Cherie Chung Movies and Career Information
Feb 16, 1960
Cherie Chung Chor-hung (Chinese: 鍾楚紅; pinyin: Zhōng Chǔhóng; born 16 February 1960) is a retired Hong Kong film actress.She is one of the top actresses in Hong Kong Film 1980s. In Hakka descent, 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 made her 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),it's also a classic. She married advertising guru Mike Chu, who was known for his achievements in the Hong Kong advertising industry, in 1991 in the United States. Before the wedding,they signed a contract about "Childfree"