Originally known as Hsing Yong-Hui, Margaret Hsing Hui was born in 1944 in Shanghai. She graduated from the New Method College in Hong Kong and subsequently joined the Southern Drama Group. In 1962, she joined Shaw Brothers as a basic actress. She was then sent to Japan's Toho to train in dancing for a year, before returning to Hong Kong to formally start her movie career. Her first movie was "The Dancing Millionaires" directed by Doe Chin. Hsing's versatile acting skills enabled her to star across genres, and worked with famous directors including Doe Chin, Lo Chen, Hsu Cheng-Hung, Wu Chia-Hsiang and Inoue Umetsugu.
From the Celestial DVD edition of "Swordsman At Large".