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Yumiko Cheng Hei-Yi
- actor - singer -
  EEG starlet Yumiko Cheng Hei-Yi was born (as Cheng Lit-King) on September 6, 1981 in Shanghai. Cheng moved with her family to Hong Kong at the age of 11 and started taking singing lessons when she was 13 with powerhouse singer Elisa Chan. Around this time Cheng got the opportunity to appear in a few films through her father, who worked for movie and advertising companies and often brought her with him onto movie sets. She played the daughter of an assassinated court official who was on the run from Donnie Yen's eunuch character in Dragon Inn (1992) and reportedly also had a small part in Centre Stage (1992). However, Cheng did not officially enter the entertainment business until she caught the attention of executives from Emperor Entertainment Group while performing at the New Talent Competition. She signed with the record company in 2000, but appeared mainly in commercial ads and as a guest performer at various events for the next two years. In 2002, she was paired with two other girls to form the group 3T. They released one album before Cheng emerged as a solo performer later that year.

So far, Cheng has focused mainly on music, and has only appeared in a handful of uneven commercial flicks since 2002. She played Eason Chan's violent, gambling-hating love interest in Demi-Haunted (2002) and his emotionally unstable love interest and supervisor Bobo in Heat Team (2004). Then, Cheng got a slight change of scenery in her role as Chapman To's love interest in The Attractive One (2004). Most recently, she appeared in Stanley Kwan's Everlasting Regret (2005). (Yinique 2005)
selected filmography
(actor unless otherwise noted)
Demi-Haunted (2002)
Heat Team (2004)
The Attractive One (2004)
Everlasting Regret (2005)
The Lady Iron Chef (2007)
The Drummer (2007)
Love is Elsewhere (2008)
True Women for Sale (2008)
All's Well End's Well 2009 (2009)
Treasure Inn (2011)
Nightfall (2012)
The Bullet Vanishes (2012)
The Midas Touch (2013)
Aberdeen (2014)
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