At age 14, Kara was discovered by the famous director Chang Cheh and was signed as a junior actress of Shaw Brothers Pictures International Limited. THE LEGEND OF THE CONDOR HEROES was her first acting debut. In 1982, Kara won the Best Actress in the 1st Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in the film MY YOUNG AUNTIE. Kara is one of the few Best Actress awardees who film action films. In 2009, Kara won the Best Actress for the 2nd time in the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in the film AT THE END OF DAYBREAK. In 2017, Kara won the Best Actress for the 3rd time for her role in the film HAPPINESS. Other than acquiring the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards’ Best Actress, HAPPINESS also brought her many international film awards. In the same year, her role Mrs. Tang in the film THE BOLD, THE CORRUPT, AND THE BEAUTIFUL brought her the Best Actress of the 54th Golden Horse Awards, making her a “Two Best Actress Prizes Awardee”. In 2018, Kara won the Outstanding Asian Filmmaker Award of the 12th of the Asia Film Awards. Kara is no doubt a Hall of Fame class actress.