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Overview (4)

Born in Canton, China
Birth NameJian Peng Zhu
Nicknames Jian Leonardo
Leo
Leonardo
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Despite his young age, Jian has already distinguished himself as an actor with a wide range of performances in both film and television. He started on the hit film The Night Listener (2006), for which he noticed by a lot of filmmakers in the entertainment industries. Therefore, he starts working in numbers of TV serious such as "How to Make It in America", "The Beautiful Life: TBL", "New Amsterdam" and two seasons in "Ugly Betty". On his way success on television, he was already working steadily in feature films, Prime (2005), "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (2010), and "Salt" (2010).

Jian is recently focusing on his acting career in films. His most recent film credits include The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Safe (2011/II), New Year's Eve (2011), and Friends with Benefits (2011).

Jian, who resides in both New York and Los Angeles, will next appear in Premium Rush (2012) as well as Men in Black III.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Jian was born in Canton, China, and raised in New York City. He's well educated and graduated with a bachelor of Technology in Communication Design in New York City. Since then, he has had a lot of work experience, such as associate professor in college, investigator for FEMA Homeland Security, graphic and web designer, photographer, manager, waiter, and art director at Wall Street etc... Before becoming an actor.

Jian, age 19, was scouted to be a model in New York. He has done runway shows, print campaigns, TV commercials and editorials worldwide. He was featured in a few feature films while he was a model. He found there was so much variety work in the acting field.

Although he is living in a fashion capital New York City, Jian pushed his modeling careers first in New York, then Taiwan, then Hong Kong, then Milan and Paris. His transition into acting was almost coincidental and since then he has become a top model in Taiwan, along with garnering a certain amount of fame across Asia. He shot so many print campaigns, magazines, TV commercials appear in Asia, Europe, and North America.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (11)

Has had gallery exhibitions, showing his graphic designs, art works and photography.
Is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese Chinese, English, and speak a little Italian, Spanish, Japanese.
Model in Asia, US & Europe.
Co-Star with The President of United States Barack Obama at The Letterman show 2011.
Studied Theater Art & History Kingsborough Community College of New York.
Studied English and Speech at Borough of Manhattan Community College.
First place winner of some Karaoke Singing Contest in NYC. Was an art director in New York City.
Graduated from New York City College of Technology with a Bachelor of Technology in Communication Design [2002].
Graduated from The High School For The Humanities NYC [1999].
Grew up in Queens, NY.
Just relocated to Los Angeles when not on location. [February 2012]

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