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Li Gong


Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated in 1989. While still a student, was cast as the ... See full bio »
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 2014 Coming Home
 2011 What Women Want
Li Yilong
 2010 Shanghai
Anna Lan-Ting (as Gong Li)
 2007 Hannibal Rising
Lady Murasaki (as Gong Li)
 2006 Miami Vice
Isabella (as Gong Li)
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
Hatsumomo (as Gong Li)
 2004 Eros
Miss Hua (segment "The Hand")
 2004 2046
Su Li-zhen
 2000 Breaking the Silence
Sun Liying
 1997 Chinese Box
Vivian
 1996 Temptress Moon
Pang Ruyi
 1995 Shanghai Triad
Xiao Jingbao
 1994 Xi chu bawang
Lu Zhi
 1994 A Soul Haunted by Painting
Pan Yuliang
 1992 Meng xing shi fen
Ma Li
 1992 The Story of Qiu Ju
Qiu Ju
 1991 God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai
Yu-San / Yu-Mong (as Lei Gung)
 1990 Ju Dou
Ju Dou
 1990 Qin yong
Winter / Lili Chu
 1989 Dai hao mei zhou bao
Ah Li
 1989 Xi tai hou
Guilian
 1987 Red Sorghum
My Grandma
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Other Works:

Narration for the Louis Vuitton Soundwalk Beijing City Guide, an MP3 audio guide produced by Louis Vuitton and Soundwalk (June 2008).

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4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lei Gung | Gong Li

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on the differences in acting in Chinese vs. Hollywood films]: In terms of performance, it's not that different. Of course in terms of dialogue, there is a language difference, and this does make a difference. When I speak in English, my expressions become different. My attitude too. I'm not sure why, but there really is a difference. My hands move differently when I speak English. But in terms ... See more »

Trivia:

Her performance as Juxian in Farewell My Concubine (1993) (aka "Farewell My Concubine") (1993) is ranked #89 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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