Zi Yi Zhang

Zhang Zi Yi

  • Name: Zhang Zi Yi
  • Native name: 章子怡
  • Also Known as: Zhang Zi Yi, Zhang Zi-Yi, Ziyi Zhang, Cheung Chi Yi, Cheung Chi-Yi, Zhāng Zǐyí, Jēung Jí-yìh, Chiong Chú-î
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: February 9, 1979
  • Age: 45
Zhang Zi Yi is a Chinese film actress and model. With a string of Chinese and international hits to her name, she has worked with renowned directors such as Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee, Wong Kar-wai, Chen Kaige, Tsui Hark, Lou Ye, Seijun Suzuki, Feng Xiaogang and Rob Marshall. She achieved wider fame in the West after starring in major roles for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).

Zhang began studying dance at the age of 8 , at the Beijing Dance Academy. By the age of 15, she won the National Youth Dance Championship and also began appearing in TV commercials in both China and Hong Kong. At the young age of 17 years old she was accepted and began studying at the prestigious Central Academy of Drama in Beijing. While still a student there, she was offered her first role by director Zhang Yimou in his film The Road Home, which won the Silver Bear prize at the 2000 Berlin International Film Festival. Due to her early success, she is coined by the media as one of the “Four Young Dan” actresses in the film industry in China, along with Zhao Wei, Xu Jinglei, and Zhou Xun.

Zhang Ziyi has been nominated for numerous awards throughout her career, including three BAFTA Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award nomination. In 2008, she was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Cinema Award at the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival. In 2013, she received the French Cultural Order at the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Edit Biography
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2021 My Country, My Parents
Movie
7.7
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2021 The Rebel Princess
Chinese Drama, 2021, 68 eps
Wang Xuan / A'Wu (Main Role)
68
Wang Xuan / A'Wu
Main Role
8.4
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2024 She's Got No Name
Chinese Movie, 2024,
Zhan Zhou (Main Role)
Zhan Zhou
Main Role
0.0
2023 The Great War
Chinese Movie, 2023,
Tang Seng (Guest Role)
Tang Seng
Guest Role
7.6
2022 Ode to the Spring
Chinese Movie, 2022,
(Support Role)
Support Role
8.2
2021 My Country, My Parents
Chinese Movie, 2021,
Mother / Yu Kai Ying (Main Role)
Mother / Yu Kai Ying
Main Role
7.7
2019 Qomolangma
Chinese Movie, 2019,
Xu Ying (Main Role)
Xu Ying
Main Role
7.2
2019 The Missing
Chinese Movie, 2019,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
2018 Forever Young
Chinese Movie, 2018,
Wang Min Jia (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2016 The Wasted Times
Chinese Movie, 2016,
Liu Xiao (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2016 Run for Love
Chinese Movie, 2016,
Su Le Qi [Japan] (Main Role)
Su Le Qi [Japan]
Main Role
6.7
2015 Oh My God!
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Ke Chuan (Support Role)
Ke Chuan
Support Role
7.1
2015 The Crossing 2
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Yu Zhen (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2014 The Crossing 1
Chinese Movie, 2014,
Yu Zhen (Main Role)
Yu Zhen
Main Role
7.5
2013 My Lucky Star 2013
Chinese Movie, 2013,
Su Fei / "Sophie" (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2013 The Grandmaster
Hong Kong Movie, 2013,
Gong Er (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2012 Dangerous Liaisons
Chinese Movie, 2012,
Madam Du Fen Yu (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2011 Till Death Do Us Part
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Shang Qin Qin (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2009 The Founding of a Republic
Chinese Movie, 2009,
Gong Peng [1st generation female diplomat of CPC, Guan Hua's 1st wife] (Support Role)
Gong Peng [1st generation female diplomat of CPC, Guan Hua's 1st wife]
Support Role
6.8
2009 Sophie's Revenge
Chinese Movie, 2009,
Su Fei / "Sophie" (Main Role)
Su Fei / "Sophie"
Main Role
7.3
2008 Forever Enthralled
Chinese Movie, 2008,
Meng Xiao Dong (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2006 The Banquet
Chinese Movie, 2006,
Empress Wan (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2005 Princess Raccoon
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Tanukihime (Main Role)
Main Role
6.8
2004 Jasmine Women
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Mo | Li | Hua (Main Role)
Mo | Li | Hua
Main Role
7.4
2004 2046
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Baak Ling (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2004 House of Flying Daggers
Chinese Movie, 2004,
Xiao Mei (Main Role)
Xiao Mei
Main Role
8.3
2003 Purple Butterfly
Chinese Movie, 2003,
Ding Wai / "Cynthia" (Main Role)
Main Role
6.9
2002 Hero
Chinese Movie, 2002,
"Moon" (Support Role)
"Moon"
Support Role
8.3
2001 The Warriors
Korean Movie, 2001,
Princess Bu Yong (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2001 Zu Warriors
Hong Kong Movie, 2001,
Ching Lok Tin / "Joy" (Support Role)
Ching Lok Tin / "Joy"
Support Role
6.7
2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Chinese Movie, 2000,
Yu Jiao Long / "Jen" (Main Role)
Main Role
8.3
1999 The Road Home
Chinese Movie, 1999,
Zhao Di [Young] (Main Role)
Zhao Di [Young]
Main Role
8.0
1996 Touching Starlight
Chinese Movie, 1996,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
TBA Yin Mi De Gao Shou
Chinese TV Show, 0000, 12 eps
(Regular Member)
12
Regular Member
0.0
2022 Three Youths
Chinese TV Show, 2022, 10 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
10
(Ep. 3)
Guest
7.9
2022 Wang Pai Shao Nian Jia Zai Zhong Season 2
Chinese TV Show, 2022, 12 eps
(Ep. 4) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 4)
Guest
8.6
2022 Ace vs Ace Season 7
Chinese TV Show, 2022, 12 eps
(Ep. 4) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 4)
Guest
8.1
2022 Kan Chuan Yi Qie De Ta
Chinese TV Show, 2022, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
2021 Wang Pai Shao Nian Jia Zai Zhong Season 1
Chinese TV Show, 2021, 12 eps
(Ep. 6) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 6)
Guest
8.5
2021 Ace vs Ace Season 6
Chinese TV Show, 2021, 12 eps
(Ep. 6) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 6)
Guest
8.0
2020 I Am the Actor Season 3
Chinese TV Show, 2020, 12 eps
[Mentor] (Main Host)
12
[Mentor]
Main Host
7.6
2019 Viva La Romance Season 2
Chinese TV Show, 2019, 13 eps
(Regular Member)
13
Regular Member
7.8
2018 I Am the Actor
Chinese TV Show, 2018, 13 eps
Mentor (Regular Member)
13
Mentor
Regular Member
7.6
2017 The Birth of an Actor
Chinese TV Show, 2017, 13 eps
Mentor (Regular Member)
13
Mentor
Regular Member
7.8
2017 Super Brain Season 4
Chinese TV Show, 2017, 13 eps
(Guest)
13
Guest
0.0
2014 Super Brain Season 1
Chinese TV Show, 2014, 12 eps
(Ep. 5, 7) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 5, 7)
Guest
7.8
1997 Happy Camp
Chinese TV Show, 1997, 1265 eps
(20210109) (Guest)
1265
(20210109)
Guest
8.2
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  • First Name: Zi Yi
  • Family Name: Zhang
  • Native name: 章子怡
  • Also Known as: Zhang Zi Yi, Zhang Zi-Yi, Ziyi Zhang, Cheung Chi Yi, Cheung Chi-Yi, Zhāng Zǐyí, Jēung Jí-yìh, Chiong Chú-î
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: February 9, 1979
  • Age: 45

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