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  • Name: Fann Wong
  • Chinese: 范文芳
  • Birthdate: January 27, 1971
  • Birthplace: Singapore
  • Height: 171cm
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Fann Wong ( 范文芳 ) is a Singapore-born actress-singer-model of Chinese origin. She stayed in the modeling circuit between 1990 to 1994, it was through a Oil of Ulan commercial that she was discovered in Taipei by a Singapore TV producer who invited her back to Singapore to act in a drama serial.

From there, Fann's natural acting talent was discovered in the show, and this led to her career transition as a television actress based in Singapore . A slew of television projects follow soon after , which raised her profile, status and popularity such that she became a top name in Singapore by 1995.

In 1998, Fann's gongfu TV drama, " Return of the Condor Heroes " 《神雕侠侣》 (1998), was a runaway success in Taiwan and China . It immensely increased Fann's popularity in the region and certified her as a credible actress in the Chinese-speaking world. At the same time, the release of her very commercially-successful second solo album, "Shopping" 《逛街》 (1998), won her many fans in the region, including the award- winning Hong Kong director, Tung-Shing Yee ( 尔冬升 ) , who noticed her 'Shopping' MTV on Channel V in Hong Kong and invited her to star in her first big-screen Hong Kong movie, an art film titled " Truth About Jane and Sam " 《真心话》 (1999).

Her breakthrough role as a delinquent teenager who finally made good introduced her to Hong Kong movie audiences and won her a prestigious nomination for the Best New Performer Award at the Hongkong Film Awards .

In 2003, she appeared alongside international stars Jackie Chan ( 成龙 ) and Owen Wilson on cinema screens worldwide in her first Hollywood film, " Shanghai Knights " 《皇家威龙》 (2003), which gave her career an international boost. She was nominated in the 2003 MTV Movie Awards (Best Fight category) for her kick fighting role in this movie.

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