Wu Pei-yung was born in 1926 in Shanghai. She started her career as an actress and continuity person in 1947. In 1950, she joined Jack Li Ping-chien and Huang Yu (who later became her husband) to work at the Mandarin cinema company Great Wall Movie Enterprises, where she took up positions like actress, continuity, make-up and assistant director.
In 1971, Wu co-directed The Younger Generation with Huang Yu, and the pair went on to make A Silver Dollar (1974) and The Spy in the Palace (1981), the latter of which was adapted from a martial arts novel by Liang Yu-sheng. Wu also directed Boyfriend on her own in 1979.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||The Spy in the Palace||HUANG Yu|
||A Silver Dollar||HUANG Yu|
||The Younger Generation||HUANG Yu|