Batdorj-in Baasanjab

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Baasanjab
Chinese name 巴森扎布
Pinyin Bāsēnzhābù (Mandarin)
Birth name Batdorj-in Baasanjab
Ancestry Mongol
Born 1954 (age 59–60)
Hartulga, Bortala, Xinjiang, China
Other name(s) Ba Sen (巴森)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984-present
Spouse(s) Saran Gua
This is a Mongolian name. The given name is Baasanjab, and the name Batdorj-in is a patronymic, not a family name. The subject should be referred to by the given name.

Batdorj-in Baasanjab (Mongolian: Батдоржын Баасанжав; born 1954), also known by his Chinese name Basenzhabu or simply Ba Sen, is a Chinese actor of Mongol ancestry. He is a descendant of Genghis Khan through the Chagatai lineage[1] and is best known for portraying his ancestor in the 2004 Chinese-Mongolian television series Genghis Khan.

Career[edit]

At the age of 13, Ba Sen started learning dancing in the Inner Mongolian Arts School (內蒙古藝術學院). After graduating he became a dancer in a group in the Chinese military. Since 1984, he has been working as an actor in the Inner Mongolian Film Agency. His first role was Herder Suhee in the drama Huan Jinhai.[2] He played the titular role in the 2004 television series Genghis Khan and became popular among Mongols.

Personal life[edit]

Ba Sen married Saran Gua, a singer from the Inner Mongolian Opera and Dance Theatre.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Donggui Yingxiong Zhuan
東歸英雄傳
Alatansang
1995 Teshu Qiufan
特殊囚犯
1997 Yidai Tianjiao Chengji Sihan
一代天驕成吉思汗
Genghis Khan
2007 Mongol
蒙古王
Yesügei
2008 Red Cliff
赤壁
Guan Yu
2012 Aravt
Tsakhar

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Tutur Tinular Kau Hsing 1 His only appearance in an Indonesian soap opera
Unconfirmed Bai Ma
白馬
Unconfirmed Tianshen Bu Guaizui De Ren
天神不怪罪的人
Unconfirmed Hunduan Diaoyu Cheng
魂斷釣魚城
Möngke Khan
2001 Hōjō Tokimune
北條時宗
Kublai Khan
2003 The Legend of the Condor Heroes
射鵰英雄傳
Genghis Khan
2004 Geda Huofo
格達活佛
Zeren Dunzhu
2004 Genghis Khan
成吉思汗
Genghis Khan
2011 Scarlet Heart
步步驚心
Suwangua'erjia
2012 Xuan-Yuan Sword: Scar Of Sky
軒轅劍:天之痕
Yang Su
2012 Legend of Yuan Empire Founder
建元風雲
Ögedei Khan

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