Athena Chu Yan              

                                                                                       Athena Chu  Athena Chu Yan

                                                                                                           (Chu Yan, Athena Chu Yun) 

                        Actress, Singer  

                     Born:  October 25, 1971


                                          Athena Chu Yan, a popular movie and TV actress known for her fresh, playful

                                          image, began her career in 1991 on TVB. She later stepped into the film arena 

                                         in dramas, comedies, and other fare. Athena has released three albums in Asia, 

                                     some of which have benefited from the production work of her boyfriend, Paul Wong  

                                     of the HK rock group Beyond. Her 1997 debut album, 'Glass', produced 2 hit singles.

                                     She also supports herself as the image girl for advertisers such as Sharp and Epson. 


                                  Athena made her film debut with Stephen Chow in Fight Back To School II (1992). She

                                    has since starred with performers such as Nick Cheung, Yuen Biao and Donnie Yen.


                                        A converted Christian, Chu's portrayal of a drug addict in the Christian themed film 

                                           The Boss Up There was nominated for a 1999 Golden Horse Award. The role 

                                             marked a transition in her career from flower vase roles to more serious fare.


                                                                       Athena Chu Filmography

                                                                                            Athena Chu Yan


Ah Fai, the Dumb

1999 The Boss Up There
  A Chinese Odyssey 2002
  A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box
  A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella 
  The Conman
  Conman in Tokyo
1994 Easy Money  
  Feeling of Love
1992 Fight Back To School II
1996 The Hero of Swallow
  The HK Triad
  Horoscope 1: The Voice From Hell
  Love and Sex of the Eastern Hollywood
  Love Correction
2004 Love is a Many Stupid Thing
  Never Say Goodbye
1993 Project S    
  Raped by an Angel 2: The Uniform Fan
  Raped by an Angel 4: The Raper's Union
  Remember M Remember E
2004 Sex and the Beauties
1998 Shanghai Affairs
  Shaolin Kung Fu Kids
2003 Shiver  
  Step Into the Dark
  Super Lady Cop
  Take Five
  Taxi Hunter
  Temptress of a Thousand Face
2002 Time 4 Hope
  To Miss With Love
1993 Tom, Dick and Hairy  
  Tricky King
  Trouble Maker
  Vampire Family  



                                                            Athena Chu -Television Credits 

                                                                                          Athena Chu Yan

20/30 Dictionary 

Cupid Love   *
Duke of Mount Deer 2000
Legend of the Condor Heroes
New Shaolin Temple   


                                                                                *  Singapore telefilm



                                                                   Hong Kong Film Awards

                                                                                                Athena Chu Yan

                                                           Best New Performer Nomination- Athena Chu

                                                                             1992    Fight Back to School II



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