Jiang Qinqin

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Jiang Qinqin
Jiang Qinqin from "Chinese Movie Week" at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 (33259230440).jpg
Background information
Chinese name 蔣勤勤 (traditional)
Chinese name 蒋勤勤 (simplified)
Pinyin Jiǎng Qínqín (Mandarin)
Born (1975-09-03) September 3, 1975 (age 42)
Chongqing, China
Other names Shui Ling, Angel Jiang
Ethnicity Han
Alma mater Beijing Film Academy
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Chen Jianbin (m. 2006)
Children 1

Jiang Qinqin (Chinese: 蒋勤勤; pinyin: Jiǎng Qínqín, born 3 September 1975) is a Chinese actress. She is sometimes credited as Shui Ling (simplified Chinese: 水灵; traditional Chinese: 水靈), a stage name given to her by Taiwanese writer Chiung Yao while she was involved in the production of the television series Tears in Heaven.


Jiang started learning Beijing Opera at the age of 10 and entered the Beijing Film Academy in 1994 after attaining first place in the entrance examination. In the second year of Jiang's study at the Beijing Film Academy, she was cast by director Yang Jie in the title role of Xishi in the television series of the same name. She then starred in Tears in Heaven, an adaptation of a novel by Chiung Yao, and rose to fame in China.[1] Following that, she played a number of notable roles, including Gu Manlu in Affair of Half a Lifetime (2003) and Mu Nianci in The Legend of the Condor Heroes (2003).[2] Jiang's performance in the historical drama Qiao's Grand Courtyard won her both both Favorite TV Actress and the Audience's Favorite Actress Awards at the Golden Eagle TV Art Festival.[3][4] Jiang has also starred in several films, notably My Sister’s Dictionary and Seven Nights, for which she was awarded at the Golden Phoenix Awards.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Jiang married actor Chen Jianbin on February 22, 2006, whom she co-starred with in Qiao's Grand Courtyard. Their son was born on January 8, 2007.[6]



Year English Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1994 Bloody Brothers 新大小不良 Xiaoyao
1995 Tiexue Chuanqi 铁血传奇 Fan Ruyu
1997 Fitness Tour 减肥旅行团 Ms Jingjing
2001 The Sino-Dutch War 1661 英雄郑成功 Xue Liang
2005 My Sister’s Dictionary 姐姐词典 Niu Hongmei
Seven Nights 七夜 Song Yao
2009 City of Dream 所有梦想都开花 Lin Fang
2011 The Sun 大太阳 Ying Tao [7]
2014 Who is Undercover 一号目标 Lu Yiran
One Step Away 触不可及 Lu Qiuqi
2015 A Fool 一个勺子 Jin Zhizi [8]
2017 The Door 完美有多美 Zhuo Yanni [9]

Television series[edit]

Year English Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1992 Meitai Guanyin 媚态观音 Meitai Guanyin
1996 Xishi 西施 Xishi
1998 Kingdoms of the Spring and Autumn Period of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty 东周列国春秋篇 Qi Jiang
Xiaofengxian's Story 小凤仙的故事 Xiaofengxian
Tears in Heaven 苍天有泪 Xiao Yufeng
Jingdu Shentan 京都神探 Qi Menggu
1999 Kangxi Incognito Travel 康熙微服私访记之八宝粥记 Zhu Yunqiao
Liumang Taizi 流氓太子 Duan Yu
Romance of the White Haired Maiden 白发魔女 Lian Nichang
Master of Zen 达摩祖师 Hu Ji
2000 Shenyi Hua Tuo 神医华陀 Princess Rourou
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 卧虎藏龙 Yu Jiaolong
Grief Over QingHe River 青河绝恋 Shen Xinci / Liang Xiuyun
2001 Wang Zhong Wang 王中王 Princess Qianyun
Detective Collum 神探科蓝 Li Xing'er
2002 The Four Detective Guards 四大名捕 Hei Hudie
Wind and Cloud 风云雄霸天下 Mingyue
2003 My Fair Princess III 还珠格格三之天上人间 Xia Yingying
The Legend of the Condor Heroes 射雕英雄传 Mu Nianci
Affair of Half a Lifetime 半生缘 Gu Manlu
2004 The Last Concubine 末代皇妃 Wenxiu
A Loud Slap 耳光响亮 Niu Hongmei
World of Heroic Duo 风云争霸 Beitang Xing'er
2005 Han Women 大汉巾帼 Xin Zhui
2006 Qiao's Grand Courtyard 乔家大院 Lu Yuhan [10]
If the Moon has Eyes 如果月亮有眼睛 Fan Meiyin Cameo
Xiangfen Shijia 香粉世家 Lianyi
2009 Four Generations Under One Roof 四世同堂 Yunmei [11]
2011 Epoch-Making 开天辟地 Song Qingling
China 1945: Chong Qing Feng Yun 中国1945之重庆风云 Song Meiling
The Great Time 大时代 Liang Hongyu
2014 Grandpa's Anti Japanese War 姥爷的抗战 Tan Liping [12]
2017 Si Jie La Mei 田姐辣妹 Tian Jiahui
Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy 九州·海上牧云记 Nanku Mingyi

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2001 24th Hundred Flowers Awards Best Actress The Sino-Dutch War 1661 Nominated
2004 24th Golden Rooster Awards Best Actress My Sister's Dictionary Nominated
2005 12th Beijing College Student Film Festival Best Actress Nominated
10th Golden Phoenix Awards Society Award Won [5]
2006 23rd China TV Golden Eagle Award Best Actress Qiao's Grand Courtyard Won
6th China Golden Eagle TV Arts Festival Most Popular Actress Won [13]
2007 26th Flying Apsaras Awards Outstanding Actress Won [14]
2009 13th Huabiao Awards Outstanding Actress City of Dream Nominated
2011 28th Golden Rooster Awards Best Supporting Actress The Sun Nominated
2012 11th Changchun Film Festival Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2015 7th China Image Film Festival Best Actress A Fool Won [15]
2016 1st Gold Aries Award Macau International Film Festival Best Actress Won [16]
23th Beijing College Student Film Festival Best Actress Nominated


  1. ^ "The romance novels by Chiung Yao that launched many acting careers". China Daily. April 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Jiang Qinqin doesn't want to be known for her looks". Yahoo. December 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Jiang Qinqin: A Classic Beauty, Clear and Gentle like Water". Women of China. November 10, 2006. 
  4. ^ Jiang Qinqin. China.org.cn. May 6, 2009.
  5. ^ a b "Jiang Qinqin wins film award". China Daily. August 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Chinese Actress Jiang Qinqin Becomes Mom". Beijing Review. January 9, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Jiang Qinqin plays in earthquake relief film". CCTV.com. July 15, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Chen Jianbin's 'A Fool' Released in China". China Radio International. November 17, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Chinese movie 'The Door' to compete with 'La La Land' on Valentine's Day". The Global Times. February 12, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Mansion of the Qiao Family". China Daily. March 12, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Close-up of 'Four Generations Living Together' Remake". China Radio International. April 29, 2009. 
  12. ^ "Vengeance drives new wartime TV series". China Daily. December 5, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Zhang and Jiang win Most Popular TV Actor and Actress". CCTV.com. January 1, 2006. 
  14. ^ ""Flying Apsaras Awards" handed out in Beijing". CCTV.com. August 28, 2007. 
  15. ^ "Kris Wu, Jiang Qinqin honored in Tokyo". China.org.cn. October 27, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Goodbye Mr. Loser the biggest winner at Gold Aries Awards". China Daily. March 9, 2016. 

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