Lee Heung-kam began her film career by playing antagonists, and her name was famously invoked in Stephen Chow’s spy comedy From Beijing with Love. Photo: Handout Lee Heung-kam began her film career by playing antagonists, and her name was famously invoked in Stephen Chow’s spy comedy From Beijing with Love. Photo: Handout
Lee Heung-kam began her film career by playing antagonists, and her name was famously invoked in Stephen Chow’s spy comedy From Beijing with Love. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong culture

Remembering Lee Heung-kam, the veteran Hong Kong actress who mentored Chow Yun-fat, Andy Lau and Maggie Cheung, and appeared in dozens of TVB dramas

After transitioning from Cantonese opera to TV, Lee Heung-kam starred in 400 films and became one of Asia’s most-recognised actresses – Stephen Chow even named Anita Yuen’s character after her in From Beijing with Love

Topic |   Hong Kong culture
Lee Heung-kam began her film career by playing antagonists, and her name was famously invoked in Stephen Chow’s spy comedy From Beijing with Love. Photo: Handout Lee Heung-kam began her film career by playing antagonists, and her name was famously invoked in Stephen Chow’s spy comedy From Beijing with Love. Photo: Handout
Lee Heung-kam began her film career by playing antagonists, and her name was famously invoked in Stephen Chow’s spy comedy From Beijing with Love. Photo: Handout
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