Lin Gengxin Biography
Birthday: February 13, 1988 (Aquarius)
Born In: Shenyang, China
Lin Gengxin is a Chinese film and TV actor known for his roles in films like ‘My Old Classmate’ and ‘Sword Master’. Born and brought up in Liaoning, China, he was a shy kid and breaking into acting was sort of a tough deal for him. But his intensive experience in the theatre studies acted as his saviour and he turned out to become a pretty fine performer. He rose to prominence with the drama ‘Scarlet Heart’, where he played one of the major roles as a prince, and the success with the series paved way to further more interesting roles in TV and films. The drama ‘Xuan-Yuan Sword: Scar of Sky’, which was telecast in 2012, became one of the highest grossing series’ of the year. His film ‘Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon’ became a big deal nationally and internationally and Lin received the award for Best New Actor at the Hong Kong Film Awards in 2013. The success continued with the magnificent success of period action drama film ‘The Taking of Tiger Mountain’. The film became one of the highest grossing Chinese films of all time, and Lin became one of the most bankable young actors of this generation.