Guo Degang

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Guo Degang
Chinese name 郭德綱 (traditional)
Chinese name 郭德纲 (simplified)
Pinyin Guō Dégāng (Mandarin)
Born January 18th, 1973
Tianjin, China
Occupation Xiangsheng actor
Spouse(s) Wang Hui
Official website

Guo Degang (Chinese: 郭德纲; pinyin: Guō Dégāng) is a Chinese comedian and xiangsheng actor. His master was Hou Yaowen.


Guo Degang was born in Tianjin. He began to learn the art of storytelling, pingshu (评书), when he was 8 years old.

Guo went to Beijing in 1995 and established Deyun She (德雲社), a xiangsheng performance theater, in 1996. He started in teahouses and achieved nationwide fame.[1]

His elder son was born in February 1996 named Guo Qilin, who is a performer in Deyun She and a student of Yu Qian. His younger son was born in January 2015.



Television series[edit]

  • Dreaming Tang Dynasty (2012)
  • Great Family 1912 (2012)
  • King Rouge (2013)

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