Gong Li

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Gong.
Gong Li
Born (1965-12-31) December 31, 1965 (age 58)
NationalityChinese (1965–2008)
Singaporean (2008–present)
Years active1987 - present
Height169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Parent(s)Gong Lize (father)
Liu Ying (mother)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Gong Li is a Chinese actress. She helped bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the United States.[1]

She has several awards. She received both the Golden Rooster and the Hundred Flowers Awards two times. She also has the Berlinale Camera, Cannes Festival Trophy, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award, and Volpi Cup.

Gong Li became a Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 16 October 2000.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kehr, Dave (16 July 2004). "Torn Between a Dreamy Idealist and a Veterinarian". The New York Times. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
  2. "Gong Li". Food and Agriculture Organization. Archived from the original on 20 February 2009. Retrieved 2 November 2013.