Category:Taiwanese film actresses
Pages in category "Taiwanese film actresses"
The following 142 pages are in this category, out of 142 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 142 pages are in this category, out of 142 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Amber An – Amber An, born Liao Ching-ling, is a Taiwanese model, singer and actress. She gained widespread fame in Taiwan after wearing just a C-string on the cover of Next Magazine in 2009—because of it, in 2011, An was voted the worlds sexiest woman in the Taiwanese version of magazine FHM. She started her career by releasing her first album on August. Later that year, she signed a NT$1 million contract with Reebok to become its Taiwanese ambassador, then she became part of a polemic when Next reported she was coerced by Reeboks manager Tony Zhao to sprawl on the ground wearing only shoes. It eventually led to a war between fans of An and Malaysian singer Fish Leong, who is Zhaos wife, and Leong manager accused An of creating publicity. After a year and half in the making, An released her album in January 2013. As of 2014, she was a Taiwan Fund for Children and her third album was released in October 2014 after An wrote the lyrics in almost half a year. In it, she tried to focus more on arts rhythm of the steps of a dance in order to show an aspect of hers in terms of style of music
2. Larisa Bakurova – Larisa Angela Bakurova is a Ukrainian actress and model based in Taiwan. Besides her modeling engagements, she has appeared in supporting roles for the Taiwanese drama They Kiss Again, in 2012, Bakurova starred in the film Young Dudes directed by DJ Chen Yin-Jung. Bakurova was a rhythmic gymnast from ages 3–15 and won numerous national competitions. She was Miss Kiev at age 18, Bakurova is a graduate of Odessa National Economics University, where she holds a masters degree in economics. As of June 2013, Bakurova holds the Taiwan Permanent Resident Certificate and she married a Taiwanese national in 2015 and gave birth to a daughter in 2016. Larisa Bakurova at the Internet Movie Database Official Fan Page
3. Angela Chang – Angela Chang is a Taiwanese singer and actress. Her song Invisible Wings is widely regarded as her greatest masterpiece and her parents are 張志宏 and 姜柔伊. She has a younger sister Connie and a younger brother, Chang is a Hakka from Zhongli, Taoyuan. At 10 years old, she moved to Singapore to study, a few months later she moved back to Zhongli because she was not able to adapt there. Her family later migrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and she studied in Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. She has been nominated twice for Best Actress at the Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan, Angela Chang on Sina Weibo Angela Chang on Tencent Weibo Angela Chang on Facebook
4. John Chiang (Taiwan) – John Chiang or Chiang Hsiao-yen, formerly surnamed Chang, is a Kuomintang politician in Taiwan. He is the grandson of Chiang Kai-shek, former leader of the Republic of China and he and his identical twin brother, Winston Chang, both illegitimate, were born the sons of Chiang Ching-kuo and his mistress Chang Ya-juo in Guilin amid the Sino-Japanese War. Chang Ya-juo died when the brothers were one year old in August 1942 and their uncle and aunt were listed as their natural parents on official documents until December 2002, when the true parents were listed. Chou Chin-hua, the maternal grandmother, and the 7-year-old brothers moved to Taiwan amid the Chinese Civil War. They were not informed that Chiang Ching-kuo was their father until they were in high school, the Chang brothers went to Soochow University at the same time. John later obtained an M. S. from Georgetown University, with Helen H. Huang, he has two daughters, Hui-lan and Hui-yun, and a son, Wan-an. In March 2005, he changed his surname to Chiang, saying, The change represents a respect for history, a return to the facts. He also announced that his children would follow suit, Chiang began his career in the foreign service, serving in the ROC embassy in Washington, DC from 1974 to 1977. In the 1980s, he held administrative posts in the ROC Foreign Ministry specializing in North American Affairs. He was Administrative Vice Minister from 1986 to 1990, Director General, of the Overseas Affairs Department in 1990, in 1993 he was appointed to the cabinet-level post of Chairman of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission and served as a member of the KMT Central Standing Committee. He was selected a member of the National Assembly in 1996 and he was Foreign Minister from 1996 to 1997, vice premier in 1997, and Secretary-General of the presidential office in 1999. He was speculated as a running mate for Lien Chan on the KMT ticket in the 2000 presidential elections until a sex scandal involving a mistress caused him to resign on 22 December 1999. His alleged mistress strenuously denied the allegations, filing suit against the newspaper which had named her, Chang announced his candidacy for the December 2001 legislative elections in March 2001. One of his opponents in the December 2001 elections was his alleged 1999 mistress and he served as the Chairman of Interior Affairs Committee while in the legislature. In January 2006, Chiang declared his candidacy as a KMT candidate for the Taipei Mayor, at the end of March 2007, Chiang staged a rally at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in support of his grandfather, late President Chiang Kai-shek. In the 2008 Republic of China legislative election, John Chiang won re-election in his district of Taipei City North, the poll was made binding for the KMT nomination and Lo Shu-lei was later elected to the Legislative Yuan. Chiang Wan-an subsequently won the KMT primary in May 2015, quickly gaining name recognition thanks in part to his chats with prospective voters as they waited for garbage trucks, John Chiangs participation in his sons campaign was limited to moral support and babysitting his sons grandchildren. John Chiang has said that the Diaoyu islands, which are disputed between the Republic of China and Japan, belong to all Chinese people
5. Sylvia Chang – Sylvia Chang Ai-chia is a Taiwanese actress, writer, singer, producer and director. In 1992, she was a member of the jury at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival, Sylvia Chang was born in Chiayi, Taiwan and went off to school, until she was 16, where upon she dropped out and started her career as a radio DJ. When she was 18 years old she acted in her first film, Chang acted in her first film, The Tattooed Dragon, when she was 18 years old. In her most recent film,203040, she played the 40-year-old woman protagonist, wrote, Chang often attempted to do her own stunts in the four-part TV series Aces Go Places. She stated in an interview with film editor Clarence Tsui, I still think Hong Kongs film industry is male-dominated and she also believes that There arent many male filmmakers who would write scripts for women. She helped write the script of Run Papa Run, based on the novel by Benny Li Shuan Yan, that follows a man who belongs to the Triad and the relationship he has with his mother, wife, and daughter. Chang said in an interview that, I thought why dont I explore the gentler side of men, Chang first began performing in theatre productions more than 30 years ago. She returned to the stage in the production of Design For Living that premiered in November 2008, critics have remarked upon the versatility in her roles along with her willingness to always try for something new. Chang is also a singer and her music has become popular in karaoke, in the 1980s, Changs second film to direct, Passion, which she wrote and also starred in, won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress. She has stated, I had never went to any school as a director or a filmmaker, for a time, Chang was the head producer of New Cinema City in Taiwan, but left a few years after joining. Chang once said of her films that, Ive always felt that animation or special effects shouldnt just be limited to science-fiction films, dramas can also play around with them. One critic wrote of her, that In an industry that kisses young actresses with celebrity, then swallows them and spits them out and she is the only Hong Kong actress of her generation—the early 70s—to keep starring in movies. Changs films have even been accepted into the London and Toronto International film Festivals and she has served on the jury for the Berlin Film Festival. She also holds the record for the most nominations for Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress, Chang is an advocate and a life-long volunteer for World Vision International, the humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization. She created an advertisement, sponsored by World Vision, to promote the company and she is a member and advocate for the World Vision-sponsored 30 Hour Famine. Sylvia Chang is married to businessman Wang Ching Hung and they have one son, in July 2000, Sylvia Changs nine-year-old son Oscar was kidnapped and held for a ransom of HK $15 million. The police found him after a few days, safe, change stated, With your life, you have to move on, theres no other choice, so, out of no choice, then, its a matter of your attitude. Clarify or elaborate 1992 The Price of Love Sylvia Chang at the Internet Movie Database
6. Annie Chen – Annie Chen, is a Taiwanese model, actress, and endorser. She was the first person to win at the The First Kaiwo Phantasy Star CatwalkGirl modelling contest in 2007, a year later, she made her acting debut in Prince + Princess 2, playing the lead role Zhao Ke Rou. Annie Chen was born on April 28,1989 in Taichung, Chen has stated in interviews that she was conceived through in vitro fertilization because her parents had a difficult time conceiving a child naturally. Her father owned a wholesale frozen poultry business in Taichung that went bankrupt in 2010 due to the flu virus outbreak that year in Taiwan. She attended Viator Catholic High School during her high school. She took Department of Finance at the Kainan University, in which she began to work during her senior year and she, then, moved at the Hsing Wu University of Science and Technology, Department of Finance, where she applied for leave because of her work. Annie Chen is 5 ft 9 in tall, during her post-secondary years, she joined a modelling competition where she won the championship title at the The First Kaiwo Phantasy Star CatwalkGirl contest in 2007. The selection process was between June 18 to August 18 of 2007, in 2008, she gets her first recognition as an actress after starring in Judy Chous music video, who came a runner-up in the One Million Star singing competition. Subsequently, she starred on her first acting career in CTS Prince + Princess 2 as the female lead. In 2009, she starred in Wilber Pans song entitled Silence Room for Rent included in his 007 album and she was also cast in CTVs Momo Love as Zhang Kaili, Chen Qis girlfriend. Chen got her second and third leading roles in a series during 2010. One is Happy and Love Forever, the first series of Happy of the Rings trilogy of Anhui TV, with Ming Dao and she played the character of Pan Xiao Nuo, a girl who coincidentally met Yin Ding Qiang after her ex-boyfriends betrayal towards her. The next series is CTS Volleyball Lover with Godfrey Gao and she portrayed the role of Xin Hai Jing, Bai Qian Ruis childhood friend and a volleyball player. In addition, Chen also starred in Life Drama Exhibition Public Television life drama Goodbye as Zhao Zhong Ci. Chen, along with Ming Dao, guest starred in the series of Happy of the Rings trilogy entitled Sunny Happiness in 2011, continuing her relationship with Yin Ding Qiang. She, then, played a role in CTS Material Queen as Sa Xia. At the end of the year 2011, Chen was cast as the female lead of SETTV television series Inborn Pair as Song Yi Jie. After Chens successful drama with Chris Wang on Inborn Pair in 2012, she started filming Love, Now in Boracay, Philippines with her new leading man, Chen plays the character of Yang Yi-Ru, a workaholic person who went on vacation and coincidentally meets Lan Shi-de