Zhou Yun

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Zhou Yun
Zhou Yun 2008.jpg
Zhou Yun in 2008.
Native name 周韵
Born Zhou Sila (周斯拉)
(1978-12-17) 17 December 1978 (age 38)
Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
Residence Beijing, China
Alma mater Central Academy of Drama
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000 - present
Notable work Let the Bullets Fly
Bodyguards and Assassins
Spouse(s) Jiang Wen (m. 2005)
Children A son (born 19 September 2006)
Zhou Yun
Traditional Chinese 周韻
Simplified Chinese 周韵

Zhou Yun (born 17 December 1978) is a Chinese actress.[1][2][3][4]

Zhou is noted for her roles as Hua Jie and Shu Man in the film and television series Let the Bullets Fly and Golden Marriage 2 respectively.[5]

Life[edit]

Early life[edit]

Zhou was born in a merchant family in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, she was raised by her grandmother. At the age of 15, Zhou attended the Miss Wenzhou and won the championship. Zhou graduated from Central Academy of Drama, where she majoring in acting.

Acting career[edit]

Zhou's first film role was uncredited appearance in the film Love Season (2000).

In 2003, Zhou had a cameo appearance in Warriors of Heaven and Earth - an action film starring Zhao Wei, Jiang Wen and Kiichi Nakai - where she played the role of the male Buddhist monk. She would later marry its star, Jiang Wen.

In 2007, Zhou appeared in The Sun Also Rises, a Chinese film directed, produced and co-written by Jiang Wen starring Joan Chen, Anthony Wong, Jaycee Chan, and Jiang Wen.

In 2009, Zhou participated as A Chun in Bodyguards and Assassins, which grossed over US$5,837,674 on a budget of only US$23 million.

After playing minor roles in various films and television series, Zhou received her first leading role in a series called Golden Marriage 2, for which she received nominations at the 6th Huading Awards and won Best Actress Award at the Asia Rainbow TV Awards. That same year, Zhou co-starred with Chow Yun-fat and Jiang Wen in the 2008 film Let the Bullets Fly as Hua Jie.[6][7] She received positive reviews.

In 2014, two films she headlined Gone with the Bullets and The Assassin.[8][9]

Personal life[edit]

Zhou married Jiang Wen, a noted actor in China, their son was born on September 19, 2006.[10][11]

Works[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
2000 Love Season 《恋爱季节》 Zhao Fang
2003 Warriors of Heaven and Earth 《天地英雄》 Jue Hui
Peach Blossoming 《桃花灿烂》 Xingzi
2007 The Sun Also Rises 《太阳照常升起》 Feng Ma
2009 Bodyguards and Assassins 《十月围城》 A Chun
2010 Let the Bullets Fly 《让子弹飞》 Hua Jie
2014 Gone with the Bullets 《一步之遥》
The Assassin 《聂隐娘》 Jing Jing'er

Television[edit]

Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
2000 《堆积情感》 Chen Jie
2002 Passing Happiness 《走过幸福》 Zhu Xiaobei
《各就各位》 Rourou
2003 Tibet Police 《西藏警察》 Cai Lanjing
2005 You Are the Apple I Am the Pear 《你是苹果我是梨》 Tang Hong
《月上海》 Ren Yusun
《爱上单眼皮男生》 Song Shiyi
My Brothers and Sisters 《我的兄弟姐妹》 Qi Miao
2010 Golden Marriage 2 《金婚风雨情》 Shu Man

Awards[edit]

Year Work Award Result Notes
2007 BQ Celebrity Score Award for Most Artistic Actress Won
BQ Celebrity Score Award for Favorite Actress Nominated
BQ Celebrity Score Award for Sweet Couple Nominated
China Fashion Award for Most Potential Actress Won
2009 BQ Celebrity Score Award for Favorite Actress Nominated
2010 BQ Celebrity Score Award for Most Charming Actress Won
Sohu Internet TV Festival - Most Charming Actress Nominated
2011 Golden Marriage 2 6th Huading Award for Best TV Actress Nominated
6th Huading Award for Favorite Star Nominated
Asia Rainbow TV Award for Best Actress Won
BQ Celebrity Score Award for Favorite Actress Nominated
China TV Audience Festival - Favorite Artist Nominated
2012 Golden Marriage 2 Golden Eagle Awards for Favorite Actress Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zhou Yun". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Actress Zhou Yun travels back in time". China.org.cn. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Actress Zhou Yun in style". China.org.cn. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Actress Zhou Yun in Style". womenofchina.cn. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "'Let the Bullets Fly' actress Zhou Yun". People.com. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "[Gallery] 'Let the Bullets Fly' Actress Zhou Yun". China Radio International. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "'Let the Bullets Fly' Actress Zhou Yun". chinesefilms.cn. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "'Gone with the Bullets' Additional Stills Unveiled". China.com.cn. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  9. ^ 姜文新片《一步之遥》定双女主 舒淇周韵各怀绝技. Hunan Television (in Chinese). Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "Actress Zhou Yun happy about her life". China.org.cn. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  11. ^ 周韵自述:我是姜文背后的小女人. China.com.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 12 April 2014. 

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