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Nancy Kwan

Born: May 19, 1939

Birthplace: Hong Kong

Profession: Actor

Nationality: China

Nancy Kwan

Date of Birth : May 19, 1939
Birth Place : Hong Kong

Nancy "Ka Shen" Kwan is a Hong Kong-born, biracial American actress, who played a pivotal role in the acceptance of actors of Asian ancestry in major Hollywood film roles. Widely praised for her beauty, Kwan was considered a sex symbol in the 1960s.


  • Actor
  • Makeup Artist
  • Performer
  • Political activist

Also known as

  • Nancy "Ka Shen" Kwan
  • Ka Shen Kwan
  • Chinese Bardot
  • Ka Shen
  • Guan Jiaqiàn
  • Kwan Nan-See
  • Ka Shin Kwan


  • Marquita Scott
  • Kwan Wing Hong


  • David Giler
  • Norbert Meisel
  • Peter Pock


  • Bernhard Pock

Awards Won

  • Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress
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