Birth Place Matching "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. Qi Shu
Actress | The Transporter
Born in Taiwan, Qi Shu has won the prestigious Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan (regarded as the East Asian Oscars) for Best Supporting Actress. She has also received a nomination for Best Actress from the Golden Horse Awards. She appeared with Jackie Chan in the romantic comedy Boh lei chun (1999) ("...
3. Ang Lee
Director | Wo hu cang long
Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee has become one of today's greatest contemporary filmmakers. Ang graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts in 1975 and then came to the U.S. to receive a B.F.A. Degree in Theatre/Theater Direction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ...
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, ...
6. Justin Lin
Producer | Furious 6
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 | Shi mian mai fu
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 ...
10. 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 ...
11. Jay Chou
Soundtrack | The Green Hornet
Jay Chou (born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director. Chou was born in Taipei, Taiwan, to schoolteacher parents, Yeh Hui-Mei, who taught fine arts, and Chou Yao-Chung, a biomedical researcher. In 2000, Chou released his first album, ...
12. Feng-Jiao Lin
Actress | Xiao cheng de gu shi
Feng-Jiao Lin was born on June 30, 1953 in Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Xiao cheng de gu shi (1979), Wang yang zhong de yi tiao chuan (1979) and Shaolin Long Arm (1974). She has been married to Jackie Chan since December 1, 1982. They have one child.
14. Eddie Peng
For someone who never really considered becoming an actor, Eddie Peng, who once aspired to be a businessman, has done pretty well for himself in showbiz. His almost meteoric rise from virtual unknown to in-demand heartthrob is the stuff of all wannabe actors' dreams.
Peng migrated to Canada with his...
16. Grace Huang
Actress | The Man with the Iron Fists
With eight feature films and four television series to her name, Grace Huang represents the best of East meets West. Trilingual in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Grace has worked in award winning films and blockbusters in the Asia Pacific region and was honored with the Best Actress Award at the ...
17. Brigitte Lin
Actress | Chung Hing sam lam
Brigitte Lin was born on November 3, 1954 in Taipei, Taiwan as Ching-Hsia Lin. She is an actress, known for Chungking Express (1994), Police Story (1985) and Swordsman II (1992). She has been married to Michael Ying since June 29, 1994. They have two children.
18. Collin Chou
Actor | The Matrix Reloaded
Collin Chou was born on August 11, 1967 in Taiwan as Hsiao-Lung Chou. He is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He has been married to Wanda Yung since December 10, 1997. They have two children.
20. Angela Mao
Actress | Enter the Dragon
Angela Mao was born as Mao Ching Ying in 1950 as the third of eight children to a family of entertainers for the Peking Opera House. She had a successful career as a Chinesa Opera actress, where her flexibility and martial arts first developed. She was discovered by film producer Raymond Chow who ...
22. 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 how her beloved grandpa calls her.) She was born on 7th August 1984 in Taipei City,Taiwan. She is an Italian-Taiwanese model and actress. Not long after she begun to model in 16yrd, She ...
23. 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 ...
24. Joey Wang
Actress | Sien nui yau wan
Joey Wang grew up in her native Taiwan, where she was spotted by a talent scout for a modeling agency. Her height and delicate beauty made her one of the most popular Taiwanese models, and Wang went on to have a successful film career. Her ethereal elegance was used to great effect by director ...
27. Vivian Hsu
Actress | One Last Dance
Vivian Hsu was born on March 19, 1975 in Taichung, Taiwan as Shu Chuan Hsu. She is an actress and producer, known for One Last Dance (2006), Dancing Without You (2010) and The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011). She has been married to Sean Lee since June 26, 2014.
29. Jerry Yan
Actor | Liu xing hua yuan
With an ordinary - and poor - background, Jerry and his sister were raised by a single mother. At a young age he had to work in menial jobs to help his mother with their day-to-day necessities. It was not until he won a modeling competition for UNO Magazine that things began to pick up for him. ...
31. Lun-Mei Kwei
Actress | Girlfriend Boyfriend
Gwei Lun-mei was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She began her acting career in the film Blue Gate Crossing (2002). She had her breakthrough in 2007 when she played the female lead in the film Secret (2007) directed by Jay Chou. She was awarded Best Leading Actress for Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012) at the ...
34. Amber Kuo
Actress | Ai
Kuo Tsai-Chieh is a renowned actress and singer throughout the Greater China Region. Her career was launched in 2005 when, after winning first place in her university singing contest , she was signed by Nik Yeh , director of the Showbiz Entertainment model agency. In 2007 she signed with Warner ...
35. Fernando Chien
Actor | The Accountant
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.
40. Jiro Wang
Actor | Zi Zhai
Jiro popularly known as 'Da Dong' is a famous actor and singer as a member of Fahrenheit and vocal and guitarist of a rock band D.C.W..
After he worked his way through arts high school in Taipei, he went on with his several jobs in showbiz, for example, modeling on catwalk and for commercials, ...
46. 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 ...
48. Chien-Lien Wu
Actress | Yin shi nan nv
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 ...