|Son: Gouw Ian Iskandar
Former Hong Kong actress and beauty queen contestant, Michelle Sima Yan, died after a prolonged fight with stomach cancer. She was 51.
Sima launched her showbiz career in the 1980s, when she entered the Miss Hong Kong pageant. Often billed as Sze Ma-yin, she became an actress in film and television, usually in supporting or sex symbol roles. Her personality earned her many friends in the entertainment world.
Sima married businessman Togi Gouw in 1996 and retired from acting. They had two sons, including Gouw Ian Iskandar, who succeeded his mother in the showbiz world. (SCMP)