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1[[quoteright:235:]]께Maggie Cheung Man-yuk (Chinese: 張曼玉), born September 20, 1964) is a Hong Kong-born British actress mostly famous for her prolific career in UsefulNotes/HongKong in the 1980s and 1990s, with over 70 films to her credit. She has acted in Cantonese, Mandarin, English and French.께Born in Hong Kong, she moved to Britain when she was 8 and returned to her native city at age 18, when she began working as a model. She had several cameos in movies starting in 1984, but her breakthrough as an actress came in 1988 when she played May (Creator/JackieChan's girlfriend) in the ''Film/PoliceStory'' franchise, and then co-starred in Creator/WongKarWai's film ''Film/AsTearsGoBy''. 께She collaborated again with Wong in several other movies, such as ''Film/DaysOfBeingWild'' (1990). She played the legendary Shanghai actress Creator/RuanLingyu in ''Film/{{Center Stage|1991}}'' (1991) and starred in a number of {{Wuxia}} films such as ''New Dragon Gate Inn'', ''Film/HeroicTrio'' and ''Film/GreenSnake''.께In 1996, she played [[AsHimself herself]] in ''Film/IrmaVep'', during which she started a relationship with the director, Olivier Assayas. She also played in another French movie in 1999, ''Augustin Roi Du Kung-Fu'' while continuing her acting career in Hong Kong (''Comrades, Almost A Love Story'' in 1996, ''The Soong Sisters'' and ''Film/ChineseBox'' in 1997, ''Film/InTheMoodForLove'' in 2000). She played in ''Film/{{Hero}}'' in 2002 alongside Creator/JetLi, Creator/TonyLeung and Creator/ZhangZiyi, and reunited with Assayas on ''Film/{{Clean}}'' in 2004.께She has allowed her career to slow down since 2004, though she has played in a few more movies since then, and had a cameo (deleted in the final cut) in ''Film/InglouriousBasterds''.----


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