Gillian Chung Profile
Name: 鍾欣桐 / Chung Yan Tung (Zhong Xin Tong)
English name: Gillian Chung
Also known as: 阿嬌 / Ah Giu (Ah Jiao) / Ar Gill
Real name: 鍾嘉勵 / Chung Ka Lai (Zhong Jia Li)
Profession: Actress, singer and model
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Star sign: Capricorn
Chinese zodiac: Monkey
Family: Younger sister
Gillian Chung Biography
Gillian Chung is a Hong Kong pop singer and actress. She resides in the affluent Midlevels district in Hong Kong with her younger sister. Chung is a graduate of the Kowloon True Light Middle School and attended RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. While at RMIT, she also worked as a part-time model. She did not finish her studies in RMIT.
In 2001, Chung was approached by Emperor Entertainment Group to form a singing group, Twins, with Charlene Choi, to whom she is not actually related.
Chung made her film debut in U Man which was released in 2002 and has since proven her acting skills in a number of films like Beyond Our Ken which has earned her critical acclaim, being nominated as 'Best Actress' in the Gam Zhi Ging Awards. Outdoing herself in every martial arts sequence, Chung has established herself as the up and coming action star.
In the film Beyond Our Ken released in 2004, Chung played as Chan Wai Ching, a spurned girlfriend of the eponymous Ken. The film managed a box office taking of HK$3,886,355 and it has its World Premiere in Tokyo International Film Festival. In January 2006, the film 49 Days exceeded the HK$10 million mark, earning a spot in one of Hong Kong's best box office films for the year 2006.
2008 Photo scandal
In January and February 2008 many explicit photos involving Gillian Chung and Edison Chen were found online. The scandal also involved Bobo Chan and Cecilia Cheung.