Gong Beibi

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Gong.

Gong Beibi (Chinese: 龚蓓苾; pinyin: Gōng Beìbì) (b. February 21, 1978 in Fujian, China) is a Chinese film actress. Beginning her career as a child actress, she later graduated from the prestigious Central Academy of Drama where she gained fame and popularity among young audiences in China after starring in several popular TV series and feature films in both China and Hong Kong. Due to her success while still a student, she became dubbed in the media at the time as "little Gong Li".

After graduating, she continued diversifying her roles with different projects, including Bus 44, which gained her critical acclaim in China, Europe, and North America where it premiered and won awards at the Venice Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival.

In 2005, Gong Beibi starred in the feature film Waiting Alone which opened to critical raves at the Tokyo Film Festival. The indie film was released nationwide in September 2005 and became a hit with youth audiences across China[1] and one of the best reviewed and most talked about Chinese films the year. Later in the year, Waiting Alone was nominated for several awards including "Best Picture" at the Chinese academy awards (Golden Rooster Awards). Gong Beibi's memorable performance in Waiting Alone, which Variety magazine called "impressive", caught the attention of Hollywood.

Gong's 2007 Chinese holiday ensemble comedy Call for Love was a success at the box office, she followed up with a special appearance in Connected the Hong Kong action film remake of Cellular.

Gong is next seen co-starring with Aaron Kwok in the thriller The Detective 2 and the black-comedy Inseparable alongside Kevin Spacey and Daniel Wu.

Personal life[edit]

Graduated from Central Drama Academy in Beijing, China. She can speak Mandarin, Taiwanese, and English.

Selected filmography[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 首都电影观众大调查 年轻人最认可宁浩伍仕贤_影音娱乐_新浪网
  2. ^ "Gong Beibi". imdb.com. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Gong Beibi". chinesemov.com. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 

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