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Chen Daoming (born 26 April 1955) is a Chinese actor who has starred in various genres of film and television series.

Chen Daoming
Chinese name 陳道明 (traditional)
Chinese name 陈道明 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Dàomíng (Mandarin)
Born (1955-04-26) 26 April 1955 (age 62)
Tianjin, China
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980s-present
Spouse(s) Du Xian (m. 1982)
Children Chen Ge (b. 1985)
Ancestry Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China

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CareerEdit

Chen graduated from the Central Academy of Drama. His first notable role was "Puyi" (the last emperor of China) in the 1988 television series The Last Dynasty. Chen is best known internationally for playing the King of Qin (who became Qin Shi Huang later) in the 2002 film Hero, directed by Zhang Yimou. Within China, Chen is familiar to audiences for playing many different types of characters in films and television series of various genres.

Personal lifeEdit

In 1982, Chen married Du Xian, a former news anchor from China Central Television who was forced to resign for expressing sympathy (dressing in black and speaking slowly) when she reported the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 on 4 June 1989. Their daughter, Chen Ge (陈格), was born in 1985.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Flying Snowstorm
今夜有暴风雪
Cao Tieqiang
1983 One and Eight
一个和八个
Xu Zhi
1985 Snuff Bottle
烟壶
Wu Shibao
1986 Blood Evidence
屠城血证
Li Yuanxiao
1987 Evil Empress
一代妖后
Tongzhi Emperor
1990 Justice Guan
关公
Zhou Yu
1995 Dance Fever
舞潮
Ding Mocun
1995 Peach Blossom
桃花满天红
Mantianhong
1999 My 1919
我的1919
V.K. Wellington Koo
2002 Hero
英雄
King of Qin
2003 Infernal Affairs III
无间道III
Shen Cheng
2005 Rainbow
我心飞翔
Xu
2009 The Founding of a Republic
建国大业
Yan Jinwen
2009 The Treasure Hunter
刺陵
Hua Dingbang
2010 Aftershock
唐山大地震
Wang Deqing
2011 The Founding of a Party
建党伟业
V.K. Wellington Koo
2012 The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven
大闹天宫3D
Jade Emperor (voice)
2012 Back to 1942
一九四二
Chiang Kai-shek
2014 Coming Home
归来
Lu Yanshi

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Last Dynasty
末代皇帝
Puyi
1989 Yinghua Meng
樱花梦
Cui Mingyi
1990 Fortress Besieged
围城
Fang Hongjian
1992 Beiyang Fleet
北洋水师
Ito Sukeyuki
1994 Yi Di Jimao
一地鸡毛
Xiaolin
1995 Qinglou Yuan Meng
青楼鸳梦
Dachahu
1995 A Native of Shanghai in Tokyo
上海人在东京
Zhu Yue
1996 Hu Xueyan
胡雪岩
Hu Xueyan
1997 Kou Laoxi'er
寇老西儿
Eight Virtuous Prince
1997 Mr. Ma & Son
二马
Ma Zeren
1998 Shaoxing Shiye
绍兴师爷
Fang Jingzhai
1998 The Female Official
女巡按
Liu Fei
1999 Young Justice Bao
少年包青天
Eight Virtuous Prince
2000 Long March
长征
Chiang Kai-shek
2000 Kangxi Dynasty
康熙王朝
Kangxi Emperor
2001 Black Hole
黑洞
Nie Mingyu
2002 The Prince of Han Dynasty
大汉天子
Dongfang Shuo
2002 Hun Duan Qinhuai
魂断秦淮
Dorgon
2002 Shangfang Baojian
尚方宝剑
Xianfeng Emperor
2003 Winter Solstice
冬至
Chen Yiping
2003 Chinese Divorce
中国式离婚
Song Jianping
2003 The Affaire in the Swing Age
江山风雨情
Tianqi Emperor
2004 The River Flows Eastwards
一江春水向东流
Wu Jiaqi
2005 Lang Tao Sha
浪淘沙
Lin Xiaomin
2005 Sha Jia Bang
沙家浜
Diao Deyi
2005 Molihua
茉莉花
Gu Shaotang
2005 Nowhere to Leave Our Youth
我们无处安放的青春
Zhou Deming also producer
2005 The Great Revival
卧薪尝胆
King Goujian of Yue
2006 A Love Before Gone with the Wind
北平小姐
Pan Yuting
2007 Mo Fang
魔方
producer
2012 Legend of Chu and Han
楚汉传奇
Liu Bang
2017 The First Half of My Life
《我的前半生》
Zhuo Jianqing

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chen Daoming". filmbug.com. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Chen Daoming". imdb.com. Retrieved March 12, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Chen Daoming". chinesemov.com. Retrieved March 12, 2010. 

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