Wang Wenjuan

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Wang Wenjuan(Chinese: 王文娟; pinyin: Wáng Wénjuān; 19 December 1926 – ) is a noted performer in the Shaoxing opera. She is well known for playing the title role Lin Daiyu in the 1962 film of Dream of the Red Chamber,[1] an adaptation of a work by Cao Xueqin.


Wang Wenjuan was born in Shengzhou, Zhejiang Province. In 1947, she and Lu Jinhua founded a yueju troupe called Shaozhuang Troupe(Chinese: 少壮越剧团) in Shanghai. In 1961, she married Sun Daolin who is a famous Chinese director.[2]