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Biography #2International art house audiences know Maggie Cheung for her performances in such critically acclaimed films as Red Dust, Irma Vep, Stanley Kwan's The Actress (produced by Jackie Chan) and Wong Kar Wai's Ashes of Time. Cheung's ample acting range has enabled her to move from comedies like Doubles Cause Trouble to intense dramas such as Soong Dynasty in which she garnered a Hong Kong Film Academy Award for Best Actress in 1998. She has become one of Asia's most popular actresses, having appeared in over fifty films since 1984, with eleven made in 1998 alone. Among her most memorable are The Heroic Trio, The Executioners, and her appearance as Jackie Chan's girlfriend in the Police Story Series.
Maggie Cheung recently starred in The Chinese Box opposite Jeremy Irons and will appear in the upcoming The King and I and Steven Speilberg's Memoirs of a Geisha.