 From the Medical Files 医生档案 Ida
  • Supporting Role
The Other Parent 妈妈先生 Pan Yu Qing 潘玉清
  • Supporting Role
Crimes and Tribulations 狮城奇案录 之《情书圣手》 Fang Qiu Yan 方秋燕
  • Supporting Role
1996 Mirror of Life 实况剧场 之《三水红头巾》 He San Feng 何三凤
  • Supporting Role
River of Love 风雨柴船头 Liu Shu Luan 刘淑鸾
  • Supporting Role
Beyond Dawn 女子监狱 Li Xiu Li 李秀丽
  • Supporting Role
1995 Sparks of Life 生命火花 Liu Tian Na 刘天娜
  • Supporting Role
The Golden Pillow 金枕头 Hua Jin Qiu 花锦秋
  • Supporting Role
Neighbourhood Heroes 大英雄小人物 Huang Gui Hua 黄桂花
  • Supporting Role
1994 A Chance of Life 生死一线
  • Telemovie
Fiery Of Lover 烈火情人 Wen Jing 文靖
  • Supporting Role
Twin Bliss 龙凤呈祥 Monica
  • Supporting Role
1993 The Brave One 荡寇英雄 Zheng Xiao Hua 郑小花
  • Supporting Role
1992 Lady Steel 激情女大亨 Ye Jia Jia 叶佳佳
  • Supporting Role
Changing Fortunes 爱情乒乓球
  • Supporting Role
1991 The Darkest Hour 列血青春 Pang Li Lian 庞丽莲
  • Supporting Role
1989 Turn of the Tide 浮沉 Gu Xiu Zhen 古秀珍
  • Supporting Role
1988 Strange Encounters 2 奇缘2 之《心锁》 Xue Er 雪儿
  • Supporting Role
Mystery 迷离夜 之《梦》 Wei Qi 韦琪
  • Supporting Role
Airforce 空军 Mei Qi 美琪
  • Supporting Role
On the Fringe 边缘少年 Zhang Xiao Hua 张小花
  • Supporting Role
Star Maiden 飞越银河 Du Mei 杜玫
  • Supporting Role
1987 Moving On 变迁 May
  • Supporting Role
Sunshine After Rain 雨过天晴 Chen Ya Rong 陈雅蓉
  • Supporting Role
1986 Crossroads 红绿灯
  • Supporting Role
Happy Trio 青春123 Zhang Man Ling 张曼玲
  • Supporting Role
1985 Takeover 人在旅途 Ah Bing 阿冰
  • Supporting Role
Unyielding Butterflies 铁蝴蝶 Xiao Tao Hong 小桃红
  • Supporting Role
1984 Pursuit 怒海萍踪 Huang Sheng Nan 黄胜男
  • Supporting Role
Youth 年轻人
  • Supporting Role

Accolades[edit]

Star Awards – Acting Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
1995 2nd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress Challenge of Truth Nominated
1996 3rd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress The Golden Pillow Nominated
1997 4th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress River of Love Nominated
1999 6th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress Wok of Life Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top Celeb Divorces: Hollywood vs Local". xin.msn.com. 22 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Life after television: Whatever happened to..." Channel NewsAsia. 23 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Former Mediacorp actress Yang Lina dies of cancer". AsiaOne. 21 March 2010.