Open main menu

Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Natasha Liu Bordizzo (Chinese: 劉承羽; pinyin: Liú Chéng-yǔ) born 25 August 1994, is an Australian actress and model. She made her debut portraying the character of Snow Vase in Netflix's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.[1]

Natasha Liu Bordizzo
Michelethomasnatashabordizzo.jpg
Born (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 24)
Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australia
OccupationActress
Years active2015–present
Known forCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Detective Chinatown 2, Hotel Mumbai

Bordizzo was born in Sydney, Australia. Her mother is of Chinese and her father is of Italian descent. She attended Sydney Girls High School, then began studying a Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Communication at University of Technology Sydney when she was cast in a leading role in the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon despite it being her first ever audition. Bordizzo has stated that she believed both her look and her martial arts background were key factors in securing the audition. Bordizzo has a black-belt in Taekwondo.[2]

CareerEdit

In February 2016, upon the release of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Bordizzo moved to Los Angeles to pursue an international career. She was cast in Hotel Mumbai, an upcoming American-Australian thriller film directed by Anthony Maras and written by John Collee and Maras. It is based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India. Bordizzo portrayed Australian back-packer Bree, and joins the film stars Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi and Anupam Kher.

Later in 2016, Bordizzo closed the year by taking on the supporting role of Deng Yan in The Greatest Showman, an American musical film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. Bordizzo was excited to begin principal photography in New York as she had never had any song or dance training - both of which she found terrifying [3] The film premiered on December 8, 2017, aboard the RMS Queen Mary 2. It was released in the United States on December 20, 2017, by 20th Century Fox and has grossed $432 million worldwide, making it the fifth-highest grossing live-action musical of all time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Huver, Scott. "Natasha Liu Bordizzo's Career Takes Flight With 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny'| TV & Film News Daily". Spinoff Online | TV & Film News Daily. Retrieved 2016-02-29.
  2. ^ "Natasha Bordizzo, from university to the big screen". Daily Telegraph. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Why Natasha Liu Bordizzo Is The Actress You Need To Know Right Now". Marie Claire. 21 December 2017. Retrieved 2018-05-14.

External linksEdit