Anita Yuen Biography
Anita Yuen is best known for her role in the 1993 romantic film, Cest la Vie, Mon Cherie. She played the character of Min, a singer who meets and falls in love with Kit, a struggling brokenhearted musician. The two has just started out a stable relationship after fighting for their love against Mins family when she is diagnosed with leukemia. The movie, directed by Derek Yee, reaped six awards at the 13th Annual Hong Kong Film Awards such as Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay, including Best Actress for Anita Yuen.
Anita Yuen was also seen in films Days of Being Dumb, and UFO movies including Tom, Dick and Hairy, Hes my Father and He is a Woman, She is a Man, and He Aint Heavy. Her light and funny character immediately captured the hearts of movie goers especially from 1993 to 1996, and it seemed like she could be found in each and every movie that was released in Hong Kong. She also became a regular face on the boob tube as she had regular parts and appearances on various TV shows in Hong Kong. She then showed acting versatility when she starred in action flicks including A Taste of Killing and Romance and Crystal Fortune. Anita Yuen also created on-screen chemistry when she was paired with actor Lau Ching, thus expanding the reach of her fan base in Hong Kong.
Anita Yuen has been involved with Hong Kong TV actor and singer Julian Cheung. After being lovers for fourteen years, Anita Yuen gave birth to their first child, named Morton Cheung, on November 12, 2006. She quit smoking upon learning she was pregnant. In June 2007, in an interview with Stephen Chan on TVBs Be My Guest, Anita Yuen unraveled the fact that she and Cheung have been secretly married in the United States since 2001.