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Da Chun Lu in 1983
Da Chun (right) in 1983
Da Chun Lu in 2009
Da Chun in 2009
Da Chun Lu
Portrayed by Gina Chai (1983)
Irene Tsu (2009)
Episode Chinatown
Status Alive

Da Chun Lu is a character from "Chinatown". She was the loving and protective, yet docile mother of Jack Chao Lu and Ling Lu, and the wife of the now deceased Hong Lu. Unlike her husband, Da Chun didn't mind the romance between Jack and Tam Sung, a Chinese-Vietnamese girl from their neighborhood in Chinatown.

After Jack died in 1983, John Stillman tried to talk to his family but Hong turned him down.

In 2009 after her husband died, Da Chun brought the cases of her son and Tam forward to the detectives in Philadelphia. She believed that Jack was killed for dating a Vietnamese girl. However, the real culprit turned out to be Da Chun's own last surviving child: Ling.

Jack had hidden a recording of Ling cutting a deal with Bo-Lin Chen to smuggle heroin in the family tea store. When it was found, Da Chun identified Ling's voice. She refused to ever see her eldest son again and just left Ling a note saying how ashamed she was of him for killing his brother and tarnishing his father's legacy.

In the epilogue, Da Chun and Tam's father Joe Sung have tea together and reminisce about their late children.