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Overview (2)

Born in Quzhou, Zhejiang, China
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 remake of Jinyong's novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes as "Huang Rong" with actor Li Yapeng. Zhou then successfully entered the Hong Kong film market in Peter Chan's Perhaps Love in 2005. This role gained her the Best Actress award in the Hong Kong Film Awards. Aside from acting, she has also released solo albums in 2003 titled "Summer" and in 2005 "Come Across", and sang for "Baober In Love," "Xin Bian Guo Le Xi San Meng You Xian Jing," and "Perhaps Love" motion picture soundtracks.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ron

Spouse (1)

Archie Kao (16 July 2014 - present)

Trivia (5)

Zhou Xun is the first actress in history to have won all three top acting prizes of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. She bagged Best Actress awards at Hong Kong Film Awards and Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards for Perhaps Love (2005) in 2006. In 2009, Zhou set the historical record with her Best Actress win at China's Golden Rooster Awards for The Equation of Love and Death (2008).
For her continuous effort to push for environmental awareness in China from the ground up, Zhou Xun was awarded with UNEP's Champion of the Earth award in 2010, the first entertainer in the world to receive this honor.
As an advocate for low carbon lifestyles, every year Zhou Xun purchases hundreds of saplings and trees to be planted in Inner Mongolia, as a way to compensate for her yearly carbon consumption.
After watching a documentary series about autistic children, Zhou Xun started Autism Care Week on April 31, 2011, to shed a light on a subject long neglected in the Chinese media.
Beijing, China [March 2008]

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