Chen Yuqi

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Chen Yuqi
Born
Chen Qian

(1992-07-29) 29 July 1992 (age 29)
Other namesYukee Chen
Alma materJincheng College of Sichuan University
OccupationActress
Years active2015–present
AgentTiffany Tang Studio
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Birth name
Simplified Chinese陈倩
Traditional Chinese陳倩

Chen Yuqi (Chinese: 陈钰琪, born 29 July 1992), also known as Yukee Chen, is a Chinese actress.[1] She is known for her supporting roles in The Princess Weiyoung and Ashes of Love and her lead role as Zhao Min in Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre and her lead role as Chong Xue Zhi in And the Winner is Love.

Early life and education[edit]

Chen Yuqi was born Chen Qian (Chinese: 陈倩) on 29 July 1992 in Chengdu. She studied performance arts at the Jincheng College of Sichuan University.[2][3] After her graduation, Chen worked as an extra in Hengdian World Studios.[4]

Career[edit]

2015–2018: Beginnings[edit]

In 2015, while working as an extra on the set of movie A Chinese Odyssey Part Three, Chen was spotted by actress Tiffany Tang and subsequently became one of the first batch of actors signed onto Tang's studio.[5]

In 2016, Chen gained recognition for her role as a sassy and adorable princess in the historical drama The Princess Weiyoung, produced by Tiffany Tang's studio.[6] For her performance, she won the Newcomer award at the China Television Drama Quality Ceremony.[7] The same year, she starred in the wuxia web film Man Hunter playing one of the lead roles.[8]

In 2017, Chen was cast in her first leading role in the fantasy web drama Private Shushan Gakuen alongside Wang Yibo.[9] She then starred in the campus drama Fresh Teachers, playing a supporting role as one of the students.[10]

In 2018, Chen starred in the hit fantasy romance drama Ashes of Love, portraying a sassy demon princess.[11]

2019–present: Rising popularity[edit]

In 2019, Chen starred as one of the female leads, Zhao Min in the 2019 wuxia drama Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre based on the novel of the same name by Jin Yong.[12][13] She received positive reviews for her performance, and experienced a rise in popularity.[14]

In 2020, Chen starred in the historical romance drama The Love Lasts Two Minds alongside Yu Menglong, playing two roles.[15] The same year, she starred in the wuxia romance drama And The Winner Is Love alongside Luo Yunxi, portraying the naive female lead Chong Xue Zhi.[16]

She is set to star in her first republican-themed drama, Mystery of Antiques III based on the novel of the same name by Ma Boyong.[17]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year English title Chinese title Role Notes/Ref.
2012 Hold Our Love Hold住我们的爱情 Fan Baobei Short film[4]
2014 Love Montage 被错过的那些年 Dong Jiani
2016 A Chinese Odyssey Part Three 大话西游3 Niu Xiangxiang's subordinate Bit part[5]
Man Hunter 侠捕 Duoming Honglian [8]

Television series[edit]

Year English title Chinese title Role Network Notes/Ref.
2015 Tian Tai Meng Zhu 天台萌主 Yan Yue Tudou
Destined to Love You 偏偏喜歡你 Shen family's maid Hunan TV Episode 2, 4
With or Without You 東坡家事 Li Ai TVB Episode 11, 14[4]
2016 The Princess Weiyoung 锦绣未央 Tuoba Di Beijing TV, Dragon TV [6]
2017 Fresh Teachers 鲜肉老师 Chen Lin Youku [10]
2018 Ashes of Love 香蜜沉沉烬如霜 Liu Ying Jiangsu TV [11]
The Legend of Doctor Huangfu 皇甫神医 Maid iQiyi [12]
2019 Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre 倚天屠龙记 Zhao Min Tencent [12]
2020 The Love Lasts Two Minds 两世欢 Feng Mianwan / Yuan Qingli iQiyi [15]
And The Winner Is Love 月上重火 Chong Xuezhi iQiyi, Tencent, Youku [16]
2021 Mirror: Twin Cities 镜·双城 Bai Ying Tencent [18]
TBA Private Shushan Gakuen 私立蜀山学园 Xing Hui [9]
Mystery of Antiques 3 古董局中局3:掠宝清单 Hai Lanzhu [17]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Event Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 2nd China Television Drama Quality Ceremony Newcomer Award The Princess Weiyoung Won [7]
InStyle iLady Icon Awards New Generation Female Artist of the Year N/A Won [19]
2019 6th The Actors of China Award Ceremony Best Actress (Web series) Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre Won [20]
Golden Bud - The Fourth Network Film And Television Festival Best Actress Nominated [21]
Breakthrough Actress of the Year Won [22]
Tencent Video All Star Awards Breakthrough Actor Won [23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 陈钰琪:总演公主 骨子里想做“打女”. Sina (in Chinese). 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ 清丽灵动"锦绣"佳人内敛刻苦"锦城"学子. Scujcc.cn (in Chinese). 24 January 2017.
  3. ^ 【倚天屠龍記】趙敏陳鈺琪當臨記日薪35元 要麼不做要麼狠心. Yahoo HK (in Chinese). 18 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b c 【倚天屠龍記】陳鈺琪《東坡家事》做大茄曬氣質 網民:黃心穎行埋一邊啦!. Yahoo HK (in Chinese). 30 May 2019.
  5. ^ a b 唐嫣加持新人陈钰琪首曝光 形象亮丽眼眸清澈. Sohu (in Chinese). 15 November 2016.
  6. ^ a b 陈钰琪《锦绣未央》初登场 形象清新亮丽. Sina (in Chinese). 15 November 2016.
  7. ^ a b 陈钰琪首捧硕果 成电视剧品质盛典年度新锐剧星. Tencent (in Chinese). 27 February 2017.
  8. ^ a b 武侠电影《侠捕》热拍 官方曝概念版海报引悬念. Sohu (in Chinese). 12 September 2016.
  9. ^ a b 《私立蜀山学园》开机 陈钰琪挑梁饰女娲后人. Tencent (in Chinese). 2 March 2017.
  10. ^ a b 陈钰琪惊喜加盟《鲜肉老师》“九公主”化身纯美女高中生. KKnews (in Chinese). 1 April 2017.
  11. ^ a b 《香蜜沉沉烬如霜》陈钰琪挑战魔族公主征战沙场. Sina (in Chinese). 16 June 2017.
  12. ^ a b c 《倚天屠龙记》曾舜晞、陈钰琪、祝绪丹演绎年轻新武侠. Netease (in Chinese). 14 May 2018.
  13. ^ 《倚天屠龙记》开播 陈钰琪挑战经典"赵敏". Netease (in Chinese). 27 February 2019.
  14. ^ 《倚天屠龙记》催泪收官 新版赵敏陈钰琪获好评. Netease (in Chinese). 18 April 2019.
  15. ^ a b 陈钰琪《两世欢》顺利杀青 一人分饰多角引期待. Netease (in Chinese). 21 January 2019.
  16. ^ a b 罗云熙陈钰琪新剧《月上重火》演绎侠情江湖. Sina (in Chinese). 29 May 2019.
  17. ^ a b 《古董局中局之掠宝清单》开机,屈楚萧出演许一城. Beijing News (in Chinese). 8 October 2019.
  18. ^ 《镜双城》曝剧照官宣主演阵容 李易峰陈钰琪造型曝光. Sina (in Chinese). 31 July 2020.
  19. ^ InStyle iLady Icon Awards年度偶像盛典,昨夜耀目上海!. Sohu (in Chinese). 24 August 2017.
  20. ^ 中国电视好演员盛典,朱一龙、王晓晨、关晓彤获最佳男女演员奖. Sichuan News (in Chinese). 19 December 2019.
  21. ^ 金骨朵网络影视盛典提名揭晓 王一博肖战杨紫等入围. Ynet (in Chinese). 25 November 2019.
  22. ^ 金骨朵网络影视盛典完美闭幕 群星闪烁见证荣耀时刻. Sohu (in Chinese). 23 December 2019.
  23. ^ 2019年度星光大赏. Tencent (in Chinese). 29 December 2019.