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Anita Mui

Anita Mui Yim-fong (10 October 1963 – 30 December 2003) was a popular Hong Kong singer and actress. During her prime years she made major contributions to the cantopop music scene, while receiving numerous awards and honours. She remained an idol throughout most of her career, and was generally regarded as a cantopop diva. Mui once held a sell-out concert at Hammersmith, London, England, where she was dubbed the "Madonna of Asia". That title has stayed with her throughout her career, and has been used as a comparison for both Eastern and Western media. In the 1980s the gangtai style of music was revolutionised by her wild dancing and femininity on stage. She was famous for having outrageous costumes and also high powered performances. Her fanbase reached far beyond Hong Kong, and into many parts of Asia including Taiwan, Mainland China, Singapore, Malaysia as well as the overseas market. In the Hong Kong entertainment industry where stars often come and go, Mui was able to remain a major star in the spotlight for 20 years. Her career only came to a stop in 2003 when she was suddenly diagnosed with cervical cancer, dying at the early age of 40. Even so, her music and film legacy continues to live on. Her success reached well beyond that of the entertainment circle with humanitarian work, donations and charities that played a major role in helping society even well into the present day. Description above from the Wikipedia article Anita Mui, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​


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Born:
Oct 10, 1963 In Hong Kong, British Crown Colony [now China]
Movie/TV Credits:
50
First Appeared:
In the movie Mad, Mad 83 1983-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies 2002-04-16
Known For
Filmography
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Elaine (Rumble in the Bronx) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie July Rhapsody Lam Man-Ching 2002-03-14
Movie Midnight Fly Michelle 2001-07-12
Movie Wu Yen Emperor Qi / Ancestor Huan 2001-01-18
Movie Let's Sing Along Chu Wai Tak 2001-12-06
Movie Dance of a Dream Tina Cheung 2001-12-21
Movie From Ashes to Ashes Gladys 2000-08-01
Movie Eighteen Springs Gu Manlu 1997-09-12
Movie Who's the Man, Who's the Woman Fan Fan, Fong Yim Mooi 1996-06-24
Movie Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Star Gives award out 1996-02-29
Movie Rumble in the Bronx Elaine 1995-01-30
Movie The Enforcer Inspector Fong 1995-03-02
Movie The Legend of Drunken Master Mrs. Wong 1994-02-03
Movie Fight Back to School 3 Judy Tong Wong 1993-01-14
Movie The Heroic Trio Tung 1993-02-12
Movie The Mad Monk Goddess of Mercy 1993-07-29
Movie The Magic Crane Pak Wan-Fai 1993-08-18
Movie Executioners Tung 1993-09-30
Movie Justice, My Foot! Mrs. Sung 1992-07-02
Movie Moon Warriors Yue Yar/Princess 1992-12-19
Movie The Top Bet Mei 1991-03-07
Movie Au Revoir, Mon Amour Mooi Yi 1991-03-28
Movie The Banquet Anita Mui 1991-11-30
Movie Saviour of the Soul Yiu May-kwan 1991-12-19
Movie The Fortune Code Jane 1990-01-19
Movie Shanghai Shanghai Mary Sung Ka Pei 1990-01-20
Movie Days of Being Wild [singing voice] 1990-12-15
Movie Kawashima Yoshiko: The Last Princess of Manchuria Yoshiko Kawashima / Kam Bik-Fai 1990-07-28
Movie My Heart Is That Eternal Rose [vocals] 1989-04-20
Movie A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon Chow Ying-Kit 1989-10-20
Movie Miracles Yang Luming / Rose 1989-06-15
Movie One Husband Too Many Yuan Tung / Park 1988-03-31
Movie The Greatest Lover Anita Ko 1988-07-30
Movie Rouge Fleur 1987-01-07
Movie Scared Stiff May/Mui 1987-03-06
Movie Trouble Couples Mui Tai Heung 1987-08-13
Movie Happy Bigamist Yuan Tung 1987-04-17
Movie Last Song in Paris Anita Chow 1986-04-10
Movie Happy Din Don Club singer 1986-03-21
Movie Night Girls [theme vocals] 1986-10-31
Movie 100 Ways to Murder Your Wife Fang 1986-09-24
Movie Chocolate Inspector Kiu Kiu 1986-12-18
Movie The Dancing Warrior [Voice] 1985-01-01
Movie Musical Singer Jannie Fong Tai Kim 1985-05-04
Movie Young Cops Unknown 1985-08-08
Movie Lucky Diamond Ji 1985-06-19
Movie Behind the Yellow Line Anita 1984-10-03
Movie Mad, Mad 83 Unknown 1983-01-01
Movie The Sensational Pair Mui Yim-Fong/Mei Yanfang 1983-06-23
Movie Let's Make Laugh Fang 1983-09-02
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