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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 5 February 1966Shanghai, China
Birth NameJunmei Wu

Mini Bio (1)

Vivian Wu was born in Shanghai, China, in 1966 as Wu Jun Mei. She started acting at age 15 with the Shanghai Film Studio, and then later studied Travel Industry Management at Hawaii's Pacific University. After that she played 'Wen Hsiu' in the Oscar-winning The Last Emperor (1987) directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. In 1993 Vivian was cast by directer Oliver Stone in Heaven & Earth (1993) and The Joy Luck Club (1993). Since then she has been working constantly in film and television and was cast by directer Peter Greenaway in 8 ½ Women (1999) and The Pillow Book (1996), in which she starred alongside Ewan McGregor. Vivian also played Soong May-ling in the hit film The Soong Sisters (1997) and was chosen by People magazine as one of the most beautiful people in the world in 1990.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rashida

Spouse (1)

Oscar L. Costo (30 December 1996 - present)

Trade Mark (1)

Often portrays Madame Chiang on screen

Trivia (4)

She appeared in The Last Emperor (1987) using her Chinese name Wu Jun Mei, but subsequently used her English name Vivian.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world
Made her film debut at age 15 with the Shanghai Film Studio
Studies Travel Industry Management at Hawaii's Pacific University

Personal Quotes (1)

To me there are no small roles only good and bad roles.

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