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Connie Chan Po Chu

 
 
 
 
Other names : 陳寶珠
Chan Bo Chu
Connie Chan
Chan Po Chu
Chan Poh Chee
Chan Poh Choo
Chen Po Chu
Chen2 Bao3 Zhu1
 
Birthdate : 1/1/1947
Nationality : Hong Kong
Workplace : Hong Kong
Activities : Actress (204)

Biography

Among the Cantonese 'Seven Princesses' who dominated the Cantonese cinema in the 1950s-60s, two stood out. The first one was Josephine Siao, and the second one was her rival Connie Chan. The two stars boasted a large following of fans who didn't hesitate to get physical to defend their idols. It's not something we would see nowadays with Charlene Choi and Gillian Chung!

Daughter of two opera stars, Chan Fei Nung et Kung Fan Hung, Connie Chan trained at a young age in Northern and Southern martial arts. She started her acting career as a child, and following the shooting pace of the time she churned out films on top of one another. Chan appeared in all the film genres possible of the time: Chinese opera of course (Love on the Mount) but also wuxia pian (The Conquering Sword), fantasy films (Monkey King and the Imps) or even romances (Manli, I Love You). Her output of 180 films overtook her rival's, despite a much shorter career.

Chan had to slow down in the early 70s, a period where Mandarin productions stormed the box office and left the Cantonese cinema far behind. She then used this as an opportunity to leave to the USA to study, so did her rival. While on holydays in Hong Kong, Chu Yuan (who worked a lot with Chan in the 60s) convinced her to come and join the Shaw Brothers studio with him to shoot The Lizard. After this film Chan decides to retire definitively and left the entertainment industry in 1972. She came out again end of the 1990s to perform in a few plays.

Arnaud Lanuque (August 2004)
 
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Filmography
 [ 1970 - 1960 - 1950 ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
 
Title    ( HK -  All )  Year Activity
 
 Lizard, The 1972 Actress
 Desperados, The 1970 Actress
 I Will Remember You Always 1970 Actress
 I'll Get You One Day 1970 Actress
 Naked Runner, The 1970 Actress
 Secret Agent No. 1 1970 Actress
 Wedding Gown, The 1970 Actress
 Young Girl Dares Not Homeward, The 1970 Actress
 Girls Are Flowers 1969 Actress
 Her Tender Love 1969 Actress
 Invincible, The 1969 Actress
 Love With A Malaysian Girl 1969 Actress
 Magic Cat 1969 Actress
 Manli, I Love You 1969 Actress
 My Sweetheart 1969 Actress
 Red Rose, The Beautiful Avenger 1969 Actress
 Supreme Sword 1969 Actress
 Virgin Sword, The 1969 Actress
 Beauty In The Mist 1968 Actress
 Blossoming Rose, The 1968 Actress
 Dragon Fortress, The 1968 Actress
 Fan Lihua, The Female General 1968 Actress
 Flag Of Pearls 1968 Actress
 Four Gentlemanly Flowers 1968 Actress
 Incredible Rumour 1968 Actress
 Love Him, Miss Him, Hate Him 1968 Actress
 Love Of The Red Leaf, The 1968 Actress
 Opposite Love 1968 Actress
 Paragon Of Sword And Knife (Grand Finale) 1968 Actress
 Red Lamp Shaded In Blood 1968 Actress
 Reincarnation Of Lady Plum Blossom, The 1968 Actress
 Romantic Thief, A 1968 Actress
 Teenage Love 1968 Actress
 Three Young Girls 1968 Actress
 What A Good Time 1968 Actress
 Won't You Give Me A Kiss? 1968 Actress
 Young, Pregnant And Unmarried 1968 Actress
 Black And The White Cats, The 1967 Actress
 Black Killer, The 1967 Actress
 Black Swan, The 1967 Actress
 Brave Girl, The 1967 Actress
 Charming Little Bird, The 1967 Actress
 Death Pass, A 1967 Actress
 First Love 1967 Actress
 Flying Killer, The 1967 Actress
 Gifted Scholar And A Beautiful Maid, A 1967 Actress
 Girl In Red 1967 Actress
 Girl With Long Hair, The 1967 Actress
 Girl's Secret, A 1967 Actress
 Glamorous Christmas Night, A 1967 Actress
 Golden Swallow, The 1967 Actress
 How The Sacred Fire Heroic Winds Defeat The Fire Lotus Array 1967 Actress
 Iron Lady Against The One-eyed Dragon, The 1967 Actress
 Lady Black Cat Strikes Again 1967 Actress
 Lady Flying Dragon 1967 Actress
 Lady In Distress: The Invincible Fighter 1967 Actress
 Lady With A Cat's Eyes 1967 Actress
 Lau Kam Ding - The Female General 1967 Actress
 Legend Of Gods And Goddesses, The 1967 Actress
 Madam Wang Cai 1967 Actress
 Maiden's Love, A 1967 Actress
 Paragon Of Sword And Knife 1967 Actress
 Seven Princesses (Part 1) 1967 Actress
 Seven Princesses (Part 2) 1967 Actress
 She Is Our Senior 1967 Actress
 She's So Brave! 1967 Actress
 Sweetest Moment, The 1967 Actress
 Tragedy In A Fishing Village 1967 Actress
 Waste Not Our Youth 1967 Actress
 Young Daughter-In-Law, The 1967 Actress
 Aftermath Of A Fire (Part 1) 1966 Actress
 Aftermath Of A Fire (Part 2) 1966 Actress
 Avenger's Tale (Part 1), An 1966 Actress
 Avenger's Tale (Part 2), An 1966 Actress
 Banner Of The Twin Phoenixes (Part 1) 1966 Actress
 Banner Of The Twin Phoenixes (Part 2) 1966 Actress
 Big Chase, The 1966 Actress
 Colourful Youth 1966 Actress
 Dutiful Daughter Zhu Zhu, The 1966 Actress
 Eternal Love 1966 Actress
 Forget Not Tonight 1966 Actress
 Girl Detective 001 1966 Actress
 Girls Are Flowers 1966 Actress
 Goddess Of Mercy 1966 Actress
 Goddess Of Mercy Celebrated Her Birthday At Xiang Shan 1966 Actress
 Golden cup and the Wandering Dragon (part 1), The 1966 Actress
 Golden Cup and the Wandering Dragon (Part 2) 1966 Actress
 Hero Of Midland 1966 Actress
 Infernal Gate (Part 1), The 1966 Actress
 Infernal Gate (Part 2), The 1966 Actress
 Jade In The Red Dust (Grand Finale) 1966 Actress
 Jade In The Red Dust (Part 1) 1966 Actress
 Jade In The Red Dust (Part 2) 1966 Actress
 Lady Black Cat 1966 Actress
 Lady Bond 1966 Actress
 Monkey King And The Imps 1966 Actress
 Movie-Fan Princess 1966 Actress
 Return Of Lady Bond 1966 Actress
 Romance Of The Sword 1966 Actress
 Sacred Fire, Heroic Wind (Part 1) 1966 Actress
 Sacred Fire, Heroic Wind (Part 2) 1966 Actress
 Spy With My Face 1966 Actress
 Three Swordsmen, The 1966 Actress
 Warrant, The 1966 Actress
 You Do Me Wrong 1966 Actress
 Young And Furious (Part 1) 1966 Actress
 Young And Furious (Part 2) 1966 Actress
 Adventures Of Nazha, The 1965 Actress
 All-Powerful Flute (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 All-Powerful Flute (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Beautiful Queen of Hell (part 1) 1965 Actress
 Beautiful Queen of Hell (Part 2) 1965 Actress
 Black Rose 1965 Actress
 Brave Young Girl's Spirit (Part 1), A 1965 Actress
 Brave Young Girl's Spirit (Part 2), A 1965 Actress
 Furious Buddha's Palm, The 1965 Actress
 Furnace Of Heavenly Fire, The 1965 Actress
 Hero And The Beauty (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 Hero And The Beauty (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Invincible Book From Heaven (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 Invincible Book From Heaven (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Ji Gong is After The Demon 1965 Actress
 Ji Gong Raids The Courtoom 1965 Actress
 Legend Of Eight Heroes (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 Legend Of Eight Heroes (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Monkey Saint Teases the Fairy of Flowers 1965 Actress
 Monkey Saint Versus Eight Fairies 1965 Actress
 Moslem Sacred Fire Decree (Part 1) 1965 Actress
 Moslem Sacred Fire Decree (Part 2) 1965 Actress
 Powerful Fist Of A Thousand Hands (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 Powerful Fist Of A Thousand Hands (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Pursuit, The 1965 Actress
 Real And The Fake Ji Gong, The 1965 Actress
 Six Fingered Lord Of The Lute (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 Six-Fingered Lord Of The Lute (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Six-Fingered Lord Of The Lute (Part 3) 1965 Actress
 Story Of The Sword And The Sabre (Part 1), The 1965 Actress
 Story Of The Sword And The Sabre (Part 2), The 1965 Actress
 Story Of The Sword And The Sabre (Part 4) 1965 Actress
 Wonder-Girl (Part 1) 1965 Actress
 Wonder-Girl (Part 2) 1965 Actress
 Five Swordsmen 1964 Actress
 Flying Fox, The 1964 Actress
 Flying Phoenix From Wudang (Part 1), The 1964 Actress
 Flying Phoenix From Wudang (Part 2), The 1964 Actress
 Golden Hairpin (Final Episode), The 1964 Actress
 Golden Hairpin (Part 3), The 1964 Actress
 Hero Is Born (Part 1), A 1964 Actress
 Hero Is Born (Part 2), A 1964 Actress
 Murder Of A Woman 1964 Actress
 Musketeers Plundering South Yangtze 1964 Actress
 Secluded Orchid, A 1964 Actress
 Seven Fights With Nine Tail Fox 1964 Actress
 Snowflake Sword (Grand Finale), The 1964 Actress
 Snowflake Sword (Part 1), The 1964 Actress
 Snowflake Sword (Part 2), The 1964 Actress
 Snowflake Sword (Part 3), The 1964 Actress
 White-Boned Pin (Part 1), The 1964 Actress
 White-Boned Pin (Part 2), The 1964 Actress
 Blood-Stained Cup, The 1963 Actress
 Conquering Sword, The 1963 Actress
 Gathering Of Heroes, A 1963 Actress
 Goddess' Sword, A 1963 Actress
 Golden Coat (Part 1), The 1963 Actress
 Golden Coat (Part 2), The 1963 Actress
 Golden Hairpin (Part 1), The 1963 Actress
 Golden Hairpin (Part 2), The 1963 Actress
 It's Sweet To Die For One's Love 1963 Actress
 Magnificent Ones (Part 1), The 1963 Actress
 Magnificent Ones (Part 2), The 1963 Actress
 Marching Down The South (Part 1) 1963 Actress
 Mythical Crane, Evil Dragon 1963 Actress
 Red Thread Steals A Precious Box 1963 Actress
 Sixteen Years Of Love And Hate 1963 Actress
 Story Of The Sword And The Sabre (Part 2), The 1963 Actress
 White-Bone Sword (Part 3), The 1963 Actress
 White-Bone Sword (Part 4), The 1963 Actress
 White-Boned Sword (Part 3) 1963 Actress
 White-Boned Sword (Part 4), The 1963 Actress
 Battle At Sizhou 1962 Actress
 Giving Birth On The Bridge 1962 Actress
 How The Magic Boy on the Mythical Crane Slew The Dragon And Saved His Mother 1962 Actress
 Monkey King Stormed The Sea Palace, The 1962 Actress
 Smile For A Kingdom, A 1962 Actress
 White-Bone Sword (Part 1), The 1962 Actress
 White-Bone Sword (Part 2), The 1962 Actress
 Attack Of The 5 Fairies Monastery, The 1961 Actress
 Combat Between Seven Swords And Five Dragons 1961 Actress
 Human Cargo (Part 1) 1961 Actress
 Lady 'Lightning' Among Swordsmen 1961 Actress
 Leung Hung Yuk's Victory At Wong Tin Tong 1961 Actress
 Love On The Mount 1961 Actress
 Palace 1961 Actress
 Sword And 9 Rings (Part 1) 1961 Actress
 Swords Of Tien Shan, The 1961 Actress
 Twin Swords Of Retribution 1961 Actress
 Valiant prince, The 1961 Actress
 Deadly Whip Of Bones, The 1960 Actress
 Filial Piety 1960 Actress
 Heroines' Queen, The 1960 Actress
 Story About Three Families, A 1960 Actress
 Breaking The Coffin To Rescue Mother 1959 Actress
 For Better, For Worse 1959 Actress
 Scout Master, The 1959 Actress
 

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