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Cheng Pei-pei
Chinese name 鄭佩佩
Chinese name 鄭佩佩 (Traditional)
Chinese name 郑佩佩 (Simplified)
Pinyin Zhèng Pèipèi (Mandarin)
Born 4 December 1946 (1946-12-04) (age 63)
Shanghai, China
Other name(s) The Queen of Swords
Children Eugenia Yuan
Yuan Wor Chun
Marsha Yuan
Yuan Wor Yuk
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cheng.

Cheng Pei-pei (simplified Chinese: 郑佩佩traditional Chinese: 鄭佩佩Mandarin Pinyin: Zhèng PèipèiJyutping: Cheng6 Pui3 Pui3; born 4 December 1946 in Shanghai) is an actress best known for her performance in the seminal 1966 King Hu wuxia film Come Drink with Me. She continued to play expert swordswomen in a number of films throughout the 1960s. In 2000, she returned to international attention with her role as Jade Fox in Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. She followed this up with her portrayal of Long Po in the 2004 television miniseries Watery Moon, Hollow Sky, which was shown on Asian-American television as Paradise. She continues to work for Zhouyi Media in mainland China.

Filmography

Year Title Role Other notes
1964 Lover's Rock
1965 The Lotus Lamp
Song of Orchid Island
1966 Come Drink with Me
Princess Iron Fan
1967 Blue Skies
The Dragon Creek
Hong Kong Nocturne
Operation Lipstick
The Thundering Sword
1968 Golden Swallow
The Jade Raksha
That Fiery Girl
1969 Dragon Swamp
The Flying Dagger
The Golden Sword
Raw Courage
1970 Brothers Five
Lady of Steel
1971 The Lady Hermit
The Shadow Whip
1973 None But the Brave
1974 Whiplash
1983 All the King's Men
1988 Painted Faces
1993 Flirting Scholar
Kidnap Of Wong Chak Fai
1994 From Zero to Hero
The Gods Must Be Funny in China
Kung Fu Mistress
Lover's Lover
Wing Chun
1996 How to Meet the Lucky Stars
Once Upon a Time in China Series: The Final Victory Beggar So
1999 Four Chefs and a Feast (cameo)
A Man Called Hero (cameo)
The Truth About Jane and Sam
2000 Fist Power
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 20th Hong Kong Film Awards:
Best Supporting Actress
Lavender (cameo)
2001 The Legend of Black Mask
Heroes in Black
Shadow Mask
2002 Flying Dragon, Leaping Tiger (also producer)
Naked Weapon
Book and Sword, Gratitude and Revenge Empress Dowager
2004 Sex and the Beauties
The Miracle Box
2005 House of Harmony
2006 Women of Times
The Yang Sisters Honey Yang
2007 They Wait
2009 Basic Love
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
Blood Ties
Shanghai Hotel
2010 Here Comes Fortune

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References

  1. ^ "Cheng Pei-pei". imdb.com. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0155607/. Retrieved February 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Cheng Pei-pei". chinesemov.com. http://chinesemov.com/actors/Cheng%20Pei-pei.html. Retrieved February 27, 2010. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Carrie Ng
for The Kid
Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress
2000
for Crouch Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Succeeded by
Karena Lam
for July Rhapsody
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