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Karen Mok

Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Designer, Activist
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Karen Joy Morris (born 2 June 1970), better known as Karen Mok or Mok Man-wai among Chinese-speaking countries, is a three-time Golden Melody Award-winning Hong Kong based multiracial actress and singer-songwriter. --- Mok is the sister of the writer and producer Trevor Morris, and a granddaughter of Alfred Morris, the first principal of King's College, Hong Kong. She speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Italian, and French. She is mixed ancestry: her father is half Chinese and half Welsh, while her mother is half-Chinese, quarter-Iranian, and quarter-German. Mok attended Diocesan Girls' School from primary to secondary grade in Hong Kong. When she was a F.5 student, she received the 1st Hong Kong Outstanding Students Awards. She later left Hong Kong in 1987 and studied abroad. She attended United World College of the Adriatic near Trieste, Italy from 1987 to 1989, and majored in Italian literature when studying at the University College London, University of London. Mok is often credited as "Karen Mok" in Chinese and Hong Kong films, but as "Karen Joy Morris" (her birth name) in Hollywood productions such as Around the World in 80 Days (2004). She supplied the voice of Princess Kida for the Cantonese dub of Walt Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001). Mok performed in the 10th anniversary Asian tour of the hit Broadway musical Rent in the lead role of Mimi in 2005 and 2006. Mok carried the torch at the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing and performed at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. In October 2008, she launched her own brand of perfume in Hong Kong. --- Mok married her first boyfriend, German-born Johannes Natterer, at a church near Florence, Italy, on 1 October 2011.

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Karen Joy Morris
June 02, 1970 (age 53)
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Designer, Activist
Johannes Natterer
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