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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

Lust, Caution
Lust, Caution Yee Tai Tai
(2007)
Judge Dredd
(1995)
The Home Song Stories
The Home Song Stories Rose Hong / Hong Meigui
(2007)

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  Kiss, His First (announced) (as Joan Chen Chong)
 2017 Jue shi gao shou
Tommy Kelusi
 2015 Kailuo xuanyan
Soong Ching-ling (as Chong Chen)
 2015 Wang chao de nu ren: Yang Gui Fei
Consort Wu (as Chong Chen)
 2015 He yi sheng xiao mo
Pei Fangmei
 2014 Lushui Hongyan
Xu's Mother (as Chong Chen)
 2014 Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
Jocelyn Packard
 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 Xin hai ge ming
Empress Longyu
 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 Er shi si cheng ji
Gu Minhua / Xiao Hua
 2008 The Leap Years
Li-Ann - age 48
 2007 Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi
Dr. Lin (as Chong Chen)
 2007 Lust, Caution
Yee Tai Tai
 2007 The Home Song Stories
Rose Hong / Hong Meigui
 2006 Americanese
Betty Nguyen
 2005 Xiang ri kui
Zhang Xiuqing
 2004 Cyber Wars
Madame Ong
 2004 Saving Face
Hwei-Lan Gao - Ma
 2004 Mo li hua kai
Mo's Mother / Elder Mo
 2000 What's Cooking?
Trinh Nguyen
 1999 Zi yu feng bao
Shirley Kwan
 1996 Precious Find
Camilla Jones
 1995 Judge Dredd
Ilsa
 1995 Wild Side
Virginia Chow
 1995 The Hunted
Kirina
 1994 Hong mei gui bai mei gui
Wang Chiao-jui / Wang Jiao-rui
 1994 On Deadly Ground
Masu
 1993 Heaven & Earth
Mama
 1993 Golden Gate
Marilyn Song
 1993 You Seng
Princess Hong-e - Scarlet / Qing-shou - Violet
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Jocelyn Packard (scenes deleted)
 1992 Turtle Beach
Minou
 1991 Wedlock
Noelle
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Kidda
 1987 The Last Emperor
Wan Jung
 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 Xiao hua
Zhao Xiaohua (as Chong Chen)
 1979 Hai wai chi zi
Huang Sihua (as Chong Chen)
 1977 Qingchun
Shen Yamei (as Chong Chen)
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Other Works:

Narration for the self-guided audio tour for the "Shanghai" exhibition of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. 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:

When you feel so strongly about something and other people feel equally strongly, you have to feel stronger about it in order to succeed. See more »

Trivia:

Recipient of Cal State Northridge's Distinguished Alumni Award. See more »

Trademark:

Classy traditional feminine beauty of the 1930s Chinese Gentry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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