Gong Li

Name in Native Language: "鞏俐" (ZH-HANT)
Actress / Film Actress | * 12/31/1965 (54) | Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China
Gong Li (Chinese: 巩俐; born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese-born Singaporean actress, often regarded as the finest actress in China today. She starred in three of the four Academy Award for Best International Feature Film-nominated Chinese-language films. Gong was born in Shenyang, Liaoning, and grew up in Jinan, Shandong. She enrolled at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, from where she graduated in 1989. While a student at the Academy, she was spotted by director Zhang Yimou and debuted in Zhang's Red Sorghum in 1987. Gong and Zhang's professional and personal relationship received much media attention in the Chinese-speaking world, as they continued to collaborate on a string of critically acclaimed movies, including the Oscar-nominated features Ju Dou (1990) and Raise the Red Lantern (1991). For her role in the Zhang-directed The Story of Qiu Ju (1992), Gong won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival. Gong also starred in the ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Action

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Movies with Gong Li as Actress(35)

as Xian Lang2020 Mulan
as 郎平2020 Leap
as Lady White2016 The Monkey King 2
as Feng Wanyu2014 Coming Home
as Li Yilong2011 What Women Want
as Anna Lan-Ting2010 Shanghai
as Lady Murasaki2007 Hannibal Rising
as Empress Phoenix2006 Curse of the Golden Flower
as Isabella2006 Miami Vice
as Miss Hua2005 Eros
as Hatsumomo2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
as Su Li-Zhen2004 2046
as Zhou Yu / Xiu2002 Zhou Yu's Train
as Sun Liying2000 Breaking the Silence
as Vivian1997 Chinese Box
as Pang Ruyi1996 Temptress Moon
as Bijou (Xiao Jinbao)1995 Shanghai Triad
as Pan Yuliang1994 A Soul Haunted by Painting
as Jiazhen1994 To Live
as Guk Sin (Juxian)1993 Farewell My Concubine
as Chou Heung1993 Flirting Scholar
as Mary1992 Mary from Beijing
as Qiu Ju1992 The Story of Qiu Ju
as Song Lian1991 Raise the Red Lantern
as Yu San / Yu Mong1991 God of Gamblers III Back to Shanghai
as herself1991 The Banquet
as Ju Dou1990 Ju Dou
as Dong Er/ Zhu Lili1989 A Terra-Cotta Warrior
as Guilian1989 The Empress Dowager
as Ah Li1989 Code Name: Cougar
as My Grandma1988 Red Sorghum

Born: Friday, 12/31 1965 (December) in Shenyang (current age: 54 years + 336 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Educated at: Central Academy of Drama
Spouses (current/former): Ooi Hoe Seong, Jean-Michel Jarre
Other names for Gong Li (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Lei Gung"
"Γκονγκ Λι"
Gong Li frequently works together with these people:
Zhang Yimou (13x, Crew)
Wong Kar-wai (6x, Crew)
Cao Juiping (6x, Crew)
Yuan Du (6x, Crew)
William Chang (6x, Crew)
Jiping Zhao (5x, Crew)
Chen Kaige (5x, Crew)
Jia Zhaoji (4x, Actor)
Tong Huamiao (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1188, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/22/2020