Which actress was the best Huang Rong in Condor Heroes?

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The death of Hong Kong TV icon Susanna Au Yeung brought back memories of popular drama series The Return of the Condor Heroes. Many actresses have played the role of Huang Rong, but who played it best?

The death of former Hong Kong actress Susanna Au Yeung on Sunday (July 9) brought back memories of the ever-popular swordfighting drama series The Return Of The Condor Heroes for many fans.

It is based on a popular Chinese wuxia novel by Jin Yong (aka Louis Cha). The second part of the Condor trilogy, which tiltillates with great story-telling, it came after The Legend of the Condor Heroes and was followed by The Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre.

A number of stars rose to fame after acting in movies and TV series based on the trilogy, thrilling fans with incredible gongfu 'feats' and skills with different kinds of weaponry. 

Apart from the lead characters of Yang Guo and his lover Xiaolongnü, the supporting character of Huang Rong also attracted much attention in The Legend and then in The Return.

Blessed with a sharp memory, Huang Rong is well-versed in many things - geography, medicine, military strategy, mathematics, music, literature and cooking - you name it. In the gallery below, we feature nine of the actresses who had played this role. Who's your favourite? Give your views in the comment box below.