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Actress Lee Li-hua to receive Golden Horse lifetime award

Actress Lee Li-hua to receive Golden Horse lifetime award

Taipei, Aug. 6 (CNA) Lee Li-hua (???), whose acting career has spanned close to four decades, will receive a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Horse Awards this year, the festival's executive committee announced on Thursday. The 91-year-old actress was trained in Peking opera as a child. She made her first movie "San Xiao" (??) in 1940 at the age of 16 and has appeared in more than 120 films throughout her illustrious career. Lee played the female lead in the 1962 film "The Magnificent Concubine," which was the first Chinese-language film to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival, according to the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee. Other memorable films in which she appeared include "Empress Wu" (???). "Bright Day" (???) and "General Chai and Lady Balsam" (???). Lee won the Golden Horse Awards for best actress in 1965 and 1969 with her performances in "Between Tears and Smiles" (????) and "Storm Over the Yangtze River" (?????). Since retiring in the 1970s, Lee has lived in the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong. The 52nd Golden Horse Awards will take place Nov. 21 in Taipei. (By Christie Chen)


Updated : 2021-09-16 23:28 GMT+08:00