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Margaret Tu Chuan

Margaret Tu Chuan (Chinese: 杜娟; January 1, 1942 – November 30, 1969) was a Hong Kong actress.

Career

She made her first film, The Magic Touch, in 1958. The film was directed by Li Han Hsiang who discovered her at age seventeen. She starred in movies such as When The Peach Blossoms Bloom (1959), The Kingdom And The Beauty (1959) and Madam White Snake (1957) with Betty Loh and Lin Dai before her death in 1969. Diary Of A Lady-Killer (1969) was the last role she starred in before committing suicide by taking an overdose of sleeping pills[1] with a female lover after a failed marriage.

Filmography

  • Diary of a Lady-Killer (1969)
  • Yan yang tian (1967) .... Hong Ling
  • The Black Falcon (1967) .... Hu Mei
  • Te jing 009 (1964)
  • Bian cheng san xia (1966) .... Chieh Ying
  • Hu xia jian chou (1966) .... Hsiao Ching
  • Shan ge yin yuan (1965) .... Sung Yu-lan
  • The Black Forest (1964) .... Meidana
  • Between Tears and Smiles (1964)
  • Di er chun (1963)
  • Her Sister's Keeper (Hong Kong: English title)
  • Miao ren miao shi (1962)
  • Madame White Snake (1962) (as Tu Chuan) .... Qingqing
  • The Dream of the Red Chamber (1962)
  • Shou qiang (1961)
  • Shen xian lao hu gou (1961) .... Sun Man-li
  • Ge qiang yan shi(1961)
  • Mang mu de ai qing (1961) .... Lu Lu-chi
  • Oh Boys! Oh Girls! (1961))
  • Jie da huan xi (1961)
  • When the Peach Blossoms Bloom (1960) (as Juan Du)
  • The Secret of Miss Pai (1960)
  • How to Marry a Millionaire (1960) (Hong Kong: English title)
  • The Malayan Affair (1960)
  • Twilight Hours (1960)
  • Spring Song (1959) (as Xiaoping Peng)
  • Hou men (1959)
  • Kingdom and the Beauty (1959) .... Village Girl
  • Miao shou hui chun (1958)

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • HK cinemagic entry
  • 1962 magazine article featuring Margaret Tu Chuan
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