Born in Hong Kong in 1954, Annette Sham Yuet-ming developed an early interest in dancing, winning a dance contest in 1968. She was signed to an actress contract by Shaw Brothers the next year, first appearing in a supporting role in The Winged Tiger (1969), directed by Shen Kiang, followed by several other supporting turns, such as in the youth musical The Yellow Muffler (1972). When her contract with Shaws expired, she switched to TVB to work behind the camera, first as production assistant, later moving up to director, making mostly comedy shows.
Sham ventured into directing films in the early 1980s, getting her start by helming one segment of the three-part film I Do! (1983), the other segments directed by Hilda Chan and Angela Mak Lengchi. she then directed the comedy Sale and Pepper (1983), starring Cherie Chung. Sham had also produced My Name ain’t Suzie (1985), directed by Angie Chen.
She withdrew from the film industry in the 1990s, but re-emerged recently, working on the production of the historical action epic Saving General Yang (2013), directed by her husband Ronny Yu.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||My Little Sentimental Friend|
||I Do !|
||Salt and Pepper|