Chinese actresses who deceased in 2009

Here are 1 famous actresses from China died in 2009:

Wu Yingyin

Wu Yingyin (November 27, 2014 Shanghai-December 17, 2009 Los Angeles) also known as Wu, Yingyin was a Chinese singer and actor.

She started her career in Shanghai in the 1940s during the Golden Age of Chinese cinema, and quickly became one of China's most popular singing actresses. Wu acted in more than 30 films, including some of the most successful movies of the time.

In 1947, Wu moved to Hong Kong and continued her career there, starring in numerous Cantonese films and becoming a major figure in the entertainment industry. She was also a prolific singer and recorded more than 200 songs throughout her career. Wu's music was not only popular in China, but also gained popularity in Southeast Asia and other parts of the world where Chinese communities existed.

In the 1970s, Wu moved to the United States and continued to perform in Chinese communities there. She was awarded numerous accolades throughout her career, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hong Kong Film Awards in 2003. Despite suffering from ill health later in life, Wu continued to perform and record music until her death in 2009.

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