Lin Feng-jiao

Actor, Film actor

1953 –

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Who is Lin Feng-jiao?

Lin Feng-jiao, also known as Joan Lin, is a retired Taiwanese actress and the wife of martial arts film superstar Jackie Chan.

She dropped out of school at age 12 due to her family's poverty. In 1972, at age 19, she starred in her first film, The Hero of Chiu Chow / Hero of Waterfront, a kung fu film. Many of her films are based on the novels of Chiung Yao.

In 1979, she won Best Leading Actress in the 16th Golden Horse Awards for her performance in The Story of a Small Town. Lin has made over 70 films during her 10-year career.

She met Jackie Chan in 1981 and they married in Los Angeles the following year. Their only child, a son Jaycee Chan, was born the day after they got married. Lin has since retired from the film industry.

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Born
Jun 30, 1953
Taipei
Also known as
  • Joan Lin Feng-jiao
  • Feng-Jiao Lin
  • Joan Lin
  • 林鳳嬌
  • 林凤娇
  • Lín Fèngjiāo
  • Lam4 Fung6 Giu1
  • Lîm Hōng-kiau
  • Lin Fong-Chiao
  • Fung-Giu Lam
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Taiwanese people
Nationality
  • Taiwan
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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