Birth name: Wang Tsu Hsien (Taiwan Mandarin)
Zu Xian (Mandarin)
Jyo Yin (Cantonese)
Jyo Hen (or Han) (Fukinense)
translation: King Virtueous Ancestor)
Nickname: Siu Yin (Little Yin) (used by Chyi Chin)
January 31, 1967
An Hui Shu Cheng, Taiwan
172 cm = ~ 5' 7" (This is almost certainly incorrect, she's
probably at least
180cm = ~5'10")
Hair : Long, black, straight
Measurements: B 85 W 63 H 85
Desires: To win several Golden Horse Awards and make a music album
Colors: Black, Red, White
An older brother and sister, younger brother
DVD Picture of A Nymph Star Bio
Born in Taiwan
on 30 January, 1967, raise and received
secondary school education in Taiwan. She has enrolled in the
drama course of Kuo Kwan Arts School.
is a basketball player thus made her a professional basketball
player when she was fourteen , She shot
a TV commercial of sport shoes and drew the attention of a film
producer and made her the leading lady of “It’ll
Be Very Cold by the Lakeside This Year."
movie attracted the attention of producer Mona Fong of Shaw Brothers
and invited Joi come to Hong Kong to make her first Hong Kong
movie “Let’s Make Laugh II” ,
opposite Derek Yee Tung Sing.
she portrayed a beautiful ghost in “A Chinese Ghost Story”
and her spell-binding beauty and grace made her an idol in Japan
and South Korea. Thus she make a dozen movies in the following
years playing similar characters, either ghost or vixen, gliding
across the screen.
In 1989 she
went to Japan to star in TV series “ A Woman From Hong Kong”
. Later she also made commercials, publishing
photo albums. Her latest films is a Japanese film “Peking
Most sources list January 31, 1967 as her birthdate.
It seems unlikely that she would have been a “professional
basketball player” at 14, but it does coincide with another
report that she was a star basketball player in high school.
The question of Joey's film debut has been
the subject of debate for years. On 9/17/2002, a question about
Joey's film debut was posted to the alt.asian-movies newsgroup
and the thread (in which I participated) brought about some interesting
and I believe definitive answers about Joey's early film career.
excerpts from that thread along with some additional comments
and information about her film debuts are here.