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Tsai Chin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tsai Chin, also known by her Chinese name Zhou Caiqin, is an actress, director, teacher and author, best known in America for her role as Auntie Lindo in the film The Joy Luck Club. The third daughter of the legendary Peking opera actor and singer Zhou Xinfang, Tsai Chin was the first Chinese student trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and later earned a Masters Degree at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her career spans more than five decades and three continents. She starred onstage in London's West End in The World of Susie Wong, and on Broadway in Golden Child. Chin appeared in two James Bond films: as a Bond girl in You Only Live Twice; and Casino Royale. Her single, "The Ding Dong Song," recorded for Decca, hit the top of the music charts in Asia. She was the first acting instructor to be invited to teach acting in China after the Cultural Revolution, when China's universities re-opened. In China she is best known for her portrayal of Grandmother Jia in the 2010 TV drama series The Dream of Red Mansions.

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Nov 30, 1936 In Tianjin - China
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Musicool
Latest Project:
Series Dead of Summer 2016-06-28
Known For
Poster of Dead of Summer
Poster of El siguiente paso
Poster of Parks and Recreation
Poster of Musicool
Series Musicool Actress 2018
Series Dead of Summer Nurse Lim 2016-06-28
Movie Now You See Me 2 Actress 2016-06-02
Series King of the Road Chiu Suk-Ling 2016-05-16
Series City in the Sky Hun Ping Wong 2016-06-05
Series UK's Best Part-Time Band Mrs. Su 2016-06-03
Series Tengo un Amante Unknown 2015-08-22
Series Ash vs. Evil Dead Sui-Lan 2015-10-31
Series Undateable Lin Tang 2014-05-29
Series Velvet Lin Tang 2014-02-17
Movie She Lights Up Well Grandma 2014-09-17
Series Forever Madame Lu 2014-09-22
Series El siguiente paso Grandma 2013-03-08
Series Defiance Isabel 2013-04-15
Movie Nani Isabel 2012-02-01
Series Veep Lin Tang 2012-04-22
Series Happy Endings Lindo - The Mother 2011-04-13
Series Misfits Ling 2009-11-12
Series Parks and Recreation May's Mother 2009-04-09
Movie Hollywood Chinese Herself 2008-05-02
Movie Year of the Fish Mrs. Su 2007-10-13
Movie Tsai Chin In Concert Hong Kong 2007-03-23
Series Numb3rs Auntie 2006-03-05
Movie Casino Royale Madame Wu 2006-11-14
Series Curious George Lin Tang 2006-09-04
Movie Memorias de una geisha Auntie 2005-12-06
Movie El diario de Ellen Rimbauer Madame Lu 2003-05-12
Movie Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity Hun Ping Wong 2002-09-07
Series The Bernie Mac Show Madame Wu 2001-11-14
Series Bob Esponja Chairman Xu 1999-05-01
Movie El laberinto rojo Chairman Xu 1997-10-30
Series Los asesinatos de Midsomer Madam Greenfly 1997-03-23
Movie El club de la buena estrella Lindo - The Mother 1993-09-08
Movie Dei ha ching Chiu Suk-Ling 1986-08-30
Series Starsky y Hutch Herself 1975-09-10
Movie Rentadick Madam Greenfly 1972-12-31
Movie The Virgin Soldiers Juicy Lucy 1969-10-14
Movie El castillo de Fu-Manchu Lin Tang 1969-05-29
Movie Fu-Manchú y el beso de la muerte Lin Tang 1968-08-23
Movie Sólo se vive dos veces Ling 1967-06-12
Movie La venganza de Fu-Manchú Lin Tang 1967-05-25
Movie Invasion Nurse Lim 1966-01-01
Movie Las novias de Fu-Manchú Lin Tang 1966-12-16
Movie El regreso de Fu-Manchú Lin Tang 1965-08-06
Series Los Picapiedra Lin Tang 1960-09-30
Movie El albergue de la sexta felicidad Sui-Lan 1958-12-11
Movie Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst Sampan Woman 1957-04-01