Award-winning screen actress whose more than 70 film credits include roles in Song of Exile (1990) and Center Stage (1992). She has won multiple Hong Kong Film Awards, a Cannes Film Festival Award, and several others.
She grew up in both Hong Kong and England and was a runner-up in the 1983 Miss Hong Kong and Miss World pageants.
She was the first Asian actress to receive an honor at the Cannes Film Festival, winning a 2004 Best Actress Award for her starring role in Clean.
She was married to Olivier Assayas, a French film director, from 1998-2001.
She idolized actress Brigitte Lin and ended up acting with Lin in six films.