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Jacklyn Wu Chien-lien, sometimes also spelt Jacqueline Wu (born July 3, 1968), is a Taiwanese actress and singer. She is best remembered by Western audiences for her role in Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), where she played the second of three sisters. She started her acting career when Johnnie To cast her opposite Andy Lau in A Moment of Romance (1990).

Her most acclaimed role to date is in Ann Hui's Eighteen Springs (1997), for which she received a Hong Kong Film Award Best Actress nomination and won the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Best Actress Award.

Wu has also acted in TV serials in Taiwan, China and Singapore. Since the turn of the millennium her output has dwindled. Her last film appearance was in 2004's Hong Kong movie Jiang Hu.

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Jacklyn Wu Chien-lien, sometimes also spelt Jacqueline Wu (born July 3, 1968), is a Taiwanese actress and singer. She is best remembered by Western audiences for her role in Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), where she played the second of three sisters. She started her acting career when Johnnie To cast her opposite Andy Lau in A Moment of Romance (1990).

Her most acclaimed role to date is in Ann Hui's Eighteen Springs (1997), for which she received a Hong Kong Film Award Best Actress nomination and won the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Best Actress Award.

Wu has also acted in TV serials in Taiwan, China and Singapore. Since the turn of the millennium her output has dwindled. Her last film appearance was in 2004's Hong Kong movie Jiang Hu.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Chien-lien Wu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1968-07-03

Place of Birth Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan)

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Also Known As

  • Ng Sin-Lin
  • Wu Chien-Lin
  • Jacklyn Wu Chien-lien
  • Wu Chien-Lien
  • Jacklyn Wu
  • 吳倩蓮
  • 吴倩莲

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2004 Jiang Hu as Mrs. Hung
1999 Sorry Baby as Liu Xiao Tan
1997 Intruder as Yieh Siu-Yan
1997 Eighteen Springs as Gu Manjing
1997 Walk In
1997 All’s Well, Ends Well '97 as Shenny
1996 Beyond Hypothermia as Shu Li Han
1996 A Moment of Romance III as Ting Siu-Wo
1995 Only Fools Fall in Love as Mong Dai/Dee
1995 The Phantom Lover
1995 Dream Lover
1995 Mean Street Story as Sue/Elaine/Siu Suen
1995 Peace Hotel as Killer's wife
1995 The Adventurers as Crystal Lui
1994 God of Gamblers' Return as Little Guitar
1994 Oh! My Three Guys.... as Foh Mei / Fok May
1994 Beginner's Luck
1994 To Live and Die in Tsimshatsui as Bo
1994 Eat Drink Man Woman as Jia-Chien
1994 The Returning
1994 Love and the City
1994 Treasure Hunt as Mei Xiao Qing
1994 In Between as Icy
1993 A Moment of Romance II as Celia
1993 The Bare-Footed Kid as Hua Huang Lien
1992 Three Summers
1991 Casino Raiders II as Lin (as Wu Chien Lien)
1991 The Royal Scoundrel as Yuk
1990 A Moment of Romance as Jo Jo Huen

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