Hans Zhang

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhang.
Zhang Han
Chinese name 張翰 (traditional)
Chinese name 张翰 (simplified)
Pinyin Zhāng Hàn (Mandarin)
Birth name Zhang Han
Born (1984-10-06) 6 October 1984 (age 29)
Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, China
Occupation Actor, singer, host
Years active 2000s-present

Hans Zhang Han (born 6 October 1984) is a Chinese actor, singer and host.

Early life[edit]

Zhang was born in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang. He entered The Central Academy of Drama and majored in acting in 2003. At the start of his life, his prudishness led him to doubt his potential to be an actor. Zhang lingered around Beijing Railway Station to make a short video. He shot his video as a romantic love story, which sprung from the story of a ragged man. As a result of the video, Zhang was rewarded and was determined to stick with acting.[1]

Career[edit]

When Zhang was in his sophomore year, he played roles in television advertisements and movies. Because he often attended public events, Zhang began to pay attention to his fashion style. In 2008, he was selected as the "most well-dressed actor" in China.

In 2009, Zhang acted in his breakthrough role as Murong Yunhai in the television series Let's Watch the Meteor Shower. When he went to audition dressed in sportswear, the interviewer exchanged witty banter with him, which impressed the interviewer and earned him the role in the series. On August 8, the television series was first broadcast on Hunan Satellite TV.

With the popularity of two seasons of Let's Watch the Meteor Shower, Zhang became famous overnight. He gained recognition for his appearance and acting skills. He received many endorsement deals for products and invitations to appear before the public, including in commercial campaigns and variety shows.[2]

In 2010, Hunan Television Channel launched a new variety show Great Sunday (给力星期天). Zhang hosted the program with Peer and Vision Wei. Compared with the other two hosts, Zhang was a green hand. However, Zhang spent time studying and performed well in the program. At the same time, Great Sunday acquired reputation and fame among the public.[3] Hans has performed in many outstanding works since his debut.

Personal Life[edit]

Zhang said that his ideal lover would be a peaceful girl with long hair who does not express her feelings easily, for example, who does not profess her love or interest openly. However, with the popularity of the 'Let's Watch the Meteor Shower', there was speculation about the relationship between the two leading actors, Shuang Zheng and Han Zhang, in real life. Their close relationship in both the television drama and real life convinced people they are lovers. But Zhang and Zheng denied the rumor and said they were close friends. However, during an interview, Shuang said their contracts do not permit them to date anyone. [4]

Filmography[edit]

Year title Notes Role
2008 Turbulent Times 狂暴 Wang Xiaobing
2009 Heavy Paws 心心历险记 Zhang Ming
2010 Night Cry 夜幕惊魂 A-han
2010 No Limit 无极限 Wu Jixian
2013 Unpolitical Romance
2013 The Missing

Television[edit]

Year Series Notes Role
2008 Special Squadron 仰角or特别中队 Tong Zixue
2008 Wing Song 大风歌 Zhang Shizhi
2009 Let's Go Watch Meteor Shower 一起来看流星雨 Murong Yunhai
2010 Let's Watch The Meteor Shower Together Again 一起又看流星雨 Murong Yunhai
2011 Fall in Love 一不小心爱上你 Qin Lang
2011 Phoenix Totem 凰图腾 Duan Feihong
2012 The Queen of SOP 胜女的代价 Tang Jun/Tom
2013 The Queen of SOP 2 胜女的时代 Hua Tian Qi
2014 Divas Hit the Road himself

Drama (during his university life)[edit]

Series Notes Role
Family San Shaoye
Ivanov 伊凡诺夫 Lvov
Spider’s Web' 蛛网 A-han

Drama[edit]

Year Series Notes Role
2012 Heroes in Sui & Tang Dynasties(Heroes of Sui and Tang) 隋唐演义 Lo Cheng - 罗成

[5]

Single songs[edit]

Year titile Notes
2008 Recall the Memories 拾忆
2010 Hand by Hand Once More 再次牵手
2010 Extreme Love 极限爱恋

[6]

Honors[edit]

Year Award Notes
2009 Most Popular Actor awarded by the Sohu TV quarterly review of the third quarter
China's most beautiful 50 awarded by the Beijing News Station
2009 Mainland's most Red's awarded by CRI International Online Entertainment
Annual Potential Artist awarded by Tencent Stars Ceremony
Best Artist Crossing the Year awarded by the second session of the Billboard Music of Mengniu Sour Yogurt [7]

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