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Maggie Cheung --- The Most Successful Miss Hong Kong ever!

Post  Miu_Miu on Fri Dec 26, 2008 7:14 am

Maggie Cheung Man Yuk, born on September 20, 1964. is a Cannes Best Actress, Berlin Best Actress, five-time Hong Kong Film Award and five-time Taiwan Golden Horse winning Chinese actress from Hong Kong.

Raised in England, she has over 70 films to her credit since starting her career in 1983. She is the first Asian actress to win a prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Born in Hong Kong, Maggie Cheung traces her ancestry to Shanghai, China. In 1971, she studied Primary One in St Paul's Convent School. Her merchant-class family emigrated from Hong Kong to the United Kingdom when she was eight. Cheung spent part of her childhood and adolescence in the UK.

She returned to Hong Kong in 1982 for vacation, but ended up staying for modeling assignments. Soon she got a salesgirl job at Lane Crawford department store as well. In 1983, she entered the Miss Hong Kong beauty pageant contest. She won first runner-up and the Miss Photogenic award. She was a semi-finalist in the Miss World pageant the same year.


Maggie's Official Crowning Picture as Miss Hong Kong 1983 Runner-up


Maggie's Swimsuit Pictures during Miss Hong Kong 1983 Pageant



Maggie Winning the "Miss Photogenic Award" in Miss Hong Kong 1983 Pageant


Maggie in Miss World 1983 (2nd Right) where she made it into the Top 15





Maggie's Award Winning List as International Film actress
Berlin International Film Festival
Best Actress Award for Centre Stage (aka Actress) 阮玲玉 (1992)



Cannes Film Festival
Best Actress Award for Clean (2004)



Asia-Pacific Film Festival
Best Actress Award for Comrades, Almost a Love Story 甜蜜蜜 (1997)



Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards
Best Actress of Golden Horse Award for Full Moon in New York 人在紐約 (1989)



Best Supporting Actress of Golden Horse Award for Red Dust 滾滾紅塵 (1990)


Best Actress of Golden Horse Award for In the Mood for Love 花樣年華 (2000)




Hong Kong Film Awards
Best Actress of Hong Kong Film Award for A Fishy Story 不脫襪的人 (1990)


Best Actress of Hong Kong Film Award for The Soong Sisters 宋家皇朝 (1998)
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Re: Maggie Cheung --- The Most Successful Miss Hong Kong ever!

Post  bonner on Fri Dec 26, 2008 9:54 am

im happy for her....hong kong is not anymore participating to others international pageant especially miss universe....i do have that one day this country will have their first ever crown sunny
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