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Ya-Lei Kuei

Ya-Lei Kuei was born on June 2, 1944 in Changsha City, Hunan Province, China as Yalei Gui. She is known for her work on The Wedding Banquet (1993), Miracles - Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989) and Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). See full bio »

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Known For

The Wedding Banquet
Eat Drink Man Woman
Eat Drink Man Woman Madame Liang
Palace of Desire
Palace of Desire Wu Zetian (2000)


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 2015/II Baby Steps
Ma (as Grace Guei)
 2012 Joyful Reunion
Bai Ping
 2011 Withholding (Short)
 2010 Ai Bu Ji
 2010 A Dream in Red Mansions (TV Series)
Madame Wang
 2006 The Knot
 2006 Ma La Po Xi (TV Series)
Qin Siping
 2006 Harmony (TV Series)
Zhu Ziping
 2005 Han Wu Da Di (TV Series)
Empress Dowager
 2001 Migratory Bird
Chen's Mom
 2000 Palace of Desire (TV Series)
Wu Zetian (2000) (as Yalei Gui)
 1999 Hai hai de ren sheng (TV Series)
Kang Shao-hua
 1999 Huan xi ren jia (TV Series)
Qiao Ma
 1997 Intimates
Auntie Foon - Aged Wan
 1997 Thunderstorm (TV Series)
Mei Shiping
 1996 Tonight Nobody Goes Home
Mrs. Chen (as Ah Leh Chang Gua)
 1995 Maiden Rosé
Zhou Hua Diao as Adult (as Ah-Lu Qui)
 1994 Eat Drink Man Woman
Madame Liang
 1993 The Wedding Banquet
Mrs. Gao (as Ah-Leh Gua)
 1992 Qing qing he bian cao (TV Series)
Jingzhi (as Guiya Lei)
 1990 Xue Ke (TV Series)
Ms. Luo
 1987 Flag of Honor
 1986 Inferno Thunderbolt (as Rose Kuei)
 1983 The Lost Generation
Ko Ya Mei
 1982 Shi Jie
 1982 Burn Phoenix Burn
Lan Ting
 1982 Wan pi gou
 1982 Zhi fen zhi bing (as Rose Kuei)
 1981 The Casino
 1981 Jiao xiong
 1981 Gai shi ji hua (as Rose Kuei)
 1981 Meng de yi chang
Auntie Lan
 1980 Yan er gui
 1980 Lian ai fan dou xing
Shen Rong's Mother
 1979 Hua ban wu chun feng
Mrs. Hsia Qing-Lan (Guest star) (as Kwei Ya Lei)
 1979 Wang ai cao
Mrs. Shu (Xiao-Zhi's mother)
 1978 Immortal Warriors (Guest star)
 1978 Hua fei hua
 1978 Di Di ri ji
 1976 Broken House
 1973 Yi jia ren
 1971 Ting yuan shen shen
Chang, Han Yan
 1971 Ti Ying
 1970 Kuo san niang
Kou San Niang
 1970 Duan chang hong
Fung Man-ling
 1969 Ren gui hu
 1969 The Winter
 1968 Fei zei
 1967 Xun meng yuan
Hsu Meng-hua
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Alternate Names:

Ah Leh Chang Gua | Ah-Leh Gua | Grace Guei | Yah-Leh Gui | Yalei Gui | Rose Kuei | Ya-lei Kwei | Guiya Lei | Kwei Ya Lei | Ah-Lu Qui

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[interviewed by Liu Wei for China Daily, Nov. 5, 2008] There will be no mainland actor, Hong Kong actor or Taiwan actor in the future. The trend is integration. We are all Chinese.


Mother of Phoebe Chang.

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