Famous Chinese T V & Movie Producers

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Jet Li
(Actor and Martial Artist Who was All-Around Youth Champion in the National Wushu Competition)
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Birthdate: April 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Jet Li is one of the most popular Asian actors to have made it big in the American film industry. A martial artist and former Wushu champion, he won a national championship before retiring from competitive Wushu to focus on his acting career. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jet Li is closely associated with the Red Cross Society of China.

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John Woo
(Film director and producer)
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Birthdate: September 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
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Zhao Wei
(One of the Most Popular Actresses in China)
Zhao Wei
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Birthdate: March 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wuhu, China

Zhao Wei is a Chinese actress, filmmaker, pop singer, and businesswoman. One of the most popular Chinese actresses, Zhao is also one of the highest-paid actresses in China. Renowned for her performance in popular films like Shaolin Soccer, Zhao Wei is widely considered the first national idol of Mainland China since the Chinese economic reform in 1978.

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Zhang Yimou
(Chinese Film Director Known for His Films That Explore Sexual Repression and Political Oppression)
Zhang Yimou
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Birthdate: November 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Part of the Chinese Fifth Generation of filmmakers, Zhang Yimou is best known for his Academy Award-nominated films Ju Dou, Raise the Red Lantern, and Hero. His most expensive film, The Great Wall, was, however, a box-office failure. He also directed part of the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony.

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Sharla Cheung
(Actress and film producer)
Sharla Cheung
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Birthdate: February 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
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Run Run Shaw
(Former Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Filmmaker who founded the Shaw Brothers Studio)
Run Run Shaw
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Birthdate: November 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ningbo, China
Died: January 7, 2014
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Hou Hsiao-hsien
(Film director)
Hou Hsiao-hsien
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Birthdate: April 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meixian District, Meizhou, China
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Fei Xiang
(Singer, Actor)
Fei Xiang
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Birthdate: December 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taipei County, Taiwan
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Ann Hui
(Director and producer who has won Golden Horse Awards for Best Director three times)
Ann Hui
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Birthdate: May 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anshan, Liaoning, Manchuria
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Wu Ma
(Actor, Film director)
Wu Ma
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Birthdate: September 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
Died: February 4, 2014
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Wu Tianming
(Film Director)
Wu Tianming
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Birthdate: December 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sanyuan County, Xianyang, China
Died: March 4, 2014
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Francis Mankiewicz
(Film Director)
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Birthdate: March 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: August 14, 1993