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Maggie Cheung was born on September 20, 1964, in Hong Kong, and moved at the age of eight with her family to England. After finishing secondary school, she returned to Hong Kong, where she began modeling and appearing in commercials. In 1983 she participated in the Ms. Hong Kong pageant, winning first runner-up, which proved not to be a detriment ... See full bio »
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 2010 Ten Thousand Waves
 2010 Hot Summer Days
Mysterious Customer
 2004 2046
Su Li-zhen
 2004/I Clean
Emily Wang
 2002 Hero
Flying Snow (as Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk)
 2000 Le bel hiver (Short)
Belle passante
 2000 Sausalito
 1997 Chinese Box
 1996 Irma Vep
Maggie Cheung
 1994 Lim jing dai yat gik
Solicitor Annie Ma
 1994 In Between
Co Co Lau (segment "Weihun mama")
 1993 Executioners
Chat / Thief Catcher / Chelsea
 1993 Boys Are Easy
Ching Siu Nam / Viet-Nam Rose
 1993 The Mad Monk
Nine Lives Whore
 1993 Fei yue mi qing
Tammy Cheung
 1993 Holy Weapon
Princess Tin Heung (as Man-yuk Cheung)
 1993 Flying Dagger
Flying Cat
 1993 The Bare-Footed Kid
 1993 The Heroic Trio
Chat / Thief Catcher / Mercy
 1993 The Eagle Shooting Heroes
Imperial Master
 1993 Qian mian tian wang
Jacky Chuck
 1992 Moon Warriors
 1992 Zhen de ai ni
 1992 Dragon Inn
Gam Seung Yuk
 1992 Sam yan jo sai gai
Cameo appearance (uncredited)
 1992 Hua! ying xiong
 1992 All's Well, Ends Well
Ho Yuk 'Holliyuk'
 1992 Twin Dragons
 1991 The Banquet
 1991 Center Stage
Ruan Ling-yu and Herself
 1991 Zhi zai chu wei
 1991 Hei xue
 1991 Seung sing gusi
Olive Cheung
 1991 Fu gui ji xiang
Carrie Kam
 1990 Red Dust
 1990 Gong chang fei long
May (Ah Mei)
 1990 Song of the Exile
Cheung Hueyin
 1990 San ren xin shi jie
 1989 Ren zai Niu Yue
Lee Fung-Jiau
 1989 Qiu ai ye jing hun
Jenny Tung
 1989 Shao nu xin
 1989 Bu tuo wa de ren
 1989 Wo ai fu gui
Chow Fung
 1989 Shen yong shuang mei mai
Zhu Yingtai
 1989 Little Cop
 1989 The Bachelor's Swan Song
Cheung Yuk
 1988 Liu jin sui yue
Nancy Cheung
 1988 The Beloved Son of God
Bibi Cheung
 1988 How to Pick Girls Up
 1988 Nan bei ma da
 1988 As Tears Go By
 1988 Shuang fei lin men
 1988 Ai de tao bing
So See-Dai
 1988 Guo bu xin lang
Jade Li
 1988 Ying zhao nu lang 1988
Jenny Lin
 1987 The Game They Called Sex
Chu Hsiao-min
 1987 Yong ai zhuo yi ren
Girl in Convertible
 1987 Project A 2
 1987 The Romancing Star
Tung Tung
 1987 Xin tiao yi bai
 1987 Tian ci liang yuan
 1987 Seven Years Itch
Jogger in Park
 1986 Kai xin gui zhuang gui
Tsui Pan-Han
 1986 Yang ka cheung (TV Series)
 1985 Mei gui di gu shi
Rose Wong
 1985 Police Story
 1985 Mo deng xian lu qi yuan
Chang Man-Ju
 1984 San jaat si hing (TV Series)
Wing Chi
 1984 Yuen fan
 1984 Wak chu choi hong (TV Series)
 1984 Ching wa wong ji
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6 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Man-Yuk Cheung | Man-Yu Cheung | Man-yuk Cheung | Cheung Man-Yuk | Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk | Man-yu Zhang


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I think it comes from far away inside me, to be strong to survive everything that comes my way. I think, going back to the beginning, feeling like an alien in an English school when I was eight, that set up my pride very early on. I think I'm very defensive, but I'm trying not to be like that any more. See more »


The first Chinese actress ever to win the Best Actress award at the Berlin International Film Festival (1992 - for Center Stage (1991)) and Cannes Film Festival (2004 - for Clean (2004)). See more »

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