Zhao Wei

Actress / Film Director / Film Actress | * 03/12/1976 (45) | Wuhu, Anhui province (People's Republic of China)
Zhao Wei (simplified Chinese: 赵薇; traditional Chinese: 趙薇; pinyin: Zhào Wēi; born 12 March 1976), also known as Vicky Zhao or Vicki Zhao, is a Chinese actress, businesswoman, film director, producer and pop singer. She is considered one of the most popular actresses in China and Chinese-speaking regions, and one of the highest paid actresses. While studying at the Beijing Film Academy, Zhao rose to national and regional prominence overnight for her role as Xiao Yanzi ("Little Swallow") in the hit TV series My Fair Princess (1998–1999), for which she also won Golden Eagle Award for Best Actress. My Fair Princess enjoyed unprecedented success in East and Southeast Asian countries, and Zhao is regarded by many as Mainland China's first "national idol" since the economic reform began in 1978. Over her 20 years acting career, Zhao has starred in many box-office hits, including Shaolin Soccer (2001), Red Cliff (2008–2009), ()
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Zhao Wei (Chinese: 赵薇, born March 12, 1976) is a mainland Chinese film actress and pop singer. Audiences sometimes refer to her by her English name, Vicki Zhao (sometimes spelt Vicky Zhao). She has been awarded the Hundred Flowers Award, Shanghai Film Critics Award, Huabiao Award, Golden Eagle TV Award as well as Shanghai Film Festival Golden Globet, two times Changchun Film Festival Golden Deer and four nominations of Hong Kong Film Award, two nominations of Golden Horse Award.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Romance / Love

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Movies with Zhao Wei as Actress(36)

as Meiling (voice)2019 No.7 Cherry Lane
as Qian Tong2016 Three
as herself2016 Dragon Girls !
as Jodi (Wei Wei)2015 Hollywood Adventures
as Cai Bo/Spinach2015 Lost in Hong Kong
as Young Aunt May2015 12 Golden Ducks
as Li Hongqin2014 Dearest
as Xiao-Ye Jin2012 Love
as Princess Jing2012 Painted Skin: The Resurrection
as Yang Zheng's wife2011 Eternal Moment
as Qiao Hua2010 14 Blades
as Sun Shangxiang2009 Red Cliff Part II
as Member of CPPCC2009 The Founding of a Republic
as Pei Rong2008 Painted Skin
as Sun Shangxiang2008 Red Cliff
as Qu Ran2005 A Time to Love
as An Xin / He Yan Hong2003 Goddess of Mercy
as Zhang Ning / Cheung Ling2003 My Dream Girl
as Wu Fang2003 Green Tea
as Ai Quan2002 So Close
as Phoenix2002 Chinese Odyssey 2002
as Mui2001 Shaolin Soccer
as Princess Phoenix2000 The Duel
1999 Deja Vu
as Xue er1995 Penitentiary Angel

TV Shows/Series with Zhao Wei as Actress(8)

as herself2017 Chinese Restaurant
as Bi Shen Nan2015 Tiger Mom
as 陆依萍2001 Romance in the Rain
as Ji Xiang | Li Mei1999 Old House Has Joy
as 小燕子1999 Princess Pearl II
as 岳清儿1999 康熙微服私访记2
as Xiaoyanzi1998 My Fair Princess

Movies with Zhao Wei as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Two Tigers
Directing/Director2013 So Young
Directing/Director2007 Zhao Wei: Angel's Suitcase

TV Shows/Series with Zhao Wei as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2020 Hear Her

Full Name: Wēi Zhao
Born: Friday, 03/12 1976 (March) in Wuhu, Anhui province (People's Republic of China) (current age: 45 years + 137 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Educated at: Beijing Film Academy
Spouses (current/former): Huang Youlong
Other names for Zhao Wei (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Vicki Zhao"
"Vicki Zhao Wei"
Zhao Wei frequently works together with these people:
John Woo (7x, Crew)
Ching Siu-Tung (5x, Crew)
Tong Dawei (5x, Actor)
Hu Jun (5x, Actor)
Yonfan (5x, Crew)
Jeffrey Lau (5x, Crew)
Zhang Yuan (5x, Crew)
Alec Su (5x, Actor)
Andy Lau (4x, Actor)
Stephen Chow (4x, Actor)
Chen Kun (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4030, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/04/2021