THE LEEN YUE LING
Yue Ling story began in 1968, where she was born as Lui Mei
Hua on 15 October in Taiwan. She learned to be
independent from a very young age as both her parents passed
away when she was only few years old. She spent her
early living with her sisters and was later adapted by a
woman, who is now her foster mother.
Despite growing up in a
different atmosphere from other kids, Yue Ling has never
been more thankful for what she has. After completing
her high school education, Yue Ling joined the acting school
and assumed the stage name "Yue Ling". Before catching
the eye of the nation, she modeled for local magazines as
well as appearing in few video clips and
probably her most well-known appearance was in Dave Wang's
But this did not kill her
passion for acting. At the age of 20, she got her fist
outbreak when she played a supporting role in "Whirlwind
City" on her first movie debut and found herself working
with one of Asia's most popular actor/singer, Andy Lau.
Shortly after that, Yue Ling makes a transition into full
time TV serials actress and continues acting in more TV
dramas, "Let Me In Love Again", "Love No Returns" and "Mama
her contentment and willingness to stay out of the
limelight, fate had other plans for young Yue Ling. In
1992, her career changed dramatically when she was
handpicked by Qiong Yao, one of Taiwanese top author and
need a young lady to interpret the character of "Qing Qing"
that she has written for her "Green Green Grass By The River"
novel. She was looking for a special kind of lady and Yue Ling landed the role.
"Green Green Grass By the
River" was released as a TV series and first premiered in
Taiwan. It instantly become a global phenomenon and
has clearly set the path for Yue Ling's career. Her
name was soon identified with romantic love TV series.
In the next few years, she was plucked out of obscurity with
the public airing of this series in Hong Kong, China,
Malaysia and Singapore.
Her career was concreted
with her next released TV series, "Ghost Husband" in 1993,
another adaptation from Qiong Yao's novel. With her
outstanding performance, Yue Ling again scored numerous
attention and put her to a higher level of her career.
Anyone who has seen her performance in "Ghost Husband" know
that there will be no one after Yue Ling to play the role of
"Le Mei". Qiong Yao was very impressed with her acting
and signed her onto another role in "Xin Yue Ge Ge".
Having acted in three Qiong
Yao's novels based TV series, Yue Ling has gone from a
struggling actress to one of the most recognisable Taiwanese's actress. Yue Ling's talents and
classic feature have remained remarkably resilient in the
10-odd years since she started her career but what really
has distinguished Yue Ling is her delicate touch on all her
performances. Her ability to act and talents has
endeared her to thousands all over the world.
a string of impressive roles in Qiong Yao's costume TV
serials with "Xin Yue Ge Ge" being her last TV series
adapted from Qiong Yao's novel. Yue Ling continued doing
acting in more modern TV dramas. With a strong list of
casts in "For Better Or Worse" such as Kevin Lin, Yue Ling,
Shi Yu and Xiao Qiang, it was very well received.
Her biggest achievement
came in 1996 where she was nominated for the Best Actress
Award for her performance in "Flower Falls, Flower Bloom".
Having being crowned as the Best Actress would be the
ultimate goal and the dream of actresses. Although the
nomination did not bring much glory to Yue Ling, her talents
wasn't unnoticed and offers started rolling in for her.
In 1997 alone, Yue Ling has acted 5 TV serials and due to
the hectic schedule, she fell sick twice that year!!
Beside acting, Yue Ling
also does TV advertisements and had before this modeled for
few local ads. She also owns a boutique, a joint
partnership with her sister. The boutique is managed
by her sister since Yue Ling is often away from home for
Being a rather shy and
quiet, Yue Ling is a reserved person and enjoys her own
privacy. She is a consummate lady who enjoys doing
house works and groceries. Her hobbies includes
jogging, yoga, playing badminton and swimming. But
she is probably happiest, aside from acting, of course, just
going for a walk in the woods with her dogs. She takes
care of more than 15 dogs which have been dumped by their
owners due to sickness and disability. Most of the
dogs have recovered under her treatment.
a career that now spans nearly 20 years, Yue Ling has acted
in more than 30 TV series and has worked alongside Taiwanese
mega stars. Her ability to master accents, to register
the most exquisite emotions in her face and making it look
so easy all the time has made her one of drama series best actress in
Asia. Whatever her part, she performed with a touch of
pathos that made her role a memorable one.
In 2006, Yue Ling left the
show business and currently residing in Vancouver, Canada.
(Written by Scarlett for
Yue Ling Angel Homepage with reference from numerous