Chien-lien Wu

Chien-lien Wu


in Yuanchang, Yunlin


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Jacklyn Wu Chien-lien is a Taiwanese actress and singer who started her career in Hong Kong. She is best known to Western audiences for her role in Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman, where she played the second of three sisters. She started her acting career when Johnnie To cast her opposite Andy Lau in A Moment of Romance. Her most acclaimed role to date is in Ann Hui's Eighteen Springs, for which she received a Hong Kong Film Award Best Actress nomination and won the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Best Actress Award. Wu has also acted in television series produced in Taiwan, mainland China, and Singapore. Since the turn of the millennium her output has dwindled. Her last film appearance was in the 2004 Hong Kong film Jiang Hu.