Ann Kok is a Chinese Canadian actress and singer who has become well known throughout the world for her amazing voice and body. Ann Kok is a member of the second generation of Chinese in Canada. Ann began singing at a very early age and her first musical break was playing the piano in a band. Ann Kok became an established member of a popular folk group called Seaweed which was popular in China and Hong Kong.
|Bio / Wiki|
|Full Name||Ann Kok|
|Date of Birth||January 11, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Singapore|
Ann Kok became known to the world when she appeared in the movie “Rebecca” (aka “Crying Face” or “Zhang Yi”) as an adult. Ann Kok became one of the best-selling actresses in the Chinese film industry and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1994 for her performance in “Mu Lan” with Hong Kong star Krisiping. Ann was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Leading actress in 1995 for her role in the film “A Man For All Seasons.” Ann was able to gross over two hundred and sixty million dollars worldwide, making her one of the highest earning Chinese actresses of all time.
Ann was also very popular as a stage actress during the early days of her career. She rose to stardom in the late seventies and early eighties and was nominated for a number of awards including an Academy Award for Best Actress in the film’s “Love Actually” and “Jenny Koi Water”. Ann also enjoyed a number of success in the television world, and guest spots on popular TV shows including “I Love Lucy” and “Fantasy Island”. Ann also had a role in the animated movie “Coraline”, which became a popular Disney movie classic.
Ann’s life and career were not without her controversies however. One of her first big roles was in a Korean soap opera called “Laughter in the Rain”, which was made by Hong Kong’s most popular director, Kim Ki-duk. The show lasted only eleven episodes, but it was a huge success in its home country. Ann had a hand in revitalizing the comedy genre in Korea with “Laughter in the Rain”. Ann’s popularity in the English speaking world came to a halt with the release of “The Great Bazaar”, a film that failed to meet its box office expectations.
Ann was also one of the very first female actors in Singapore who became rich, earning an estimated net worth of over one million dollars for her appearances in local movies and TV shows. Ann was married to British actor Bruce Willis, and the two had a son together. Bruce died in a car crash while Ann was pregnant with their second child. Ann is today said to be the richest TV actress in Singapore, having an estimated net worth of over one million dollars.
Ann’s life and career were marked by her love of children, who she claimed to have adopted as her own. Ann Kok did indeed have five older siblings, but she refused to accept her father’s wishes and later on, she decided to live a life of her own. Ann Kok was one of the very first celebrities born in Singapore, and she managed to live up to the very image of a typical Asian celebrity. Ann was popular with the ladies because of her radiant skin and beautiful brown eyes. Ann Kok is today accredited with being one of the most successful and popular Asian actresses of all time.