Linda Chung Ka-Yan (traditional Chinese: 鍾嘉欣) (born April 9, 1984) was the 2004 Miss Chinese International Pageant winner and is now an actress with TVB in Hong Kong. She speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Linda was born in Maple Ridge, Canada. After graduating from Vancouver's Templeton Secondary School in 2002, Linda attended the University of British Columbia for a year. During that same year, Linda participated and won first place in a beauty-talent show hosted by Crystal Mall, an Asian mall located in Burnaby, British Columbia.
In 2003, Linda won the title of Miss Chinese Vancouver, along with three awards in the same event. In 2004, she joined Miss Chinese International, a beauty contest organized by TVB, and became the third Vancouverite in 4 years to win Miss Chinese International after Bernice Liu in 2001 and Shirley Zhou in 2002.
Linda made her acting debut in the series Virtues of Harmony II, the modern spin-off of the highly successful sitcom, Virtues of Harmony. Her role in Always Ready earned her the Most Improved Female Actress Award in 2006's TVB Anniversary Awards. Her role in the high-rating series, Heart of Greed, has been described as her breakthrough role and was nominated for TVB's "My Most Favourite Female Character Role" Award.
In addition to acting, Linda has also sung theme songs for some of the serials that she has participated in, including the theme songs for Legends of Demigods, Best Bet, A Journey Called Life and the sub-theme for Heart of Greed.