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Cecilia Cheung
CeciliaCheung MadameTussauds.jpg
A wax sculpture of Cheung.
Chinese name 張柏芝 (Traditional)
Chinese name 张柏芝 (Simplified)
Pinyin Zhāng Bózhī (Mandarin)
Jyutping Cheung Pak Zhi (Cantonese)
Birth name Cecilia Cheung
Origin Hong Kong
Born 24 May 1980 (1980-05-24) (age 29)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actress, singer
Genre(s) Cantopop
Spouse(s) Nicholas Tse (2006–)
Children Lucas Tse (謝振軒)
(born 2 August 2007)

Cecilia Cheung Pak-Chi is a Hong Kong actress and cantopop singer based in Hong Kong. She is the wife of Nicholas Tse, thus being the daughter-in-law of Patrick Tse (謝賢) and Deborah Lee (狄波拉). She and Nicholas have a son, Lucas.[1] She is considered a "Sing girl"—an actress who first received media attention through starring alongside Stephen Chow, and later went on to have a successful career of her own.[2] She was also involved in the 2008 Edison Chen photo scandal.

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Biography

Cheung was born in Hong Kong to a Chinese father and a half Chinese-half British mother.[3] Her parents divorced when she was just a child after which she was sent to Australia to live with her aunt at the age of fourteen. Cheung never attended high school and has an elder half-sister Dai Pek-Chi, two younger brothers and also a younger half-brother from her father's side.

Career

Star, hand prints and autograph of Cecilia Cheung Pak Chi on the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong.

Her career began in 1998, when she was offered to appear in a TV commercial advertising lemon tea. She caught the attention of Stephen Chow after shooting the ad.[3] Later, Cheung made her film debut as a young nightclub hostess in Stephen Chow's King of Comedy (1999), followed soon after by Fly Me to Polaris (1999).[3][4] The latter role earned her the award for Best Newcomer at the Hong Kong Film Awards.[4][5] In the same year, Cheung launched her singing career with her first Cantopop album Any Weather (1999). For Derek Yee's romantic drama Lost in Time (2003), Cheung won the award for Best Actress at the 2004 Hong Kong Film Awards.[6] She played a young woman who lost her fiancé to a traffic accident which left her as a grieving single mother struggling to make ends meet.

Personal

Cheung has been linked to Hong Kong male singers such as Daniel Chan and Jordan Chan.[7] She then dated Nicholas Tse in early 2002, but then split with Tse late that year when Tse got back with his ex-girlfriend, singer Faye Wong. Later she was rumored to have dated a younger John Kim before the relationship ended in 2003. Cheung suffered serious depression and eating disorders after the break-up with Tse. Cheung and Tse were first reported to be "getting back together" in early 2006 and on 31 July 2006, Tse officially admitted dating Cheung in an interview with Commercial Radio Hong Kong 881/903.

In September 2006, Tse showed off his wedding ring at the Hong Kong International Airport, announcing he and Cheung had been married in a secret wedding ceremony in the Philippines.[8]

On the 8 January 2007 episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop (東張西望), Nicholas' father, Patrick Tse, confirmed that Cheung was approximately three months pregnant with the couple's first child. Around March 2007 on the episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop (東張西望) it was said that their child, a baby boy, is due in August. On 2 August 2007, Cheung gave birth to a son, named Lucas.[1][8]

Incidents

1999 Triad threat incident

In 1999, her triad member father got into a misunderstanding with a rival gang. As a result, Cheung received rape and death threats against her, when she was still relatively new in the film industry.[3]

2008 Edison Chen Photo scandal

In January and February 2008, many explicit photos were found online involving Cecilia Cheung and Edison Chen. The scandal also involved Gillian Chung and Bobo Chan.[9]

Filmography

Discography

  • C1 (2005)
  • Colour of Lip (至愛唇色(新曲+精選)) (2003)
  • True self (真我) (2002)
  • A Brand New Me (最新形象) (2001)
  • New Experience (全新經驗(新曲+精選)) (2001)
  • Party All the Time (2001)
  • Cecilia Cheung (張柏芝同名國語專輯) (2000)
  • A Not the same as Me (不一樣的我) (2000)
  • 903 California Red Concert (2000)
  • Destination (1999)
  • Any Weather (任何天氣) (1999)

References

  1. ^ a b Stareastasia. "News.stareastasia.com." Cecilia Cheung back on stage. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  2. ^ (Chinese) 邱致理 (Qiu Zhili). "张雨绮亲述一夜成名:30秒搞定周星驰 (Zhang Yuqi's overnight fame: 30 seconds to win over Stephen Chow". 南都周刊 date=10 December 2007. http://enjoy.eastday.com/e/20071012/u1a3160012.html. Retrieved 28 June 2009.  
  3. ^ a b c d Asiaone.com. "Asiaone.com." Will Edison's Girls survive scandal?. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  4. ^ a b Dianying.com. "Dianying.com." 1999 Hong Kong Film Awards Nominations. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  5. ^ HKFAA. "HKFAA." 19th HK film award. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  6. ^ HKFAA. "HKFAA." 23rd HK film award. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  7. ^ China.org.cn. "China.org.cn." The Cecilia Cheung Night to Come. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  8. ^ a b Kungfucinema. "Kungfu." Nicholas TSE by Albert Valentin. Retrieved on 22 April 2008.
  9. ^ batgwa.com. "batgwa.com - 'Edison's Conquests' Sex Photos - Suspect Arrested". Retrieved on 31 January 2008.

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Simple English

Cecilia Cheung
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Cecilia Cheung
Background information
Birth name Cecilia Cheung (English)
张柏芝 Zhāng Bó Zhī
Born May 24, 1980 (1980-05-24) (age 30)
Hong Kong
Origin Hong Kong
Genres Chinese pop

Cecilia Cheung is a Hong Kong-born Australian actress and C-pop singer. She is wife of Nicholas Tse and daughter-in-law of Patrick Tse and Deborah Lee. She and Nicholas have a son Lucas.

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Biography

Cheung was born in Hong Kong to a Chinese father and a Chinese-British mother. Her parents divorced when she was just a child, after which she was sent to Australia to live with her aunt. Cheung has an elder half-sister, two younger brothers and a younger half-brother from her father's side of the family.

In 1998, while helping a hair stylist friend at a catwalk show, she was offered to appear in a TV CM advertising lemon tea. Later, Cheung made her movie debut as a young nightclub hostess in Stephen Chow's King of Comedy in 1999, followed soon after by Fly Me to Polaris. Her role in Fly Me to Polaris got her the award for Best Newcomer at the Hong Kong Film Awards. In the same year, Cheung launched her singing career with her first C-pop album Any Weather.

For Derek Yee's romance-drama Lost in Time (movie) (2003), Cheung won the Best Actress award at the Hong Kong Film Awards. She played a young woman who lost her fiancé in a traffic accident which left her as a grieving single mother struggling to make ends meet.

Cheung has been linked to Hong Kong singer-actor Edison Chen and has also dated another Hong Kong singer-actor Daniel Chan. She then dated Nicholas Tse in early 2002, but they split up late that year. Later she was rumored to have dated a younger Lu Siyuan before the relationship ended in 2003. Cheung suffered serious depression and eating disorder after the break up[needs proof].

Cheung and Tse were first reported to be "getting back together" in early 2006 and on July 31 that year, Tse officially admitted dating Cheung in an interview with Commercial Radio Hong Kong 881/903. In September the same year, Tse showed off his wedding ring at the Hong Kong International Airport, announcing he and Cheung had been married in a secret wedding ceremony in the Philippines.

On 8 January 2007 episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop (東張西望), Cheung was publicly confirmed by Nicholas' father, Patrick Tse to be approximately three months pregnant with the couple's first child. A March episode of Entertainment Scoop (東張西望) said that their child is due in August. It is confirmed by Nicholas Tse that she is expecting a baby boy.

On 2 August, it was reported that Cheung and Tse were both in the maternity ward awaiting for their child to be born. However no specific photo was enclosed with such report. The very next day, Cecilia gave birth to a baby boy named Lucas.

2008 Edison Chen Photo scandal

In January and February 2008 many explicit photos were found online involving Cecilia Cheung and Edison Chen. The scandal also involved Gillian Chung and Bobo Giglioti.[1]

Filmography

  • The 601st Phone Call (第601個電話) (2006)
  • My Kung-Fu Sweetheart (野蠻秘笈) (2006)
  • The Shopaholics (最愛女人購物狂) (2006)
  • The Promise (無極) (2005)
    • Nominated in the Golden Globe, Hong Kong Film Awards, Golden Trailer and Fantasporto.
  • Himalaya Singh (喜瑪拉阿星) (2005)
  • The White Dragon (小白龍情海翻波) (2004)
  • One Nite in Mongkok (旺角黑夜) (2004)
  • [[Papa Loves You|Papa Loves You (這個阿爸真爆炸) (2004)
  • 性感都市 (2004)
  • Fantasia (鬼馬狂想曲) (2004)
  • Lost in Time (忘了忘不了) (2003)
    • Won Best Female Actress in Golden Bauhinia and Hong Kong Film Awards
  • Running on Karma (大隻老) (2003)
  • Cat and Mouse (老鼠愛上貓) (2003)
  • Honesty (絕種好男人) (2003)
  • Mighty Baby (絕世好B) (2002)
  • Second Time Around (無限復活) (2002)
  • The Lion Roars (我家有一隻河東師) (2002)
  • The Legend of Zu (屬山正傳) (2001)
  • Para Para Sakura as Yuriko (2001)
  • Shaolin Soccer (少林足球) (2001)
    • Cameo appearance
  • Failan (파이란, 白蘭) (2001)
  • Every Day Is Valentine (情謎大話王) (2001)
  • Master Q 2001 (老夫子2001) (2001)
  • 鐘無艷 Wu Yen (2001)
  • Twelve Nights (十二夜) (2000)
  • Tokyo Raiders (東京功略) (2000)
  • Help!!! (辣手回春) (2000)
  • The Legend of Speed (烈火戰車2之極速傳說) (1999)
  • Fly Me to Polaris (星願) (1999)
    • Won Best Newcomer in the Hong Kong Film Awards.
  • King of Comedy (喜劇之王)(1999)
    • Nominated Best New Actress in the Hong Kong Film Awards.

Discography

  • C1 (2005)
  • Colour of Lip (至愛唇色(新曲+精選) (2002)
  • Shaolin Soccer (2002)
  • Party All the Time (2001)
  • New and Best Collection (2001)
  • Party All the Time (2001)
  • Cecilia Cheung (2000)
  • Brand New Me (最新形象) (2000)
  • 903 California Red Concert (2000)
  • Destination (1999)
  • Any Weather (1999)

References

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