Zhang Jingchu

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Zhang Jingchu
JingChu Zhang.jpg
Chinese name張靜初 (traditional)
Chinese name张静初 (simplified)
PinyinZhāng Jìngchū (Mandarin)
JyutpingZoeng1 Zing6 Co1 (Cantonese)
Birth nameZhang Jing (張靜)
Born(1980-02-02) 2 February 1980 (age 34)
Yong'an, Fujian, China
OccupationActress
Years active2002 - present
 
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Zhang Jingchu
JingChu Zhang.jpg
Chinese name張靜初 (traditional)
Chinese name张静初 (simplified)
PinyinZhāng Jìngchū (Mandarin)
JyutpingZoeng1 Zing6 Co1 (Cantonese)
Birth nameZhang Jing (張靜)
Born(1980-02-02) 2 February 1980 (age 34)
Yong'an, Fujian, China
OccupationActress
Years active2002 - present
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhang.

Zhang Jingchu (born 2 February 1980[1]) is a Chinese film actress. She graduated in Directing at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing.

Zhang was brought up in a middle-working-class family in the countryside. She studied English in Beijing New Oriental Institute and is fluent in the language.

She came into international prominence through director Gu Changwei's debut film Peacock, which won the Silver Bear at the 2005 Berlin International Film Festival. Zhang went on to star in a number of well-received films, including Tsui Hark's Seven Swords (2005), Derek Yee's Protégé (2007), Brett Ratner's Rush Hour 3 (2007), Florian Gallenberger's John Rabe (2008) and Ann Hui's Night and Fog (2009).

Zhang was named one of "Asia's Heroes" by Time magazine in 2005.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[3][4]
YearEnglish titleChinese titleRoleNotes
2000Affection Double Days情义两重天Mengmeng
2005Peacock孔雀SisterWon - Asian and Arab Competition Award for Best Actress
Won - Shanghai Film Critics Award for Best Actress
Huayao Bride in Shangri-la花腰新娘FengmeiNominated - Golden Rooster Awards for Best Actress
Nominated - Hundred Flowers Awards for Best Actress
Seven Swords七剑Liu YufangNominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Seven Nights七夜Gui
2006The Road芳香之旅Li ChunfangWon – Cairo International Film Festival Best Actress Award
Jade Warrior玉战士Pinyu
2007Protégé门徒JaneNominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress
Rush Hour 3尖峰时刻3Soo Yung
2008Beast Stalker证人Ann Gao
2009Red River红河Tao
John Rabe拉贝日记Langshu
Night and Fog天水围的夜与雾Wong Hiu-lingNominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress
Overheard窃听风云Mandy Yam
2010The Double LifeA面B面Liu Yue
Flirting Scholar 2唐伯虎点秋香2之四大才子Qiuxiang
Aftershock唐山大地震Fang Deng / Wang DengNominated - Golden Horse Awards for Best Supporting Actress
City Under Siege全城戒备XiuhuaNominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
2011The Man Behind the Courtyard House守望者:罪恶迷途Hong
The Law of Attraction万有引力Xuelian
2012Lacuna醉后一夜Tong Xin
Casino Moon赌城月色casino dealerShort film
2013Switch天机:富春山居图Lin Yuyan
The Mercury Factor危情黑吃黑Jiazhen
2014The Old Cinderella脱轨时代
Television
YearEnglish titleChinese titleRoleNotes
2000San Shaoye De Jian三少爷的剑Zhu Qianqian
2001Qin Shi Huang秦始皇Princess Mindai
Love Dictionary爱情宝典之风筝误Zhan Shujuan
The Great Love in Your Life你的生命如此多情Yan Yu
Bu Huijia De Nanren不回家的男人Lu Tong
2002The Cricket Master蟋蟀大师Xiaocui
Imperial Guards英雄Ye Min
2004The 36th Chamber of Shaolin南少林三十六房Li Menglin
2005Purple Jade and Gold Sand紫玉金砂Pan Lingyu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Age is just a number for zhang jingchu
  2. ^ "TIMEasia Magazine: Asia's Heroes - Zhang Jingchu". Time magazine. 2005-10-03. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  3. ^ "Zhang Jingchu". imdb.com. Retrieved March 17, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Zhang Jingchu". chinesemov.com. Retrieved March 17, 2010. 

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