Maggie Cheung

Name in Native Language: "張曼玉" (ZH-CN)
Actress / Model (person) / Film Actress | * 09/20/1964 (57) | Hong Kong, British Crown Colony (Hong Kong)
Maggie Cheung Man-yuk (Chinese: 張曼玉; born 20 September 1964) is a Hong Kong former actress. Raised in Hong Kong and Britain, she started her career after placing second in 1983's Miss Hong Kong Pageant. She achieved critical success in the late 1980s and into the early 2000s, before taking a break from acting following her last starring role in 2004. She rarely makes public appearances except for fashion events and award ceremonies. Cheung has won numerous accolades at home and abroad for her acting. She has won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress 5 times in the span of 11 years from 1990 to 2001, and holds the record for most wins in that category. She also holds the record for most wins for the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress in Taiwan, having won 4 times. In the West, she has been awarded the Silver Bear for Best Actress at Berlin International Film Festival in 1992 and Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival in 2004. In 2004, she became the first Asian actress to be nominated for the French César Award for Best Actress. Her most acclaimed performances include As Tears Go By, Center Stage, ()
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Maggie Cheung Man yuk(born 20 September 1964) is aHong Kongactress. Raised in England and Hong Kong, she has over 70 films to her credit since starting her career in 1983. Some of her most commercially successful work was in the action genre, but Cheung once said in an interview that of all the work she has done, the films that really meant something to her areSong of the Exile,Center Stage,Comrades: Almost a Love StoryandIn the Mood for Love. As Emily Wang inClean, her last starring role to date, she became the firstAsianactress to win a prize at theCannes Film Festival. Cheung's native language isCantonese, but she is multilingual, having learned to speakEnglish,MandarinandFrench.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Maggie Cheung

Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress 4x Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress César Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Maggie Cheung as Actress(88)

as herself2021 Moments Within Moments
as Herself (archive footage)2016 The Moment: Fifty Years of Golden Horse
as The News Reporter2013 Playtime
as Sushi customer2010 Hot Summer Days
as Su Li-Zhen2004 2046
as Emily Wang2004 Clean
as Flying Snow2002 Hero
as Su Li-Zhen2000 In the Mood for Love
as Ellen2000 Sausalito
as Jean1997 Chinese Box
as Soong Ching-ling / Madam Sun1997 The Soong Sisters
as herself1996 Irma Vep
as Feng's Sister-in-Law1994 Ashes of Time
as Miss Ho1993 The Bare-Footed Kid
as Imperial Master1993 The Eagle Shooting Heroes
as Chat1993 Executioners
as Jacky Chuck1993 Millionaire Cop
as Nine Lives Whore1993 The Mad Monk
as Solicitor Annie Ma1993 First Shot
as Ching Siu Nam1993 Boys Are Easy
as Tammy Cheung1993 The Enigma of Love
as Chat1993 The Heroic Trio
as Flying Cat1993 Flying Dagger
as Princess Tin Heung1993 Holy Weapon
as Green Snake1993 Green Snake
as Barbara1992 Twin Dragons
as Ho Yok 'Holiyok'1992 All's Well, Ends Well
as Mo Xian Er1992 Moon Warriors
as Angel1992 True Love
as Lan1992 What A Hero!
as Rose1992 Rose
as Ruan Ling-yu / Herself1991 Center Stage
as Annie1991 Today's Hero
as Dancer1991 The Banquet
as Ms Kim/Carrie1991 The Perfect Match
as May Yip1990 The Dragon from Russia
as Li Hong1990 Farewell China
as Cheung Hueyin1990 Song of the Exile
as Yueh-Feng1990 Red Dust
as Su Li-zhen1990 Days of Being Wild
as Polla1989 The Iceman Cometh
as Ms. Tsang1989 Hearts, No Flowers
as Restuarant customer1989 Little Cop
as Zhu Ying Tai1989 Doubles Cause Troubles
as Jenny Tung1989 In Between Loves
as Ms Huang1989 A Fishy Story
as Lee Fung Jiau1989 Full Moon in New York
as Chow Fung1989 My Dear Son
as Jade Li1988 Paper Marriage
as Bibi Chang1988 The Beloved Son of God
as May1988 Police Story 2
as Betty1988 Mother Vs Mother
as Ah Ngor1988 As Tears Go By
as So See Dai1988 Love Soldier of Fortune
as May/Chu1988 Moon, Star and Sun
as Jenny Lin1988 Call Girl '88
as Nancy Cheung1988 Last Romance
as Diana1988 Double Fattiness
as Tung Tung1987 The Romancing Star
as Driver of white sports car [cameo]1987 You're My Destiny
as herself1987 Heartbeat 100
as Yesan1987 Project A: Part II
as Jogger in park1987 Seven Years Itch
as Yuk1987 Sister Cupid
as Tsui Han-Pan / Tsui Kiu Kiu1986 Happy Ghost III
as Rose Wong1986 Lost Romance
as Tsui Hung1986 The Seventh Curse
as Cheung Man Ju1985 Girl with the Diamond Slipper
as May1985 Police Story
as Kitty1984 Prince Charming

TV Shows/Series with Maggie Cheung as Actress(3)

1985 拆擋拍擋
as Tse Wing Chi1984 Police Cadet

Movies with Maggie Cheung as Crew(1)

Crew/Thanks2009 Inglourious Basterds

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Maggie Mànyù Zhang
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 09/20 1964 (September) in Hong Kong, British Crown Colony (Hong Kong) (current age: 57 years + 127 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: St Paul's Girls' School
Employer: UNICEF
Spouses (current/former): Olivier Assayas
Other names for Maggie Cheung (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk"
"マギー・チャン" (Kana/Japanese)
Maggie Cheung frequently works together with these people:
Wong Jing (28x, Crew)
Jackie Chan (18x, Actor)
William Chang (18x, Crew)
Jacky Cheung (16x, Actor)
Eric Tsang (15x, Actor)
Wong Kar-wai (13x, Crew)
Tsui Hark (13x, Crew)
Raymond Wong (12x, Crew)
Sylvia Chang (10x, Actress)
Kenny Bee (10x, Actor)
Carina Lau (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2895, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2022