Wang Danfeng

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Wang Danfeng (Chinese: 王丹凤; 23 August 1924 – 2 May 2018) was a Chinese actress. She was active from the 1940s to the 1960s. Wang was born in Shanghai.

She named as one of the four greatest actresses in Hong Kong, officially recognized as a "movie star of New China" in 1962, and received two Lifetime Achievement Awards. She starred in more than 60 movies.[1][2]

She retired in 1980. Wang was invited to attend President Ronald Reagan's second inauguration in 1985.[3]

In 2013, the China Film Performance Art Academy awarded Wang the Golden Phoenix Lifetime Achievement Award.[3]

In the morning of 2 May 2018, Wang died at a hospital in Shanghai, aged 93.[3]

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  1. Zhiwei Xiao (June 2002). Encyclopedia of Chinese Film. Routledge. p. 352. ISBN 978-1-134-74554-8.
  2. "Chinese film icon Wang Danfeng dies at 94". Global Times. 2018-05-02. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "著名演员王丹凤今天凌晨逝世,享年94岁". Thepaper.cn (in Chinese). 2018-05-02. Retrieved 2018-05-02.

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