Cao Xiwen (Chinese: 曹曦文; pinyin: cáo Xīwén; born 16 November 1983) is a Chinese actress.[1][2] She is noted for her roles as Consort Xiao and Gao Cuilan in the television series Beauty World and Journey to the West respectively.[3][4][5]

Cao Xiwen
曹曦文
Born (1983-11-16) November 16, 1983 (age 38)
Alma materZhejiang Arts School
Central Academy of Drama
OccupationActress
Years active2001–present
Children1

Early lifeEdit

Cao was born and raised in Jinhua, Zhejiang, where she attended the Zhejiang Arts School, majoring in music and dance.[6] Cao entered Central Academy of Drama in 2004, majoring in acting, where she graduated in 2008.[6]

Acting careerEdit

Cao made her acting debut in My World is Beautiful, Because of You (2000), playing a secretary. Cao's first film role was uncredited appearance in the film Pearl Gown (2002).

In 2001, Cao had a minor role as Ding Xiang in the wuxia television series Treasure Raiders, which starred Nicky Wu and Athena Chu.

In 2007, Cao starred in the fantasy television series The Fairies of Liaozhai, based on the novel Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio by Pu Songling.[7]

In 2008, Cao participated in Three Kingdoms, a historical television series adapted from Luo Guanzhong's classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.[8] The series reached number one in the ratings when it aired in China. That same year, she received Huading Award nomination for Best New Actress.

In 2009, Cao played the character Gao Cuilan in Journey to the West, a shenmo television series adaptation based on the novel of the same name.[9][10]

In 2010, Cao starred in the historical romance television series Beauty World.[11]

In 2011, Cao headlined the hit drama Wild Duck.[12] Cao was nominated for the Flying Apsaras Award for Best Actress.[13]

In 2012, Cao reprised her role as in the Wild Duck sequel, Wild Duck 2, the series was one of the most watched ones in mainland China in that year.[14]

Personal lifeEdit

Cao dated Chen Sicheng in September 2008, they split in March 2011.[15]

In 2012, Cao was married to a Taiwanese businessman and had a daughter. They had divorced in 2014.[15][16]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
2002 Pearl Gown 珍珠衫 Qing'er
2008 Walking to the School 走路上学 Teacher Nie [17]
让我为你靠点谱 Bai Ding [18]
2011 Lost 荒岛情未了 Xia Qi [19]
Under the Sky of Urumqi 乌鲁木齐的天空 Jia Ruyun [20]
2018 Dream Breaker 破梦游戏之不醒城 Mo Lu

Television seriesEdit

Year English title Chinese title Role Notes
2000 My World is Beautiful, Because of You 生命因你而美丽 Secretary
2001 Sandwich Generation 上有老 Li Xiao
Woman in Hot Spring 女人汤 Huang Peiwen
Treasure Raiders 萧十一郎 Ding Xiang
2002 省委书记
亘古奇冤
Servant Girls in the Red Mansions 红楼丫头 She Yue
2003 The Dealer 坐庄 Huo Xi [21]
Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter 春夏秋冬 An Ping
六女当铺 Shui Xian
2004 Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing 搭错车 Xiao Wu [22]
Turn Left, Turn Right 爱在左,情在右 Qiao Bei [23]
Absolute Plan 绝对计划 Xiao Lan
2005 麻辣婆媳 Zhong Hui [24]
Walking Duster 行走的鸡毛掸子 San Fu [25]
2006 Five Star Hotel 五星大饭店 Yang Yue [26]
When You Are Sad, Sing a Song 悲伤时唱首歌 Ming Mei [27]
King Qian in Wuyue 吴越钱王 Wu Qiaoniang [28]
2007 Make a Vow 许愿树 Cheng Ying [29]
Hong Kong Sisters 香港姊妹 Zhu Xiuling [30]
The Fairies of Liaozhai 聊斋奇女子之侠女 Lin Yuefu
2008 Finally Lies 秋去秋来 Su Xiaoji [31]
2009 Love on the Ocean 海上之恋 Sun Linlin
Chinese Style 中国式相亲 An Qi
Loves in the Boundless Land 爱在苍茫大地 Wen Ting [32]
Good Wife and Loving Mother 贤妻良母 Zhou Xiaoxue [33]
2010 Journey to the West 西游记 Gao Cuilan
Three Kingdoms 三国 Lady Cai
Fate 命运 Tao Yi [34]
2011 Wild Duck 野鸭子 Ye Yazi
Beauty World 唐宫美人天下 Consort Xiao
大丽家的往事 Xiao Hua [35]
2012 Allure Snow 倾城雪 Hang Jingzhen [36]
Flower in the War 战火中的花蕾 Shen Junyi [37]
The Legend of the Huangmei Opera Grandmaster 黄梅戏宗师传奇 Xing Xiuniang [38]
2013 Wild Duck 2 野鸭子2 Ye Yazi
2014 Bare Marriage Era 裸嫁时代 Su Xiaotang [39]
欢喜冤家 Chen Shuangyan [40]
2015 Waiting for You 等你爱我 Xia Bailu [41]
The Nanny Man 我爱男保姆 Ma Shu'er [42]
战鼓擂 He Xiang [43]
2016 The 38th parallel 三八线 Wang Changfang [44]
2017 锦绣年华 Yao Jinxiu [45]
2018 Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace 如懿传 Chen Wanyin [46]
Our Glamorous Time 你和我的倾城时光 Zhu Hanqian [47]
2019 Legend of the Phoenix 凤弈 Zheng Shujun [48]
2020 Held in the Lonely Castle 清平乐 Lady Gu Special appearance[49]
2021 New Face 焕脸 Chen Wan [50]
Quiet Among Disquiet 安静 [51]
A Young Couple 加油!小夫妻 [52]

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  32. ^ 曹曦文《爱在苍茫大地》入戏太深情绪崩溃. Sina (in Chinese). October 22, 2009.
  33. ^ 《贤妻良母》曹曦文优雅亮相 成72变达人(图). Sina (in Chinese). April 2, 2009.
  34. ^ 《命运》央八首播 曹曦文跟李雪健戏里过招. Sina (in Chinese). April 13, 2010.
  35. ^ 曹曦文《大丽家的往事》成潮人 巧改工服引时尚. Tencent (in Chinese). December 1, 2011.
  36. ^ 《倾城雪》将播 曹曦文誓为角色平反. Sina (in Chinese). December 6, 2012.
  37. ^ 《战火中的花蕾》曹曦文演绎战争奇女子. Sina (in Chinese). July 16, 2013.
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