Taiwanese film star Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia, who acted in 100 films before retiring in 1994 when she wed Hong Kong billionaire Michael Ying Lee-yuen, turns 65 on November 3. Photo: SCMP

Taiwanese film star Brigitte Lin – how she lost herself in cinema, her most memorable roles and how, turning 65, she stays young at heart

  • Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia appeared in 100 films, from Taiwanese romantic dramas in the 1970s to Hong Kong action films of the 90s, before retiring 25 years ago
  • Playing roles from shy schoolgirl to a woman in search of love to invincible male martial arts fighter, Lin stretched the boundaries for Chinese actresses
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Taiwanese film star Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia, who acted in 100 films before retiring in 1994 when she wed Hong Kong billionaire Michael Ying Lee-yuen, turns 65 on November 3. Photo: SCMP
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