History Creator / JoanChen

31st Aug '16 7:56:06 AM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/{{Wedlock}}'' (1991) as Noelle
10th Aug '16 8:55:33 PM PaulA
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In 1980, Chen moved to the USA, and studied film. Her first Hollywood role was in ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]''. She also acted in ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' and ''Heaven And Earth'', and played DragonLady Jocelyn Packard in the Creator/DavidLynch series ''Series/TwinPeaks''. But she grew tired of playing the "exotic Asian lady," and began directing both Chinese and American films, such as ''Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl'' and ''Autumn In UsefulNotes/{{New York|City}}''.

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In 1980, Chen moved to the USA, and studied film. Her first Hollywood role was in ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]''.''Literature/TaiPan''. She also acted in ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' and ''Heaven And Earth'', and played DragonLady Jocelyn Packard in the Creator/DavidLynch series ''Series/TwinPeaks''. But she grew tired of playing the "exotic Asian lady," and began directing both Chinese and American films, such as ''Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl'' and ''Autumn In UsefulNotes/{{New York|City}}''.



* ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]'' (1986) as May-May

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* ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]'' ''Literature/TaiPan'' (1986) as May-May
9th Nov '15 1:32:09 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''WildSide'' (1995) as Virginia Chow - also producer

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* ''WildSide'' ''Film/WildSide'' (1995) as Virginia Chow - also producer
7th Sep '15 1:19:16 PM nombretomado
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In 1980, Chen moved to the USA, and studied film. Her first Hollywood role was in ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]''. She also acted in ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' and ''Heaven And Earth'', and played DragonLady Jocelyn Packard in the Creator/DavidLynch series ''Series/TwinPeaks''. But she grew tired of playing the "exotic Asian lady," and began directing both Chinese and American films, such as ''Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl'' and ''Autumn In UsefulNotes/NewYork''.

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In 1980, Chen moved to the USA, and studied film. Her first Hollywood role was in ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]''. She also acted in ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' and ''Heaven And Earth'', and played DragonLady Jocelyn Packard in the Creator/DavidLynch series ''Series/TwinPeaks''. But she grew tired of playing the "exotic Asian lady," and began directing both Chinese and American films, such as ''Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl'' and ''Autumn In UsefulNotes/NewYork''.UsefulNotes/{{New York|City}}''.
19th Aug '15 7:34:48 PM HeraldAlberich
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She was born in Shanghai as Chen Chong, and grew up during the CulturalRevolution. When she was in high school, Jiang Qing (the wife of MaoZedong) saw her excel in target shooting. This led to the young Chen Chong being inducted into the Young Actors' Training Program of the Shanghai Film Studio. She graduated school at 17, and began acting while studying English in university. In 1979, she starred in ''Little Flower'', and the fame she received from this role led to ''Time'' calling her "the Creator/ElizabethTaylor of China."

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She was born in Shanghai as Chen Chong, and grew up during the CulturalRevolution. UsefulNotes/CulturalRevolution. When she was in high school, Jiang Qing (the wife of MaoZedong) UsefulNotes/MaoZedong) saw her excel in target shooting. This led to the young Chen Chong being inducted into the Young Actors' Training Program of the Shanghai Film Studio. She graduated school at 17, and began acting while studying English in university. In 1979, she starred in ''Little Flower'', and the fame she received from this role led to ''Time'' calling her "the Creator/ElizabethTaylor of China."
4th May '15 7:29:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''SavingFace'' (2004) as Hwei-Lan Gao

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* ''SavingFace'' ''Film/SavingFace'' (2004) as Hwei-Lan Gao
17th Dec '14 11:17:29 PM Sheora
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Chen lives in both Shanghai and San Francisco with her husband Peter Hui and their two daughters, and is now an American citizen. She is not related to ChangChen.

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Chen lives in both Shanghai and San Francisco with her husband Peter Hui and their two daughters, and is now an American citizen. She is not related to ChangChen.Creator/ChangChen.
11th Nov '14 2:38:27 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits'' (1998 episode "Phobos Rising") as Major Dara Talif

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits'' ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'' (1998 episode "Phobos Rising") as Major Dara Talif
7th Oct '14 11:09:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* FakeNationality: As an Eskimo in ''OnDeadlyGround'', a Vietnamese woman in ''What's Cooking?'', and a Japanese woman in ''{{Fringe}}''.
* MoneyDearBoy: Her roles in ''OnDeadlyGround'' and ''JudgeDredd''.
* StarMakingRole: In ''Little Flower'' (for Chinese audiences) or ''TheLastEmperor'' (for Westerners).

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* FakeNationality: As an Eskimo in ''OnDeadlyGround'', ''Film/OnDeadlyGround'', a Vietnamese woman in ''What's Cooking?'', and a Japanese woman in ''{{Fringe}}''.
''Series/{{Fringe}}''.
* MoneyDearBoy: Her roles in ''OnDeadlyGround'' ''Film/OnDeadlyGround'' and ''JudgeDredd''.
''Film/JudgeDredd''.
* StarMakingRole: In ''Little Flower'' (for Chinese audiences) or ''TheLastEmperor'' ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' (for Westerners).
7th Oct '14 10:32:04 AM Morgenthaler
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In 1980, Chen moved to the USA, and studied film. Her first Hollywood role was in ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]''. She also acted in ''TheLastEmperor'' and ''Heaven And Earth'', and played DragonLady Jocelyn Packard in the DavidLynch series ''TwinPeaks''. But she grew tired of playing the "exotic Asian lady," and began directing both Chinese and American films, such as ''Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl'' and ''Autumn In UsefulNotes/NewYork''.

Chen returned to acting in the 2000s, starring in ''Jasmine Women'' alongside ZhangZiyi. Other roles since her return to acting have been in ''SavingFace'', ''Tonight At Noon'', ''The Home Song Stories'', ''LustCaution'', ''JourneyToTheWest'', and ''{{Fringe}}''. She also curated the first Singapore Sun Film Festival.

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In 1980, Chen moved to the USA, and studied film. Her first Hollywood role was in ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Tai-Pan]]''. She also acted in ''TheLastEmperor'' ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' and ''Heaven And Earth'', and played DragonLady Jocelyn Packard in the DavidLynch Creator/DavidLynch series ''TwinPeaks''.''Series/TwinPeaks''. But she grew tired of playing the "exotic Asian lady," and began directing both Chinese and American films, such as ''Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl'' and ''Autumn In UsefulNotes/NewYork''.

Chen returned to acting in the 2000s, starring in ''Jasmine Women'' alongside ZhangZiyi. Creator/ZhangZiyi. Other roles since her return to acting have been in ''SavingFace'', ''Film/SavingFace'', ''Tonight At Noon'', ''The Home Song Stories'', ''LustCaution'', ''JourneyToTheWest'', ''Film/LustCaution'', ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'', and ''{{Fringe}}''.''Series/{{Fringe}}''. She also curated the first Singapore Sun Film Festival.



* ''TheLastEmperor'' (1987) as Wan Jung

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* ''TheLastEmperor'' ''Film/TheLastEmperor'' (1987) as Wan Jung



* ''TalesFromTheCrypt'' (1993 episode "Food for Thought") as Connie

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* ''TalesFromTheCrypt'' ''Series/TalesFromTheCrypt'' (1993 episode "Food for Thought") as Connie



* ''OnDeadlyGround'' (1994) as Masu
* ''TheHunted'' (1995) as Kirina
* ''JudgeDredd'' (1995) as Dr. Ilsa Hayden

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* ''OnDeadlyGround'' ''Film/OnDeadlyGround'' (1994) as Masu
* ''TheHunted'' ''Film/TheHunted'' (1995) as Kirina
* ''JudgeDredd'' ''Film/JudgeDredd'' (1995) as Dr. Ilsa Hayden



* ''HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'' (1997 episode "Wu's On First?") as Elizabeth Wu
* ''TheOuterLimits'' (1998 episode "Phobos Rising") as Major Dara Talif

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* ''HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'' ''Series/HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'' (1997 episode "Wu's On First?") as Elizabeth Wu
* ''TheOuterLimits'' ''Series/TheOuterLimits'' (1998 episode "Phobos Rising") as Major Dara Talif



* ''LustCaution'' (2007) as Mrs. Yee

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* ''LustCaution'' ''Film/LustCaution'' (2007) as Mrs. Yee



* ''{{Fringe}}'' (2011 episode "Immortality") as Reiko

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* ''{{Fringe}}'' ''Series/{{Fringe}}'' (2011 episode "Immortality") as Reiko
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