Irene Tsu

as Chu Fan in the movie Alibi

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Real name is Irene Wei Ho Tsu
Was born at 4 November 1943 (now is 75 years old) in Shanghai, China

Renowned actress Irene Tsu was born April 5, 1943, in Shanghai, China. Her father was a banker and her mother a painter. When the Communiststook over China the family left for Taiwan, then Formosa. They lateremigrated to New York City, where Irene attended Mamoroneck Elementaryand studied ballet.

She was a teenage dancer in Flower Drum Song (1961) , directed by 'Henry Koster' . Hegave her her first speaking role as a teenage prostitute in his nextfilm, Take Her, She's Mine (1963) starring'James Stewart (I)' and 'Sandra Dee (I)' , which launched heracting career. She studied acting with Ned Maderino, 'Lee Strasberg' and'Peggy Feury' , among others, and for the next 20 years she playedan assortment of "native girls" and "dutiful daughter" roles. Inaddition, she was the TV spokeswoman for Chevron Island and StandardOil, as well as Hawaiian Punch. She became a respected leading lady andworked with some of the biggest names in the business, from'Elvis Presley' and 'John Wayne (I)' to'Jeff Bridges (I)' and 'Richard Dreyfuss' .

The 1990s saw Irene mature into such roles as doctors, lawyers andmothers. She guest-starred as 'Garrett Wang' 's mother in "Star Trek: Voyager" (1995) , 'Ming-Na Wen' 's mom in "The Single Guy" (1995) , the judge in Unauthorized: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story (2000) (TV) , "CSI: NY" (2004) , "The Division" (2001) and "Strong Medicine" (2000) , among others. She also appeared in the'Peter Ho-sun Chan' hit Hong Kong film Tian mi mi (1996) and Gam gai (2002) . For the past decade Irene has been a successful realtor in BeverlyHills. She enjoys helping people to realize their dreams, whether byfinding them their first condo or selling their multi-million-dollarfamily estate or helping them invest in income properties.

Irene is asingle mother to nine-year-old Yasmine and has ben a yoga practitionerfor 25 years. She teaches Bikram yoga for the Beverly Hills Departmentof Parks. .

There is some small facts about Irene Tsu:
  • Winner "Miss Chinatown" beauty pageant, San Francisco, 1961
  • Born in China but raised in New York City.
  • Fluent in three dialects in Chinese, some Japanese and French.
  • Irene is a yoga practitioner of twenty years and a certified yoga teacher.
  • (December 2002) Los Angeles, selling luxury real estate in Beverly Hills
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There is the list of movies, where Irene Tsu was taked part:
1 Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred movie Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred 2011 as Mrs. Rhee
2 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! movie John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! 1965 as Harem Girl
3 Mr. Novak movie Mr. Novak 1963 as Mexico - United Nations Assembly
4 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law movie Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law 1971 as Miss Shirado
5 The New Phil Silvers Show movie The New Phil Silvers Show 1963 as Johnny's Mother
6 7 Women movie 7 Women 1966 as Chinese Girl
7 A Girl to Kill For movie A Girl to Kill For 1990 as The Counselor
8 A Touch of Scandal movie A Touch of Scandal 1984 as Woman in Restaurant
9 Airport 1975 movie Airport 1975 1974 as Carol
10 Alibi movie Alibi 2007 as Chu Fan
11 Caprice movie Caprice 1967 as Su Ling
12 Cops and Robin movie Cops and Robin 1978 as Doctor Tingley
13 Damiens Island movie Damiens Island 1976 as Momi
14 Down and Out in Beverly Hills movie Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 as Sheila Waltzberg
15 Flower Drum Song movie Flower Drum Song 1961 as Dancer
16 Gam gai movie Gam gai 2002 as Kam's Aunt
17 Hot Potato movie Hot Potato 1976 as Detective Sgt. Pam Varaje
18 How to Stuff a Wild Bikini movie How to Stuff a Wild Bikini 1965 as Native Girl
19 Island of the Lost movie Island of the Lost 1967 as Judy Hawllani
20 Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders movie Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders 1974 as Celestial Image
21 Mr. Jones movie Mr. Jones 1993 as Mrs. Chang
22 Paper Tiger movie Paper Tiger 1975 as Talah
23 Paradise, Hawaiian Style movie Paradise, Hawaiian Style 1966 as Pua
24 Sleeping Dogs movie Sleeping Dogs 2012 as Mrs. Chu
25 Snapdragon movie Snapdragon 1993 as Hua
26 Steele Justice movie Steele Justice 1987 as Xua Chan
27 Take Her, Shes Mine movie Take Her, Shes Mine 1963 as Miss Wu
28 Tell Me No Secrets movie Tell Me No Secrets 1997 as Mrs. Ching
29 The Green Berets movie The Green Berets 1968 as Lin
30 The Horizontal Lieutenant movie The Horizontal Lieutenant 1962 as Oriental Spy
31 The Karate Killers movie The Karate Killers 1967 as Reikko
32 The Sword of Ali Baba movie The Sword of Ali Baba 1965 as Nalu
33 The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go movie The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go 1970 as Tah-Ling
34 Three the Hard Way movie Three the Hard Way 1974 as Empress
35 Tian mi mi movie Tian mi mi 1996 as Aunt Rosie
36 Unbecoming Age movie Unbecoming Age 1992 as R.J
37 Under the Yum Yum Tree movie Under the Yum Yum Tree 1963 as Suzy
38 Ways of the Flesh movie Ways of the Flesh 2006 as Mrs. Olson
39 Widows Kiss movie Widows Kiss 1996 as Dr. Joyce Sabata
40 Women of the Prehistoric Planet movie Women of the Prehistoric Planet 1966 as Linda
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