Song Dandan

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Song.
Song Dandan
Chinese name 宋丹丹 (simplified)
Born (1961-08-25) August 25, 1961 (age 52)
Beijing, China
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989-present

Song Dandan (Chinese: 宋丹丹; pinyin: Sòng Dāndān; born 1961 in Beijing) is a popular Chinese skit and sitcom actress.[1]


She was trained and started as a drama actress. But it was her skit debut, A Date with Slug, in 1989 CCTV New Year's Gala that brought her immediate success. Afterwards she costarred first with Huang Hong, then with her successful partner Zhao Benshan in many Gala show skits. Some of roles included "Anti-family plan Guerilla", and "Yesterday, today and Tomorrow". On television her most famous role was in I Love My Family (我爱我家). In recent years, Home with Kids (家有儿女) is also a notable sitcom she starred in.

Song Dandan also has a cameo role in House of Flying Daggers.[2]



  1. ^ Song Dandan is "China's most famous female comic". See "Song Dandan Talks About Marriages in First Book". March 29, 2007. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ Song Dandan at the Internet Movie Database