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1. Joan Chen Joan Chen Actress, The Last Emperor 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 (A.K.A. "The Little Flower") won China's Best Actress award...
2. Angelababy Angelababy Actress, Hitman: Agent 47 Angela Yeung Wing, also known by her stage name Angelababy, has made a career in Hong Kong as an actress and a model. Born in Shanghai to her half-Chinese, half-German father and Chinese mother, she moved to Hong Kong at thirteen years old and took her stage name Angelababy as a composition of her legal given name Angela and her family given nickname "Baby".
3. Kar-Wai Wong Kar-Wai Wong Writer, In the Mood for Love Wong Kar-wai (born 17 July 1956) is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylised, emotionally resonant work, including Ah fei zing zyun (1990), Dung che sai duk (1994), Chung Hing sam lam (1994), Do lok tin si (1995), Chun gwong cha sit (1997)...
4. Shengyi Huang Shengyi Huang Actress, Kung Fu Hustle Huang Sheng Yi was born and raised in Shanghai. She graduated from Beijing film academy in 2001. Her father lived and studied in USA in the earlier 90s. Her mother is an editor who works for a famous newspaper office in Shanghai.
5. Vivian Wu Vivian Wu Actress, The Last Emperor 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 directed by Bernardo Bertolucci...
6. Tsai Chin Tsai Chin Actress, Casino Royale Tsai Chin, pinyin Zhou Caiqin is an actor, director, teacher and author, best known in America for her film role as Auntie Lindo in The Joy Luck Club. The third daughter of Zhou Xinfang, China's great actor in the last century, she was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London (first Chinese student) and later earned a Master Degree at Tufts University...
7. Shaofeng Feng Shaofeng Feng Actor, Le dernier loup Feng was born in an affluent family of Shanghai. He displayed his interests in acting and performance from a young age. Influenced by his mother, an art enthusiast, Feng entered the Shanghai Theater Academy and studied acting. After he graduated in 2001, Feng chose an acting career and worked as a television actor for ten years before rising to fame overnight with his performance in a period drama...
8. Jing Lusi Jing Lusi Actress, Stan Lee's Lucky Man Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and moved to England with her parents at the age of five. After graduating law from University College London, Lusi went on to become one of the most prominent Asian actresses in the UK. She has appeared across TV (Stan Lee's Lucky Man), Scott & Bailey), film (Survivor...
9. Li Sun Li Sun Actress, Fearless
10. Ai Wan Ai Wan Actress, Rush Hour Ai Wan is an international award winning bilingual actress, writer and producer.She is fluent in English and Chinese. She was born in Shanghai, China and moved to Los Angeles, California at age of ten. Her grandfather came from a wealthy banking family, he was a Yale PHD graduate. Her father is a well known symphony composer and a well respected piano teacher in China...
11. Roy Chiao Roy Chiao Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
12. Irene Tsu Irene Tsu Actress, Tian mi mi Born in Shanghai, China to a banker father and a painter mother. The family left for Hong Kong where Irene attended parochial school and studied ballet. At 12 the family immigrated to New York City where Irene attended George Washington HS and Quintano's School for young professionals and studied ballet and jazz at Carnegie Hall...
13. Terence Young Terence Young Director, Dr. No Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron, set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised while listening to a concert in an army training camp...
14. Yingying Lan Yingying Lan Actress, Wai ke feng yun
15. Ming Xi Ming Xi Actress, Enter The Warriors Gate Ming Xi was born in Shanghai and studied acting and fashion design at Shanghai Donghua University graduating in 2007. Her modeling career took off after being nominated as one of the 15 finalists for Elite Model Look eventually launching her into stardom as one of the world's top supermodels. After a number of Chinese TV shows...
16. Edward Yang Edward Yang Writer, Yi Yi Born on November 6, 1947 in Shanghai, China, Edward Yang has become one of the most talented international filmmakers of his generation. Along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming-Liang, Yang ranks among the leading artists of the Taiwanese New Wave, and one of the world's most brilliant auteurs. Growing up in Taipei...
17. Dan Vadis Dan Vadis Actor, Bronco Billy
18. Olga Georges-Picot Olga Georges-Picot Actress, The Day of the Jackal
19. Nina Li Chi Nina Li Chi Actress, Tiger on Beat Nina Li was one of the most distinguished Chinese leading ladies in late 80s and early 90s, and was renowned for her ravishing sex appeal which earned her the reputation of being "Marilyn of the East". She was born as Li Chi (Li Zhi) on the last day of 1961 in Shanghai. During her childhood, she was greatly influenced by her father...
20. Pei-Pei Cheng Pei-Pei Cheng Actress, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
21. Man Cheung Man Cheung Actress, Feng man lou Sharla Cheung Man is of Shanghainese origin. She was discovered by Jing Wong, who cast her in many of his productions in the early 1990s. After appearing in God of Gamblers, Cheung was propelled to stardom for her role in the Stephen Chow smash hit All for the Winner. She soon became a highly popular Hong Kong actress and immediately found herself working almost non-stop...
22. Mario Machado Mario Machado Actor, RoboCop 2 Mario Machado has been a fixture of television, film, and radio for over thirty years, and as a news anchor, reporter, narrator, actor, commentator, and producer, he has worked in virtually all aspects of broadcasting. Born in Shanghai, China of both Chinese and Portuguese ancestry, Mario made television history when...
23. Mike Medavoy Mike Medavoy Producer, Shutter Island Sample some of the best American films over the past forty years and there's a good chance Mike Medavoy played a role in the success of many of them. From agent to studio chief to producer, he has been involved with over 300 feature films, of which 17 have been nominated and 7 have won Best Picture Oscars®, as well as numerous international film festival awards...
24. J.G. Ballard J.G. Ballard Writer, Empire of the Sun
25. Kenneth Tsang Kenneth Tsang Actor, Rush Hour 2
26. Edward Judd Edward Judd Actor, First Men in the Moon The British character actor Edward Judd was born to British parents in 1932 in Shanghai, China, where he began acting on stage as a teenager. Before he was 16, he was in England making his film debut in The Hideout, closely followed by Maniacs on Wheels and The Outsider. During the 1950s, Judd achieved modest fame on the English stage and continued his film career...
27. Ching-Ying Lam Ching-Ying Lam Actor, Geung si sin sang Ching-Ying Lam was born on December 27, 1952 in Shanghai, China, the third of six children. He attended Shun Yi Association Elementary School in Hong Kong for 2 years. He later attended the Chun Chau Drama Society to learn Peking Opera, where he portrayed female roles and did stunt-doubling for actresses...
28. Ge Hu Ge Hu Actor, Lang ya bang Ge Hu (a.k.a. Hu Ge) is a native of Shanghai, China. He became a part-time TV host at age fourteen and appeared in dozens of TV commercials between primary and high school years. From 2001 to 2005, he majored in acting at the prestigious Shanghai Theatre Academy. While attending college, Hu attained stardom in China and Taiwan as Li Xiaoyao...
29. Danny Lee Danny Lee Actor, The Killer Danny Lee Sau-Yin, was born in 1952 in Shanghai. Lee did not do so well in school and sometimes dropped out to help support his family by working. While growing up, he held policemen in high regard and so, upon graduating high school, he tried entering the police academy, but could not complete the courses...
30. Alina Li Alina Li Actress, Oil Overload 11 Lovely and lissome brunette Alina Li was born on September 8, 1994 in Shanghai, China. Since her parents divorced when Alina was only three years old, Alina spent the bulk of her childhood living with various aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Li entered the adult entertainment industry two months after graduating from high school...
31. Ryan Zheng Ryan Zheng Actor, The Great Wall
32. Leni Lan Crazybarby Leni Lan Crazybarby Actress, 3D Rou pu tuan: Ji le bao jian Leni Lan Yan, also known by her stage name Crazybarby, has developed her career in Hong Kong as an actress,a pop singer and a model. Born in Shanghai, she moved to Hong Kong at age 18 and took her stage name Crazybarby as a composition of her legal given name Crazy and her family given nickname "Barby"...
33. Yang Yang Yang Yang Actor, Once Upon a Time
34. Ye Lou Ye Lou Director, Suzhou he Ye Lou was born (in 1965) and grew up in Shanghai, a city he would film beautifully in his Suzhou River (Suzhou River). After studying cinema at the Beijing Film Academy, the gifted young man debuted in the film career as an assistant director, a producer and a short subjects director. His second feature Zhou mo qing ren (Weekend Lover) was both a public and critical success...
35. Kaiji Tang Kaiji Tang Actor, Kimi no na wa.
36. Dawn Greenhalgh Dawn Greenhalgh Actress, Babar
37. Dicky Cheung Dicky Cheung Actor, Last Hero in China Dicky Cheung Wai-kin (born 8 February 1965) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. Career He entered show business in the early 1980s, signing a contract with television station TVB. He won the 3rd annual New Talent Singing Awards in 1984. Up until the mid 90's, Dicky struggled for many years working as a low-paid actor...
38. Yi Lu Yi Lu Actor, Tang shan da di zhen Lu Yi (born January 6, 1976) is a Chinese actor and singer. He graduated from the Shanghai Theatre Academy in 1999. Lu Yi started his actor life when he was five years old. In year of 1999, he rose to fame because of the TV series, Never Dies Content. Over the next several years after his 1999 debut in Never Dies Content...
39. Ming Yao Ming Yao Self, Linsanity
40. Zheng Cao Zheng Cao Director, Zhang deng jie cai
41. Didi Qian Didi Qian Actress, The Man with the Iron Fists Didi was born in Shanghai, she migrated to Sydney, Australia with her parents at the age of one. Didi spent most of her childhood weekends in drama and dance classes. After graduating from the University of New South Wales with a degree in design, she decided to relocate to China where she began her acting career...
42. G.E.M. G.E.M. Actress, Oi chut mao
43. Shuying Jiang Shuying Jiang Actress, Zhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun
44. Mary Hayley Bell Mary Hayley Bell Writer, Gypsy Girl
45. Pauline Chan Pauline Chan Actress, Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat Born in Shanghai, China, as Pinyin Chen Baolian, Pauline Chan emigrated to Hong Kong at age 12 with her mother when her parents divorced. A beautiful young girl, it didn't take long for photographers and agents to notice her and she began modeling at 15. In 1990 she entered the Miss Asia beauty pageant...
46. Zheng Xu Zheng Xu Actor, Ren zai jiong tu: Tai jiong
47. Yongchen Qian Yongchen Qian Actor, Pacific Rim Uprising
48. Lei Wu Lei Wu Actor, Magic Star
49. Gert Voss Gert Voss Actor, Im Labyrinth des Schweigens
50. Josephine Siao Josephine Siao Actress, The Legend One of the best-loved and respected members of the Hong Kong film community, for her long acting career, her stable family life and her devotion to charities, Siao successfully managed successive transitions from child star (she made her film debut at age 7) to leading lady, and then to distinguished character actress...
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