Gong Li

Born: December 31, 1965
Birthplace: Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Biography

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Gong Li (born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese-born Singaporean film actress. Gong first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and is credited with helping bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the United States.

She has twice been awarded the Golden Rooster and the Hundred Flowers Awards as well as the Berlinale Camera, Cannes Festival Trophy, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award, and Volpi Cup.

She married Singaporean businessman Ooi Hoe Soeng in 1996, and became a Singaporean citizen in 2008.

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Chinese-born film actress, Gong first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and is credited with helping bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the United States.