Crystal Liu

Xi Mei Zi Liu

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  • First Name: Xi Mei Zi
  • Family Name: Liu
  • Native name: 刘亦菲
  • Also Known as: Liu Yi Fei
  • Nationality: American
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: August 25, 1987
  • Age: 31

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Xi Mei Zi Liu

Crystal Liu

  • Name: Crystal Liu
  • Native name: 刘亦菲
  • Given name: Liu Xi Mei Zi
  • Also Known as: Liu Yi Fei
  • Nationality: American
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: August 25, 1987
  • Age: 31
Immediately following her admittance into Beijing Film Academy, Liu received offers to star in various television drama serials. Her first role on television was in The Story of a Noble Family. Shortly after, she was chosen to play the role of Wang Yuyan in Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils, an adaptation of Louis Cha's wuxia novel of the same title. Initially, Liu Tao was selected for the role of Wang Yuyan but it went to Liu Yifei eventually and Liu Tao was cast as A'zhu instead.
In 2005, Liu starred as Zhao Ling'er in Chinese Paladin, an adaptation of the RPG The Legend of Sword and Fairy. The following year, she starred in another TV series adaptation of Louis Cha's wuxia novel The Return of the Condor Heroes. After intense speculation on who would play Xiaolongnü, the role was finally offered to her. She was backed by Cha, who felt that she had all the necessary qualities to play the role of the young and innocent female protagonist.[6] Although the drama serials she has acted in were well-received, the films she starred in did poorly in terms of box office earnings with the exception of The Forbidden Kingdom.
Liu appeared in Jimmy Lin's music video of the song "I Am Still Waiting For You" from his 2006 album Can't Stop Me. She has also previously co-starred with him in Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils and The Love Winner. In conjunction with her acting career, Liu obtained a recording contract with Sony Music Entertainment Japan in August 2005. She has started studying singing and dancing in Japan since then. She released her first single "Mayonaka no Door" with Sony Music on July 19, 2006. Her song "Mayonaka no Doa" as recorded by Sony Music appeared on television as one of the ending themes to Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z.
In 2008, she co-starred with martial arts film superstars Jet Li and Jackie Chan in The Forbidden Kingdom, in which she played Golden Sparrow, an orphan seeking revenge against her parents' killer. In 2010, she starred in Love In Disguise with Leehom Wang.
In 2017, she was casted by Disney to become Hua Mulan in the remake in 2019.
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2019 The Love of Hypnosis
Chinese Drama, 2019, 40 eps
Lu Man Sheng (Main Role)
40
Lu Man Sheng
Main Role
0.0
2006 Return of the Condor Heroes
Chinese Drama, 2006, 41 eps
Xiao Long Nu (Main Role)
41
Xiao Long Nu
Main Role
8.1
2005 Chinese Paladin
Chinese Drama, 2005, 34 eps
Zhao Ling Er (Main Role)
34
Zhao Ling Er
Main Role
8.0
2003 Demi Gods & Semi Devils
Chinese Drama, 2003, 40 eps
Wang Yu Yan (Main Role)
40
Wang Yu Yan
Main Role
7.9
2003 The Story of a Noble Family
Chinese Drama, 2003, 40 eps
Bai Xiu Zhu (Support Role)
40
Bai Xiu Zhu
Support Role
7.5
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2017 Hanson and the Beast
Chinese Movie, 2017,
Silver Fox Demon, Bai Xian Chu (Main Role)
Silver Fox Demon, Bai Xian Chu
Main Role
7.8
2017 The Chinese Widow
Chinese Movie, 2017,
Ying Zi (Main Role)
Ying Zi
Main Role
7.8
2017 Once Upon a Time
Chinese Movie, 2017,
Si Yin / Su Su / Bai Qian (Main Role)
Si Yin / Su Su / Bai Qian
Main Role
7.1
2016 So Young 2: So You're Still Here
Chinese Movie, 2016,
Su Yun Jin (Main Role)
Su Yun Jin
Main Role
7.4
2016 Night Peacock
Chinese Movie, 2016,
Elsa (Main Role)
Elsa
Main Role
6.0
2015 The Third Way of Love
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Zhou Yu (Main Role)
Zhou Yu
Main Role
7.8
2014 For Love or Money
Chinese Movie, 2014,
Xing Lu (Main Role)
Xing Lu
Main Role
7.4
2014 The Four 3
Chinese Movie, 2014,
Sheng Yayu / Wu Qing (Heartless) (Main Role)
Sheng Yayu / Wu Qing (Heartless)
Main Role
7.9
2013 The Four 2
Chinese Movie, 2013,
Wuqing / Heartless (Main Role)
Wuqing / Heartless
Main Role
7.8
2012 The Assassins
Chinese Movie, 2012,
Ling Ju (Main Role)
Ling Ju
Main Role
6.9
2012 The Four
Chinese Movie, 2012,
Wu Qing / Emotionless (Main Role)
Wu Qing / Emotionless
Main Role
7.7
2011 White Vengeance
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Yu Ji (Main Role)
Yu Ji
Main Role
7.6
2011 A Chinese Fairy Tale
Hong Kong Movie, 2011,
Nie Xiaoqian (Main Role)
Nie Xiaoqian
Main Role
7.2
2010 Love in Disguise
Taiwanese Movie, 2010,
Song Xiaoqing (Main Role)
Song Xiaoqing
Main Role
7.4
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom
Chinese Movie, 2008,
Golden Sparrow / the Chinatown girl (Main Role)
Golden Sparrow / the Chinatown girl
Main Role
8.0
2004 Love of May
Taiwanese Movie, 2004,
Zhao Xuan (Main Role)
Zhao Xuan
Main Role
6.3
Articles
Jet Li, Donnie Yen, and Gong Li Join Disney's Mulan Live Action Film!
News - Apr 14, 2018

Find out about all the new characters & other updates!

Disney Casts Liu Crystal as Mulan in the Upcoming Film Adaptation
News - Dec 6, 2017

Beautiful and multi-talented Liu Yifei lands coveted role of Mulan in the 2019 live action Disney Film