Birth Place Matching "Taipei, Taiwan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Live Free or Die Hard
Christina Chang was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, by her Chinese-Filipino father and American mother. At 17 she moved to the United States to study Theatre & Film in her mother's home state of Kansas and later studied acting in Seattle, USA. Chang went on to gain a Masters of Fine Arts from ...
2. Shu Qi
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) ("...
3. Chen Chang
Chang Chen, an international renowned actor, first earned his attention at the age of 14 when he took the lead role in A Brighter Summer Day. Since then, he was nominated three times at the Golden Horse Awards, and several times for best actor at the Berlinale and the Cannes Film Festival. He won ...
4. Justin Lin
Producer | F9
Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director whose films have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He is best known for his work on Better Luck Tomorrow, The Fast and the Furious 3-6 and Star Trek Beyond. He is also known for his work on television shows like Community and the second season of True ...
Actor | Chung Hing sam lam
The 1/2 Taiwanese and 1/2 Japanese Takeshi Kaneshiro may have started out as a puerile teen idol in the Chinese entertainment scene, but he's since become a proper film star in his own right. Whether by his own design or not, the boyishness that marked his first steps into showbiz has evolved into ...
6. Wei-Ning Hsu
Actress | Hong yi xiao nu hai
Tiffany Ann Hsu (her birth name in Mandarin is Wei-Ning Hsu, but she loves people call her Ann because that's what her beloved grandfather calls her) was born on 7th August 1984 in Taipei City, Taiwan. She is an Italian-Taiwanese model and actress.
Hsu's father is an Italian-American and her mother ...
7. Jay Chou
Soundtrack | The Green Hornet
Jay Chou is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director. He was born in Taipei to schoolteachers, Yeh Hui-Mei, who taught fine arts, and Chou Yao-Chung, a biomedical researcher. In 2000, Chou released his first album, titled Jay (2000), under the record ...
Actress | Skyscraper
Hannah Quinlivan (born 12 August 1993), also known as Kun Ling, is a Taiwanese-Australian actress and model.
Hannah Quinlivan was born to an Australian father and a Taiwanese-Korean mother in Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan, on August 12, 1993. She has a younger half brother from her paternal side, ...
10. Brigitte Lin
Actress | Ging chaat goo si
Brigitte Lin was born on November 3, 1954 in Taipei, Taiwan as Ching-Hsia Lin. She is an actress, known for Police Story (1985), Chungking Express (1994) and Ashes of Time (1994). She has been married to Michael Ying since June 29, 1994. They have two children.
12. Fernando Chien
In 2010, Fernando turned his focus to his acting career, appearing as Fenroy in Gavin O'Connor's WARRIOR alongside Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte (who received an Academy Award nomination). The film has attained cult status and is currently #135 on IMDB's Top 250 films of all time.
13. Eddie Peng
Actor | Re dai wang shi
For someone who never considered entering showbiz, Eddie Peng has certainly carved out an amazing acting career. He is arguably the Chinese film industry's most recognizable and bankable star today, having starred in over 30 box-office hits - a canny mix of epic blockbusters and indie projects.
16. Natalie Morales
Actress | Zoolander 2
Natalie Leticia Morales is the daughter of Penelope and Lieut. Col. Mario Morales, Jr., a retired Air Force veteran of the Persian Gulf and Vietnam War. She was born in Taiwan, of Brazilian and Puerto Rican descent. As a U.S. Air Force dependent, she has spent much of her life living overseas with ...
17. Bill Buell
Actor | Requiem for a Dream
Bill Buell was born on September 21, 1952. His film and TV credits include God's Pocket, Across the Universe, Spy Game, Welcome to the Dollhouse, The Love Letter, Requiem for a Dream, Quiz Show, Kinsey, TV: "Elementary" , Blue Bloods", "The Bronx Is Burning", "John Adams", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "...
19. Dan Lin
Producer | The Lego Movie
Dan is the CEO and Head Wrangler of Rideback, the film and television company known for producing tentpole live-action and animated content for global audiences. Rideback is housed inside Rideback Ranch. This innovative, creative campus formed by Lin in LA's Historic Filipinotown district is also ...
21. Sandrine Pinna
Actress | Yang Yang
Sandrine Pinna, with her outstanding performance in the film "Yang Yang" in 2009, She became the youngest actress to receive the best actress award in Asia Pacific Film Festival. In 2012, Pinna won the best actress at Taipei Film Festival for "Touch of the Light". Since then, she has been ...
24. Michelle Chen
Actress | Pali Road
Michelle Chen is a graduate of University of Southern California. She speaks English, Mandarin, and Taiwanese fluently, and a little bit Cantonese. She gained her initial fame in a minor role in the 2007 TV series Why Why Love (2007) starring Rainie Yang. Michelle is best known for her starring ...
25. Wallace Huo
Actor | Hua qian gu
Wallace Huo Chien-hwa was born in Taipei, Taiwan on 26 December 1979. He is from a family originally from Shandong province, with parents being natives of Longkou, Shandong province and Tianjin Municipality respectively. Both of his parents worked in the courts system and his brother is a police ...
27. Rainie Yang
Actress | Hai pai tian xin
Rainie Yang Cheng Lin born Taipei, Taiwan, is known for her acting achievements in many Taiwanese dramas. Since 2001, Rainie has been in 13 Taiwanese dramas. Though she loves to act, she also sings. She was once in a band called "4 in Love" who have disbanded, but she continues to strive for her ...
29. Chase Tang
Producer | Transforming Faces: Asian Beauty
Chase Tang an accomplished business executive turned actor. He entered the entertainment Industry in 2017 and since then has made a name for himself as an Asian actor to watch for and a rising star in Hollywood. Tang travels frequently between Canada, Los Angeles and Asia. Growing up in Nova Scotia...
Actor | Lat sau san taam
Philip Kwok began his career as a circus acrobat and worked in the Peking Opera, unlike many others, he had not aspired to work in the film industry. He began working as a stuntman and eventually worked his way into leading roles. His performance in Boxer Rebellion caught Director Chang Cheh's ...
34. Alec Su
Director | Zuo er
Alec Su (born on September 11, 1973 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a versatile Chinese singer and actor. His career started in 1988, at the age of 15, when he joined the Little Tigers (Xiao Hu Dui), which became the first idol singing group in the Taiwanese music industry. The trio's popularity was ...
36. Chien-Lien Wu
Actress | Yin shi nan nu
Wu Chien-Lien was born on July 3, 1968 in Taipei. Inspired by Fame (USA 1980) she entered the Taipei National University of Art after finishing high school she earned tuition money during the summer by singing commercial jingles and back-up vocals. Famous actress Sylvia Chang happened to come ...
37. Sibelle Hu
Actress | Huan yan
Sibelle Hu was born on May 4, 1958 in Taiwan. She graduated from the Faculty of History of the University of Taiwan in 1981. When she was still in school, she made her film debut in Your Smiling Face (1979), which was a big hit in Hong Kong, and then went on to appear in a host of drama/romantic ...
40. Doug Chiang
Production Designer | Rogue One
Doug Chiang, the Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer, began his career as a stop motion animator on the TV series Pee Wee's Playhouse. After attending UCLA Film School, he became a commercial TV Director for Rhythm and Hues, Robert Abel and Associates, and Digital ...
41. Chia-Yen Ko
Actress | Xiang jian ni
Chia-Yen Ko was born on January 10, 1985 in Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Someday or One Day (2019), Welcome to the Happy Days (2015) and The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful (2017). She has been married to Kunda Hsieh since December 3, 2017.
45. Ivy Yi-Han Chen
Actress | Ting shuo
Ivy Yi-Han Chen was born on November 12, 1982 in Taipei, Taiwan as Yi-Han Chen. She is an actress and director, known for Hear Me (2009), Paradise in Service (2014) and Love (2012). She has been married to Fu-Hsiang Hsu since August 17, 2018. They have one child.
46. Feng Hsu
Producer | Ba wang bie ji
At the 13th Film Festival of Three Continents in Nantes, France held a special exhibition on "A Retrospect of HSU Feng ", and set up a "Hsu Feng Award" to encourage aspiring talents and new waves in the film industry in Asia.
In late summer of 1992, "Warrior Woman: The Films of Hsu Feng" was held by...
49. Kaila Yu
Actress | The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Kaila was born on May 16th on a cold night in Taipei, Taiwan. She moved to California when she was three years old and grew up in the Sunshine State, California.
Kaila was lucky enough to recognize her talents as a performer at an early age. She enjoyed using her vivid imagination to entertain her ...