Gong Li


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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 in 1989. While still a student, was cast as the ... See full bio »

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Curse of the Golden Flower Empress Phoenix
(2006)
(2005)
(1991)
Miami Vice Isabella
(2006)

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 2020 Mulan
Xianniang
 2020 Leap
Lang Ping
 2019 Saturday Fiction
Yu Jin
 2016 The Monkey King 2
Baigujing / White-Boned Demon
 2014 Coming Home
Feng Wanyu
 2011 Wo zhi nv ren xin
Li Yilong
 2010 Shanghai
Anna Lan-Ting
 2007 Hannibal Rising
Lady Murasaki
 2006 Curse of the Golden Flower
Empress Phoenix
 2006 Miami Vice
Isabella
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
Hatsumomo
 2004 Eros
Miss Hua (segment "The Hand")
 2004 2046
Su Li-zhen
 2002 Zhou Yu's Train
Zhou Yu / Xiu
 2000 Iron Army
 2000 Breaking the Silence
Sun Liying
 1998 The Emperor and the Assassin
Lady Zhao
 1997 Chinese Box
Vivian
 1996 Temptress Moon
Ruyi
 1995 Shanghai Triad
Xiao Jingbao
 1994 Xi chu bawang
Lu Zhi
 1994 To Live
Xu Jiazhen
 1994 A Soul Haunted by Painting
Pan Yuliang
 1993 Flirting Scholar
Chau Heung
 1993 Farewell My Concubine
Juxian
 1992 Mary from Beijing
Ma Li
 1992 The Story of Qiu Ju
Qiu Ju
 1991 The Banquet
Li Gong - Waitress at Dinner
 1991 Raise the Red Lantern
Songlian
 1991 God of Gamblers Part III: Back to Shanghai
Yu-San / Yu-Mong (as Lei Gung)
 1990 Ju Dou
Ju Dou
 1989 A Terra-Cotta Warrior
Winter / Lili Chu
 1989 Codename Cougar
Ah Li
 1989 The Empress Dowager
Guilian
 1988 Red Sorghum
Wo Nainai (My Grandma)
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Other Works:

Narration for the Louis Vuitton Soundwalk Beijing City Guide, an MP3 audio guide produced by Louis Vuitton and Soundwalk (June 2008).

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4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lei Gung

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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The important things are the script and the director. I have been waiting around to get the right script and the right director. For example, in the past if a Hollywood director came to me with a script and wanted me to play a character and she was a stereotypical Asian woman who gets into a fight and gets killed off quickly, that didn't seem to have much interest for me. See more »

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Her father and her older sister both died of cancer. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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