Yang Libing

Yang Libing (Chinese: 杨莉冰) is a former Singaporean actress. She was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1983 to 2009. Her older sister is the late Yang Lina, who was also an actress.

Yang Libing
Born1965 (1965)
ResidenceSingapore
NationalitySingaporean
OccupationActress
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)
Li Nanxing
(m. 1994; div. 2004)
FamilyYang Lina (older sister)
AwardsStar Awards 1999 : Best Supporting Actress
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese楊莉冰
Simplified Chinese杨莉冰

Career

Yang first entered the entertainment industry during the 1984 after she attended the SBC's drama training course with her older sister Yang Lina. She starred in the long-running hit drama Wok of Life and won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Star Awards 1999. Yang married actor Li Nanxing in 1994 after co-starring with him in several drama series. They divorced in 2004 citing irreconcilable personality differences. Both have yet to remarry and they have no children from the marriage.[1]

More recently she has appeared in several of MediaCorp's anniversary events and was one of many former artistes present at the Star Awards 2012.[2]

Yang left the entertainment industry in 2009 to focus into business and operated a hair salon with her sister Yang Lina which was opened in 2004. Due to the death of her sister from uterine cancer in 2010. She needed time to sort out and prepare for her sister funeral arrangements.[3]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2009Perfect Cut 2 一切完美
  • Guest appearance
2006C.I.D. 刑警2人组Liu Cailian 刘彩莲
  • Supporting Role
2004An Ode to Life 三十风雨路Zhang Wensi 张文思
  • Supporting Role
The Crime Hunters 心网追凶Sherry
  • Supporting Role
2003Home in Toa Payoh 家在大巴窑Wu Jinxiu 吴锦绣
  • Supporting Role
My Home, My Love 同一屋檐下
  • Supporting Role
2002Fantasy 星梦情真Lin Li 林俐
  • Supporting Role
Bukit Ho Swee 河水山Zeng Xiu Zhen 曾秀珍
  • Supporting Role
Health Matters 2 一切由慎开始 IILin Xiang Feng's Wife 林祥丰妻子
  • Supporting Role
2001The Hotel 大酒店Lychee
  • Supporting Role
Beyond the Axis of Truth 法医X档案 之《异类接触》Song Shan Ni 宋珊妮
  • Supporting Role
2000Dare to Strike 扫冰者Xiao Ru 小茹
  • Supporting Role
The Tax Files 流金税月Wu Lin Yu 吴林玉
1999Darling-In-Law 我的岳母是巫婆Chantilly
  • Special Appearance
Wok of Life 福满人间Zeng Haolian 曾浩莲
  • Supporting Role
From the Medical Files 2 医生档案IIMrs. Lim 林太太
  • Supporting Role
1998 On the Edge - Man of Lust 边缘档案 之《艺术无价》Lu Xiao Fang 卢小芳
Singapore Short Stories 2 - Paper House 小说剧场 II 之《梦幻之屋》Yi Lian 依莲
  • Supporting Role
1997From the Medical Files 医生档案Ida
  • Supporting Role
The Other Parent 妈妈先生Pan Yu Qing 潘玉清
  • Supporting Role
Crimes and Tribulations 狮城奇案录 之《情书圣手》Fang Qiu Yan 方秋燕
  • Supporting Role
1996Mirror of Life 实况剧场 之《三水红头巾》He San Feng 何三凤
  • Supporting Role
River of Love 风雨柴船头Liu Shu Luan 刘淑鸾
  • Supporting Role
Beyond Dawn 女子监狱Li Xiu Li 李秀丽
  • Female Lead
1995Sparks of Life 生命火花Liu Tian Na 刘天娜
  • Supporting Role
The Golden Pillow 金枕头Hua Jin Qiu 花锦秋
  • Supporting Role
Neighbourhood Heroes 大英雄小人物Huang Gui Hua 黄桂花
  • Supporting Role
1994A Chance of Life 生死一线Hu Lan 胡兰
  • Telemovie
Fiery Of Lover 烈火情人Wen Jing 文靖
  • Supporting Role
Twin Bliss 龙凤呈祥Monica
  • Supporting Role
Challenge of Truth 铁证柔情Yu Zhen Zhen 余珍珍
  • Telemovie
1993The Brave One 荡寇英雄Zheng Xiao Hua 郑小花
  • Supporting Role
1992Lady Steel 激情女大亨Ye Jia Jia 叶佳佳
  • Supporting Role
The Male Syndrome 妙男正传Li Feng Jiao 黎凤娇
  • Supporting Role
Changing Fortunes 爱情乒乓球Lin Mei Man 林美满
  • Female Lead
1991The Darkest Hour 列血青春Pang Li Lian 庞丽莲
  • Supporting Role
1989Turn of the Tide 浮沉Gu Xiu Zhen 古秀珍
  • Supporting Role
1988Strange Encounters 2 奇缘2 之《心锁》Xue Er 雪儿
  • Female Lead
Mystery 迷离夜 之《梦》Wei Qi 韦琪
  • Supporting Role
Airforce 空军Mei Qi 美琪
  • Supporting Role
On the Fringe 边缘少年Zhang Xiao Hua 张小花
  • Lead Role
Star Maiden 飞越银河Du Mei 杜玫
  • Supporting Role
1987Moving On 变迁May
  • Supporting Role
Painted Faces 戏班Miss Yang 杨小姐
Sunshine After Rain 雨过天晴Chen Ya Rong 陈雅蓉
  • Supporting Role
1986Crossroads 红绿灯 之《黄昏》Lu Jing Ying 陆晶莹
  • Supporting Role
Happy Trio 青春123Zhang Man Ling 张曼玲
  • Lead Role
1985Takeover 人在旅途Ah Bing 阿冰
  • Supporting Role
Unyielding Butterflies 铁蝴蝶Xiao Tao Hong 小桃红
  • Supporting Role
1984Pursuit 怒海萍踪Huang Sheng Nan 黄胜男
  • Supporting Role
Youth 年轻人
  • Supporting Role

Accolades

Star Awards – Acting Awards
YearCeremonyCategoryNominated workResult
1995 2nd Star Awards CeremonyBest Supporting ActressChallenge of TruthNominated
19963rd Star Awards CeremonyBest Supporting ActressThe Golden PillowNominated
19974th Star Awards CeremonyBest Supporting ActressRiver of LoveNominated
19996th Star Awards CeremonyBest Supporting ActressWok of LifeWon

References

  1. "Top Celeb Divorces: Hollywood vs Local". xin.msn.com. 22 October 2010. Archived from the original on 15 November 2010. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  2. "Life after television: Whatever happened to..." Channel NewsAsia. 23 April 2012.
  3. "Former Mediacorp actress Yang Lina dies of cancer". AsiaOne. 21 March 2010.
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