Asian Actress

by done_play | created - 05 Sep 2013 | updated - 15 Jul 2014 | Public

1. 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 ...

2. Ni Ni

Actress | Jin ling shi san chai

Ni Ni was born on August 8, 1988 in China. She is an actress, known for The Flowers of War (2011), The Rise of Phoenixes (2018) and Love And Destiny (2019).

3. Yifei Liu

Actress | The Forbidden Kingdom

Liu Yifei Born in Wuhan, Hubei province of China 1987 August 25th, She began modeling at the age of 8 and was trained in singing, dancing and the piano. Moving to the United States at 10 with her mother, Liu lived there for four years. She returned to China in June 2002 to pursue a modeling and ...

4. Ok-bin Kim

Actress | Bakjwi

Ok-bin Kim was born on December 29, 1986 in Chollanam-do, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Thirst (2009), The Villainess (2017) and Yoo-Na's Street (2014).

5. Keiko Kitagawa

Actress | The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Keiko Kitagawa, very commonly known as Sailor Mars in the live action series of Sailor Moon, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (PGSM), is a seventeen magazine model turned actress and singer. Born on August 22nd 1986 in Hyogo Perfecture, Japan, Keiko has a lived an unexpected life. From growing up in ...

6. Aya Ueto

Actress | Azumi

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1985, Aya Ueto received her first break in August 1997 when, at the age of 11, she won the Special Jury Prize at the 7th All-Japan Bishoujo Contest. After this initial success, she tried her hand at both acting and singing, appearing in various minor TV drama roles, as well ...

7. Aki Maeda

Actress | Batoru rowaiaru

Aki Maeda was born on July 11, 1985 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Battle Royale (2000), Battle Royale II (2003) and Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001).

8. Tao Okamoto

Actress | The Wolverine

Tao Okamoto born in Chiba, Japan on May 22, 1985, known professionally as Tao, is a Japanese actress and model. In 2009, she was one of the faces of Ralph Lauren. She made her film debut in 2013 as Mariko Yashida, the female lead, in The Wolverine (2013). She also had recurring roles in the ...

9. Freida Pinto

Actress | Slumdog Millionaire

Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family.

Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai (represented by Elite Model Management India) for two years ...

10. Shengyi Huang

Actress | Kung fu

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.

11. Jamie Chung

Actress | Big Hero 6

Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...

12. Julia Ling

Actress | Tactical Girl

Most widely known for her work on prime time television on shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, House (FOX), ER, Grey's Anatomy, The OC, 8 Simple Rules (Disney), The Deep End (ABC), the critically acclaimed Aaron Sorkin series, Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip (NBC), Julia Ling starred as the popular "...

13. Charlene Choi

Actress | Chin gei bin

Charlene Choi (born 22 November 1982) is a Hong Kong-Canadian actress and singer. She is a member of Cantopop group Twins, along with Gillian Chung. Choi was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She moved with her family to Hong Kong a few years later. She was educated at a number of ...

14. Priyanka Chopra

Actress | Baywatch

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, India, to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra, both Indian Army physicians. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; ...

15. Hye-Kyo Song

Actress | Yi dai zong shi

Song Hye-Kyo is a Korean actress. She gained popularity in Asia through her leading roles in television dramas Autumn in My Heart (2000), All In (2003), Full House (2004), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), Descendants of the Sun (2016) and Encounter (2018). Her film work includes Hwang Jin Yi (...

16. Ji-Hyun Jun

Actress | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Jeon Ji-hyun (born 30 October 1981) is a South Korean actress and model famous for her role in My Sassy Girl. Jeon was born in Seoul, and studied in the Department of Theater and Film at Dongguk University. She began her career as a model in 1997, and after appearing in a number of TV sitcoms, her ...

17. Siyan Huo

Actress | Ngoh yiu sing ming

Siyan Huo was born on October 23, 1980 in Beijing, China. She is an actress, known for My Name Is Fame (2006), Cao Mao Jing Cha (2014) and Loquacious Zhang Damin's Happy Life (1999). She has been married to Jiang Du since 2013. They have one child.

18. Lynn Xiong

Actress | Yip Man 3

Lynn Xiong was born on October 10, 1981 in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China as Xiong Dai Ling. She is an actress, known for Ip Man 3 (2015), Ip Man (2008) and Ip Man 2 (2010). She has been married to Ken Kwok since December 2016.

19. Bingbing Fan

Actress | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bingbing Fan was born 16 September 1981. She is a Chinese actress, television producer and pop singer.

Fan rose to fame in Asia in 1998-1999 with the mega-hit TV series My Fair Princess. In 2003, she starred in Cell Phone, which became the highest-grossing Chinese film of the year, winning a Hundred...

20. Elodie Yung

Actress | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Elodie Yung was born in Paris, France, of Cambodian and French descent. She grew up in Seine-saint-Denis, in Le Bourget, where she practiced karate and obtained her black belt. She graduated from University of La Sorbonne in Paris and has a law degree. She then decided to study acting at London ...

21. Rinko Kikuchi

Actress | Babel

Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...

22. Jingchu Zhang

Actress | Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Jingchu Zhang was born on February 2, 1980 in Fujian, China. She is an actress, known for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), Rush Hour 3 (2007) and Seven Swords (2005).

23. Doona Bae

Actress | Cloud Atlas

Doona Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her mother, Hwa-Young Kim, is a stage actress. Bae started out as a model. She soon moved to T.V. and movies, and it proved the right move. Her first movie was The Ring Virus (1999). Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) (aka "Barking Dogs Never Bite") and Take ...

24. Wei Tang

Actress | Se, jie

Wei Tang was born on October 7, 1979 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. She is an actress, known for Lust, Caution (2007), Blackhat (2015) and Finding Mr. Right (2013). She has been married to Tae-yong Kim since July 12, 2014. They have one child.

25. Yuanyuan Gao

Actress | Bo bui gai wak

Yuanyuan Gao was born on October 5, 1979 in Beijing, China. She is an actress, known for Rob-B-Hood (2006), City of Life and Death (2009) and Zan Men Jie Hun Ba (2013). She has been married to Mark Chao since June 5, 2014. They have one child.

26. Megumi Okina

Actress | Shutter

Megumi Okina was born on August 6, 1979 in Hiroshima, Japan as Takae Mimasu. She is an actress, known for Shutter (2008), Ju-on: The Grudge (2002) and Tengoku ni ichiban chikai otoko (2001). She has been married to Ryô Kimura since March 12, 2016. She was previously married to Susumu Fujita.

27. Maggie Q

Actress | Divergent

Margaret Denise Quigley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a father of Polish and Irish descent (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her parents met during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family ...

28. Ziyi Zhang

Actress | Yi dai zong shi

Ziyi Zhang is a Chinese actress and model. She is best known for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).

She made her feature film debut in The Road Home (1999).

For her work in Memoirs of a Geisha she was...

29. Nan Yu

Actress | The Expendables 2

Nan Yu was born on September 5, 1978 in Dalian, Liaoning, China. She is an actress, known for The Expendables 2 (2012), Tuya's Marriage (2006) and Speed Racer (2008).

30. Isabella Leong

Actress | The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Isabella Leong was born on June 23, 1988 in Portuguese Macau as Luísa Isabella Nolasco da Silva. She is an actress, known for The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008), Isabella (2006) and A Chinese Tall Story (2005).

31. Misaki Itô

Actress | Ju-on

Misaki Itô was born on May 26, 1977 in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan as Tomoko Anzai. She is an actress, known for Ju-on: The Grudge (2002), Sea Cat (2004) and James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003).

32. Hee-seon Kim

Actress | San wa

Hee-seon Kim was born on February 25, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The Myth (2005), The Lady in Dignity (2017) and Wonderful Days (2014). She has been married to Ju-Young Park since October 21, 2007. They have one child.

33. Koyuki

Actress | The Last Samurai

Gaining her first exposure to Western audiences in Edward Zwick's 2003 film The Last Samurai (2003), Koyuki was well-known in Japan for years before that. She first caught the attention of the public in 1997 by winning an exclusive modelling contract with the magazine Non-no, but quickly grew ...

34. Qi Shu

Actress | The Transporter

Born in Taiwan, Qi Shu has won the prestigious Golden Horse Award in Taiwan (regarded as the East Asian Oscar) for Best Supporting Actress in 1998. She has also received a Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress in 2005. She appeared with Jackie Chan in the romantic comedy Gorgeous (1999) ("...

35. Wei Zhao

Actress | Hua Mulan

Wei Zhao was born in Wuhu, Anhui province. She is the second child of her family. Because she is the only girl, Zhao's father named her Wei, literally "Rose". Her father was a senior engineer, her mother was a music teacher.

After filming A Soul Haunted By Painting (1994) as a figurant, Wei Zhao was...

36. Kelly Lin

Actress | Shu shan zheng zhuan

Kelly Lin was born on October 29, 1975 in Taiwan as Hsi Lei Lin. She is an actress and director, known for Zu Warriors (2001), The Devil Inside Me (2011) and After This Our Exile (2006).

37. Chiling Lin

Actress | Chi bi

Chiling Lin was born on November 29, 1974 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Red Cliff (2008), Red Cliff II (2009) and Beijing, New York (2015). She has been married to Akira since June 6, 2019.

38. Xun Zhou

Actress | Li Mi De Cai Xiang

Zhou Xun is an internationally acclaimed Chinese actress and singer.

She caught international attention through her roles in Lou Ye's Suzhou River in 2000 and Dai Sijie's film adaption of the book of same name Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress in 2002. In 2003, she starred in the television ...

39. Bingbing Li

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Li Bingbing (born 27 February 1973) is a Chinese actress and singer. She rose to fame with her role in Seventeen Years (1999) and since then received critical acclaim for her roles in A World Without Thieves (2004), Waiting Alone (2005), The Knot (2006), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Message (...

40. Françoise Yip

Actress | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

At an early age Francoise passed on an opportunity to study in music and chose to persue a degree in Political Science. It was during those years, Francoise started with modeling. That career didn't last long, but she did get the opportunity to star with Jackie Chan in Rumble in the Bronx. For her ...

41. Sammi Cheng

Actress | Mou gaan dou

Sammi Cheng was born on August 19, 1972 in Hong Kong as Cheng Sau Man. She is an actress, known for Infernal Affairs (2002), Love on a Diet (2001) and My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002). She is married to Andy Chi-On Hui.

42. Fann Wong

Actress | Shanghai Knights

Fann Wong is a Singapore-born actress-singer-model of Chinese origin. Born on 27 January 1971, she derived her artiste name, Fann Wong, from a combination of her father's surname (Fann) and her mother's surname (Wong). With GCE 'A' Levels and a diploma in fashion merchandising from the La Salle ...

43. Karen Mok

Actress | Do lok tin si

Karen Mok was born on June 2, 1970 in Hong Kong as Karen Joy Morris. She is an actress, known for Fallen Angels (1995), Around the World in 80 Days (2004) and Black Mask (1996). She has been married to 'Johannes' since October 1, 2011.

44. Kelly Hu

Actress | The Scorpion King

On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan...

45. Li Gong

Actress | Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia

Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated...

46. Maggie Cheung

Actress | Faa yeung nin wa

Maggie Cheung was born on September 20, 1964, in Hong Kong, and moved at the age of eight with her family to England. After finishing secondary school, she returned to Hong Kong, where she began modeling and appearing in commercials. In 1983 she participated in the Ms. Hong Kong pageant, winning ...

47. Ally Maki

Actress | Toy Story 4

Born in Seattle, Washington, Ally Maki moved to Los Angeles when she was fourteen after being scouted by a talent agent. Upon her arrival in L.A., she was signed to Columbia Records in the all-girl band "The Valli Girls". In 2009, Ally was cast as "Dawn" on the A.B.C. Family series "10 Things I ...

48. Grace Huang

Actress | The Man with the Iron Fists

With twelve feature films and six television series to her name, Grace represents the best of East meets West. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Grace has acted in all three languages on screen in award winning films and blockbusters in the Asia Pacific region and was honored with the Best...

49. Kea Wong

Actress | X2

Kea Wong is an actress, known for X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and Millennium (1996).



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