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Shu Qi

 

Shu Qi Actress Informaiton

Shu Qi is a Taiwanese actress who started her career in soft porn movies and has gone on to become one of China’s leading female film stars. Despite the dubious beginnings of her career, she has proven to critics and audiences that she is a serious and talented actress and has acted alongside screen greats such as Jackie Chan, Jason Stratham and You Ge.

Names
English name – No known English name
Chinese name – 舒淇
Pinyin – Shu Qi
Birth name – Lin Li-Hui

Details
Date of birth – 16th April 1976
Place of Birth- New Taipei City, Taiwan
Height – 1.68 meters

Acting Career

Shu Qi stared her career in entertainment with soft core porn modelling in 1993 when she moved from Taiwan to Hong Kong at the age of 17. She appeared on the covers of Penthouse Hong Kong and Chinese Playboy. Her acting career began in 1996 with the help of her new manager Manfred Wong who signed her up for several Hong Kong soft core Hong Kong movies. One of those movies was Sex & Zen II which was a hit and gained a cult following.

Using her acting talents and attractive appearance, Shu Qi quickly gained lead roles in Hong Kong and mainland Chinese films. One of er first major mainstream movies was Gorgeous (1998) with Jacky Chan. She starred as the female lead in the Western hit movie “The Transporter” along side Jason Stratham.

Some of Shu Qi’s more recent films include “You are the One 1 and 2” with You Ge and A Beautiful Life with Liu Ye. Her roles range from gun fighting and martial arts to romantic comedy and drama and she is now one of China’s most bankable actresses.

Shu Qi Trivia
-She was offered a role in the international hit “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” that her manager refused because  he wanted her to do a commercial
-Shu Qi became the brand representative of the Swiss watch company Frederique Constant in 2008.

Chinese Titles
Journey to the West: Conquering Demons (2013)
Bai Gu Jing

CZ12 (2012)
David's wife (cameo)

The Second Woman (2012)
Bao & Huixiang

Love (2012)
Zoe Fang

Tai Chi Zero (2012)
Yuang LU Chan's mother

A Beautiful Life (2011)
Li Peiru

If You Are the One 2 (2010)
Liang Xiaoxiao

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
Kiki

2010 City Under Siege
Angel

Looking for a Star (2009)
Milan Sit

If You Are the One (2008)
Smiley Xiaoxiao Liang

Blood Brothers (2007)
Lulu

Forest of Death (2007)
Detective C.C. Ha

My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Aryong

Confession of Pain (2006)
Sai Fung

Home Sweet Home (2005)
May

Three Times (2005)
May/Courtesan/Jing

Seoul Raiders (2005)
J.J.

The Eye 2 (2004)
Joey Cheng

Office yauh gwai (2004)
Shan

Looking for Mister Perfect (2003)
Grace

The Foliage (2003)
Ye Xingyu

Just One Look (2002)

So Close (2002)
Lynn

Dong laam yan bin shing lui yan (2002)
Messenger of Hell

Wai See Lee ji lam huet yan (2002)
Pak Sue

Beijing Rocks (2001)
Yang Yin

Love Me, Love my Money (2001)
Choi

Visible Secret (2001)
June/Wong Siu-Kam

Millennium Mambo (2001)
Vicky

Martial Angels (2001)
Cat

Bad boy dak gung (2000)
Kwan Chin/Eleven/Shadow

Flyin' Dance (2000)
Siu Yu

Skyline Cruisers (2000)
June

Half Cigarette (2000)
Ah Nam

Born to Be King (2000)
Mei Ling

Hidden Whisper (2000)

The Island Tales (2000)
Mei Ling

My Name Is Nobody (2000)
Bitter

The Game of Love (2000)
Zsa Zsa

Dragon Heat (2000)

My Loving Trouble 7 (1999)
Julia

When I look Upon the Stars (Tian xuan di lian) (1999)
Kiki

A Man Called Hero (1999)
Mu

Gorgeous (1999)
Bu

Iron Sister (Yu nu) (1999)

City of Glass (Boli zhi cheng) (1998)
Vivian

Beauty (Mei shao nian zhi lian) (1998)
Kana

B gai waak (1998)
Anita Lee

Another Meltdown (1998)
Chan Pun

Love Generation Hong Kong (San luen oi sai gei) (1998)
Joey

The Storm Riders (1998)
Muse / Cho Cho

San goo waak chai ji siu nin gik dau pin (1998)
Fei

Goo waak chai ching yee pin ji hung hing sap saam mooi (1998)
Scarface

Young and Dangerous 5 (1998)
Mei Ling

The Lucky Guy (1998)
Fon Fon

Love Amoeba style (Ai qing amoeba) (1997)

A Queer Story (1997)

L-O-V-E ……..Love (Chiao ji wu di zhui nu zi) (1997)

Dui bat hei, doh je nei (1997)
Angela

Sweet Symphony (1997)

Those Were the Days (Jing zhuang nan xiong nan di) (1997)
Shiu Fong-Fong

Till Death do us Laugh (Guai tan xie hui) (1996)
Yu Wai-Kei

Viva Erotica (Se qing nan nu) (1996)
Mango

Sex and Zen II (1996)
Mirage Lady/Siu-Tsui

Street Angels (Hong deng qu) (1996)
Ming-Ming

Growing Up (Ren xi gui da) (1996)

International Titles

New York, I Love You (2009)
Chinese Herbalist

The Transporter (2002)
Lai

TV Series

Stephen's Diary (2006)

Romance of Red Dust (2006)

Feel 100% (2002)

The Duke of Mount Deer (2000)

Rare Affectionate Person (1999)

Film and TV Awards for Shu Qi

29th Hong Kong Film Awards
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Look for a Star

18th Hong Kong Film Awards
Winner – Best Supporting Actress – Shu Qi – Portland Street Blues
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – City of Glass
Nominee – Best Supporting Actress – Shu Qi – The Storm Riders

17th Hong Kong Film Awards
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Sweet Symphony

16th Hong Kong Film Awards
Winner – Best Supporting Actress – Shu Qi – Viva Erotica
Winner – Best New Performer – Shu Qi – Viva Erotica

48th Golden Horse Awards
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – A Beautiful Life

44th Golden Horse Awards
Nominee – Best Original Film Song – Shu Qi – Blood Brothers

42nd Golden Horse Awards
Winner – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Three Times

38th Golden Horse Awards (2001)
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Millennium Mambo

35th Golden Horse Awards (1998)
Winner – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Portland Street Blues

34th Golden Horse Awards (1997)
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Sweet Symphony

33th Golden Horse Awards (1996)
Nominee – Best Supporting Actress – Shu Qi – Viva Erotica

2010 Hundred Flowers Awards
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – If You Are the One

2009 Huabiao Film Awards
Winner – Outstanding Abroad Actress – Shu Qi – If You Are the One

1999 Golden Bauhinia Awards
Winner – Best Supporting Actress – Shu Qi – City of Glass

1997 Golden Bauhinia Awards
Winner – Best Supporting Actress – Shu Qi – Viva Erotica

2004 Shanghai Film Critics Awards
Winner – Best Actress – Shu Qi – The Foliage

2011 Chinese Film Media Awards
Nominee – Favorite Actress – Shu Qi – If You Are the One 2

2006 Chinese Film Media Awards
Nominee – Best Actress – Shu Qi – Three Times

Supporting websites for Shu Qi

IMDb Actor Database for Shu Qi 
Official Shu Qi website