Nancy Kwan Overview:

Actress, Nancy Kwan, was born Hong Kong on May 19, 1939 in Hong Kong, . As of December 2019, Nancy Kwan was 80 years old.

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TCMFF Prefunc: 7 Reasons I Dig

By KC on Apr 24, 2018 From Classic Movies

in 1964/Image Source I adore . She's smart, charismatic, and brilliant in anything she does, whether it is a comedy, drama, or musical. When it was announced she would be attending a screening of The World of Suzie Wong (1960) at TCM Classic Film Festival 2018, I did a cartwhe... Read full article


Fate Is the Hunter (1964) – with Glenn Ford and

By Greg Orypeck on Aug 11, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Sam McBane played with death to prove a theory. Fate Is the Hunter?had at the time, and still has, a lot going for it?a string of first-class major stars of the day, a diverse supporting cast, music by Jerry Goldsmith and Oscar-nominated cinematography by Milton Krasner.? Just because it... Read full article


Wild Women from Warner Archive: and Mamie Van Doren

By KC on Feb 11, 2015 From Classic Movies

I love the high-spirited, incredibly silly flicks that Warner Archive has been releasing lately. The new batch is as much fun as the pair of 60s films I reviewed last Wednesday. This week's double feature is headlined by two very different female characters who are heading towards domestic life, wh... Read full article


Happy Birthday

By monty on May 19, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Photos At just 18, was studying dance with England's Royal Ballet School when she was spotted by producer Ray Stark, who tested her and gave her the starring role of a free-spirited Hong Kong prostitute who captivates artist William Holden in The World of Suzie Wong (1960). She... Read full article


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Nancy Kwan Quotes:

Wang San: [singing] You be the rock.
Linda Low: [singing] I be the roll.
Wang San: [singing] You be the soup.
Linda Low: [singing] I be the bowl.
Wang San: [singing] You be the furnace.
Linda Low: [singing] I'll be the coal.
Wang San, Linda Low: [singing] Rock, rock, rock, roll, roll, roll.


Mei Li: You smell good. You wear incense to scare away evil spirits?
Linda Low: Oh no, to attract them!


'Sammy' Fong: Baby, you remember the new convertible you've been drooling over? Well it's yours.
Linda Low: I don't want it.


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Nancy Kwan Facts
Won the 1961 Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female, which she shared with Ina Balin and Hayley Mills.

Has a brother named Ka Keung.

Her father, Kwan Wing Hong, was an architect of Chinese origin, and her mother, Marquita Scott, was a model of Scottish descent. Her parents divorced when she was two years old. Her father worked for British intelligence during World War II.

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