Top 10 Most Popular Hong Kong Actresses

Although pure Hong Kong movies have been in declining, those female movie stars who became famous for starring Hong Kong films are unforgettable to many people. Today let us check the top 10 Hong Kong film actresses and their pictures.

1. Maggie Cheung 张曼玉

Maggie Cheung picture

Maggine Cheung (born in 1964) came on the scene following his winning of Miss Photogenic in Miss Hong Kong in 1983. She gradually formed her adept acting skills after years of being an eye candy and was later favored by major directors. Director Wong Kar-wai coached her how to bloom her introverted temperament while Stanley Kwan molded her into a sad “Ruan Lingyu.” These well-known actors helped her walk on the star road step by step.

2. Shu Qi 舒淇

shu qiThe Taiwan born beauty Shu Qi is a classic style beauty. She might not look good when her features are taken apart, but when put together, his face will be so charming and sweet.

3. Carman Lee 李若彤

Carman LeeCarman Lee, a former stewardess, had her very glory years. She took up the first ad and was  soon discovered by director Tsui Hark. In the time when long hair was popular in Hong Kong entertainment circle, Carman Lee’s “handsome” short hair made her face look so perfect. Carman was regarded as a new generation of “Lady Master” after Vivian Chow.

4. Gigi Lai黎姿
Gigi LaiGigi is nicknamed “Goddess of Beauty”. No matter what she experienced and how many years passed, she still maintained glamorous appearance like the old days when she just rose to fame from TVB. At age of 24 she played soft sister “little stutter” in movie series “Young and Dangerous“, while at 32 she still could acted the young lady Yuying in the TV series “War and Beauty”.

5. Cherie Chung 钟楚红
Cherie Chung
Cherie Chung was the chief actress in Hong Kong in the 1980s. She swept Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan with super sexy appearance. Cherie was known as the “Hong Kong’s first beauty” in the 1980s and become many people’s “dream girl” at that time.  Many of her films have become classics in Hong Kong film industry.

6. Christy Chung 钟丽缇

Christy ChungChristy Chung is a half Chinese, half Vietnamese actress. She stood out in the Miss Hong Kong Pageant in 1993. With plump or somewhat fat figure, she has very strong femininity. In 1994, Christy and Takeshi Kaneshiro cooperated in the movie “Mermaid Got Married” and obtained instant fame with the hot image of mermaid.

7. Joey Wang王祖贤

王祖賢 (城週圖片)

Joey Wang started her acting career in Taiwan and later moved to Hong Kong. She has unique charm and sweetness and changeable temperament, which impressed famous Hong Kong directors deeply. Joey brought a fresh wind to the Hong Kong film, even when she was used as a “eye candy” in the film she often overshadowed the limelight of the hero.

8. Irene Wan 温碧霞

Irene WanWith bright eyes and red lips, it would not fair if Irene did not enjoy popularity in Hong Kong. Her most well-known Hong Kong drama “Fire Rose” made many fashionable women follow her image in the film.

9. Chingmy Yau 邱淑贞

Chingmy YauJen Chiou was considered the sexiest actress in the 1990s. She is a lovely woman and one of the most popular idols in Hong Kong. She also appeaered in a series of Hong Kong Category III films, and the most famous one is “Naked Killer” (1992).

10. Vivian Chow周慧敏

Vivian ChowVivian’s image was a pure dream of Hong Kong men the 1990s. She has beautiful big eyes, soft long hair, silky tone, no matter from any aspect she is a perfect and faultless woman. Her ladylike stage image made a strong impression on audience.

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