Valerie Chow

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About Valerie Chow

Valerie Chow, aka Rachel Shane (born 16 December 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Hong Kong actress. She has starred in numerous films and several television series, most memorably in Wong Kar-wai's internationally acclaimed 1994 feature, Chungking Express, which earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 14th Hong Kong Film Awards. A former Miss Hong Kong runner-up (1991), she is also the first Chinese model to be signed by US cosmetics company Revlon in 1998. After winning the first-runner up award at the 1991 Miss Hong Kong Pageant, Chow began her career in television as a host on TVB Pearl, following a brief study break where she completed her degree in Law at the University of Hong Kong (1993). She went onto begin her film carer with a cameo in Peter Chan's He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father released in late 1993. She received some media attention early on in 1994 for her role in the box office hit Twenty Something, which dealt explicitly with themes of sexuality. It remains the only film from the Hong Kong movie production house UFO (United Filmmakers Organisation) to be given a Category-III rating. Her following role in Wong Kar-Wai's widely

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