|Chinese name 潘虹 (traditional)|
Years active 1977 – present
Chinese name 潘虹 (simplified)
Name Pan Hong
|Other name(s) Hong Pan|
Role Film actress
Spouse Jiashan Mi (m. 1978–1986)
|Born 4 November 1954 (age 61)
Shanghai, China (1954-11-04) |
Education Shanghai Theatre Academy (1976)
Awards Golden Rooster Award for Best Actress, Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress
Nominations Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress
Movies and TV shows The Last Woman Standing, Moment in Peking, Troubled Laughter, So Young, The Troubleshooters
Similar People Jiashan Mi, Siqin Gaowa, Zhao Wei, Yang Lan, Wu Tianming
Pan Hong (Chinese: 潘虹, born November 4, 1954) is a Chinese film actress. She is widely regarded as one of the best film stars in her generation.
Born Liu Rong (刘蓉) on November 4, 1954, she was from Shanghai. During the Cultural Revolution, her parents divorced. Then she changed her surname "Liu" (her father's) to Pan (her mother's). When she was 10 years old, her father suicided.
After Pan graduated from the Shanghai Theatre Academy, she performed several supporting roles in films. In 1982, as a leading actor, she shot-fame for At the Middle Age. She was awarded a Hundred Flowers Award, Changchun Film Festival Golden Deer, Shanghai Film Critics Award. As the Golden Rooster Award for Best Actress three times winner, Pan received a Golden Rooster Special Award in 1994. Chinese critics named her "The last noble in the Chinese film industry". She is the vice-chairman of the China Film Association and China Film Performance Academic Society.
In 1978, 24-year-old Pan married Mi Jiashan (米家山) who is seven years older. Mi, at that time, was a common worker in Shanghai Filmmaking Factory. The couple divorced in 1986, but they remained friends.
To date, Pan never remarried and has no children.