Cecilia Yip is a well-regarded actress from Hong Kong whose work is known throughout Asia, especially Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She began her acting career in 1982 with NOMAD in which she was nominated for The Best Newcomer of The Year Award in the 2nd Hong Kong Film Awards. Since then, Yip has received various nominations and awards in her acting career, including The Best Actress and The Best Supporting Actress in Hong Kong Film Awards.

Yip has a significant contribution to the community. She always help raising fund for disaster relief projects. She has also adopted 2 children from Sri Lanka and Nepal via World Vision. Yip was awarded as The Annual Philanthropist in The 8th China Philanthropic Award in recognition of her distinguished community service.

Causes Supported:
Children & Youth, Elderly, Emergency Relief, Poverty

Source of Information:
Hong Kong Film Awards
Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild

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