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Karen Joy Morris, known more commonly in the Sinosphere as Karen Mok or Mok Man-Wai, is a two-time Golden Melody Award-winning Hong Kong-based actress and singer-songwriter.

Biography Edit

Mok attended Diocesan Girls' School from primary to secondary grade in Hong Kong. She later left Hong Kong in 1987 and studied abroad.[1] She attended United World College of the Adriatic near Trieste, Italy from 1987 to 1989, and majored in Italian literature when studying at the University of London. Mok is the sister of the writer and producer Trevor Morris, and a descendant of Alfred Morris, the first principal of King's College, Hong Kong. She speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Italian, and French.[2] She is Eurasian: her father is half-Chinese and half-Welsh, while her mother is half-Chinese, quarter-Iranian, and quarter-German.[3][4]

Mok is often credited as Karen Mok in Chinese movies, but as Karen Joy Morris (her birth name) in Hollywood movies. She supplied the voice of Princess Kida for the Cantonese dub of Disney's "Atlantis: The Lost Empire" (2001). Mok performed in the international tour of the hit Broadway musical "RENT" as Mimi during the Asian stops of the musical in 2005 and 2006.

In Oct 2008, Karen Mok launched her own brand of perfume in Hong Kong.Template:Fact


Mok is an advocate for animals and one of only five Asian celebrities to make People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia-Pacific's (PETA) first-ever Best-Dressed 2008 list.[5] Mok has joined efforts to help bears in China whose bile is used for medicinal purposes/[6]

In 2007, Mok was involved with MTV EXIT, a campaign against human trafficking in Asia. She presented Traffic: An MTV EXIT Special, a documentary on trafficking.Template:Fact

Filmography Edit

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Year Film
2010 The Road Less Traveled
Go Lala Go!
2008 棺木 The Coffin
迷果 Lost Indulgence
2007 老港正傳 Mr. Cinema
2006 四大天王 The Heavenly Kings (cameo)
2005 童夢奇緣 Wait 'Til You're Older
龍刀奇緣 DragonBlade (voice for animated film)
2004 環遊世界80天 Around the World in 80 Days (USA)
(credited as Karen Joy Morris)
大佬愛美麗 Enter the Phoenix
2003 千機變 The Twins Effect
2002 夕陽天使 So Close
豬扒大聯盟 The Irresistible Piggies
Office有鬼 Haunted Office
2001 絕世好bra La Brassiere
少林足球 Shaolin Soccer
九龍冰室 Goodbye, Mr. Cool
走到底 All the Way
2000 車神傳說 The Roaring Wheels
煙飛煙滅 From Ashes to Ashes
1999 心動 Tempting Heart
喜劇之王 The King of Comedy
1997 熱面最強 Task Force
算死草 Lawyer Lawyer
初纏戀後之二人世界 First Love: The Litter on the Breeze
97古惑仔之战无不胜 Young and Dangerous 4
1996 食神 God of Cookery
色情男女 Viva Erotica
黑俠 Black Mask
飛虎II之傲氣比天高 Best of the Best
我愛廚房 Kitchen
四面夏娃 Four Faces of Eve
古惑仔III之隻手遮天 Young & Dangerous III
古惑女 Sexy and Dangerous
4 個 32A 和一個香蕉少年 Those Were the Days
1995 墮落天使 Fallen Angels
回魂夜 Out of the Dark
救世神棍 Heaven Can't Wait
西遊記2 之仙履奇緣 A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella
西遊記之月光寶盒 A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box
1994 清官難審 Family Affair

Discography Edit

Albums Edit

No. Album Title Language Year of Release
1st 同名專輯 Karen Cantonese 1993
2nd 全身莫文蔚 Karen Mok In Totality Cantonese 1996
3rd 做自己 To Be Mandarin 1997
4th 我要說 I Say Mandarin 1998
5th 就是莫文蔚 Mandarin 1999
6th Ni Ke Yi (你可以; You Can) Cantonese 1999
7th 莫文蔚NO.1新曲+精選 Karen More Mandarin 2000
8th 十二樓的莫文蔚 Karen Mok on the Twelfth Floor Mandarin 2000
9th 一朵金花 Golden Flower Cantonese 2001
10th [i] Mandarin 2002
11th Ai Si Ni X [愛死妳 X; Love You To Death X] Note: This album is more commonly known as simply "X" among English-speakers. Mandarin 2003
12th 如果沒有你 Without You Mandarin 2006
13th 拉活…莫文蔚 L!VE is… KAREN MOK Mandarin 2007
14th 就i Karen 莫文蔚精選 i love Karen Mok best collection Mandarin 2008
15th Hui Wei (回蔚)(Digital Album) Mandarin 2009

EPs Edit

No. Album Title Language Year of Release
1st 愛自己 Love Yourself Chinese 1997
2nd 莫文蔚我愛你 Karen Mok I Love You Chinese 1998
3rd Silent English 1998
4th 回家 BACK Cantonese 1999
5th 實況轉播 live show Chinese 1999
6th Karen Mok Cantonese 2000
7th 再生 Live Again Cantonese 2000

Movie/TV Soundtracks Edit

No. Album Title Year of Release
1st 我愛你 電影原聲大碟 I Love You 1998
2nd 海上花 電影原聲大碟 Flowers of Shanghai 1998
3rd 喜劇之王 電影原聲大碟 King of Comedy 1999
4th 夕陽天使 電影原聲大碟 So Close 2002
5th 求婚事務所 電視原聲大碟 Say Yes Enterprise 2004

Awards Edit

Years Awards
  • 14th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan: Won Best Female Mandarin Artist
  • 19th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan: Won Best Mandarin Album of The Year
  • 19th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan: Nominated Best Female Mandarin Artist
  • Hong Kong Film Award: Nominated Best Supporting Actress (Mr. Cinema)
  • MTV Asia Awards: Inspiration Awards

References Edit

External links Edit

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