- Flora Chan
Not to be confused with Fala Chen.
Flora Chan Chinese name 陳慧珊 (Traditional) Chinese name 陈慧珊 (Simplified) Pinyin chen2 hui4 shan1 (Mandarin) Jyutping can4 wai3 saan1 (Cantonese) Ancestry Taishan, Guangdong Origin Hong Kong Born May 30, 1970
Occupation Actor Genre(s) Cantopop Instrument(s) Singing Spouse(s) Wai-ming Chung (m. 1994–2001)
Mike Chung (m. 2006–present)
Children Alexandra Chung (b. 2007)Awards
TVB Anniversary Awards Best Actress
2002 Family Man
My Favourite Television Character
2002 Family Man
2003 Triumph in the Skies
Flora Chan Wai-Shan was born in 30 May 1970 in Hong Kong. She is a Hong Kong television and film actress.
Chan was born in Hong Kong and emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts at a young age. As a child, she had hoped to become a dancer, but because of an injury when she was a teenager, she was forced to abandon her dreams as a professional dancer. She attended Boston College and earned a degree in journalism  before returning to Hong Kong in the early 1990s with her then-husband, Chung Wai Ming. She and her husband divorced in 2000. Chan married her manager Mike Chung Ka-Hung (鐘家鴻).
Rather than getting her start from modeling or a beauty pageant, the Miss Hong Kong Pageant, (香港小姐競選) which provides actresses for HK's television station, TVB, Chan was a reporter for the TVB English Channel - TVB Pearl. In the mid-1990s, television director Teng Dak-Hei asked her to participate in his upcoming series, the fifth installment to the popular TVB drama series, File of Justice.
Chan's performance in this series about young, yuppie lawyers caught the attention of the HK audience—and TVB. She signed on as a TVB actress and has since made other series, most notably Untraceable Evidence, playing the calm and collected forensics doctor, "Pauline Lip"; and in Healing Hands, a TVB series known for its cutting edge medical topics and its star-studded cast which included Lawrence Ng, Ada Choi, Bowie Lam and William So.
In 2002, Chan won the coveted "Most Favorite TV Actress" award presented annually by TVB. By this time in her career, Chan already starred in various TVB dramas and was known and loved by audiences for her roles as cool professionals. Chan is no longer signed on with TVB as a full-time actress. In November 2006, Chan announced she would be returning to film a TVB serial in February 2007.
Chan gave birth to her baby daughter Alexandra Chung on September 16, 2007.
Year Title Role Awards Notes 1997 File of Justice V Ou Zi Keung (Catherine) Untraceable Evidence Nip Bo Yin (Pauline) 1998 Healing Hands Kong Sun Yuet (Annie) 1999 Untraceable Evidence II Nip Bo Yin (Pauline) Feminine Masculinity Fong Si Ching (Christine) TVB Award for My Favourite On-Screen Partners aka Mr. Diana Sidebeat Kong Bik Ching At the Threshold of an Era Fok Hei Yin (Helen) 2000 At the Threshold of an Era II Fok Hei Yin (Helen) Healing Hands II Kong Sun Yuet (Annie) 2001 A Taste of Love Kiu Fa Chi (Joyce) 2002 A Case of Misadventure Dai Fun Burning Flame II Ho Bo Lam (Michelle) Family Man Ko Pui Yi (Tracy) TVB Award for My Favourite Actress in a Leading Role
TVB Award for My Favourite Television Character
2003 Triumph in the Skies Lok Yi San (Isabelle) TVB Award for My Favourite Television Character 2004 Hard Fate Mok Hei Yee (Tiffany) To Get Unstuck in Time Go San (Nicole) Like My Own Mabel Lim 2005 The Great Adventure To Lei Guen aka Great Adventurer Wong Fei-Hung 13th Aunt aka Huang Fei Hong And Shi San Yi Touching Venus Wang Xiaojuan aka Love Story of Venus
aka Wei Na Si Zhi Lian
2007 Lang Yan Han Ye 2010 Suspects in Love Cheng Siu-Yan Du Lala's Promotion
Year Title Role Notes 1994 Fatal Maple Ellen 2001 Love Au Zen Siu Jing 2002 Dry Wood Fierce Fire Michelle 2006 Undying Heart aka Min Mie 2007 Mad Detective May Cheung (in Bun's eyes) 2008 Connected Jeannie
- Flora Chan (2000)
- 自在 (2001)
- 愛得起 (2002)
Awards and achievements TVB Anniversary Awards Preceded by
for The Awakening Story
for Family Man
Maggie Cheung Ho Yee
for The King of Yesterday and Tomorrow
Esther Kwan (1997) · Ada Choi (1998) · Jessica Hsuan (1999) · Carol Cheng (2000) · Liza Wang (2001) · Flora Chan (2002) · Maggie Cheung Ho Yee (2003) · Gigi Lai (2004) · Liza Wang (2005) · Charmaine Sheh (2006) · Louise Lee (2007) · Michelle Yim (2008) · Sheren Tang (2009) · Sheren Tang (2010)Categories:
- 1970 births
- Living people
- Hong Kong actors
- Taishanese people
- Chinese emigrants to the United States
- American musicians of Hong Kong descent
- Naturalized citizens of the United States
- Boston College alumni
- People from Boston, Massachusetts
- American actors of Asian descent
- American musicians of Chinese descent
- TVB actors
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