Ziyi Zhang

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Ziyi Zhang
Ziyi Zhang
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February 09, 1979
Birth Name:
Zhang Zi-Yi
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Awards:
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 45 wins & 38 nominations.
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Some Facts
Was named one of the 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 by Teen People Magazine (2002).
Was ranked one of the '100 Most Beautiful Women in the World' in the July 2005 issue of Harpers & Queen magazine. It was her first time on the list. She was ranked number 15.
Was voted in at #86 in FHM's sexiest women in the world in 2006. She had not appeared in the list since 2002.
Engaged to Israeli venture capitalist Vivi Nevo. [August 2008]
Is Global Ambassador for Special Olympics movement. She joins a select group of celebrities who are dedicated to spreading the Special Olympics message including California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Olympian Nadia Comaneci.
Personal Quotes
In China, we don't consider someone truly beautiful until we have known them for a long time, and we know what's underneath the skin.
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For Western women, it's much easier to be yourself. If you want to do something, you just go and do it. In an Asian context, women are still much more modest and conservative. I want, through my roles, to express the parts in the hearts of Chinese women that they feel unable to let out.
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It was so hard working for him, but I like the challenge. We don't learn the script, every day we had to, erm ... improvise. [on working with Wong Kar-wai in '2046']
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It's my first time in a lead and I have to speak English! In a Japanese accent! [on Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)].
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I don't like kick-ass stereotypical roles. I already turn a lot down, even when they promise me a lot of money. I really want to do something in Europe. With a small movie, it can be an interesting challenge. But I have to get the right project. I don't think it's so important to go to Hollywood. All that trash that comes out of there! I don't want to do that.
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Filmography
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