Siqin Gaowa

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Siqin Gaowa
Chinese name 斯琴高娃
Pinyin Sīqín Gāowá (Mandarin)
Born (1950-01-19) 19 January 1950 (age 67)
Guangzhou, China
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970–present
Spouse(s) Chen Liangsheng (1986–)
Ancestry Ningcheng County, Inner Mongolia, China

Siqin Gaowa (ᠰᠡᠴᠡᠩᠭ᠋ᠣᠣ᠎ᠠ, Mongolian Cyrillic Цэцэнгуа, born 19 January 1950), born Duan Anlin, is a Swiss actress with a Han Chinese father and a Mongolian mother. She was born in Guangzhou. Her father died early and she was brought up by her mother in Inner Mongolia.[1] She is married to musician Chen Liangsheng (陈亮声) since 1986 and currently holds Swiss citizenship together with her husband.

Siqin Gaowa made her debut in the 1982 film Rickshaw Boy, an adaptation of Lao She's novel of the same title, where she played "Tigress", the love interest of Zhang Fengyi's character "Xiangzi". She won the Golden Rooster Award and Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress that year.

In 1995, she was a member of the jury at the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Her works include Kangxi Dynasty and Full Moon in New York. She won the award for Best Actress at the 4th Hong Kong Film Awards for Homecoming.[3] In 2008, she won her second Best Actress in the 27th Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in The Postmodern Life of My Aunt.


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  1. ^ Lee, Lily Xiao Hong; Stefanowska, A. D.; Wiles, Sue (2003). Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women. M.E. Sharpe. p. 465. ISBN 978-0-7656-0798-0. 
  2. ^ "45th Berlin International Film Festival". Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  3. ^ 第四屆香港電影金像獎得獎名單 (in Chinese). Hong Kong Film Awards. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  4. ^ Siqin Gaowa at
  5. ^ Siqin Gaowa at

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