Famous Taiwanese Film & Theater Personalities

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 1 Ang Lee

Ang Lee
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Famous As: Best Director for his work on the American films Brokeback Mountain and Life of Pi
Birthdate: October 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chaozhou, Pingtung, Taiwan

 2 Jay Chou

Jay Chou
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Linkou, Taipei County, Taiwan

 3 Lin Feng-Jiao

Lin Feng-Jiao
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Famous As: Actress, Wife of Jackie Chan
Birthdate: June 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Former Taiwanese actor Joan Lin Feng-jiao is best known as the wife of Hong Kong martial artist Jackie Chan. She had to drop out of school at age 12 due to her family’s poor financial condition. She won a Golden Horse Award for The Story of a Small Town.

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 4 Justin Lin

Justin Lin
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: October 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 5 Godfrey Gao

Godfrey Gao
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 6 Jerry Yan

Jerry Yan
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taoyuan City, Taiwan

Jerry Yan is a Taiwanese actor and model best known for playing Dao Ming Si in the popular Taiwanese drama Meteor Garden and its sequel Meteor Garden II. Also renowned for his singing skills, Jerry is a former member of a boy band named F4. Over the years, Jerry Yan has won several awards, such as Mnet Asian Music Award.

 7 Darren Chen

Darren Chen
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: January 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taiwan
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 8 Hannah Quinlivan

Hannah Quinlivan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 9 Takeshi Kaneshiro

Takeshi Kaneshiro
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwanese-Japanese actor Takeshi Kaneshiro was not seen in any major projects after his successful stint in the romantic comedy This Is Not What I Expected, till he announced he was part of the much-delayed Sons of the Neon Night. He is also popular as Samanosuke from the Onimusha video games.

 10 Wallace Huo

Wallace Huo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

While he initially aspired to be a basketball player, Wallace Huo later deviated to singing and then acting. The Taiwanese entertainer is known for his performances in Chinese Paladin 3, Swordsman, and the hit fantasy drama The Journey of Flower. He has grabbed deals with brands such as Hugo Boss, too.

 11 Vanness Wu

Vanness Wu
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 12 Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: January 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baozhong, Taiwan
Died: May 8, 1995

 13 Mark Chao

Mark Chao
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Mark Chao is a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model. He catapulted to nationwide popularity with his TV debut in the series Black & White, for which he won the Golden Bell Award for Best Actor. He soon ventured into films as well and appeared in a string of hit films, clinching numerous awards for his performances.

 14 Aaron Yan

Aaron Yan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 15 Joe Chen

Joe Chen
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hsinchu County, Taiwan

Taiwanese actor Joe Chen, also known as the Queen of Idol Dramas, soared to fame with her roles in series such as The Queen of SOP, Swordsman, and Cruel Romance. She met her Malaysian boyfriend, Alan Chen, on the Chinese dating reality show Meeting Mr Right II.

 16 Ruby Lin

Ruby Lin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Ruby Lin is a Taiwanese actress, producer, and pop singer. She began her career in the glamour industry as a model when she was 17 and eventually started taking up acting assignments. After gaining popularity as an actress, she went a step further and opened her own studio for producing TV shows and films. She is also a singer. 

 17 Darren Wang

Darren Wang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 18 Lin Chi-ling

Lin Chi-ling
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 19 Rainie Yang

Rainie Yang
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 20 Eddie Peng

Eddie Peng
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Penghu, Taiwan

 21 Lai Kuan-lin

Lai Kuan-lin
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 22 Chang Chen

Chang Chen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 23 Jasper Liu

Jasper Liu
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: August 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 24 Vic Chou

Vic Chou
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yilan, Taiwan

 25 Jolin Tsai

Jolin Tsai
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hsinchuang, Taipei, Taiwan

 26 Barbie Hsu

Barbie Hsu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 27 Janine Chang

Janine Chang
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

 28 Winston Chao

Winston Chao
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taiwan

 29 Ethan Juan

Ethan Juan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taichung City, Taiwan

Ethan Juan is a Taiwanese model and actor best known for his portrayal of Ji Cun Xi in the popular television series, Fated to Love You. He is also known for his performance in the 2010 gangster film Monga, for which he was honored at the 47th Golden Horse Awards with the Best Actor award.  

 30 Ariel Lin

Ariel Lin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yilan, Taiwan

 31 Ouyang Nana

Ouyang Nana
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan, China

 32 Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan alma_mater = University of Southern California

 33 Jiro Wang

Jiro Wang
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: August 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Jiro Wang is a Taiwanese actor and singer best known for his association with the popular Taiwanese boy band, Fahrenheit. Over the years, he has won several prestigious awards, such as China Entertainment Television Award, Metro Radio Mandarin Hits Music Award, China Mengniu Billboard Music Award, and LeTV Film Entertainment Award.

 34 Brigitte Lin

Brigitte Lin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sanchong District Sanchong, Taipei County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China

 35 Hebe Tien

Hebe Tien
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Famous As: Actresses, Musicians
Birthdate: March 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hsinchu, Taiwan

 36 Nicky Wu

Nicky Wu
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: October 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 37 Collin Chou

Collin Chou
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

 38 Tiffany Hsu

Tiffany Hsu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taiwan, Taiwan

 39 Joey Wong

Joey Wong
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 40 Puff Kuo

Puff Kuo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gongliao Township, Taipei County, Taiwan (now New Taipei City Gongliao District)

 41 Chen Bolin

Chen Bolin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 42 Mike He

Mike He
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: December 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 43 Vivian Sung

Vivian Sung
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 44 Ella Chen

Ella Chen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pingtung County Pingtung, Taiwan

 45 Bii

Bii
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seongnam-si, South Korea

 46 Greg Hsu

Greg Hsu
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taiwan

 47 Baron Chen

Baron Chen
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: May 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Taiwan

 48 Roy Chiu

Roy Chiu
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nangang, Taipei, Taiwan

 49 Jimmy Lin

Jimmy Lin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 50 Show Lo

Show Lo
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Keelung, Taiwan