Grace Chang Poster

Biography

Grace Chang is better known as Ge Lan to fans of her Chinese language movies. She was born in 1934 in Nanjing, China. Growing up in Shanghai, she was trained in classical Beijing opera before moving with her family to Hong Kong aged 15. Her first feature debut was Seven Sisters in 1953. Two years later, she joined MP & GI Film Studio. Grace Chang enjoyed wide popularity as a star in musical comedies and melodramas. After her marriage in 1961, her career slowed down. Her last major film was The Story of Three Loves in 1964. Some of the 30 or so films she appeared in are classics and are well-loved even to these days. Grace Chang was also an exceptional recording artiste, often singing her own songs in her movies.