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Born into a family of doctors and educated in China at the Shanghai Film Academy and the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Languages, Joan Chen was discovered by veteran Chinese director Jin Xie while observing a filming with a school group. Her performance in Xiao hua (1979) (A.K.A. "The Little Flower") won China's Best Actress award, and resulted in... See full bio »

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22 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Last Emperor
The Last Emperor Wan Jung
(1987)
Lust, Caution
Lust, Caution Yee Tai Tai
(2007)
Judge Dredd
(1995)
On Deadly Ground
(1994)

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 2015 Kailuo xuanyan
Soong Ching-ling (as Chong Chen)
 2015 He yi sheng xiao mo
Pei Fangmei
 2014 Lushui Hongyan
Xu's Mother (as Chong Chen)
 2012 Er ci pu guang
Dr. Hao
 2012 Shao an wu zao
Niu (Niu Jie)
 2012 Re ai dao
 2012 White Frog
Irene Young
 2011 Kiss, His First (as Joan Chen Chong)
 2010 Ai chu se
Zoe
 2010 Lian ai tong gao
Joan
 2009 Mao's Last Dancer
Niang
 2008 Shi qi
Mother (as Chong Chen)
 2008 The Leap Years
Li-Ann - age 48
 2007 Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi
Dr. Lin (as Chong Chen)
 2004 Cyber Wars
Madame Ong
 2000 What's Cooking?
Trinh Nguyen
 1995 Judge Dredd
Ilsa
 1995 Wild Side
Virginia Chow
 1995 The Hunted
Kirina
 1993 Golden Gate
Marilyn Song
 1992 Turtle Beach
Minou
 1991 Wedlock
Noelle
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Kidda
 1986 Tai-Pan
May-May
 1986 The Night Stalker
Mai Wing
 1986 E nan
Ling Ti (as Joan C. Chen)
 1985 Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart
Young m.j. player
 1981 Awakening
Su Xiaomei
 1979 Hai wai chi zi
Huang Sihua (as Chong Chen)
 1979 Xiao hua
Zhao Xiaohua (as Chong Chen)
 1977 Qingchun
Shen Yamei (as Chong Chen)
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TV commercial for Lux. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Chong Chen | Joan C. Chen | Joan Chen Chong

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Beauty is the result of having been through an experience all the way through to the end - therefore it has a poignancy. Beauty that is singular always comes from following an experience to the point where you can go no further. See more »

Trivia:

Her grandfather was a famous Shanghai pharmacologist. He protested the Cultural Revolution by swallowing a fatal dose of cyanide at a public meeting, after he was wrongly accused of being a counterrevolutionary and a foreign spy. See more »

Trademark:

Classy traditional feminine beauty of the 1930s Chinese Gentry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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