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Cherie Chung is a Actor Chinoise born on 16 february 1960

Cherie Chung

Cherie Chung
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Birth name Chung Chor-hung鍾楚紅
Nationality Chine
Birth 16 february 1960 (64 years)

Cherie Chung Chor-hung (Chinese: 鍾楚紅; pinyin: Zhōng Chǔhóng; born 16 February 1960) is a retired Hong Kong film actress. She was one of the top actresses in Hong Kong Film during the 1980s.

She participated in the Miss Hong Kong competition but won nothing. She was later discovered by film director Johnnie To and debuted in his first film The Enigmatic Case (1980).

Her beauty and charm led her to become one of the top actresses in Hong Kong at the time. In her film career, one of her most famous performances was in Mabel Cheung's An Autumn's Tale (1987), where she portrayed Jennifer, an educated middle-class woman who falls in love with a rude and uneducated man played by Chow Yun-fat. The film became one of the most successful romance flicks in Hong Kong film history. She is known as the "Marilyn Monroe" of Hong Kong entertainment industry due to her beautiful looks.

Chung retired from acting in the 1990s. Her last film was John Woo's Once a Thief (1991), which was also a classic.

She married advertising guru Mike Chu in 1991 in the United States. Chu was known for his achievements in the Hong Kong advertising industry. Before the wedding, they come into agreement to be "child-free". On 24 August 2007, Chu died of stomach cancer. He was given a Catholic funeral.

She is also very active in promoting environmental protection.


D'ethnie hakka, elle concourt en 1979 à l'élection de Miss Hong Kong et termine troisième. Elle est ensuite repérée par le réalisateur Johnnie To et fait ses débuts dans son premier film The Enigmatic Case (1980).

Sa beauté et son charme lui permettent de devenir l'une des actrices les plus populaires à Hong Kong à cette époque. Dans sa carrière cinématographique, l'un de ses rôles les plus célèbres est celui de Jennifer dans New York Romance (1987) de Mabel Cheung, une femme éduquée de la classe moyenne tombant amoureuse d'un homme grossier et sans éducation joué par Chow Yun-fat.

Chung prend sa retraite dans les années 1990, son dernier film étant Les Associés (1991) de John Woo, qui est également un classique.

Usually with

Sammo Hung
Sammo Hung
(3 films)
Chow Yun-fat
Chow Yun-fat
(8 films)
Yuen Biao
Yuen Biao
(3 films)
Eric Tsang
Eric Tsang
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Cherie Chung (21 films)

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Once a Thief, 1h43
Directed by John Woo
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Films about children, Sports films, Martial arts films, Buddy films, Heist films
Actors Chow Yun-fat, Leslie Cheung, Cherie Chung, Kenneth Tsang Wing Kong, John Woo, Philip Kwok
Roles Red Bean / Cherie
Rating66% 3.348773.348773.348773.348773.34877
The story is of three orphans and their two father figures. They are taken in by both a wealthy crime boss which leads to their close friendship, and a kind police officer. Nevertheless, the trio grows up learning high-tech methods of theft and specialize in stealing treasured paintings. After a heist in France goes awry, Red Bean Pudding is thought to be dead and James takes his place as Red Bean's lover. However, Pudding returns in a wheelchair, and the group begins planning their next heist for themselves, fall out of favor with Chow, and various complications and gun battles ensue.
Zodiac Killers, 1h37
Directed by Ann Hui
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance, Martial arts
Themes Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Andy Lau, Cherie Chung, Jun'ichi Ishida, Kyōko Kishida
Roles Meng Tieh-Lan
Rating54% 2.7161852.7161852.7161852.7161852.716185
Ben, un étudiant hongkongais à Tokyo rencontre Tieh-Lan, une jeune chinoise qui travaille comme hotesse dans un bar de Shinjuku. Il se trouve bientôt confronté au monde des yakuzas.
Wild Search, 1h38
Directed by Ringo Lam
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Chow Yun-fat, Cherie Chung, Roy Cheung, Elaine Jin, Paul Chun, Ku Feng
Roles Cher Lee
Rating66% 3.345453.345453.345453.345453.34545
Des policiers tentent d'arrêter des dealers en pleine négociation. Mais l'opération dérape : tous les trafiquants sont tués, à l'exception de la fille de l'un deux. La police et les trafiquants vont alors se livrer à une terrible lutte pour trouver ce précieux témoin.
Stars & Roses, 1h40
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama
Actors Andy Lau, Cherie Chung, Sheila Chan, Shing Fui On, Wong Yat-fei
Roles Yuan Hong
Rating61% 3.0956153.0956153.0956153.0956153.095615
Le journaliste Lau Kai-cho (Andy Lau) se rend au Viet Nam pour écrire un article. Il y rencontre la traductrice Yuen Hung (Cherie Chung) et est impliqué dans un accident avec un pousse-pousse motorisé. Les tribunaux lui infligent une peine de prison dans une prison particulièrement dure où il est soumis à un certain nombre de punitions horribles.
Happy Together
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Chingmy Yau, Cherie Chung, Lawrence Cheng
Roles Cherry Tung
Rating65% 3.2878653.2878653.2878653.2878653.287865
The Yuppie Fantasia, 1h33
Directed by Gordon Chan
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Lawrence Cheng, Carol Cheng, Cherie Chung, Sibelle Hu, Manfred Wong, Alfred Cheung
Roles Mrs Lam
Rating60% 3.047213.047213.047213.047213.04721
Leung Foon (Lawrence Cheng), 32 ans, est marié depuis sept ans mais sa vie conjugale avec sa femme Ann (Carol Cheng) semblent n'avoir jamais été jalonnée que de conflits interminables. Du fait d'être entretenu par sa femme plus riche que lui, son estime de soi décline progressivement jour après jour. Décidant de vivre une vraie vie d'homme, il la quitte et demande le divorce.
The Eighth Happiness, 1h31
Directed by Johnnie To
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy
Actors Chow Yun-fat, Jacky Cheung, Raymond Wong Pak-ming, Carol Cheng, Michael Chow (restaurateur), Cherie Chung
Roles Beautiful
Rating62% 3.146153.146153.146153.146153.14615
Ce film raconte les aventures de trois frères (Chow Yun-fat, Raymond Wong et Jacky Cheung) auprès des femmes.
Walk on Fire, 1h44
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Andy Lau, Cherie Chung, Ray Lui, Dick Wei, Maria Cordero, Barry Wong
Roles Miss Chung
Rating58% 2.9125752.9125752.9125752.9125752.912575
In Macau, criminal Tong Heung-tung of the Hunan Gang, who bombed the Hong Kong police headquarters, was being send back to Hong Kong by Kowloon OCTB inspectors Lee Ho-lung and Lo Mo. During the process, the police van was ambushed by the Hunan Gang who helped Tong escape. Lee chased the gang all the way past the Mainland border and arrested them causing mass destruction which maddened his superior officer Chan.
Spiritual Love, 1h25
Origin Hong kong
Genres Horror
Actors Chow Yun-fat, Cherie Chung, Deannie Yip, Paul Chun
Roles Wei Hsiao-Tieh
Rating60% 3.00343.00343.00343.00343.0034
A man called Pu Yung Tsai lives with his cousin who is a student Feng Shui and Mao Shan. Pu Yung Tsai buys an antique desk from a second-hand shop and inside is a suicide letter written by a young woman called Wei Hsiao Tieh. Pu Yung Tsai replies to the letter and gives up 3 years of his life, so the woman is able to come back to earth and get away from her forced marriage. Then Pu Yung Tsai splits up with his girlfriend May because he caught her having an affair. Pu Yung Tsai then begins a relationship with the Wei Hsiao Tieh. Afterwards May wants to get back together with Pu Yung Tsai because her rich boyfriend has dumped her. She stages a suicide for Pu Yung Tsai benefit but it backfires and she dies.
An Autumn's Tale, 1h38
Directed by Mabel Cheung
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Chow Yun-fat, Cherie Chung, Rebecca Pan
Roles Jennifer Lee
Rating74% 3.7436953.7436953.7436953.7436953.743695
Jennifer travels to New York City with plans to study with her boyfriend, Vincent. Samuel Pang arrives at the airport with two friends, Cow and Bull to pick her up. Not comprehending with the security officer, Pang shouts welcoming Japanese phrases in hopes of getting inside. Illegally parking his car at a no-parking zone, Pang rushes his friends to escort Jennifer from the airport.
Peking Opera Blues, 1h44
Directed by Tsui Hark
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Cherie Chung, Sally Yeh, Paul Chun, Wu Ma, Kenneth Tsang Wing Kong, Mark Cheng
Roles Sheung Hung
Rating72% 3.6428253.6428253.6428253.6428253.642825
The film is set in 1913 Beijing, during Yuan Shikai's presidency of the country. It depicts the adventures of a team of unlikely heroines: Tsao Wan (Brigitte Lin), a patriotic rebel who dresses as a man; Sheung Hung (Cherie Chung), a woman in search of a missing box of jewels; and Bai Niu (Sally Yeh), the daughter of a Peking Opera impresario.
Women (1985)
, 1h36
Directed by Stanley Kwan
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama
Actors Cherie Chung, Chow Yun-fat, Cora Miao, Elaine Jin, Eric Tsang
Roles Sha Niu
Rating66% 3.324453.324453.324453.324453.32445
Chow est un mari infidèle. L’épouse bafouée va alors chercher à se venger sur la maîtresse de son époux, avec l’aide d’un groupe d’amies.
The Flying Mr. B, 1h30
Directed by Wong Jing
Origin Hong kong
Genres Comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Superhero films
Actors Anthony Chan, Cherie Chung, Loletta Lee, Wong Jing, Charlie Cho, Alfred Cheung
Roles Miss Cheung
Rating57% 2.876222.876222.876222.876222.87622
Un professeur crée par accident une pilule capable de le transformer en homme aux super-pouvoirs. Bientôt, tous ceux qui l'entourent, d'une équipe de football à un chef de Triade, vont vouloir se procurer ce merveilleux médicament. Le professeur court à la catastrophe, mais ce serait sans compter sur l'aide des super-pouvoirs de mademoiselle Cheung !
The Hidden Power of the Dragon Sabre, 1h27
Directed by Chu Yuan, Yuen Wah
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Wuxia films
Actors Derek Yee, Ti Lung, Cherie Chung, Leanne Liu, Ku Feng, Lo Lieh
Roles Mongolian Princess
Rating58% 2.9185952.9185952.9185952.9185952.918595
The film is a spin-off of the original story of The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber. Zhang Wuji retrieves the Heaven-reliant Sword and the Dragon-slaying Saber and places them in the Ming Cult's headquarters. He carves the inscriptions from the Nine Yang Manual on the walls of a secret chamber and asks his godfather Xie Xun, who has become a monk, to help him guard the chamber. Zhang returns the original copy of the manual to the Shaolin Sect.
Cherie (1984)
, 1h36
Directed by Patrick Tam Kar-ming
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Cherie Chung, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Chu Yuan
Roles Cherie Teng
Rating59% 2.954592.954592.954592.954592.95459
Cherie Teng, une professeur de danse est courtisée par un jeune, riche homme d'affaires et par un photographe.