TANG WEIAward-winning Chinese actress
Tang Wei is one of China’s most celebrated and recognisable actresses. She made her film debut in 2007. Throughout her career, her outstanding performance has earned her worldwide acclaim and over 30 international awards, including the 47th Korea Baeksang Arts Award for Best Actress of Film Class (2011), the 12th Busan Film Critics Award for Best Actress (2011), the 22nd Shanghai Film Critics Award for Best Actress (2013) and the 5th China Film Directors’ Guild Award for Actress of the Year (2014). As one of China’s leading actresses she is recognised for her creative talent, her acting ability and her bravery in her selection of roles. Tang Wei herself studied to become a film director at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, before finding her calling on the other side of the camera.