Wang Xueqi

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.
Wang Xueqi
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Born 1946
Years active 1984–present

Wang Xueqi (Chinese: 王学圻; born 1946) is a Chinese film actor whose career has spanned over 25 years. He was often cast in early Fifth Generation films, such as Chen Kaige's Yellow Earth (1984) and The Big Parade (1986), Huang Jianxin's Samsara, and Zhang Yimou's Codename Cougar (1989). He has since carved out a niche in the Chinese market as a character actor.

He has recently appeared in award-winning roles in Forever Enthralled (2008) and Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)

Wang has also directed one film, Sun Bird, which he screenwriter Yang Liping also co-directed. The film won a Special Grand Prize of the Jury at the Montreal World Film Festival.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Director
Year Title Notes
1998 Sun Bird
太阳鸟
Co-directed with Yang Liping
Actor
Year Title Role Notes
1984 Yellow Earth
黄土地
Gu Qiang
1986 The Big Parade
大阅兵
Li Weicheng
1988 Samsara
轮回
Police Officer
1989 Codename Cougar
代號美洲豹
Huang Jinru
1994 Cradle on Wheels
带轱辘的摇篮
Qiangzi Golden Deer Awards for Best Actor at the Changchun Film Festival
1994 In the Heat of the Sun
阳光灿烂的日子
Father
1994 Country Teachers
凤凰琴
Sun Shihai
1995 Warrior Lanling
兰陵王
1995 Sun Valley
日光峡谷
Black Bull
1998 Sun Bird
太阳鸟
Yuen Wen
1999 Flag of the Republic
共和国之旗
2000 To Be with You Forever
相伴永远
Fuchun Li Huabiao Film Awards for Outstanding Actor
Nominated - Golden Rooster Awards for Best Actor
2000 The Red Suit
红西服
Jury Prize at the Beijing Student Film Festival
2001 Sun Flower
葵花劫
Stationmaster
2003 Warriors of Heaven and Earth
天地英雄
Master An Nominated - Golden Rooster Awards for Best Supporting Actor
2008 Forever Enthralled
梅蘭芳
Tan Xinpei Golden Rooster Awards for Best Supporting Actor
Golden Horse Awards for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated - Asian Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor
2009 Wheat
麦田
Lord Ju Cong
2009 The Founding of a Republic
建國大業
Li Zongren
2010 Bodyguards and Assassins
十月圍城
Li Yutang Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards for Best Actor
Asian Film Awards for Best Actor
Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor
2010 Chongqing Blues
Lin Quanhai
2010 Reign of Assassins
2010 Sacrifice
赵氏孤儿
Tu Angu
2011 The Founding of a Party
建党伟业
Cai Yuanpei
2011 A Disappearing Village
2012 Caught in the Web
2013 Iron Man 3 Dr. Wu
2013 The Rooftop Lei Ge
2013 Out of Inferno
2014 The Intruder
2014 Helios
2015 The Monk

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Awards and achievements
Asian Film Awards
Preceded by
Masahiro Motoki
for Departures
Best Actor
2010
for Bodyguards and Assassins
Succeeded by
Ha Jung-woo
for The Yellow Sea
Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards
Preceded by
Nick Cheung
for Beast Stalker
Best Actor
2009
for Bodyguards and Assassins
Succeeded by
Teddy Robin
for Gallants