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Joan Chen
Biographical Information

Birth Date:January 3, 1960
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Pig - Yin
Birth Name:Chong Chen
Birth Place:Shanghai, China

Occupation:Movie actress

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Joan Chen

Biography:Joan Chen Joan Chen Chong is a Chinese-born actress and film director, best known for her roles in The Last Emperor, Twin Peaks, Red Rose White Rose, Saving Face, and for directing Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl.

Chen Chong first became famous in China for her performance in Little Flower (1979) for which she won the Hundred Flower Awards. In addition, Chen is famous in China for her role in the film Overseas Compatriots (1979), which depicts an overseas Chinese family that returned to China from southeast Asia out of their patriotic feelings but encountered political troubles during the Cultural Revolution. The songs, I Love You, China and High Flies the Petrel, both appeared in the film through the voice of the heroine played by Chen Chong, are perennial favorites of serious music lovers in China.

At age nighteen she won the Hundred Flower Awards award for acting in China. At age twenty she moved to the United States where she studied film at California State University, Northridge. In 1989, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States.

Her first Hollywood movie was Tai-Pan, filmed on location in China. She went on to star in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor in 1987 and the David Lynch/Mark Frost television series Twin Peaks.

In 1994 she came back in Shanghai to star in critically acclaimed Stanley Kwan's Red Rose White Rose opposite Wilson Chao and Veronica Yip.

She directed critically acclaimed Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl (Chinese: 天浴; Pinyin: Tiān Yù) in 1998 and Autumn in New York in 2000. She has also appeared in many other movies in China, Hollywood, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

She married Cardiologist Peter Hui on Jan 18, 1992. They have 2 children and live in San Francisco.

Achievements: (Filmography)
On Deadly Ground (1994)
The Last Emperor (1987)

Chinese Horoscope for Joan Chen
Includes characteristics and Vices
Joan Chen's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 08, 1959 - January 27, 1960
Birthday: January 3, 1960

The Pig is a Yin,
and is the Twelfth sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Joan Chen's Personality Tarot Card Judgement - Personality Card

Birthday: January 3, 1960

Completion of the karmic cycle; reaping rewards, or otherwise, for past actions.

Joan Chen's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: January 3, 1960

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Joan Chen's Growth Tarot Card The Devil

Birthday: January 3, 2018

Inhibitions, blocks and fears which, once removed, release positive energy.




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