Well known for her roles as Auntie Lindo in Wayne Wang's Joy Luck Club and the judge after Richard Gere in Red Corner. Chin most recently starred in the big screen adaptation of Memoirs of a Geisha as Auntie.
Last year Chin had starring role in The Interpreter with Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn and played the mother of Sandra Oh's character in an episode of ABC TV's Grey's Anatomy.
Chin was the first Chinese woman admitted to the Royal Academy of Dramatic arts some of her other film credits include The Inn of the Sixth Happiness and Antonioni's Blow Up.
Next up Chin appears in the new James Bond movie Casino Royale.