Yufan Chen (m. 2006)
| Bai Baihe|
| 28 February 1984 (age 31)
Qingdao, Shandong, China (1984-02-28) |
Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress
Monster Hunt, Go Away Mr Tumor, The Stolen Years, A Wedding Invitation, The Truth About Beauty
Yufan Chen, Boran Jing, Raman Hui, Eddie Peng, Luodan Wang
Bai Baihe Wikipedia
Bai Baihe (born 1 March 1984) is a Chinese actress. She was among the highest paid actresses in 2014 in China.
Bai Baihe was born in Qingdao, China. She attended the Wendeng Road Elementary School. Since young, Bai shown talents in singing, dancing and acting. At the age of 12, she was admitted into the Beijing Dance Academy. In 2000, Bai auditioned for a role in Zhang Yimou's film Happy Times. Even though she was not selected, Zhang saw potential in her and recommended her to apply for the Central Academy of Drama; which Bai eventually got admitted to in 2002.
Shortly after her graduation from the Central Academy of Drama, Bai Baihe made her acting debut in the television series Bloom of Youth (2006). She continued to appear in dramas such as Where is Happiness (2007) and My Youthfulness (2009).
Bai achieved breakthrough with the 2011 romantic-comedy Love Is Not Blind, also starring Wen Zhang. The low-budget film became a surprise hit and ended up grossing over 350 million yuan at the Chinese box office. Bai won the Best Actress award at the Hundred Flowers Award. The following year, she starred in spy drama Fu Chen and was nominated at the Shanghai Television Festival for Best Actress.
Bai then starred in Feng Xiaogang's comedy film Personal Tailor (2013), which broke box office records on its opening day. The same year, Bai starred in romantic comedy A Wedding Invitation alongside Eddie Peng. The film was a commercial success and critics praise Bai for "keeping a character that could easily slip into shrill and childish far from that quagmire". She also starred in The Stolen Years, where she received rave reviews and was coined "mainland Chinese romance-drama royalty".
Bai solidified her status as China's Box Office Queen with the 2015 fantasy-comedy film Monster Hunt, directed by Raman Hui. The film grossed over 1.8 billion yuan to become the second highest grossing film in China. She then starred in romantic comedy film Go Away Mr. Tumor, which was selected as the Chinese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards Bai won the Best Actress award at the China Film Director's Guild Awards, Beijing Student Film Festival and Huabiao Awards for her performance as a cartoonist who battles against cancer with an optimistic mind.
Bai became the first Chinese actress to launch her personal "film package". She also topped the list of "Highest Grossing Actresses in China" for 2015, after having ranked 2nd in 2013.
In 2016, Bai starred alongside Chen Kun in crime caper film Chongqing Hot Pot. The film received acclaim and positive word-of-mouth, grossing 152 million yuan in four days. She then made a special appearance in romance film I Belonged to You, which broke box office sales record for mainland-produced romance films.