Monday, September 15, 2008

Rosamund Kwan

Rosamund Kwan is a born in Shenyang, Liaoning in . She is the daughter of star Kwan San and actress Cheung Bing Sai. She attended Maryknoll Convent School in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.
Although her last film role was in 2005, she officially announced her retirement from acting in 2007.

Acting career

Kwans' first acting role was in the soap opera ''Agency 24'' . Her film debut was alongside Chow Yun Fat in the 1982 film, ''The Head Hunter''. She appeared with Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao in ''Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars'' and again with Chan in ''Project A Part II'' and ''Armour of God''. She also appeared with Jet Li in the films ''Swordsman II'', ''Dr. Wai and the Scripture with No Words'' and as Shao Yun aka "Sap Saam Ee" throughout the ''Once Upon a Time in China'' film series.

Although the majority of her acting roles were in , she is best known internationally for her roles in , alongside a variety of major stars of the genre.

Amongst her more dramatic roles, she notably appeared with ''House of Flying Daggers'' star Andy Lau in several films including ''Casino Raiders'' and ''The Wesley's Mysterious Files''. Kwan also released a record in 1994, a duet with Andy Lau called "Love Forever".

In 2001 she appeared in Feng Xiaogang's Chinese comedy, ''Big Shot's Funeral'', which starred Donald Sutherland as a film director and Kwan as his adopted daughter.


* ''Hands in the Hair''
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* ''The Wesley's Mysterious File'' aka ''The Wesley's Mysterious Story''

* ''Big Shot's Funeral''
* ''Once Upon a Time in China and America'' aka ''Once Upon a Time in China and America''
* ''Thanks For Your Love''
* ''Dr. Wai and the Scripture Without Words''
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* ''Once Upon a Time in China V''
* ''All's Well, Ends Well Too''
* ''Long and Winding Road''
* ''The Great Conqueror's Concubine Pt. B''
* ''The Great Conqueror's Concubine''
* ''Blade of Fury''
* ''Once Upon a Time in China III''
* ''Gigolo and Whore II''
* ''Inspector Pink Dragon''
* ''Once Upon a Time in China''
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* ''Tricky Brains''
* ''Tiger Cage 2''
* ''Return to Action''
* ''Undeclared War''
* ''A Bite of Love''
* ''Casino Raiders''
* ''Ghost Fever''
* ''Mr. Smart''
* ''Proud and Confident'' (傲氣雄鷹
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* ''The Crazy Companies II''
* ''Three Against The World''
* ''Project A Part II''
* ''Armour of God''
* ''Millionaire's Express''
* ''Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars''
* ''The Head Hunter'' aka ''Long Goodbye''

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