Birth Place Matching "Beijing, China" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Chloé Zhao
Director | Nomadland
Chloé Zhao or Zhao Ting (born March 31, 1982) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter, and producer. Her debut feature film, Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015), premiered at Sundance Film Festival. Her second feature film, The Rider (2017), was critically acclaimed and received several accolades ...
2. Jet Li
Actor | Huo Yuan Jia
Jet Li born Li Lian Jie in Beijing, China. He started training at the Beijing wushu academy (wushu is China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles) at age eight. He won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11. In his teens,...
3. Ziyi Zhang
Actress | Yi dai zong shi
Ziyi Zhang is a Chinese actress and model. She is best known for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).
She made her feature film debut in The Road Home (1999).
For her work in Memoirs of a Geisha she was...
4. Zhu Zhu
Actress | Cloud Atlas
Zhu Zhu is a bilingual actress and TV host who got her start as a host for MTV China. Besides hosting an English-learning program, she also released a solo album in 2009. Zhu's big screen debut was in the Chinese remake of Wo zhi nv ren xin (2011), which hit Chinese theaters on February 3rd, 2010 ...
5. Lisa Lu
Actress | 2012
Lisa Lu is a Chinese-American actress. She started her career as a teenager, performing in Kunqu theatrical productions, a traditional style of Chinese opera. The Chinese Civil War (1927-1949) ended with a Communist victory. While the new regime financially subsidized China's theaters for most of ...
6. Faye Wong
Actress | Chung Hing sam lam
Her mother (now deceased) was a singer and her father a mining engineer. They moved with her older brother to Hong Kong when she was 18 and she began to take singing lessons. Her teacher introduced her to Cinepoly Records, where she first recorded under the name Wong Jing Man and was given the ...
Actress | Freaky Friday
Lucille Soong was born in Beijing, China and moved to Hong Kong when she was 22. Discovered by the famous English director Lewis Gilbert, Lucille was cast to play a bride in the feature Ferry To Hong Kong with Orson Welles. After moving to London during the Swinging 60's, she was chased down by an ...
9. Jing Wu
Actor | Zhan lang
Born in Beijing China in 1974, he was sent to train at Beijing Wushu Academy when he was 6 years old as both his Father and Grandfather were also Martial artists. In 1995 he was spotted by Yuen Woo-Ping who had come to the academy to look for a martial artist for the film Tai Chi 2 (aka Tai Chi ...
10. Mi Yang
Mi Yang (known in Chinese as Yangmi), born on September 12, 1986 in Beijing China, is the singleton in her family. With both of her parents' family names Yang, she was named Mi which means the mathematical term 'power' in Chinese. Her audiences are usually attracted by her waterish huge eyes and ...
12. Rongguang Yu
Actor | Shanghai Noon
Born on August 30, 1958 in Beijing, China, Yu Rongguang, also known as Ringo Yu, is a Chinese actor and martial artist who started his career in Hong Kong. He is an actor and director, known for The Karate Kid (2010), Iron Monkey (1993) and Shanghai Noon (2000). He is best known for the title role ...
14. Leon Lai
Actor | Do lok tin si
Leon Lai won the 2002 Taiwan Golden Horse Award for Best Actor for his outstanding performance in the highly acclaimed horror film, Three, where he portrayed an obsessive husband trying to revive his dead wife with Chinese medicine. In 2003, he appeared in the final installment of the high profile ...
15. Siu-Tin Yuen
Actor | Zui quan
Already a veteran of the Peking Opera, he starred in countless black and white costume dramas before son Woo-Ping Yuen cast him in _Snake in Eagle's Shadow_ , the film which launched Jackie Chan's career. He then went on to feature alongside Chan and Jang-Lee Hwang(_Snake in Eagle's Shadow_'s main ...
16. Tatsuya Fuji
Actor | Ai no korîda
Tatsuya Fuji was born on August 27, 1941 in Beijing, China as Tatsuya Itou. He is an actor, known for In the Realm of the Senses (1976), Bright Future (2002) and Mura no shashinshuu (2004). He has been married to Izumi Ashikawa since August 28, 1968. They have one child.
18. Han Lu
Actor | Zhong fan 20 sui
Lu Han is a Chinese singer and actor. He was born on April 20, 1990 in Haidian, Beijing.He graduated from Beijing Shida Middle School and attended Beijing Haidian Foreign Language Shi Yan School before leaving for South Korea to attend Yonsei University as an exchange student. He majored in Applied...
19. King Hu
Director | Xia nü
He was educated in art school in Beijing, left China for Hong Kong in 1949 and entered the film industry in 1951 in the art department. In the 1950s he began acting and in 1958 joined Shaw Brothers as an actor and writer, and later a director. In 1967 he left to start his own studio in Taiwan, ...
20. Ivan Desny
Actor | Die Ehe der Maria Braun
Ivan Desny was born on December 28, 1922 in Peking, China as Ivan Nikolai Desnitskij. He is known for his work on The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979), Guns for San Sebastian (1968) and Wrong Move (1975). He was married to Ghislaine Arsac. He died on April 13, 2002 in Ascona, Switzerland.
24. George Fenneman
Fenneman's most enduring role was as announcer and sidekick for Groucho Marx on over 200 episodes of the popular game show, You Bet Your Life, which ran throughout the 1950s until 1961. Fenneman was the foil and straight man for Groucho's comedy and wisecracking while at the same time managing the ...
26. Feng Wang
Soundtrack | Le dernier loup
Feng Wang was born on June 29, 1971 in Beijing, China. He is a composer, known for Wolf Totem (2015), Beijing Bicycle (2001) and Drifters (2003). He has been married to Ziyi Zhang since 2015. They have two children. He was previously married to Zuoru Kang and Dan Qi.
27. Shi Shi Liu
Actress | Scarlet Heart
Liu ShiShi(Cecilia Liu) graduated from Beijing Dance Academy, major in Ballet. During her college time, she once had a opportunity to play a role in a TV series. It was that chance that open a new path for the ballerina's future. Upon her graduation from the Academy, she decided to choose acting as...
35. Weiwei Ai
Director | Vivos
Ai Weiwei is renowned for making strong aesthetic statements that resonate with timely phenomena across today's geopolitical world. From architecture to installations, social media to documentaries, Ai uses a wide range of mediums as expressions of new ways for his audiences to examine society and ...
41. Dandan Song
Actress | Shi mian mai fu
Dandan Song was born on August 25, 1961 in Beijing, China. She is an actress, known for House of Flying Daggers (2004), We Love You, Mr. Jin (2012) and The Red Suit (2000). She has been married to Yuji Zhao since August 25, 1997. She was previously married to Da Ying.
44. Robert Lin
Actor | Kundun
Robert was born and raised in Beijing, China. At the age of 10, he performed in Peking Opera productions around the city. Influenced by his intellectual parents, he also took studio arts, reading and writing as his childhood hobbies.
Attending Fudan University in Shanghai, Robert studied for a ...
48. Betty Ting Pei
Actress | Li Xiao Long yu wo
Betty Ting Pei was born in Beijing, China to a prominent and politically influential family. Her father and grandfather were physicians, and her mother was descended from warlords. The family migrated to Taiwan when she was two. In 1968, she joined the Shaw Brothers studio in Hong Kong, and Betty ...
49. Shijia Lü
Actor | The Karate Kid
Shijia Lü was born on March 14th, 1995 in Beijing, China. He is an actor known as Liang in the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid. He is also a martial artist expert and fencing expert when he's not busy working. He enjoys fencing and Kung Fu as a hobby. He is also good friends with fellow Chinese movie...
50. Xiubo Wu
Actor | Bei Jing yu shang Xi Ya Tu
Wu, Xiubo, born in 1968, is a Chinese actor, musician and producer. He is widely known of the leading role in the TV series "Before the Dawn", for which he received several best actor awards including the China TV Golden Eagle Awards. Three years later, he gains commercial success in his first ...