Caption: Still of Qiu Yuen in Kung fu (2004)
Actress, Director, Producer
Known for: Kung Fu Hustle (2004), Fist of Anger (1973), Rumble in Hong Kong (1973), Kung Fu Mahjong (2005)
Qiu Yuen apprenticed Chinese martial arts and Beijing-opera skills with Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung as well as Kam-Bo under the same master, Yu Jim-yuen, whilst at the Beijing Opera School (part of the Chinese Drama Academy). Early in her career, Cheung Cheun Nam (aka Qiu Yuen) worked briefly as a female stunt artist and as a night club performer ...