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Katie Leung

Biography

Scottish actress who increased to fame on her behalf role as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film franchise. After showing up in Harry Potter as well as the Deathly Hallows – Component 2, she performed roles in Crazy Swans and Work. She attended supplementary college at Hamilton University. She waited four hours in-line for any five-minute audition for the part of Cho Chang. Her parents are Peter Leung and Kar Wai Li Leung. She’s a brother called Jonathan and a sister called Violet. She was the 1st on-screen kiss partner of Daniel Radcliffe.

Quick Facts


Full Name Katie Leung
Date Of Birth August 8, 1987
Place Of Birth Motherwell, Scotland
Height 1.64 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Hamilton College, Hamilton College, South Lanarkshire, University of the Arts London
Nationality Scottish
Parents Kar Wai Li Leung, Peter Leung
Siblings Jonathan Leung, Darren Leung, Nichole Leung
Nominations MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
Movies The Foreigner, T2 Trainspotting, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
TV Shows Run, One Child
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Finland - promoting Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). [July 2007]
2Hong Kong - promoting Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). [November 2005]
3Favorite actor is Joaquin Phoenix.
4Her favorite Chinese actors are Aaron Kwok and Stephen Chow.
5Values her brother, Jonathan's, opinions most
6Has two brothers (one named Jonathan) and a younger sister (Violet)
7Can speak Cantonese and some Mandarin.
8According to her father, she had never been in a school play and went for the audition "on a whim"..
9Author J.K. Rowling insisted that the actress to play "Cho" had to be a complete unknown.
10Attended Hamilton College, a prestigious private school in Hamilton, Scotland. Since finishing school in May 2005, Katie wants to either study art at university or embark on an acting career.
11Parents are Kar Wai Li & Peter Leung (divorced)
12Beat out over 3,000 girls to make her debut as "Cho Chang" in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Child2014TV Mini-SeriesMei Ashley
Father Brown2014TV SeriesJia-Li Gerard
Run2013TV Mini-SeriesYing
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 22011Cho Chang
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 12010Cho Chang
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince2009Cho Chang
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince2009Video GameCho Chang (voice)
Agatha Christie's Poirot2008TV SeriesHsui Tai
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix2007Video GameCho Chang (voice)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix2007Cho Chang
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire2005Cho Chang
The Foreigner2017post-production
T2 Trainspotting2017Nurse

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The British Academy Scotland Awards2015TV MovieHerself
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows T4 Premiere Special2010TV MovieHerself
Empire Movie Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself
HBO First Look2005-2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Preparing for the Yule Ball2006Video documentary shortHerself
Reflections on the Fourth Film2006Video documentary shortHerself
2006 Asian Excellence Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
'Harry Potter': Behind the Magic2005TV Movie documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Too Much TV2016TV SeriesMei - One Child

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)· Daniel Radcliffe


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#Quote
1I always had a problem with shyness at school and would never stick my hand up in class if I was stuck at something. I didn't want to be the center of attention, all those eyes looking at me would have made me really nervous. I guess some actresses use that adrenalin to push themselves.
2[on playing Cho] "If this turns out to be my only film then I think it would be pretty cool to be known as Harry Potter's first crush."
3[on hate sites regarding her and her role in Harry Potter] "This kind of stuff is inevitable because Dan has so many female fans - millions of them - so I'm nor surprised some of them don't like me. But I don't think it's all based on jealousy. I'm not going to satisfy everyone's preconceptions of Cho."
4[on acting] "I wouldn't want to be in a film because I'm Asian. I want to get respect as an actress."


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