Pan Ying-Tzu was born in 1947 [1945, some sources] in Suzhou, Jiangsu. She joined Shaw Brothers as a contracted actress immediately after graduating from the Southern Experimental Theatre Troupe in 1965. With outstanding dancing and singing skills, she specialized herself in Huangmei Opera and various musicals during early days. She subsequently appeared in "One-Armed Swordsman". She caught the eyes of many audience with her performance in that movie. She freelanced an starred in many martial arts movies in Hong Kong and Taiwan in the 70s. Pan subsequently married actor Chen Hung-Lieh, and assisted in the development of his movie company's business.
In 1981 she was invited to star in TV dramas in Taiwan, and received good reviews. She also starred in various TV serial dramas and became the most representative costume drama actress in Taiwan.
From the Celestial DVD release of "The Jade Faced Assassin".