Katie Leung

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Katie Leung

Katie Leung at the Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire Tokyo premiere, 2005
Born Katie Liu Leung
8 August 1987 (1987-08-08) (age 26)
Motherwell, Scotland, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004 – present

Katie Liu Leung (born 8 August 1987) is a Scottish actress. She is most famous for her roles as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter series.[1] She was born in Motherwell, Scotland.

Her parents, Peter and Kar Wai Li Leung, are Chinese immigrants. After her parents got divorced, she lived with her father in a £400,000 house in Motherwell. Her two brothers and a younger sister, also live with her. Her father owns a restaurant and a fast food business in Motherwell. Leung went to school at Hamilton College, a Scottish private school in Glasgow. She is learning Cantonese and Mandarin.

Leung has been named as Scotland's most stylish female and as the hottest Scotswoman by The Scotsman.[2] She has also been in Teen Vogue and in Evening Standard.[3][4]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Cho Chang Film
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Cho Chang Film
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Video Game Cho Chang Video Game, Voiceover
Love Coming Home (愛回家) (Music Video) – Leo Ku Girlfriend Music Video
2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot Hsui Tai (TV) Episode "Cat Amongst the Pigeons".ITV1 TV Production
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Cho Chang
2012 Wild Swans Jung Chang Stage Production
Run Ying TV Mini-Series (filming)

Achievements[change | change source]

2008

2007

  • Scotland's Most Stylish Female
  • No. 80 on the Cosmogirl's Hot 100 List.[6]

2006

  • Outstanding Newcomer Award, Asian Excellence Awards (Top 4)
  • Young Scots Award (nominee)

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