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|Pinyin||Yán Chéngxùn (Mandarin)|
January 1, 1977 |
|Occupation||Actor, singer, model|
|Voice type(s)||Lyric Baritone|
|Label(s)||Sony Music Taiwan|
Jerry Yan, (Chinese: 言承旭; pinyin: Yán Chéngxùn), born Liao Yangzhen (Chinese: 廖洋震; pinyin: Liào Yángzhèn), is a Taiwanese actor, model and singer. He is known for his notable role as Dao Ming Si in Taiwanese dramas Meteor Garden and Meteor Garden II, an adaptation of Japanese shōjō manga Hana Yori Dango. He is the leader of the Taiwanese boy band F4.
Jerry Yan the Man became a model in 2000, after winning the 1998 TVBS Modelling Competition and Men’s UNO modelling competition. He began filming advertisements and starring in music videos. In 2001, Jerry began his acting career. His first television series, Love Scar garnered over 10% ratings.
With his role as "Dao Ming Si" in the highly popular Taiwanese drama Meteor Garden and its sequel Meteor Garden II, Jerry shot to fame and became popular across Asia. At the conclusion of the series, Jerry along with the other cast members of Meteor Garden; Vic Chou, Vanness Wu and Ken Chu continued to perform together and released three studio albums as the quartet boy band F4.
In 2004, Jerry released his debut solo album, Jerry for You. The album was awarded as one of the "Top 10 Selling Mandarin Albums of the Year" at the IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards, presented by the Hong Kong branch of IFPI. He also won the "Best Album" and "Best Newcomer" (for the Hong Kong/Taiwan region) awards at the China Top Music Awards. The same year, he starred in the Hong Kong romantic comedy Magic Kitchen alongside Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng, marking his film debut.
In 2009, Jerry starred in Starlit, co-produced by China's China Central Television, Taiwan's Jam Entertainment and Japan's Geneon Entertainment. Broadcasting rights to the show were sold to 15 countries. The series also won "Best Overseas Drama" at the Sky Perfect TV Award. The same year, Jerry released his second solo album titled, Freedom. According to Taiwan's G-Music chart the album is the ninth best selling album in Taiwan in 2009. The Japanese version ranked #2 on the daily chart and #8 on the weekly chart in Japan's Oricon Chart, breaking the record for the highest ranking of Chinese male singers. He then held a solo concert in Japan; Due to high demand, two additional shows were added. Jerry became the only Chinese artist to win "Best International Artist" at the Best Jeanist Awards. He also won "Asia's Most Popular Singer" at the South East Music Chart Awards.
In 2010, Jerry starred in the China-Taiwan co-production Down with Love alongside Ella Chen of S.H.E. Despite having its episodes leaked in Taiwan, it still managed to reach the first-place spot among TV show ratings. He then released his third album, My Secret Lover, which included soundtracks of The Hospital and Hot Shot sung by Jerry. At the Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards, Jerry was chosen as "Most Popular Taiwan Singer in Korea". He was also named as one of the "Top 10 Singers" in Singapore and Taiwan. He placed 6th on Channel V's Fresh Asia Charts, being the highest ranking for Chinese singers.
In 2011, Jerry starred in My Splendid Life, a remake of the 2009 Korean hit drama Brilliant Legacy. The series reached 100 million views on Youku, and topped the ratings charts for numerous weeks. The same year, he won Best Asian Star at the Asia Model Awards held in Seoul.
In 2014, Jerry starred in the romance melodrama Loving, Never Forgetting opposite Chinese actress Tong Liya. The series premiered on the prime-time slots on Zhejiang TV, and placed first in ratings nationally. The same year, he starred in the Japanese heist film Lupin III: Necklace of Cleopatra based on the manga of the same name alongside Shun Oguri, the lead actor of the Japanese version of Meteor Garden, and Kim Joon, one of the lead actors of the Korean version of Meteor Garden.
In 2015, Jerry made a special appearance in the highly popular youth movie Our Times as the adult version of the male protagonist, Xu Taiyu. He then starred in the Chinese television series My Best Ex-Boyfriend.
|Year||English Title||Chinese Title||Role||Notes|
|2000||Great Teacher||麻辣鮮師||Hong Minglong|
|2001||Girl Goes Forward||女生向前走||Ah Guo||Cameo|
|Meteor Garden||流星花園||Dao Ming Si|
|Meteor Rain||流星雨~道明寺篇||Dao Ming Si|
|Love Scar||烈愛傷痕||Zhang Zilin|
|2002||Come to My Place||來我家吧||Cai Yiye|
|Meteor Garden II||流星花園 II||Dao Ming Si|
|2006||The Hospital||白色巨塔||Su Yihua|
|2008||Hot Shot||籃球火||Dong Fangxiang|
|Down With Love||就想賴著妳||Xiang Yuping|
|2011||My Splendid Life||我的燦爛人生||Liu Yuhao|
|2014||Loving, Never Forgetting||戀戀不忘||Li Zhongmou|
|2015||My Best Ex-Boyfriend||最佳前男友||Li Tang|
|2017||Legend of Fu Yao||扶摇皇后||Zhangsun Wuji|
|Year||English Title||Chinese Title||Role||Notes|
|2004||Magic Kitchen||魔幻厨房||Guo Keli|
|2012||Ripples of Desire||花漾||Scarface|
|2014||Lupin III: Necklace of Cleopatra||鲁邦三世：埃及艳后的项链||Michael Lee|
|2015||Our Times||我的少女时代||Adult Xu Taiyu|
Studio album (solo)
|Album #||Album Info||Track listing|
|1st||Jerry for You (第一次)||
|3rd||My Secret Lover (我的秘密情人)
(New + Collection Album)
|2004||Mnet Asian Music Awards||Best Asia Pop Artist||N/A||Won|
|2005||China Top Music Awards||Best Album (Hong Kong/Taiwan)||
|Best Newcomer (Hong Kong/Taiwan)||N/A||Won|
|IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards||Top 10 Selling Mandarin Albums of the Year||
|2009||Best Jeanist Awards||Best International Artiste||N/A||Won|
|South East Music Chart Awards||Asia's Most Popular Singer||N/A||Won|
|Top 10 Songs||
|2011||Asia Model Festival Awards||Best Asian Star||N/A||Won|
|CTV'S Asia Top 10 Most Popular Stars Award Ceremony||Asia Annual Popularity Award||N/A||Won|
|2015||Philippine's Asian Drama Awards||Best Actor||
- (in Chinese) IFPI Hong Kong 2004 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards winners list Archived 2012-02-19 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2011-04-19
- (in Chinese) Apple Daily 蔡依林登g-music '09銷售王 傲封最賣搖錢樹 10 January 2010. Retrieved 2011-09-14
- (in Chinese) Sony Music Taiwan My Secret Lover album info 22 January 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-23
- "2004 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list". MAMA. Retrieved 2014-06-12.