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Lingyu Ruan (1910–1935)

Lingyu Ruan was born on April 26, 1910 in Shanghai, China. She was an actress, known for The Goddess (1934), Tao hua qi xue ji (1931) and Little Toys (1933). She died on March 8, 1935 in Shanghai. See full bio »

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(age 24) in Shanghai, China

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 1935 National Customs
Zhang Lan
 1935 New Women
Wei Ming
 1934 Gui lai
 1934 The Goddess
The 'Goddess' (as Ruan Ling-Yu)
 1933 Little Toys
Sister Ye
 1931 Tao hua qi xue ji
Miss Lim (as Lily Yuen)
 1931 A Spray of Plum Blossoms
Hu Zhuli / Julia (as Lily Yuan)
 1931 Lian ai yu yi wu
Yang Nai-fan and her daughter
 1930 Wild Flower
Li Lian
 1930 Zi sha he tong (Short)
 1928 Baiyun Ta
 1927 Gua ming de fu qi
Shi Miaowen
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 1991 Center Stage
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ruan Ling-Yu | Ruan Lingyu | Lily Yuan | Lily Yuen
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Ruan was China's leading actress in the 1930's. Her penultimate film, _A New Woman (1934)_, portrayed the 1921 suicide of silent film actress 'Ai Xia(I)' as being due to mistreatment in the Chinese press. It was a success in the film critic community but overall, the press was offended by the negative light in which the film depicted it. Ruan was soon despised by the press and her affairs with ... See more »

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