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  Fans Pay Tribute to Beloved Leslie Cheung
Cheung's favorite restaurant, Fusion -- where he ate the day of his death -- will also commemorate the anniversary with a special menu of Cheung's favorite dishes, including prime rib, spaghetti bolognaise, caesar salad and seafood soup.
Born in Hong Kong on September 12, 1956, Cheung was the youngest of 10 children.
The film's success enabled Cheung to develop his film career and in 1988, the same year he starred in the sequel to A Better Tomorrow, he played the opium-smoking playboy lead in Stanley Kwan's Rouge, a romantic ghost story set between the Hong Kong of the 1930s and 1987.
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  Leslie Cheung
Cheung was one of few Hong Kong actors who dared to take on openly gay roles.
Cheung's family urged the tabloids to let Cheung rest in peace.
This suggests that he indeed was gay and he finally confronted these rumors in 1995 as well as his recent film roles as gay characters, shortly after a tabloid caught a snapshot of him and Mr.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/le/Leslie_Cheung.html   (520 words)

 Leslie-Cheung.net// Leslie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing was born on September 12, 1956, youngest of ten children.
Leslie continued to work in a variety of films with some of the industry's most respected directors throughout the 1990s.
Leslie continued his 2000 Passion World Tour which began in Hong Kong in August and moved on to other countries including Malaysia, China, Japan, Canada, and the U.S. Moreover, Leslie's evergreen hit, "Monica" was awarded one of the ten most favorite Chinese hits of the 20th Century in Hong Kong.
www.leslie-cheung.net /en/biography.htm   (857 words)

 Leslie Cheung 2/4 | Asian American Personalities | GoldSea
Leslie's sullen teddy boy was at his most memorable when doing the cha-cha in sparkling-white underwear, admiring his reflection in the mirror, reverberating the audience's admiration.
Although Cheung's role as the cuter, bitchier half of the duo was pivotal, it paled beside Tony Leung's visceral, masterful performance as the scorned lunk who's not only unable to articulate his misery, but can't even get the goobers at the local pizza parlor to hand over the correct pie.
Doyle's words are accompanied by stunning photographs of Cheung a la mode du femme, whose publication caused a bit of controversy (typically, one shot depicts Leslie in the middle of a hair-tease, fervently concentrating on his reflection).
goldsea.com /Personalities2/Cheungleslie/cheungleslie2.html   (1186 words)

 Leslie Cheung
Leslie is also notable for being one of the few Asian stars to play openly homosexual characters, a choice that gained particular resonance from the public eye when he came out after playing one of his most famous gay roles in "Happy Together" with Tony Leung.
When Leslie’s death from an apparent suicide was announced on April 1st 2003, the international film community suffered a devastating blow and legions of fans had a difficult time grasping how an actor of such talent could end his life with one fateful leap while still in the prime of his career.
Following the news of Leslie’s untimely death, fans began mourning the loss of the cinematic icon while simultaneously taking note of the tragic irony of his own fate in parallel to that of his troubled character in Inner Senses, which was Leslie’s final film.
www.hkvpradio.com /artists/lesliecheung   (1884 words)

 yax-311 Wanbao's coverage of Leslie Cheung's death
Leslie Cheung, a very well known actor and singer, died on 1 April 2003.
Second was the special mention by Leslie Cheung’s niece, of Uncle Tong’s place in the family’s hearts, said in front of family and friends.
In both, the suggestion was that this was not the original Leslie Cheung, but what he chose later in life.
www.yawningbread.org /arch_2003/yax-311.htm   (1390 words)

 Leslie Cheung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cheung was the youngest of 10 children in a middle-class family.
Cheung was considered as "One of the founding fathers of Cantopop," and "combining a hugely successful film and music career".
Cheung's role in the movie was widely considered his debut as a serious actor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leslie_Cheung   (4416 words)

 glbtq >> arts >> Cheung, Leslie
Leslie Cheung first gained legions of fans in Asia as a pop singer.
Leslie Cheung, born Cheung Kwok-wing on September 12, 1956, was the tenth and youngest child of a Hong Kong tailor whose clients included Alfred Hitchcock and William Holden.
Cheung's character in Farewell My Concubine is a boy who is made to chant "I am by nature a girl, not a boy" to prepare him for a career impersonating women.
www.glbtq.com /arts/cheung_l.html   (799 words)

 subway cinema | leslie cheung: 1956-2003
Leslie did comedy, and he was good at it.
Leslie was supposed to be bright, and beautiful, and brittle, and bitchy forever.
Leslie Cheung, wherever you may be, you've left a mess behind you.
www.subwaycinema.com /frames/leslie.htm   (798 words)

 Leslie Cheung tribute
This piece was originally written for the Leslie Cheung tribute held in Los Angeles at Regent's Showcase Theatre on December 6 and 7, 2003.
Exactly what prompted Leslie Cheung to take his own life was - according to the note found on his battered body on a street outside Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental Hotel - the disease of depression, but Leslie left other clues as well, in other messages.
In 1995, Leslie was asked why he'd given up singing (in 1989) to focus completely on acting, and he said that acting was "like having more lives during your lifetime." I hope he found happiness in at least some of those lives.
www.lisamorton.com /leslietrib.html   (869 words)

 Legend Forever Leslie Cheung
On April 1st of this year, popular singer and actor Leslie Cheung jumped to his death from a window in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong.
Leslie has been one of my favorite Chinese actors for quite sometime and while he was not known for martial arts films, he was well known for just about everything else.
The dancers were crap and Leslie did not have the greatest singing range, but damn if it wasn’t a fun show.
www.jeremysilman.com /movies_tv_vf/leslie_cheung.html   (465 words)

 Leslie Cheung has died. | MetaFilter
Cheung, 46 - star of the hit 1993 movie Farewell My Concubine - fell from the 24th floor window of the hotel and was found lying in Connaught Road at 6.41pm.
Cheung, who was gay and lived with his banker lover in Kadoorie Avenue, Ho Man Tin, shot to fame when he was runner-up in ATV's Asian Music Contest in 1976.
Indeed, Leslie's songs were truly among the best and I think, were definitve of a period when Hong Kong TV serials and movies began to attract a much wider and younger audience in many of the chinese-speaking or -populated parts of Asia, US and Taiwan.
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 Leslie Cheung who starred in A Better Tomorrow, Farewell My Concubine, and Chinese Ghost Story among others has died -- ...
Leslie Cheung was a superstar in Hong Kong and all over Asia.
Leslie was the lead in 91's Days of Being Wild, the first movie to truly bear the marks of Wong's style.
Simply put, Leslie Cheung was involved in some of the greatest productions to ever come out of China, both on the mainland and in Hong Kong.
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 The Phantom Lover: Leslie Cheung's Personal Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie Cheung was born in Hong Kong in 1956.
In 1990, Cheung had decided to wrap up his career as a recording artist and immigrate to Canada.
To prepare for the role, he spent a long time training in the movements and gestures of the Peking Opera and learning to speak the Peking dialect, no easy task for one whose mother tongue is Cantonese.
www.mandarin.films.com.hk /phantom/leslie.htm   (232 words)

 Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 | PopMatters Film Feature
Cheung was one of Asia's most beloved stars for two decades.
Masculine yet also slightly effeminate, vulnerable yet dangerous, Cheung inspired Time magazine's Richard Corliss to call him, "James Dean with a mean streak, a deeper Johnny Depp." This blurring of traditional gender boundaries gave Leslie Cheung an edge over some of his Cantonese contemporaries.
It was about this time that Cheung become more open regarding his sexual orientation, acknowledging his 12-year relationship with banker Daffy Tong Hok-Tak in concert and at awards shows.
www.popmatters.com /film/features/030508-cheung.shtml   (1162 words)

 Forever........The Leslie Cheung Fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In a region already unnerved by the outbreak of the SARS contagion, the reaction to Leslie's dreadful April Fool's shock was swift and volcanic.
Cheung Kwok-wing was born September 12, 1956, in Hong Kong.
At his Toronto concert a voice cried out, "I love you, Leslie!"; he said, "I love you too, whether you're a boy or a girl." The line happens to be one he delivered in the hit 1994 comedy He's a Woman, She's a Man, but it winks at the man's pansexual appeal.
fans.templeofchow.com /leslie/corliss01.php   (4001 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Actor Leslie Cheung 'found dead'
Hong Kong singer and actor Leslie Cheung is reported to have committed suicide after falling from a hotel room.
Cheung, who was 46, rose to fame as a Canto singer in the 1980s after studying at Leeds University in the UK.
Cheung moved to Canada in 1992 but returned to Hong Kong to stay after its handover to China.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/film/2906999.stm   (255 words)

 Leslie Cheung - Asian Male Modeling, Man Fashion & Fitness Blog - Asianhunk.NET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Cheung later stated that he was unaware of the sexual nature of the film when he signed the contract[10].
From 1986 to 1989, Cheung acted in a number of movies that are considered as Hong Kong classics by film critics and Asian movie fans[12][13].
Cheung was also a box office attraction in Hong Kong: from 1990 to 1998, 13 out of 39 movies starred by him were listed as yearly top ten box office movies.
www.asianhunk.net /leslie-cheung   (3686 words)

 Sleepless Night:: The Official Leslie Cheung Concerts Fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A fanlisting is a place for all fans of a particular show, movie, actor, actress, singer, etc. to come together and build the biggest listing of people from all around the world who are fans of that subject.
Leslie Cheung is one of the few artists who has held over 100 shows at the Hong Kong Coliseum in addition to shows worldwide including Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, China, Canada, Europe, and the USA.
The core of Leslie Cheung concerts is, has always been, and will always be the interaction between the heartthrob and his fans and of course a sweet memory that will last forever.
www.leslie-cheung.net /concerts   (357 words)

 Farewell, Leslie Cheung - Los Angeles CityBeat
Days before the ceremony, actor/singer Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing leapt to his death from the 24th-floor balcony of a luxury hotel room in downtown Hong Kong.
Cheung was nominated for Best Actor that year — his eighth nomination for acting, in addition to five nominations over the years for Best Song.
Cheung who often played characters who were gay, fey, or at least boyishly naive — is equally convincing and charismatic as a tough-guy martial artist who falls in love with a powerful witch (Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia) from the enemy camp.
www.lacitybeat.com /article.php?id=457&IssueNum=26   (803 words)

 Leslie Cheung Tribune at Siskel Film Center, May 2003
Cheung was the star of dozens of films, but first came to widespread fame in the west as the Peking opera star trapped in a tortured lifelong relationship with his same-sex stage partner in Chen Kaige's FAREWELL, MY CONCUBINE.
None suspected that the 2002 film INNER SENSES would be Leslie Cheung's last, despite his lasting depression.
As part of the Siskel Film Center's 15th annual Hong Kong Film Festival, each of these famous Leslie Cheung films will be screened twice in part as a tribute to him.
www.thirdcoastmarketing.com /LeslieCheung2003.html   (412 words)

 A tribute to Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing @ www.hkcinemagic.com
This page is dedicated to the memory of Leslie Cheung who has always worked hard to be a top level artist.
He is indeed considered as a big brother by the younger generation, for which he cared much, and a true friend and a great professional by the HK senior artists.
Here are words from Leslie Cheung's friends and co-stars to cherish his memory and to remember what a great friends, colleague and human being he was.
hkcinemagic.ifrance.com /siteanglais/apages/tributetolesliecheung.htm   (3247 words)

 Leslie Cheung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie Cheung was the youngest of 10 children.
San Seung Hoi taan (1996) (as Lesile K.W. Cheung)....
Discuss this name with other users on IMDb message board for Leslie Cheung
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 HK Star Leslie Cheung Commits Suicide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Hongkong pop star and actor Leslie Cheung leapt to his death from a five-star hotel in Hong Kong Tuesday.
Police sources also say Cheung left a suicide note, indicating the tragedy was caused by some emotional problem.
Cheung was also noted as one of the few Asian male stars to play openly gay characters.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200304/02/eng20030402_114454.shtml   (385 words)

 Leslie Cheung - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Heartthrob, pop star, and celebrated Hong Kong actor, Leslie Cheung was one of Asia's most popular performers and intriguing personalities.
Leslie Cheung on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...
Leslie Cheung - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Leslie Cheung Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/leslie-cheung/12724/main   (94 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: People: C: Cheung, Leslie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie Cheung - Contains news, music and concert information, photographs, and links.
Leslie Cheung Memorial Site - Fan tribute including original photographs, translated articles, news items, lyrics, message board and links.
Taipei Times - The Leslie Cheung legend lives on - Career overview and details of his death.
dmoz.org /Arts/People/C/Cheung,_Leslie   (165 words)

 Leslie Cheung @ Filmbug UK
Leslie Cheung @ Filmbug UK Film Stars > Leslie Cheung > Biography
Tell us what you think of Leslie Cheung in the Filmbug forum...
Find more details on the Leslie Cheung Movies page
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 Leslie Cheung-My idol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie Cheung has been my idol for over a year now.
Haha...it's just that I enjoy watching most of his movies and they usually create quite an impact on me. There has never been an actor whose most of his/her movies make me crave for more.
Anyway, here are a few of Leslie's pix I collected over the internet.
www.angelfire.com /id/tam/idol.html   (114 words)

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