Birth Place Matching "Taiwan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Qi Shu
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) ("...
2. 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 | 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 ...
4. 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 ...
5. 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
8. Chase Tang
Actor | The Devil's Void
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Chase Tang's family immigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada where he grew up playing hockey. He is the youngest of 3 boys, his mother was a stay at home mom & his father an entrepreneur. Earning a Bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Guelph in Ontario. ...
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.
11. Grace Huang
Actress | The Man with the Iron Fists
With twelve feature films and six television series to her name, Grace represents the best of East meets West. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Grace has acted in all three languages on screen in award winning films and blockbusters in the Asia Pacific region and was honored with the Best...
12. Collin Chou
Actor | The Matrix Revolutions
Collin Chou was born on August 11, 1967 in Taiwan as Hsiao-Lung Chou. He is known for his work on The Matrix Revolutions (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He has been married to Wanda Yung since December 10, 1997. They have two children.
13. 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 ...
15. 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 ...
18. Eddie Peng
Actor | Xie bu ya zheng
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.
19. Godfrey Gao
Godfrey Gao was born on September 22, 1984 in Taiwan as Tsao Chih-Hsiang. He was an actor, known for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013), The Jade Pendant (2017) and Toy Story 3 (2010). He died on November 27, 2019 in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.
24. Joey Wang
Actress | Sien lui 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 ...
25. Gwei Lun-Mei
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 ...
27. 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 ...
31. Fernando Chien
Actor | Fast Five
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.
33. Judy Ho
Dr. Judy Ho, P.h D., is a licensed and triple board certified (ABPP, ABPdN, CMFHE) Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist and a tenured Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University. She has appeared as an expert psychologist, panelist and host on several news, crime, talk show and reality ...
37. 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", "...
38. 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 ...
39. 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 ...
41. 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 ...
45. Wei-Hao Cheng
Director | Ji hun
Cheng Wei-Hao was born in 1984. He gained a master degree from the Department of Film at the National Taiwan University of Arts. In 2008, his first short, You Are Not Alone, won numerous awards. Moreover, his 2015 short, The Death of a Security Guard (2014) (The Death of a Security Guard), won Best...
46. 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 ...
47. 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 ...