In the spotlight

PUBLISHED : Monday, 26 April, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 26 April, 2004, 12:00am

Rising TVB star Myolie Wu Hang-yee got her passport to show business when she came third in the Miss Hong Kong Pageant 1999. Her first TV drama was Colourful Life (2001). Since then she has starred in about 10 TV dramas. Her part in Triumph in the Skies (2003) cemented her popularity. She made her debut in on-screen films with Scaremonger 2001.

Nickname: Lo My (old My)

Birth: November 6, 1979

Education: Completed her first year in biochemistry at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hobbies: Fishing, singing, stage drama

Pets: Three cats - Mei Jai, Fu Mei and Wong Mei

At 1.72m tall and weighing a mere 47kg, she actually eats her way through her unhappiness when she is upset. She loves seafood and East Asian food, but dislikes Western food.

Wu admires Nicole Kidman. Her goal is to become a successful actress, although she is not eager to be cast as an evil character.