Li Gong

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


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)] The most extraordinary thing about Rob Marshall is the way he works. For one thing: he is always encouraging, always supportive. Whatever we do, he says "Perfect", "Elegant", "Very Good", etc. Even if you're not the best actress in the world, he will keep supporting and encouraging, so that you will feel like "Oh my Gosh, I'm such a great actress, I can be a great ... See more »


She was presented the French government's Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in June 1998 for contributions to the cinema. See more »

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