Actress who is known for having been the first Singaporean actress to break through to Hollywood. In 2003, she starred in the film Shanghai Knights, which marked her major Hollywood film debut.
She began her career as a child actor while still in primary school in Singapore. At age 16, she won a beauty contest organized by the fashion magazine Her World.
She has appeared in a wide variety of films and TV series throughout Singapore and China. For her work in 2003's Shanghai Knights, she was nominated under the Best Fight category at the MTV Movie Awards that same year.
She was born and raised in Singapore by her parents, who were tailors. In May 2009, she married the Malaysian actor Christopher Lee. In August 2014, she gave birth to a baby boy named Zed.