Yan Yan Chen

Chen Yan Yan

  • Name: Chen Yan Yan
  • Native name: 陈燕燕
  • Also Known as: Chen Yanyan, 陳燕燕, 陈茜茜, Chen Qian Qian, 陳煎燕, Chen Jian Yan, Chen Yen Yen, 陈倩倩
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: January 12, 1916
  • Died: May 7, 1999
Chen Yan Yan was a Chinese actress and film producer in the cinema of the Republic of China (1912–1949), British Hong Kong and Taiwan.

In 1932, she played the main role in the silent film "Springtime in the South". Her acting was well received by the audience, and she started gaining popularity, starring in many more movies. Chen also produced two films herself, "Love Fiesta" in 1957 and "Shark of the Pacific" in 1961.

She won a Best Supporting Actress award in 1961 at the Asian Film Festival for her appearance in the 1961 film "Misfortune". Chen Yan Yan retired from films in 1972, but she still appeared on TV.

She married twice. Her first husband was the cinematographer Huang Shao Feng, but the couple divorced some years later. After a brief marriage with actor Wang Hao, Chen kept living alone with her daughter, born to her first husband.

She died in 1999.

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Movie
Year Title Role Rating
1978 Mantis Combat
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
[Extra] (Guest Role)
[Extra]
Guest Role
0.0
1974 Thunderkick
Hong Kong Movie, 1974,
[Hero's mother] (Support Role)
[Hero's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1973 The Young Tiger
Hong Kong Movie, 1973,
Shen Mao (Support Role)
Shen Mao
Support Role
5.8
1972 Trilogy of Swordsmanship
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
{The Tigress} Madam Li (Support Role)
{The Tigress} Madam Li
Support Role
0.0
1972 Flower in the Rain
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
[Yuan Ping's mother] (Support Role)
[Yuan Ping's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1972 The 14 Amazons
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
Ken Chin Hua (Support Role)
Ken Chin Hua
Support Role
6.9
1972 The Merry Wife
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
[Zhen's grandmother] (Support Role)
[Zhen's grandmother]
Support Role
0.0
1972 The Young Avenger
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
[Third sister] (Support Role)
[Third sister]
Support Role
6.0
1972 The Fists of Vengeance
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
[Jiao's mother] (Support Role)
[Jiao's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1971 Sons and Daughters
Taiwanese Movie, 1971,
Mother Huang (Main Role)
Mother Huang
Main Role
0.0
1970 Valley of the Fangs
Hong Kong Movie, 1970,
[Song's wife] (Support Role)
[Song's wife]
Support Role
7.2
1970 Heads for Sale
Hong Kong Movie, 1970,
[Luo's mother] (Support Role)
[Luo's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1969 The Three Smiles
Hong Kong Movie, 1969,
Madame Hua (Support Role)
Madame Hua
Support Role
0.0
1969 Dead End
Hong Kong Movie, 1969,
Mrs. Chang (Support Role)
Mrs. Chang
Support Role
0.0
1968 Spring Blossoms
Hong Kong Movie, 1968,
Mrs. Chen (Support Role)
Mrs. Chen
Support Role
0.0
1967 The Mirror and the Lichee
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1967 My Dream Boat
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
[Shin's mother] (Support Role)
[Shin's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1967 One-Armed Swordsman
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
Madame Chi (Support Role)
Madame Chi
Support Role
7.5
1967 Sing High, Sing Low
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
(Guest Role)
Guest Role
0.0
1967 Four Sisters
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
Luo Mu (Support Role)
Luo Mu
Support Role
0.0
1967 Too Late for Love
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
[Fen's auntie] (Support Role)
[Fen's auntie]
Support Role
0.0
1967 The Goddess of Mercy
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
[Queen] (Support Role)
[Queen]
Support Role
0.0
1967 Auntie Lan
Hong Kong Movie, 1967,
[Lan's mother] (Support Role)
[Lan's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1966 The Joy of Spring
Hong Kong Movie, 1966,
[Headmistress] (Support Role)
[Headmistress]
Support Role
0.0
1966 The Blue and the Black 2
Hong Kong Movie, 1966,
Mother Ji (Support Role)
Mother Ji
Support Role
8.0
1966 The Blue and the Black
Hong Kong Movie, 1966,
Auntie Ji (Support Role)
Auntie Ji
Support Role
0.0
1965 The West Chamber
Hong Kong Movie, 1965,
Lady Cui (Support Role)
Lady Cui
Support Role
0.0
1965 The Lotus Lamp
Hong Kong Movie, 1965,
[Chiu Erh's mother] (Support Role)
[Chiu Erh's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1965 Sons of Good Earth
Hong Kong Movie, 1965,
Mrs Tien (Support Role)
Mrs Tien
Support Role
0.0
1965 The Butterfly Chalice
Hong Kong Movie, 1965,
Madam Tien (Support Role)
Madam Tien
Support Role
7.7
1964 The Crimson Palm
Hong Kong Movie, 1964,
Mrs. Lin (Support Role)
Mrs. Lin
Support Role
6.0
1964 Lady General Hua Mulan
Hong Kong Movie, 1964,
[Mu Lan's mother] (Support Role)
[Mu Lan's mother]
Support Role
7.4
1964 Between Tears and Laughter
Hong Kong Movie, 1964,
[Shian's mother] (Support Role)
[Shian's mother]
Support Role
0.0
1963 Three Sinners
Hong Kong Movie, 1963,
Mrs. Yen [Old lady] (Support Role)
Mrs. Yen [Old lady]
Support Role
0.0
1963 The Lady and the Thief
Hong Kong Movie, 1963,
(Guest Role)
Guest Role
0.0
1963 The Love Eterne
Hong Kong Movie, 1963,
[Ying Tai's mother] (Support Role)
[Ying Tai's mother]
Support Role
7.2
1947 Love Without End
Chinese Movie, 1947,
Yu Jia Yin (Main Role)
Yu Jia Yin
Main Role
7.0
1933 Three Modern Women
Chinese Movie, 1933,
Chen Ruo Ying (Main Role)
Chen Ruo Ying
Main Role
0.0
1932 Another Dream of the Ancient Capital
Chinese Movie, 1932,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1931 Love and Duty
Chinese Movie, 1931,
(Support Role)
Support Role
8.0
1931 A Spray of Plum Blossoms
Chinese Movie, 1931,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.6
1930 Spring Dream in the Old Capital
Chinese Movie, 1930,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
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  • First Name: Yan Yan
  • Family Name: Chen
  • Native name: 陈燕燕
  • Also Known as: Chen Yanyan, 陳燕燕, 陈茜茜, Chen Qian Qian, 陳煎燕, Chen Jian Yan, Chen Yen Yen, 陈倩倩
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: January 12, 1916
  • Died: May 7, 1999

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