Zhang Ziyi Biography :
Born: 9 February 1979
Age: 40 years
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Height: 1.65 m
Spouse: Wang Feng (m. 2015)
Upcoming movie: Godzilla vs. Kong
Zhang Ziyi (Chinese: 章子怡;)Zhang Ziyi was born on ( 9 February 1979) Beijing, China She is a Chinese Model and actress.
The super talented and versatile actress played her first major role was in The Road Home (1999). She later gained international recognition for her role in Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), which was nominated for 10 Academy Awards.
In West, Zhang is best known for her appearances in Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), and House of Flying Daggers (2004). Her most critically acclaimed works are Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), which earned her nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role; and The Grandmaster (2013), for which she won 12 different Best Actress awards to become the most awarded actress for a single film. From 2004 to 2010, Zhang ranked in the Top 5 of Forbes China Celebrity 100 list every year.
In 2008, she was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Cinema award at the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival. In 2013, she received the French Cultural Order at the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Zhang most recently appeared in the J.J. Abrams-produced Netflix film The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), a sequel to the franchise reboot film Godzilla.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (released as Godzilla II: King of the Monsters in some markets) is a 2019 American monster film directed by Michael Dougherty and written by Dougherty, Zach Shields, and Max Borenstein.
A sequel to Godzilla (2014), it is the 35th film in the Godzilla franchise, the third film in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, and the third Godzilla film to be completely produced by a Hollywood studio.
Zhang Ziyi is set to join Legendary’s Monsterverse in a major franchise role, beginning with the “Godzilla” film, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.” The Beijing-born actress will star opposite Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, and Ken Watanabe. Her character is a significant figure within the covert Monarch organization established in that film.“Krampus” helmer Michael Dougherty is directing the project from a script he penned with Zach Shields. Alex Garcia will oversee the tentpole for Legendary. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” has hit theaters on March 22, 2019, with the monster mash-up “Godzilla vs. Kong” slated to bow the following year on May 22, 2020.
Legendary and Warner Bros. announced in late 2015 that all future King Kong and Godzilla movies would be developed by Legendary and distributed by Warner Bros., starting with “Kong: Skull Island.” Legendary currently holds a distribution deal with Universal, but in order to re-team Godzilla and King Kong, the studio returned the rights to WB.
Zhang received Golden Globe award, BAFTA award and Screen Actors Guild award nominations for her role in “Memoirs of a Geisha.” Additional film credits include “Hero”, “House of Flying Daggers”, “2046,” and “The Grandmaster.” She is represented by ICM Partners and Mosaic.
Physic status :
The beautiful 40 years old actress is 5’5 Feet (165 cm) Tall and weighs around 49 Kgs (108lbs). She has gorgeous brown eyes and Black hairs.
Personal Life :
At the age of 11, Zhang Ziyi earned acceptance into secondary school affiliated with the prestigious Beijing dance college.
Zhang earned countless award in school but became frustrated with the pressure. At 15, she opted to focus on acting instead and enrolled in Beijing renowned Central Academy of Drama. Zhang Ziyi is married to Wang Feng ( Rock musician and composer) and has a daughter name Wang Xingxing together. Zhang Ziyi is managed by International Creative Management Agency.
Zhang Ziyi Filmography :
|1996||Touching Starlight||Sun Wenxue|
|1999||The Road Home||Zhang Yimou|
|2000||Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon||Ang Lee|
|2001||Rush Hour 2||Brett Ratner|
|The Legend of Zu||Tsui Hark|
|2003||Purple Butterfly||Lou Ye|
|My Wife is a Gangster 2||Jeong Heung Sun|
|2004||2046||Wong Kar Wai|
|House of Flying Daggers||Zhang Yimou|
|Jasmine Women||Hou Yong|
|2005||Princess Raccoon||Seijun Suzuki|
|Memoirs of a Geisha||Rob Marshall|
|2006||The Banquet||Feng Xiaogang|
|2008||Forever Enthralled||Chen Kaige|
|Sophie’s Revenge||Eva Jin|
|The Founding of a Republic||Huang Jianxin|
|2011||Love for Life||Gu Changwei|
|2012||Dangerous Liaisons||Hur Jin-ho|
|2013||The Grandmaster||Wong Kar Wai|
|Better and Better||Zhang Yibai|
|My Lucky Star||Dennie Gordon|
|2014||The Crossing Part 1||John Woo|
|2015||The Crossing Part 2|
|Where’s the Dragon?||Foo Sing-choong|
|Oh My God||Wei Nan, Wei Min|
|2016||Run for Love||Zhang Yibai|
|The Wasted Times||Cheng Er|
|2018||Forever Young||Li Fangfang|
|The Cloverfield Paradox||Julius Onah|
|2019||Godzilla: King of the Monsters||Michael Dougherty|
|The Climbers||Daniel Lee|
|2020||Godzilla vs. Kong||Adam Wingard|