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Athena Chu
Chinese name 朱茵
Pinyin Zhū Yīn (Mandarin)
Jyutping zyu1 jan1 (Cantonese)
Ancestry Shunde, Guangdong
Origin Hong Kong
Born 25 October 1971 (1971-10-25) (age 38)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 1992 - present

Athena Chu (Chinese: 朱茵; jyutping: zyu1 jan1; born 25 October 1971) is a Hong Kong actress and a singer.

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Biography and career

Chu attended the The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 1990 to 1992, during which time she hosted children's shows on Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), a Hong Kong television station.[1] After graduating in 1992, she began to appear in films, and dated Hong Kong actor Stephen Chow for several years, co-starring with him in A Chinese Odyssey.[1] Her roles with Chow kick-started her film career, and she is considered one of the Sing girls. Later, she moved on to work on Hong Kong TVB dramas and worked with such pop stars like Leon Lai in The Legendary Ranger.[citation needed]

After leaving TVB, Chu worked as a model and continued acting in films during the 1990s.[citation needed] In 2000, she started working in mainland Chinese and Taiwanese broadcast companies, appearing in several Mandarin TV series.[citation needed] She co-starred with Dicky Cheung in Duke of Mount Deer 2000. She is dating Paul Wong from Beyond Band for many years.

Filmography

  • Once Upon a Chinese Classic (2010)
  • A Thousand Tears (2008)
  • Whispers and Moans (2007)
  • The Knot (2006)
  • Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain (2006)
  • Love is a Many Stupid Thing (2004)
  • Sex and the Beauties (2004)
  • Shiver (2003)
  • Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)
  • Time 4 Hope (2002)
  • Stowaway (2001)
  • Never Say Goodbye (2001)
  • The Accidental Spy (2001)
  • Love Correction (2000)
  • Conman in Tokyo (2000)
  • The Boss Up There (1999)
  • The H.K. Triad (1999)
  • Horoscope 1: The Voice from Hell (1999)
  • Raped by an Angel 4: The Raper's Union (1999)
  • The Conman (1998)
  • Take Five (1998)
  • Tricky King (1998)
  • Step into the Dark (1998)
  • The Love and Sex of the Eastern Hollywood (1998)
  • Raped by an Angel 2: The Uniform Fan (1998)
  • Ah Fai the Dumb (1997)
  • The Feeling of Love (1996)
  • Hero of Swallow (1996)
  • Trouble Maker (1995)
  • Shaolin Kung Fu Kids (1995)
  • Remember M, Remember E (1995)
  • A Chinese Odyssey Part 2 (1995)
  • A Chinese Odyssey Part 1 (1995)
  • Cupid Love (1995)
  • The Legend of the Condor Heroes (1994)
  • Lantern (1994)
  • Easy Money (1994)
  • Taxi Hunter (1993)
  • Vampire Family (1993)
  • Tom, Dick And Hairy (1993)
  • Project S aka Once a Cop (1993)
  • Fight Back To School 2 (1992)
  • Super Lady Cop (1992)
  • To Miss with Love (1988)

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References

  1. ^ a b "Athena Chu Yan". LoveHKFilm.com. http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/chu_athena.htm. Retrieved 2008-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Athena Chu". imdb.com. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0160803/. Retrieved March 16, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Athena Chu". chinesemov.com. http://chinesemov.com/actors/Athena%20Chu.html. Retrieved March 16, 2010. 

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