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Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Ziyi,  Ziyi Zhang,  Cheung Chi-Yi
Born: February 9th, 1979 (China)





 
Filmography (1999-2019)
 
  Actor (30 films)
    The Road Home (1999) ... Zhao Di (teenage)
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) ... Jen (Yu Jiao Long)
    Musa (2001) ... Princess Bu-yong
    The Legend of Zu (2001) ... The Student
    Cause - Birth of Hero (2002) ... Herself
    Hero (2002) ... Moon
    Purple Butterfly (2003) ... Cynthia (Ding Hui)
    Jasmine Flower (2004) ... Mo / Li / Hua
    House of Flying Daggers (2004) ... Mei
    2046 (2004) ... Bai Ling
    The Banquet (2006) ... Empress Wan
    Forever Enthralled (2008) ... Meng Xiaodong
    Sophie's Revenge (2009) ... Sophie
    The Founding of a Republic (2009) ... Gong Peng
    Love for Life (2011) ... Shang Qinqin
    Lin Huiyin (2011) ... Liu Huiyin
    Mulan (2011)    
    Dangerous Liaisons (2012) ... Du Fenyu
    Better and Better (2013) ... Herself
    The Grandmaster (2013) ... Gong Ruomei/Gong Er
    My Lucky Star (2013) ... Sophie
    Village Romance (2014)    
    The Crossing: Part 1 (2014) ... Yu Zhen
    Oh My God (2015)    
    Where's the Dragon? (2015) ... Phoenix [voice:Mandarin]
    Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2015) ... 1) Su Leqi
    The Crossing: Part 2 (2015) ... Yu Zhen
    The Wasted Times (2016) ... Xiao Liu
    Forever Young (2016) ... Wang Minjia
    The Climbers (2019) ... Xu Ying
  Producer (1 film)
    My Lucky Star (2013)    
  Executive Producer (1 film)
    My Lucky Star (2013)    
  Chief Producer (2 films)
    Sophie's Revenge (2009)    
    Oh My God (2015)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Ziyi Zhang was brought up in a middle class family in Beijing. Her father is a government economist and her mother a retired kindergarten teacher. She also has an elder brother, Zhang Zinan. At the age of 11 she began a 6-year study of folk and modern dance training at the Beijing Dance Academy. After graduating, she decided to switch career paths. On a lark, she went for an entrance exam at the prestigious China Central Drama College and was accepted right away.
Ziyi's first appearance on screen was also her first star turn - while still a student the prestigious China Central Drama College, she was offered the lead in Zhang Yimou's 1998 film "The Road Home."
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