Ivy Shao

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Ivy Shao
Chinese name (traditional)
PinyinShào Yǔwēi (Mandarin)
Born (1989-09-21) 21 September 1989 (age 29)
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Other namesShao Yuwei
Alma materFortune Institute of Technology
OccupationActress
Years active2010–present

Ivy Shao (Chinese: 邵雨薇; pinyin: Shao Yu Wei) is a Taiwanese actress. She is best known for her leading role in the 2016 hit drama, Back to 1989.[1] Since then, she has also starred in The Perfect Match with Wu Kang-jen and Ben Wu in 2017.[2]

Career[edit]

2008–2010: Early beginnings[edit]

In 2008, she appeared on variety show, Guess, and gained fame.[3] She then debuted in 2010 with the stage name Meng Meng as the spokesperson for the video game, "Meng Meng Online", and became a fixed cast on the variety show, Crazy God.

2011–2015: Start of her acting career[edit]

Shao received her first acting role in drama Skip Beat. She then went on to have supporting roles in several dramas, such as A Hint of You, Fabulous 30, Love at Second Sight, When I See You Again and Beautiful Secret.

2016–present: Breakout role in Back to 1989, The Perfect Match[edit]

Her first breakthrough in the industry was when she received her first lead role in 2016 hit drama, Back to 1989 with Marcus Chang. The drama was the highest rated drama in recent years and was massively popular. She then followed up the drama with another leading role in 2017's The Perfect Match, co-starring with Wu Kang-jen.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2011 Skip Beat Gongxi's colleague FTV Cameo
2012 Confucius Liang Jin Jin CTV
2013 A Hint of You You Zhen Zhen SETTV
The M Riders 5 Ma Ya EBC Yoyo
2014 Fabulous 30 Wu Yi Le SETTV
Love at Second Sight Tan Xiao Min HBS
2015 When I See You Again Hu Yong Qing SETTV
Beautiful Secret Jiang Mei Yan HBS
2016 Back to 1989 Ye Zhen Zhen SETTV
CSIC 2 Bei Yi Xuan CTV
2017 The Perfect Match Wei Fen Qing SETTV
2018 Sweet Combat Song Xiao Mi Hunan TV

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Whispers In The Reality Zhi Xin
2015 First of May Zhang Huai Wen
2016 The Tenants Downstairs Chang Ying-ru
2017 My Gift Zhang Xiao-yu Telemovie

Web drama[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Mr Bodyguard Tang Yun iQiyi
2017 Game Not Over Xu Shi Qiao / Qiao Qiao Youku
2018 Love and π Zhao Yuan Ma iQiyi

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Song title Details
2016 "Drinking Buddies" (朋友的酒)
  • Artist(s): Richie Jen
  • Album: 朋友的酒 + Greatest Hits 3
2016 "You Him Me" (你他我)
  • Artist(s): Nine Chen 陳零九
  • Album: 1989一念間 電視原聲帶
2018 "The Closest Thing To Eternal" (最接近永恆的事情)

The ending credit song from Love and π

  • Artist(s): Ivy Shao 邵雨薇
  • Album: The Closest Thing To Eternal 最接近永恆的事情

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 2016 Sanlih Drama Awards Viewers Choice Drama Award (with Back to 1989) Back to 1989 Won
Best Actress Award Nominated
Best Onscreen Couple Award (with Marcus Chang) Won
Best Kiss Award (with Marcus Chang) Nominated
18th Taipei Film Festival Best Actress Award The Tenants Downstairs Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "邵雨薇 林予晞拚一姐 2018螢幕女王誰接班". 聯合新聞網. 22 December 2017.
  2. ^ "終於輪到了!吳思賢「極品絕配」親到邵雨薇". 聯合報. 25 May 2017.
  3. ^ "2008/12/27 我猜 超人气店花 三号Ivy". Youtube (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 August 2017.

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