Lu Yi (actor)

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Lu Yi
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Lù Yì (Mandarin)
Born (1976-01-06) January 6, 1976 (age 40)
Shanghai, China
Occupation Actor, singer
Genre(s) Mandopop
Label(s) Sony Music
Years active 1985–1988, 1998–present
Spouse(s) Bao Lei (鲍蕾) (m. 2006)
Children 2 daughters
Alma mater Shanghai Theatre Academy
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lu.

Lu Yi (born January 6, 1976) is a Chinese actor and pop singer. He started his acting career when he was 5.

Lu graduated from the Shanghai Theatre Academy in 1999. In 1999, he rose to fame because of the TV series, Never Dies Content. Over the next several years, he took part in numerous TV series and films, such as Boy&Girl,[1] Confucius, etc. Lu Yi married actress Bo Lei (鲍蕾)[2] in 2006. After three years, their daughter, Lu Yu Xuan( Bei Er )was born.

Early life[edit]

Lu Yi was born in Shanghai, a common family. He began his life as an actor when he was a child. However, he was not well-known at that time. Lu Yi played a role in move "Spring Ding-dong" when he was five years old. From age five to eighteen, he had an average one to two movies each year. In Grade 8, Lu began to learn Peking Opera and Chinese Kung Fu. After three years, he took part in more than 700 dramas. After a long period of time to hone, he joined the TV series crew, Never Dies Content, in 1999. Lu Yi became one of the top actors in China.



Over the next several years after his 1999 debut in Never Dies Content, the audiences started to know him. This time period was the most active years in Lu's career life. Lu had been participating in fourteen TV series and films, and all those TV series and film attracted a lot of people's attention in China. He not only published two books,[3][4] but also released two albums[5][6] at this time period. In year 2004 and 2005, Lu was listed at the thirteenth and eleventh place of Forbes Chinese Celebrities List respectively.[7] His movie Seven Swords was the opening movie in Venice Film Festival in year 2005. At the same year, Seven Swords received seven nominations at the Golden Horse, and two nominations at the Hong Kong Film Award.


In 2006, he married actress Bao Lei.[8] They were classmates when they studied in Shanghai Theatre Academy, and knew each other more than 10 years.[9] Lu took a break after his wedding.


Lu returned from his break in 2007, and he played main roles in the films Anna&Anna, Fit Lover, Tangshan Dadizhen,[10] etc. In year 2010, his movie, The Stool Pigeon received four nominations at the Hong Kong Film Award. Next year, his another movie, Three Kingdoms,[11] won two awards in Korea and Japan. Lu has been always active in the screen of films and TV series until now.



Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
1982 Bubbling Spring 泉水叮咚
1985 The Zhang Family's Daughter-in-Law 张家少奶奶 Lailai
1986 Tier Five 第五梯队 Shen Zhiming
1987 Anonymous Phone Calls 匿名电话
1988 Snowy Wilderness 荒雪
Fish Poachers 偷鱼贼
1993 First Attraction 第一诱惑 Xiaohao
1998 Lani Loa – The Passage
2000 Chaoyang Gate 朝阳门
2002 Fall in Love at First Sight 一见钟情 Lao Bu
2004 Love Trilogy 我爱天上人间 Liu Baisheng
Sex and the Beauties 性感都市 Gutsie
Fidelity 兄弟 Han Yu
Jasmine Women 茉莉花开 Zou Jie
2005 A Time to Love 情人结 Hou Jia
Seven Swords 七剑 Han Zhibang
2007 Anna & Anna 安娜与安娜 Ouyang
2008 I Love Fantasy 天生幻想狂
Fit Lover 爱情左右 lawyer
2010 Confucius 孔子 Ji Sunfei
Beauty on Duty 美麗密令 Lu Chi-on
Aftershock 唐山大地震 Yang Zhi
The Stool Pigeon 线人 Hua Tian
My Ex-wife's Wedding 跟我的前妻谈恋爱 Zhang Qi
2012 The Sino-Japanese War at Sea 1894 一八九四·甲午大海戰 Deng Shichang
Tears in Heaven 新妈妈再爱我一次 Mi Yifan
2013 The Palace 宮鎖沉香 Yinzhen
2014 Fighting 英雄之戰 Gao Zhihang
2016 Book of Love 北京遇上西雅图之不二情书 Zheng Yi

TV dramas[edit]

Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
1994 Pure Red Heart 血色童心 Xie Liaosha
1996 Number One Love in the World 天下第一情 Yuan Fang
1998 A World of Misty Rain 煙雨紅塵 Qiao Dawei
1999 Never Close the Eye 永不瞑目 Xiao Tong
2000 Spring in Summer 夏日恋语录 Ban Jun
Love Story in Shanghai 像霧像雨又像風 Li Yingqi
2001 Young Justice Bao II 少年包青天II Bao Zheng
Meeting Aquarium 海洋馆的约会 Du Wei
2002 Network Love Story e网情深 Tao Kan
Field of Dreams 壮志雄心 Ou Li
Behind the Vanity 浮华背后 Luo Liang
2003 Pink Ladies 粉红女郎 Bai Yutang
The Blue Lotus 花樣的年華 Zhou Zihao
Boy & Girl 男才女貌 Qiu Shi
2004 A Chance of Sunshine 向左走向右走 Sheng Shitao
2006 Eight Heroes 八大豪侠 Ping Chang
Library 天一生水 Lu Henqiu
Fast Track Love 车神 Zhang Jiaxiang
2007 The Family Gao Juehui
2008 Harbin Enveloped in Darkness 夜幕下的哈爾濱 Wang Yimin
2009 My Youthfulness 我的青春谁做主 Zhou Jin
2010 Locust Tree 大槐樹 Lin Yi
Three Kingdoms 三國 Zhuge Liang
Iron Masked Singer 鐵面歌女 Bai Yiming
Heaven Show 天堂秀 Kuang Liang
2011 Cover 掩護 Gao Zhihua
2012 No. 19 Huangliang Hutong 皇糧胡同19號 Tan Mingwang
Su Dongpo 蘇東坡 Su Shi
2013 Longmen Express 龍門鏢局 Cheng Mingzhang
If By Life You Were Deceived 假如生活欺骗了你 Li Yang
2014 Palace 3: The Lost Daughter 宮鎖連城 Fucha Hengtai
Perfect Couple 金玉良緣
2015 Grow Up 长大 Zhou Ming
Love Yunge from the Desert 大漢情緣之雲中歌 Liu Fuling
The Legend of Qin 秦時明月 Ge Nie
2016 Don't Go Breaking My Heart 致单身男女 Fang Qihong
TBA Rookie Agent Rouge 胭脂 Zhou Yuhao
In the Name of People 人民的名义 Hou Liangping
Blind Date 盲约

Reality shows[edit]


  • 2003: Phenomenal (非同寻常)
  • 2005: Unfinished Yi (毅犹未尽)


  1. ^ Boy, &Girl. "Boy&Girl". 
  2. ^ Chinese, website. "Bo Lei". 
  3. ^ BOOK, Chinese. "The imagination of silence". Chinawriter. Retrieved 5 July 2005. 
  4. ^ 七剑随笔. "七剑随笔". Lu Yi. Retrieved 25 July 2005. 
  5. ^ 毅犹未尽, Chinese. "毅犹未尽". Baidu. Retrieved 7 March 2005. 
  6. ^, Chinese. "Special". baidu. Retrieved 18 June 2003. 
  7. ^ Lu, Yi. "Forbes Chinese Celebrities List". 
  8. ^ Pictures. "Lu Yi and Bo Lei". CHINA ENTERTAINMENT NEWS. Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  9. ^ (Chinese) Bao Lei Interview: Her and Lu Yi's Love Story. Accessed 18 January 2010.
  10. ^ Tangshan, Dadizhen. "Tangshan Dadizheng". Retrieved 22 July 2010. 
  11. ^ Movie. "Three Kingdoms". 

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