Candice Yu

Candice Yu

  • Name: Candice Yu
  • Native name: 余安安
  • Also Known as: Yu An An , Yu On On
  • Nationality: Hong Konger
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: October 22, 1959
  • Age: 64
Candice Yu is a Hong Kong film actress and occasional singer, best known for her films with Shaw Studio of the 1970s and 1980s. She was the first wife of acclaimed Hong Kong actor Chow Yun Fat.
Yu made her debut in film at the age of 16 in "Let's Rock" and was instantly signed by the Shaw Brothers Studio in 1976 after starring in the film "Massage Girls" with Chow Yun Fat, her future husband and in "Forever and Ever" alongside Alan Tang.
Between 1977 and 1979, she starred in six of Chu Yuan's sword films, including "Death Duel", "The Sentimental Swordsman", "Legend of the Bat", "Murder Plot", and two "Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre" films. In the late 1970s, Yu also began appearing on television, notably the Rediffusion TV series "Reincarnated" and her appearances as Princess Xiang Xiang in the martial arts series "Book and Sword".
In 1992, Yu had a cameo role in "Swordsman 2", directed by Tsui Hark.
In 2005, Yu came out of retirement to appear in Derek Yee's film "2 Young". She has since rekindled her career, appearing in two films in 2006, "Rob-B-Hood" and "My Name Is Fame" and four films in 2007, including "Whispers And Moans", "House of Mahjong", "Exodus", and "Beauty And The 7 Beasts".
Yu received her first Hong Kong Film Awards nomination in 2007 for Best Supporting Actress in the film "My Name is Fame". In 2011, Yu received a 30th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role in "Once A Gangster". In 2012, Yu received a Hong Kong Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance in The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre's "Boundless Movement". Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Legal Affair
Hong Kong Drama, 2023, 20 eps
Shek Ki (Support Role)
20
Shek Ki
Support Role
7.2
2022 Modern Dynasty
Hong Kong Drama, 2022, 30 eps
Gong Suk Yin (Support Role)
30
Gong Suk Yin
Support Role
7.5
2018 Lost in Shell
Hong Kong Drama, 2018, 20 eps
Pui Yee Yee / "Shell Yee" (Main Role)
20
Pui Yee Yee / "Shell Yee"
Main Role
0.0
2007 Tutor Queen
Hong Kong Drama, 2007, 60 eps
To Bei On / Pion (Main Role)
60
Main Role
5.9
1982 The General
Hong Kong Drama, 1982, 20 eps
(Support Role)
20
Support Role
0.0
1980 Fatherland
Hong Kong Drama, 1980, 12 eps
Suen Kit Ching (Support Role)
12
Suen Kit Ching
Support Role
9.5
1979 Dragon Strikes
Hong Kong Drama, 1979, 60 eps
Heung Kwan (Main Role)
60
Heung Kwan
Main Role
8.0
1979 Reincarnated
Hong Kong Drama, 1979, 60 eps
Fu Heung Gwan (Main Role)
60
Fu Heung Gwan
Main Role
7.9
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
TBA Inexternal
Hong Kong Movie, 0000,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
2022 Let It Ghost
Hong Kong Movie, 2022,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.4
2021 All U Need Is Love
Hong Kong Movie, 2021,
[Kwok Tin Yau's wife] (Support Role)
[Kwok Tin Yau's wife]
Support Role
6.9
2019 Missing
Hong Kong Movie, 2019,
[Ying's mother] (Support Role)
[Ying's mother]
Support Role
7.5
2019 The Secret Diary of a Mom to Be
Hong Kong Movie, 2019,
(Support Role)
Support Role
5.7
2019 I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!
Hong Kong Movie, 2019,
Betty (Support Role)
Betty
Support Role
6.3
2017 Tomorrow Is Another Day
Hong Kong Movie, 2017,
Mrs. Keung (Support Role)
Mrs. Keung
Support Role
7.9
2016 Buddy Cops
Hong Kong Movie, 2016,
Madam Chu (Support Role)
Madam Chu
Support Role
7.1
2015 Imprisoned: Survival Guide for Rich and Prodigal
Hong Kong Movie, 2015,
Yuan Zu Li (Support Role)
Yuan Zu Li
Support Role
7.3
2012 Nightfall
Hong Kong Movie, 2012,
Mrs. Tsui (Support Role)
Mrs. Tsui
Support Role
7.9
2011 Beach Spike
Hong Kong Movie, 2011,
Mrs. Bro (Support Role)
Mrs. Bro
Support Role
7.3
2011 Hi, Fidelity
Hong Kong Movie, 2011,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.5
2007 Beauty and the 7 Beasts
Hong Kong Movie, 2007,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.0
2007 Exodus
Hong Kong Movie, 2007,
[Ann's mother] (Support Role)
[Ann's mother]
Support Role
5.9
2007 Whispers and Moans
Hong Kong Movie, 2007,
Jenny (Support Role)
Jenny
Support Role
6.0
2006 Rob B Hood
Hong Kong Movie, 2006,
Madam Li (Support Role)
Madam Li
Support Role
8.0
2006 My Name Is Fame
Hong Kong Movie, 2006,
Qi Qi (Main Role)
Qi Qi
Main Role
6.8
2005 Bar Paradise
Hong Kong Movie, 2005,
Pak Yee (Support Role)
Pak Yee
Support Role
0.0
2004 Love Is a Many Stupid Thing
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Mandy (Support Role)
Mandy
Support Role
7.2
2003 Spy Dad
Hong Kong Movie, 2003,
Isabel (Support Role)
Isabel
Support Role
7.1
1986 The Strange Bedfellow
Hong Kong Movie, 1986,
Mrs Lung (Support Role)
Mrs Lung
Support Role
0.0
1985 Fascinating Affairs
Hong Kong Movie, 1985,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1985 Journey of the Doomed
Hong Kong Movie, 1985,
Fei Hsia (Main Role)
Fei Hsia
Main Role
4.0
1984 Lust for Love of a Chinese Courtesan
Hong Kong Movie, 1984,
Lady Chun (Main Role)
Lady Chun
Main Role
1.0
1983 Swordsman Adventure
Taiwanese Movie, 1983,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1982 Mercenaries from Hong Kong
Hong Kong Movie, 1982,
He Ying (Main Role)
Main Role
10.0
1982 Buddha's Palm
Hong Kong Movie, 1982,
Main Role
7.1
1980 The Deadly Sword
Taiwanese Movie, 1980,
Lu Su Wen (Main Role)
Lu Su Wen
Main Role
0.0
1979 Murder Plot
Hong Kong Movie, 1979,
Bai Fei Fei (Support Role)
Bai Fei Fei
Support Role
0.0
1978 Kung Fu Master Named Drunk Cat
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.0
1978 Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre 2
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
Chou Chi Yeuk (Main Role)
Chou Chi Yeuk
Main Role
6.0
1978 The Chase
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1978 Legend of the Bat
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
Jin Ling Zhi (Support Role)
Jin Ling Zhi
Support Role
6.9
1978 Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
Zhou Zhi Ruo (Main Role)
Zhou Zhi Ruo
Main Role
7.3
1977 The Sentimental Swordsman
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
Shi Yin (Support Role)
Shi Yin
Support Role
7.6
1977 Death Duel
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
Hsiao Li (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
1977 Forever and Ever
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
Iris (Main Role)
Main Role
6.0
1977 Deadly Snail vs. Kung Fu Killers
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
"Snail Fairy" (Main Role)
"Snail Fairy"
Main Role
0.0
1976 Mr. Funny Bone
Hong Kong Movie, 1976,
(Bit part)
Bit part
6.5
1976 Massage Girls
Hong Kong Movie, 1976,
Miu Chun (Main Role)
Miu Chun
Main Role
0.0
1968 Chivalrous Killer
Hong Kong Movie, 1968,
Zhou Zhiruo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Mama's Day Season 2
Hong Kong TV Show, 2022, 12 eps
(Main Host)
12
Main Host
0.0
2021 Mama's Day Season 1
Hong Kong TV Show, 2021, 10 eps
(Main Host)
10
Main Host
0.0
2018 Good Night Show - King Maker
Hong Kong TV Show, 2018, 61 eps
[Judge] (Ep. 1-13) (Guest)
61
[Judge] (Ep. 1-13)
Guest
8.2
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  • First Name: Candice
  • Family Name: Yu
  • Native name: 余安安
  • Also Known as: Yu An An , Yu On On
  • Nationality: Hong Konger
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: October 22, 1959
  • Age: 64

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