Sammi Cheng

Sau Man Cheng

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  • First Name: Sau Man
  • Family Name: Cheng
  • Native name: 鄭秀文 (郑秀文)
  • Also Known as: Cheng Sau Man; Zheng Xiu Wen; Twinnie Cheng; Mi
  • Nationality: Hong Konger
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: August 19, 1972
  • Age: 46

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Sau Man Cheng

Sammi Cheng

  • Name: Sammi Cheng
  • Native name: 鄭秀文 (郑秀文)
  • Given name: Cheng Sau Man
  • Also Known as: Cheng Sau Man; Zheng Xiu Wen; Twinnie Cheng; Mi
  • Nationality: Hong Konger
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: August 19, 1972
  • Age: 46
Sammi Cheng Sau-Man is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress. Having enjoyed much success in the Hong Kong music industry, Sammi has been known as a diva and has been one of the most successful female singer in Hong Kong since the 1990s. Her albums have sold more than 25 million copies through Asia-pacific. Most notably in the 1990s, she was dubbed by the media as the " Cantopop Queen".



As the best-selling female artist in Chinese pop music industries since the 1990s, Sammi Cheng breaks the record of having the most best sales albums and The Best Sales Local Female Vocalist awards in the Hong Kong Cantonpop industry since her debut. From 1993 to 2010, Sammi Cheng won a total of 12 Top Female Vocalist awards, 14 The Best Sales Local Female Vocalist Awards and has 7 albums that are The Best Sales Cantonese Release of year.



Sammi Cheng was previously named Twinnie Cheng. Contrary to popular belief, "Twinnie" is not her birth name. The name came about when Sammi was still in school and her English Language teacher wanted everyone in class to have an English name. When Sammi turned to her sister for help, her sister came up with the name "Twinnie". The name was later changed to "Sammi" as "Sammi" sounds a little like "Sau Man". Cheng received her education at SKH St. Peter's Primary School and Tang Shiu Kin Victoria Government Secondary School.



She has three sisters and one brother. Two of her sisters are twins.



Cheng's acting career began with the TVB series Life of His Own in 1991. A year later she would begin her film career with the movie Best of the Best (飛虎精英之人間有情) in 1992 with fellow cantopop star Jacky Cheung.[17] She would follow with another comedy film Feel 100% (百分百感覺) with Ekin Cheng and Gigi Leung.



In the late 1990s during the slump of the HK film industry she staged a box office revolution by starring in the film Needing You by acclaimed director Johnny To, co-starring Andy Lau and the movie Summer Holidiay in 2000. The films were hits at the box office hit in all South East Asia regions, and Hong Kong has cumulated nearly HK$60 million at the box office. The Needing You VCD received a sold out record of more than 200,000 copies. From this film, she was also a nominee for "Best Actress" as well as taking part in singing the "Best original film song" in the 2001 Hong Kong Film Award.[18] Following the success of those movies she starred in a few more including Wu Yen, Love on a Diet, Marry a Rich Man, My Left Eye Sees Ghosts and many more. At the 62nd Venice International Film Festival Cheng was one of the front runner for the "Best actress" award for the film Everlasting Regret in 2005. Other contenders for the award included Monica Bellucci, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lee Young-ae and Isabelle Huppert.



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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2002 The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra
Hong Kong Drama, 2002, 40 eps
Gun Sai Jam (Support Role)
40
Gun Sai Jam
Support Role
7.9
1999 Man's Best Friend
Hong Kong Drama, 1999, 20 eps
(Main Role)
20
Main Role
7.3
1995 Detective Investigation Files II
Hong Kong Drama, 1995, 40 eps
Yip Chi Ching (Ivy) (Support Role)
40
Yip Chi Ching (Ivy)
Support Role
7.9
1993 The Vampire Returns
Hong Kong Drama, 1993, 20 eps
Piu Suet / Piu Hung (Main Role)
20
Piu Suet / Piu Hung
Main Role
8.3
1992 The File of Justice
Hong Kong Drama, 1992, 13 eps
Fong Ka Kei / "Josephine" (Support Role)
13
Fong Ka Kei / "Josephine"
Support Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2019 Election 3
Hong Kong Movie, 2019,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
2017 Love Contractually
Chinese Movie, 2017,
Ye Wei (Main Role)
Ye Wei
Main Role
7.1
2015 Triumph in the Skies
Hong Kong Movie, 2015,
TM Tam (Main Role)
TM Tam
Main Role
6.3
2014 Temporary Family
Hong Kong Movie, 2014,
Kam Fung (Main Role)
Kam Fung
Main Role
6.7
2013 Blind Detective
Hong Kong Movie, 2013,
Ho (Main Role)
Ho
Main Role
7.4
2012 Romancing in Thin Air
Hong Kong Movie, 2012,
Sue (Main Role)
Sue
Main Role
7.4
2008 Lady Cop & Papa Crook
Hong Kong Movie, 2008,
Maureen Szeto (Main Role)
Maureen Szeto
Main Role
6.0
2004 Magic Kitchen
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Yau (Main Role)
Yau
Main Role
6.5
2003 Infernal Affairs III
Hong Kong Movie, 2003,
Mary, Lau's wife (Support Role)
Mary, Lau's wife
Support Role
7.8
2004 Yesterday Once More
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Mrs Thief (Main Role)
Mrs Thief
Main Role
7.2
2003 Good Times, Bed Times
Hong Kong Movie, 2003,
Carrie Wat / Ah Qiu (Main Role)
Carrie Wat / Ah Qiu
Main Role
6.5
2002 Infernal Affairs
Hong Kong Movie, 2002,
Mary [Lau's girlfriend] (Support Role)
Mary [Lau's girlfriend]
Support Role
8.6
2002 My Left Eye Sees Ghosts
Hong Kong Movie, 2002,
May Ho (Main Role)
May Ho
Main Role
7.2
2002 Marry a Rich Man
Hong Kong Movie, 2002,
Mi (Main Role)
Mi
Main Role
6.7
2001 Love on a Diet
Hong Kong Movie, 2001,
Mini Mo (Main Role)
Mini Mo
Main Role
7.3
2001 Fighting For Love
Hong Kong Movie, 2001,
Deborah Fok Siu-Tong (Main Role)
Deborah Fok Siu-Tong
Main Role
7.0
2000 Needing You...
Hong Kong Movie, 2000,
Kinki Kwok (Main Role)
Kinki Kwok
Main Role
7.3
2000 Summer Holiday
Hong Kong Movie, 2000,
Summer (Main Role)
Summer
Main Role
7.4
1998 The Lucky Guy
Hong Kong Movie, 1998,
Candy Yip Yuk Fun (Main Role)
Candy Yip Yuk Fun
Main Role
6.9
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