Siqin Gaowa

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Siqin Gaowa
Chinese name 斯琴高娃
Pinyin Sīqín Gāowá (Mandarin)
Ancestry Ningcheng County, Inner Mongolia, China
Born (1949-01-20) 20 January 1949 (age 65)
Guangzhou, China
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970-present
Spouse(s) Chen Liangsheng (1986-)

Цэцэнгуа (ᠰᠡᠴᠡᠩᠭ᠋ᠣᠣ᠎ᠠ; born 20 January 1949), better known by her Mandarin name Siqin Gaowa, is a Chinese actress of Mongol ancestry. She is married to musician Chen Liangsheng (陈亮声) since 1986 and currently holds Swiss citizenship together with her husband.

Siqin made her debut in the 1982 film Rickshaw Boy, an adaptation of Lao She's novel of the same title, where she played "Tigress", the love interest of Zhang Fengyi's character "Xiangzi". She won the Golden Rooster Award and Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress that year.

In 1995, she was a member of the jury at the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Her works include Kangxi Dynasty and Full Moon in New York. She won the award for Best Actress at the 4th Hong Kong Film Awards for Homecoming.[2] In 2008, she won her second Best Actress in the 27th Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in The Postmodern Life of My Aunt.


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