Yoyo Chen

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Yoyo Chen Chi-yiu (born 27 August 1981)[1] is a Hong Kong television actress and model contracted to TVB.

Yoyo Chen
陳自瑤
YoYo Chen at the 2005 Hong Kong Flower Show.jpg
Yoyo Chan at the 2005 Hong Kong Flower Show
Born (1981-08-27) 27 August 1981 (age 40)
OccupationActress, model
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2011)
Children1 daughter
(Wong Ching-kiu)
AwardsTVB Anniversary AwardsBest Supporting Actress
2021 Plan 'B'

Chinese name
Traditional Chinese陳自瑤
Simplified Chinese陈自瑶

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Yoyo Chen was born in Hong Kong and is of Fuzhounese ancestry.[2] She finished secondary 7 and graduated from Po Kok Girls' Middle School at Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

CareerEdit

After signing an artiste contract with TVB, Chen made her acting debut in the 2004 drama Sunshine Heartbeat. After several minor roles, Chen began to receive bigger roles in the 2007 dramas The Brink of Law and Best Selling Secrets, earning her first nominations for the Most Improved Female Artiste and Best Supporting Actress at the 2007 TVB Anniversary Awards.

In 2020, Chen received attention and positive comments with her role in the melodrama Life After Death. She gained recognition by earning a Best Supporting Actress nomination as well as garnering her first nominations for Most Popular Female Character and Most Popular Onscreen Partnership (with Priscilla Wong and Shiga Lin) at the 2020 TVB Anniversary Awards.

In 2021, Chen participated in the reality competition shows Dub of War (好聲好戲) and Top Sales (識貨), eventually winning both competitions. With her role in the drama Plan 'B', she won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2021 TVB Anniversary Awards, which is her first acting award in her career.

Personal lifeEdit

On 11 November 2011, Yoyo Chen married TVB actor Vincent Wong. She gave birth to their daughter, Wong Ching-kiu, in April 2012.[3]

Chen is close friends with Life After Death co-actresses Priscilla Wong and Shiga Lin. Another good friend of her is The Line Watchers co-actress Mandy Wong.

FilmographyEdit

TV dramasEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Sunshine Heartbeat Yip Yan (葉茵) Major Supporting Role
2005 Women on the Run Tsui Sze-yan (徐思欣) Ep. 3
The Zone May Cameo
2006 Welcome to the House Amela Nga Mei-na (亞美娜) Cameo
Forensic Heroes "Ling" Tam Lai-ling (譚麗玲) Ep. 1
2007 The Brink of Law Tong Tsz-man (唐芷敏) Supporting Role
2007-2008 Best Selling Secrets Kawaii Ho Tung-tung (何彤彤) Supporting Role
2007 Survivor's Law II Stephy Tsui Sze-lok (徐思樂) Ep. 3
2008 Wars of In-Laws II young Fiona Gor Pik (青年戈碧) Cameo
Phoenix Rising Wong Yi-mui (黃二梅) Supporting Role
The Master of Tai Chi So Hung-ling (蘇紅菱) Supporting Role
Catch Me Now Cheng Yan-yan (鄭欣欣) Ep. 14, 17
2009 Beyond the Realm of Conscience Chin Fei-yin (錢飛燕) Supporting Role
2010 Don Juan DeMercado Herself (陳自瑤) Guest Appearance
A Pillow Case of Mystery II Princess Sin Sin (倩倩公主) Supporting Role
Beauty Knows No Pain Stephy Cameo
Can't Buy Me Love Princess Chuen Ping (川平公主) Supporting Role
2011 A Great Way to Care Martha Cheng Sum-yau (鄭心柔) Supporting Role
Only You Paula Cameo
Relic of an Emissary Luk Yuen-ting / Wai Lin (陸苑莛 / 惠蓮) Supporting Role
My Sister of Eternal Flower Agnes To Ting (杜婷) Supporting Role
The Other Truth Ho Hoi-lun (何凱倫) Ep. 5-8
2011-2012 Bottled Passion Man Yuk-fung (文玉鳳) Ep. 1
2012 L'Escargot Puk King (卜瓊) Supporting Role
Queens of Diamonds and Hearts Tsui Kei / Tsui Sim (徐姫 / 徐嬋) Supporting Role
House of Harmony and Vengeance Kuk Wan-wan (曲灣灣) Major Supporting Role
Tiger Cubs Ching Yuen-ting (程婉婷) Ep. 12
2013 Karma Rider Wu Dip (胡蝶) Major Supporting Role
2014 Ghost Dragon of Cold Mountain Chau Yuet (秋月) Supporting Role
Overachievers Tong Ching (湯晴) Supporting Role
2014-2015 Noblesse Oblige Bak Hau-ling (白巧靈) Major Supporting Role
2015 Wudang Rules Ho Ching-lam (何靖嵐) Cameo Appearance
2016 Short End of the Stick Wan Tai-chi (雲大芝) Supporting Role
Presumed Accidents Angelina Choi Sze-ying (蔡詩英) Ep. 5-7
Two Steps From Heaven Lam Shu-yu (林書榆) Supporting Role
No Reserve Lau Wan-yau (劉溫柔) Major Supporting Role
2017 Nothing Special Force Chan Yuen-fa (陳婉花) Ep. 1-4
2018 Succession War Liugiya Ching-yee (劉佳.晴兒) Supporting Role
Another Era Ada Chung Sze-kei (鍾思琪) Supporting Role
2019 Justice Bao:The First Year Shui Ling-lung (水玲瓏) Supporting Role
2020 Of Greed and Ants Chow Ming-yuet (周明月) Supporting Role
Life After Death Sabrina Chin Li-woon (錢莉媛) Major Supporting Role
2021 The Runner Rickie Ying Ho-chi (刑可梔) Major Supporting Role
Plan 'B' Yip Fan (葉帆) Major Supporting Role
TVB Anniversary Award for Best Supporting Actress
The Line Watchers Yip Kai-on (葉佳安) Major Supporting Role
Kids’ Lives Matter young Chung Wai-sheung (青年鍾懷霜) Younger version of Mimi Kung’s character
Used Good Yung Kwai-fun (容桂芬) Ep. 6-10
2022 My Mom, My Ping Pong Tsz-yan (芷昕) 1st Female Lead
TBA The Perfect Man Major Supporting Role
Filming Happy Ever After? Cheung Ming-sum (張明芯) 1st Female Lead
Pre-production PTU [4] Major Supporting Role

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Gimme Gimme Pat
2002 Fighting to Survive Michelle Chan aka Bodyguard of the Neighbourhood
Possessed Yen aka Demon Possession
2004 Papa Loves You Yumiko
2005 A.V.
2006 Love Him, Love Family
2010 72 Tenants of Prosperity sales of Shek Kin's store
2011 Life Without Principle
I Love Hong Kong

[5][6]

Awards and nominationsEdit

TVB Anniversary AwardsEdit

Year Category Drama / Role Result
2007 Most Improved Female Artiste Best Selling Secrets and The Brink of Law Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Best Selling Secrets — Ho Tung-tung Nominated
2016 Short End of the Stick — Wan Tai-chi Nominated
2020 Life After Death — Chin Li-woon (Sabrina) Nominated
Most Popular Female Character Nominated
Most Popular Onscreen Partnership Life After Death (shared with Priscilla Wong and Shiga Lin) Nominated
2021 Best Supporting Actress Plan 'B' — Yip Fan Won
The Line Watchers — Yip Kai-on Nominated
Most Popular Female Character Plan 'B' — Yip Fan Nominated
Most Popular Onscreen Partnership The Line Watchers (shared with C-Kwan) Nominated

People's Choice Television AwardsEdit

Year Category Drama / Role Result
2021 People's Choice Best Supporting Actress Plan 'B' — Yip Fan Top 10 (Ranked 6th)

Other awardsEdit

Year TV Show Result
2021 Dub of War (好聲好戲) — Champion Won
Top Sales (識貨) — Champion Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "靚太團︱陳自瑤40歲生日孖好姊妹歎Tea慶祝 - 20210827 - SHOWBIZ". 明報OL網 (in Traditional Chinese). Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  2. ^ "外語一分鐘:陳自瑤識食識講福州魚蛋".
  3. ^ "Yoyo Cheng gives birth to a daughter". Mingpao (in Chinese). 2012-04-27. Retrieved 2012-05-31.
  4. ^ "Weibo" (in Chinese). Weibo 2022-06-14
  5. ^ Yoyo Chen at douban.com
  6. ^ Yoyo Chen at chinesemov.com

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