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Leung Siu-Kam
Leung So-Kam





 
Filmography (1949-1970)
 
  Actor (56 films)
    The Ancient Beauty, Meng Lijun (1949)    
    Top Singers Two (1952)    
    The Golden-Thread Butterfly (1955)    
    Stealing the Beauty's Corpse at Night (1955)    
    The Story of Lun Wenxu and Li Chunhua (1955)    
    Story of Hong Mei (1955)    
    Seven Swordsmen and Thirteen Knights, Part Two (1957)    
    An Orphan Raised on Love (1957)    
    May Heaven Bless You (1958) ... Lucy
    Girl of Pitiable Fate (1959)    
    King Kong's Adventures in the Heavely Palace (1959)    
    Another Three Years of Waiting (1959)    
    Butterfly and Red Pear (1959)    
    Miserable Daughter-in-Law (1959)    
    The Blessed Family (1959)    
    The Magic-Eyed Queen Spots the Prince (Part 1) (1959)    
    The Magic-Eyed Queen Spots the Prince (Part 2) (1959)    
    The Book and the Sword (Part 1) (1960)    
    Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining (1960)    
    The Book and the Sword (Part 2) (1960)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Battle with the Gorilla (1960) ... Wong So-Ping
    Sweet Bitterness (1960)    
    The Story of the Great Heroes (Part 1) (1960)    
    Filial Piety (1960)    
    The Story of the Great Heroes (Part 2) (1960)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Smashed the Five Tigers (1961)    
    Intense Moment (1961) ... Mei's mother
    Appointment with Death (1961)    
    House of Kam Topples (Part 1) (1961) ... Ng Pui-Fong
    House of Kam Topples (Part 2) (1961)    
    But Darling How Wrong You Were (1961)    
    The Princess Presents Her Petition (1962)    
    Sombre Night (1962) ... Tian's wife
    Puppet Princess (1962)    
    A Perfect Match (1962) ... Lan's mother
    Spring Comes to the Palace (1962)    
    The New Tale of the Flying Crane (Part 1) (1962) ... Imperial concubine
    A Stingy Fellow (1963) ... Tung
    Hire a Wife (1963)    
    Good Fortune of a Fool (1963) ... Chu Mei-Yung, landlady
    The 9 Phoenixes of the City (1964)    
    The Tomb of the Roses (Part 1) (1964)    
    The Tomb of the Roses (Part 2) (1964)    
    Student Prince (1964) ... Headmaster Lui
    All Are Happy (1964)    
    The Ambitious Prince (1965)    
    Reunion (1965)    
    Tears of a Plum Blossom (1965)    
    The Merry Matrimony (1966) ... Wong Siu-Ngan/[Lead singer]
    Intimate Neighbours (1966) ... Mrs. Wong
    Jade in the Red Dust (Part 1) (1966)    
    Jade in the Red Dust (Part 2) (1966)    
    Jade in the Red Dust (Grand Finale) (1966)    
    Four Sisters (1966) ... Eldest sister, Yuk-Chun
    Four Darling Daughters (1969) ... Headmistress Aileen Lee
    The Young Girl Dares Not Homeward (1970)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Leung So-kam came from a family of performers, both her parents were famed musicians in Guangdong. She moved to Hong Kong at age three, appearing on stage to sing and act. She quickly made a name for herself on the opera stage, her singing style was so unique and accomplished it was reverentially called "the Kam Sound". Leung made her screen debut in 1949, in the film The Ancient Beauty, Mang Lai-Kwun. A versatile actress, she played a wide variety of roles, from martial arts woman to strong-headed shrew to loving mother. She was paired frequently with the great comedian and opera star Leung Sing-po, the female Leung playing aging spinsters who have their eyes on the male Leung. (HKFA)