Ying Ruocheng (Chinese: 英若诚; pinyin: Yīng Ruòchéng; June 21, 1929 - December 27, 2003), a Manchu person, was a Chinese actor, director, playwright and Vice Minister of Culture from 1986 to 1990. He is best known for playing the part of the governor of the detention camp in the Bertolucci film The Last Emperor, and the role of the Tibetan Buddhist Lama Norbu in Little Buddha.
His wife, Wu Ziliang, is a translator, and his son, Ying Da, is also a noted actor.
Ying died on December 27, 2003, at the age of 74.
Ying is the author of a memoir, co-authored by Clair Conceison, "Voices Carry: Behind Bars and Backstage During China's Revolution and Reform" (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009).
|1964||Baiqiuen dai fu||Secretary Tong|
|1981||Zhi yin||Yuan Shikai|
|1982||Marco Polo||Kublai Khan||TV mini-series|
|1987||The Last Emperor||Governor of Detention Center|
|1993||Little Buddha||Lama Norbu|
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