Name: Brigitte Lin Ching Hsia
Date of Birth: 3rd November 1954
Education: Taiwan Chingling Girls' Secondary School
General Education College
Marital Status: Married with children
(Husband: Micheal Ying Lee Yuen)
Brigitte started her acting career in 1972 when she was discovered ny a film producer. Together with Chin Han, she made her film debut in Outside the Window, a romance movie based on a novel written by Qiong Yao.During the golden age of Taiwan romance movies, Brigitte along with Joanne Ling Feng Jiao (Jackie Chan's wife), Chin Han and Charlie Chin Xiang Lin had created the era of 'Two Lins, Two Chins' in Taiwan movie industries. In 80's, her stardom status risen up when she moved to Hong Kong. Her successful work in Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues as well as other big movies like Police Story had brought her popularity to the Hong Kong audiences. In the 90's, her role as Asia Invincible in Swordsman II had gained attentions from the westerners. She even reigned as queen of wuxia due to her excellent performance in numbers of martials arts movie such as Handsome Siblings, Bride with White Hair and etc. However she decided to withdraw from the entertainment circle in 1994 to start her marriage life. Now she is living happily in Hong Kong with her family.
About her love life, she and Chin Han used to fond of each other in real life. Nevertheless, their love wasn't approved as Chin Han was a married man at that time. Brigitte, then decided to fly to California and this time, Charlie Chin who was also Brigitte's frequent partner flew to California to propose Brigitte. Consequently, she accepted the proposal and they engaged for 4 years. However the result turned out differently from what the public had thought, the engagement was cancelled in the end for some reasons. Finally, she got married to Mr. Micheal Ying Lee Yuen, the Chairman of Esprit Holdings.