Lydia Tin Ha Sum, one of Hong Kong's most well-known comedians, is the recipient of Google Doodle's honorary recognition. The Chinese star is also well-known for her role in Singapore's hit sitcom, Living with Lydia.
Lydia traverses life and career in this heart-warming sketch. She wears her signature short hair and dark-rimmed spectacles.
Lydias 77th birthday is commemorated in the Google Doodle on July 21st.
Lydia Tin Ha Sum acted in a smashing Singaporean sitcom.
Lydia spent a remarkable career in show business. She was not only liked as a comedian, but she was also respected as an actress capable of capturing many relatable roles.
The star is most well-known for her roles in the Its a Mad, Mad, Mad World series, Double Fattiness (1988) and A Recipe for the Heart (1997). Despite her ethnic origins, she also starred in a popular Singaporean sitcom.
She became a well-known figure not only in Asia, but also in North America thanks to her role in Living with Lydia.
Living with Lydia aired onChannel 5 from 2001 to 2005.
Lydia played Lydia Lum, a Hong Kong-based restaurateur and widowed mother of two who relocates to a new place in Singapore after herDim Sumestablishment in Hong Kong is confronted with a false case of food poisoning.
The program was broadcasted not only in Singapore, but also in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the United States.
On her 77th birthday, Google Doodle pays tribute to a Chinese actress.
The Google Doodle on July 21st honors the actress, who is affectionately known as Fei Fei (meaning Fat in Cantonese).
Lydia was born on this day in 1945 in Shanghai. She started her acting career at a young age with the Shaw Brothers Studio, Hong Kongs largest production company at the time.
She began her career in 1967 when she was cast in a popular program called Enjoy Yourself Tonight.
The other notable role she played was in the 1973 film The House of 72 Tenants, which chronicles the lives of tenants in a decaying house.
In 1973, the film surpassed many other films and surpassed Hong Kong's box office records.
Gei wo yi ge wen (1968), Yu lou san feng (1968), The Land of Many Perfumes (1968), The Great Singer (1967), Yu nu de mi mi (1967), Dont Call Me Uncle (1975) and The Wandering Life (1975) were some of her other acting roles.
To commemorate comedian Fei Fei, Canada is having a Fei Fei day.
In 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, commemorated June 1 as Fei Fei day, and Joyce Cheng, the daughter of Lydia Shum, was a guest of MayorSam Sullivan.
Mayor Sullivan declared the day in Vancouver on 26 February 2008, which was a week after Lydias death.