In the spotlight

PUBLISHED : Monday, 20 June, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 20 June, 2005, 12:00am

Halina Tam Siu-wan was crowned Miss Hong Kong in 1994.

She then followed in the footsteps of many other beauty queens and entered the entertainment business.

The former air hostess tried to build up a singing career, but was not successful.

She returned to show business in 2001 after her five-year relationship with her boyfriend at the time came to an end.

Apart from TV serials, Tam has starred in more than 10 films including Unplugged Nightmare and Mansion Murder, released last year.

Date of birth: September 6, 1972

Family background: Father, mother and three sisters

School attended: Boston College (England)

Favourite sport: swimming and squash

Favourite singer: Alan Tam

Favourite actors: Chow Yun-fat, Tom Hanks

Favourite actress: Demi Moore

Favourite novel: Rose Story (Chinese)

Favourite food: Toast