Li Jindou

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Li Jindou
Born (1947-10-15) October 15, 1947 (age 70)
Beijing, Republic of China
Residence Beijing
Nationality Chinese
Citizenship People's Republic of China
Years active 1979 - present
Parent(s) Li Huilan (李惠兰)

Li Jindou (simplified Chinese: 李金斗; traditional Chinese: 李金鬥; pinyin: Lǐ Jīndoǔ) is a Chinese comedian, sketch actor, xiangsheng performer, and professor of Chinese at Peking University.[1] His disciples include Liu Ying, Ren Jun, Mao Wei, Han Bing, Liu Chang, Fu Qiang, Fang Qingping, Wang Zheng, Xu Qiang, Xu Mingzhe, Zhou Weixing, Xu Ming, Xue Xiaodong, Zhang Wei, Wang Qun, Shi Bufan, Yu Xuejun and Ma Qingjun.

Biography[edit]

Li was born on 15 October 1947, in Beijing. He started to learn the arts of xiangsheng from master Zhao Zhenduo (赵振铎). At the age of 13, he became an eighth-generation xiangsheng performer. Li performed xiangsheng in many areas, such as America, Canada, Singapore, Hongkong and Taiwan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 李金斗在长洗浴后遭"嫖娼录像"敲诈(图) (in Chinese). QQnet. Retrieved 21 August 2013.