Joan Chen

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Joan Chong Chen (Chinese name: simplified Chinese: 陈冲; traditional Chinese: 陳冲; pinyin: Chén Chōng; born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese and American actress, film director, screenwriter, and film producer. She became famous in China for her performance in the 1979 film Little Flower and came to international attention for her performance in the 1987 Academy Award-winning film The Last Emperor. She is also known for her roles in Twin Peaks, Red Rose, White Rose, Saving Face and The Home Song Stories, and for directing the feature film Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl.

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Filmography

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Selected Joan Chen film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2013
Serangoon Road (2013) (TV Show)
Patricia Cheng

2012
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012) (TV Movie)
Madame Chiang Kai Shek

2012
White Frog (2012)
Irene Young

2012
Yang Gui Fei
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2012
Meng's Palace
Er Jie

2012
Sui Tang yingxiong
Empress Dugu

2012
Dr. Hao

2012
Let It Be
Niu Jie

2011
Relative Insanity
Pearl

2011
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2011
1911 (2011)
Empress Longyu

2011
Paradise Island
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2010
Color Me Love (2010)
Zoe

2010
Joan

2010
Journey to the West (2010) (TV Show)
Goddess of Mercy

2009
Niang

2009
Newcomers to the Middle-Aged (2009) (TV Show)
Tian Wenjie

2008
Evelyn

2008
Li-Ann - age 48

2008
Fringe (2008) (TV Show)
Reiko

2008
24 City (2008)
Gu Minhua, Xiao Hua

2008
Shi Qi
Mother

2007
Lust, Caution (2007)
Yee Tai Tai

2007
Dr. Lin

2007
Rose Hong, Hong Meigui

2006
Americanese
Betty Nguyen

2005
Sunflower (2005)
Zhang Xiuqing

2004
Avatar (2004)
Madame Ong

2004
Mo's Mother, Elder Mo

2004
Saving Face (2004)
Hwei-Lan Gao - Ma

2000
Trinh Nguyen

1999
Purple Storm (1999)
Shirley Kwan

1999
In a Class of His Own (1999) (TV Movie)
Linda Ching

1996
Precious Find (1996)
Camilla Jones

1995
Judge Dredd (1995)
Dr. Ilsa Hayden

1995
The Hunted (1995)
Kirina

1995
Wild Side (1995)
Virginia Chow

1995
The Outer Limits (1995) (TV Show)
Major Dara Talif

1994
Wang Chiao-jui, Wang Jiao-rui

1994
Masu

1993
Golden Gate (1993)
Marilyn Song

1993
Mama

1993
Princess Hong-e - Scarlet, Qing-shou - Violet

1993
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) (TV Show)
Elizabeth Wu

1992
Strangers (1992) (TV Movie)
The Girl

1992
Turtle Beach (1992)
Minou

1992
Steel Justice (1992) (TV Movie)
Nicole Loa

1992
Nightmare Cafe (1992) (TV Show)
Cafe Customer

1992
Shadow of a Stranger (1992) (TV Movie)
Vanessa

1991
Wedlock (1991)
Noelle

1991
Children of the Dragon (TV Show)
Jin-Juan

1990
Twin Peaks (1990) (TV Show)

1989
Kidda

1989
Tales from the Crypt (1989) (TV Show)
Connie

1988
Heartbeat (1988) (TV Show)
Cathryn

1988
Dim Sum Take Out (Short Film)
Nightclub performer

1987
Wan Jung

1987
Mai Wing

1987
Wiseguy (1987) (TV Show)
Maxine Tzu

1986
Tai-Pan (1986)
May-May

1986
E nan (1986)
Ling Ti

1985
Young m.j. player

1985
MacGyver (1985) (TV Show)
Lin

1984
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Show)
May Ying

1984
The New Mike Hammer (1984) (TV Show)
Ti

1984
Safe Harbor (TV Movie)
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1982
Knight Rider (1982) (TV Show)
Su-Lin

1982
Matt Houston (1982) (TV Show)
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1981
Awakening
Su Xiaomei

1981
Peking Encounter (TV Movie)
Tour Guide

1980
Xiao hua
Zhao Xiaohua

1979
Huang Sihua

1977
Qingchun
Shen Yamei

Director Credits

2012
Shanghai Strangers
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2000
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Producer Credits

2012
Shanghai Strangers
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1995
Wild Side (1995)
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Writer Credits

2012
Shanghai Strangers
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2012
Shanghai Stranger
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Quotes

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List of Joan Chen quotes.

If you know how to do a job very well, you keep doing it.


My fairy-tale life ended the moment I wanted to apply for a passport.


When you feel so strongly about something and other people feel equally strongly, you have to feel stronger about it in order to succeed.


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Magazine issues featuring Joan Chen on the cover.
  • Joan Chen - Film Review Magazine [United Kingdom] (February 1988)
  • Joan Chen - Veronica Magazine [Netherlands] (2 November 1996)

Pictorials

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List of Joan Chen magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Joan Chen - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine Pictorial [United States] (November 1993)
  • Joan Chen - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine Pictorial [United States] (January 1999)
  • Joan Chen - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine Pictorial [United States] (February 1995)
  • Joan Chen - Celebrity Skin Magazine Pictorial [United States] (February 1994)
  • Joan Chen - Celebrity Skin Magazine Pictorial [United States] (January 2000)

Dating History

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List of Joan Chen relationships, in date order.


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