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Joan Chen

Actress / Screenwriter / Film Director / Television Actress / Film Producer / Film Actress | * 04/26/1961 (61) | Shanghai (People's Republic of China)
Joan Chen (born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and film producer. In China she performed in the 1979 film Little Flower and came to the attention of American audiences for her performance in the 1987 film The Last Emperor. She is also known for her roles in Twin Peaks, Red Rose White Rose, Saving Face, and The Home Song Stories, and for directing the feature film Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Joan Chen

Golden Horse Award for Best Director Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress Asian Film Award for Best Supporting Actress AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role 2x Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress 2x Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature Asian Film Award for Best Supporting Actress Asian Film Award for Best Actress AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star

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Movies with Joan Chen as Actress(60)

as Joan2021 Tonight at Noon
as He Xiuli2021 Under the Light
as Yuan2020 Tigertail
as Toni2020 Ava
as Tommy Kelusi2017 The One
as Xin Zhou2016 Lifeline
as Consort Wu2015 Lady of the Dynasty
as Josie Packard2014 Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
as Xu's mother2014 For Love or Money
as Dongfang Bubai2013 Swordsman
as Yue Lingshan2013 Swordsman
as Madame Chiang Kai Shek2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn
as Dr. Hao2012 Double Xposure
as Joanna2012 Passion Island
as Irene Young2012 White Frog
as Longyu2011 1911
as Joan2010 Love in Disguise
as Niang2009 Mao's Last Dancer
as Xiao Hua2008 24 City
as Li-Ann (age 48)2008 The Leap Years
as Rose Hong / Hong Meigui2007 The Home Song Stories
as herself2007 Hollywood Chinese
as Mrs. Yee2007 Lust, Caution
as Dr. Lin2007 The Sun Also Rises
as Betty Nguyen2006 Americanese
as Zhang Xiuqing2005 Sunflower
as Hwei-Lan Gao - Ma2004 Saving Face
as Elder Mo2004 Jasmine Women
as Madame Ong2004 Cyber Wars
as Trinh Nguyen2000 What's Cooking?
as Shirley Kwan1999 Purple Storm
as Camilla Jones1996 Precious Find
as Kirina1995 The Hunted
as Dr. Ilsa Hayden1995 Judge Dredd
as Virginia Chow1995 Wild Side
as Masu1994 On Deadly Ground
as Wang Jiaohui1994 Red Rose White Rose
as Princess Hong-e - Scarlet / Qing-shou - Violet1993 Temptation of a Monk
as Mama1993 Heaven & Earth
as Marilyn Song1993 Golden Gate
as The Girl1992 Strangers
as Nicole Loa1992 Steel Justice
as Vanessa1992 Shadow of a Stranger
as Minou1992 Turtle Beach
as Noelle1991 Wedlock
as Kidda1989 The Blood of Heroes
as Jocelyn Packard1989 Twin Peaks
as Wang Jung1987 The Last Emperor
as Mai Wing1986 The Night Stalker
as May-May1986 Tai-Pan
as Young m.j. player1985 Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart
as 赵小花1979 The Little Flower
as Shen Yamei1977 Youth

TV Shows/Series with Joan Chen as Actress(18)

as Lu Mei2022 Retreat
as Sky / Tiankong2015 Nature Is Speaking
as Empress Chabi2014 Marco Polo
2013 海上孟府
as Patricia Cheng2013 Serangoon Road
2008 Fringe
as Jin-Juan1992 Children of the Dragon
as Cafe Customer1992 Nightmare Cafe
as Jocelyn 'Josie' Packard1990 Twin Peaks
as Josie Packard (archive footage)1990 Twin Peaks
1987 Wiseguy
as May Ying1984 Miami Vice
as Su-Lin1982 Knight Rider

Movies with Joan Chen as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2021 Hero
Directing/Director2020 The Iron Hammer
Directing/Director2012 Shanghai Strangers
Writing/Writer2012 Shanghai Strangers
Directing/Director2000 Autumn in New York
Directing/Director1998 Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
Writing/Writer1998 Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl

Full Name: Joan Chen
Born: Wednesday, 04/26 1961 (April) in Shanghai (People's Republic of China) (current age: 61 years + 68 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Educated at: California State University, Northridge, Shanghai International Studies University
Member of: Committee of 100
Spouses (current/former): Jim Lau
Father: Chen Xingrong
Mother: Zhang Anzhong
Other names for Joan Chen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Chen Chong"
"Can4 Cung1"
"Chén Chōng"
"Joan C. Chen"
"Joan Chen Chong"
Joan Chen frequently works together with these people:
David Lynch (17x, Crew)
Mark Frost (11x, Crew)
Adam May-Bower (8x, Crew)
Lisa Lu (6x, Actress)
Piper Laurie (5x, Actress)
Sheryl Lee (5x, Actress)
Leehom Wang (5x, Actor)
Dana Elcar (5x, Actor)
Don S. Davis (5x, Actor)
Wayne Wang (5x, Crew)
Giancarlo Esposito (4x, Actor)
Al Strobel (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8279, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/21/2022