Karen Mok

Mok was born on 2 June 1970 as Karen Joy Morris in Hong Kong and 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.

Amongst others, she has joined efforts to help bears in China whose bile is used for medicinal purposes and has been on an expedition with Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) to demonstrate against culling of baby seals.
Mok conducted a number of international concert tours, the most recent ones being The original Karen Mok show (2011/2012), The Age of MOKnificence (2014/2015) and the world tour REGARDEZ (2015/2016).

In her initial Hollywood productions such as Around the World in 80 Days (2004) Mok used her birth name Karen Joy Morris, but went to using her stage name Karen Mok for all future productions such as Man of Tai Chi (2013) .
She attended United World College of the Adriatic near Trieste, Italy from 1987 to 1989, and majored in Italian literature when studying at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Mok attended Diocesan Girls’ School from primary to secondary grade in Hong Kong.
In October 2008, she launched her own brand of perfume 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 speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Italian, German and French. She is of mixed ancestry: her father is half-Chinese and half-Welsh, while her mother is half-Chinese, quarter-Iranian, and quarter-German. [wikipedia]

Karen Mok filmography

 

Poster for the movie "Black Mask"

Black Mask

Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed “701.” The 701 squad is used for many government missions, but after one of the agents kills a team of policemen in an uncontrollable rage, the government decides to abort the project and eliminate all the subjects. Chui Chik helped the … Read more

Poster for the movie "East Meets West"

East Meets West

Tens of millennia ago, eight gods who ceaselessly fought each other were exiled to earth. For generations, they have been reincarnated as mere mortals, and they won’t be allowed back to heaven until they’ve learned to coexist in harmony. Then in today’s Hong Kong, a mortuary beautician and her has-been singer dad are chased for a huge sum of money they don’t owe. Turns out her materialistic stepmom has taken a tycoon’s advance payment on … Read more

Poster for the movie "Mr Cinema"

Mr Cinema

Zhou Heung Kong (Anthony Wong) runs the film projector in a Hong Kong cinema and staunchly embraces a left-wing viewpoint. Dedicated to his work, he screens movies over the course of decades, while also witnessing turbulent events of the times, including riots and other indicators of social change.

Poster for the movie "Lost Indulgence"

Lost Indulgence

After a car accident which kills him, the wife and son of a taxi driver take in the injured prostitute he was driving.

Poster for the movie "Task Force"

Task Force

Lin is a plain-clothes cop in the crime-riddled district of Mongkok who bungles a vice operation directed at mainland prostitues. He falls for a ditsy hooker who tells him the love of her life is a killer who once svaed her life in a shootout.

Poster for the movie "King of Comedy"

King of Comedy

Wan Tin-Sau is an actor who cannot seem to catch a break, since his only professional jobs are limited to being a movie extra. As well as being an actor, he is also the head of his village’s community center.

Poster for the movie "So Close"

So Close

A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they’re pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.

Poster for the movie "Fallen Angels"

Fallen Angels

A disillusioned killer embarks on his last hit but first he has to overcome his affections for his cool, detached partner. Thinking it’s dangerous and improper to become involved with a colleague, he sets out to find a surrogate for his affections. Against the sordid and surreal urban nightscape, he crosses path with a strange drifter looking for her mysterious ex-boyfriend and an amusing mute trying to get the world’s attention in his own unconventional … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Great Hypnotist"

The Great Hypnotist

The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.

Poster for the movie "Best of the Best"

Best of the Best

Tung Tung just graduated from the police academy, encountering a Vietnamnese assassin on his first day on work. Tung in order to break through obstacle in his mind decides to join SDU. Among the teammates, Coolman feels resentment toward Tung, which he doesn’t understand. Later he discovers Coolman is actually his step brother. Tung actively tries to get close to Coolman, but is rejected. When training reaches its last stage, Coolman and Tung’s team reencounters … Read more

Poster for the movie "East Meets West"

East Meets West

Tens of millennia ago, eight gods who ceaselessly fought each other were exiled to earth. For generations, they have been reincarnated as mere mortals, and they won’t be allowed back to heaven until they’ve learned to coexist in harmony. Then in today’s Hong Kong, a mortuary beautician and her has-been singer dad are chased for a huge sum of money they don’t owe. Turns out her materialistic stepmom has taken a tycoon’s advance payment on … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Law Of Attraction"

The Law Of Attraction

Country: China Production Company: Angel Wings Entertainment Genre: Drama Director: Zhao Tian Yu Starring: Wen Zhang, Bai Bai He, Zhang Jing Chu, Guo Tao, Leon Dai, Karen Mok, Bowen Duan, Huang Huan Length: 97 mins Date of release: 8th April, 2011

Poster for the movie "A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box"

A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora’s Box

Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He now spends his time chasing two jealous women. When one of them is dying, the Joker goes back in time in an attempt to save her.

Poster for the movie "Better and Better"

Better and Better

Sun Xiangcheng, a self-styled professional fan organiser, is called from his home village of West Well Valley by his mother Yuanfang. Thinking he’s highly connected with celebrities, she asks him to help organise the village’s New Year celebrations

Poster for the movie "Man of Tai Chi"

Man of Tai Chi

In Beijing, a young martial artist’s skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.

Poster for the movie "The Road Less Traveled"

The Road Less Traveled

The movie tells the tragic story of a Semi-truck driver (Louis Koo) who accidentally runs over and kills a restaurant owner (Yin Xiaotian) in a car accident. When he finds out that Yin’s wife (Huang Yi) is pregnant and has to work hard to run her husband’s business, he decides to help her even though it may anger his girlfriend (Karen Mok). The film goes through the stages of people’s lives and love.

Poster for the movie "Go Lala Go!"

Go Lala Go!

About a working class woman climbing her way up the corporate ladder and scoring a hot, rich boyfriend along the way, this romantic comedy is based on the same-name popular novel.

Poster for the movie "Lost Indulgence"

Lost Indulgence

After a car accident which kills him, the wife and son of a taxi driver take in the injured prostitute he was driving. The relationship between a teenage son and his mother become complicated when they take in secretive young woman into their home.

Poster for the movie "Young and Dangerous 3"

Young and Dangerous 3

Chan Ho Nam and Chicken are back again in Young and Dangerous 3, this time taking on the rival “Tung Sing” triad, who is attempting to usurp Hung Hing influence in Hong Kong by having Tung Sing member “Crow” (Roy Cheung) frame Ho Nam for the murder of Hung Hing Chairman Chiang Tin Sang (Simon Yam). On the plus side, Chicken finds a new love interest in Wasabi (Karen Mok), the daughter of the comedic … Read more

Poster for the movie "All the Way"

All the Way

This love story is disguised as a road drama and a crime story with all the twists and turns along the way. Aptly directed by Shi Runjiu, with engaging cinematography that matches the feel of the story, All The Way involves many stories of many people surrounding one goal—find the guy who’s got the goods.

Poster for the movie "Shaolin Soccer"

Shaolin Soccer

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.