Zhang Hanyu

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Zhang Hanyu
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Chinese name 張涵予 (traditional)
Chinese name 张涵予 (simplified)
Pinyin Zhāng Hányú (Mandarin)
Jyutping Zoeng1 Haam4-jyu4 (Cantonese)
Born (1964-12-19) 19 December 1964 (age 50)
Beijing, China
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Yang Meizi (羊梅子)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhang.

Zhang Hanyu (born 19 December 1964) is a Chinese actor.

Life[edit]

Zhang graduated from the Beijing Central Academy of Drama in 1988. He started his career by doing Mandarin voice dubbing[1][2] for films such as Shark Tale,[3] The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and Troy.[4] Zhang subsequently played minor roles in some television series before appearing as supporting characters in films directed by Feng Xiaogang, such as Sorry Baby, Cell Phone, Big Shot's Funeral, and A World Without Thieves.[5] He was called "Feng Xiaogang's imperial dragon casing" (馮小剛御用龍套),[6] and earned the appreciation of Feng.[7]

In 2007, Zhang was cast as a lead character for the first time in the war drama film Assembly, which grossed a record 260 million RMB in box office earnings.[8] Zhang's performance propelled him to fame and placed him among the ranks of first-class Chinese film stars. In 2008, Zhang also won the Best Actor Award at the 29th Hundred Flowers Awards[9] and the Best Leading Actor Award at the Golden Horse Film Awards.[10] The following year, Zhang won the Outstanding Actor Award at the Huabiao Awards.

Filmography[edit]

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Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award / Nomination
2007 Media Grand Ceremony (娛樂大典) Best Actor of the Year
MTV Super Grand Ceremony (MTV超級盛典) Best Film Actor
BTV Film and Television Grand Ceremony (BTV影視盛典) Film Actor with the Most Potential
2008 Sohu Film Grand Ceremony (SOHU電影盛典) Actor of the Year and Most Popular Actor of the Year
Beijing Student Film Festival (北京大學生電影節) Best Actor
Chinese-language Film and Media Awards (華語電影傳媒大獎) Best Actor
Hundred Flowers Awards Best Actor
Golden Horse Awards Best Leading Actor
2009 Huabiao Awards Outstanding Actor

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Awards and achievements
Golden Horse Award
Preceded by
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
for Lust, Caution
Best Actor
2008
for Assembly
Succeeded by
Huang Bo,
Nick Cheung
for Cow,
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