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Bai Ling recognized for unbridled freedom and creativity, Bai Ling has become undoubtedly one of the world’s most diverse and captivating actresses.
Born in the southern city Cheng Du of China, Bai Ling began her career at the age of 14. She enlisted In the Chinese People’s Liberation Army where she spent three years in a performance troop entertaining soldiers stationed in Tibet.
Bai Ling first gained the attention of audiences and critics alike when she won the coveted lead role opposite Richard Gere in Jon Avnet’s "Red Corner". She received numerous accolades including the prestigious Breakthrough Performance Award from the National Board of Review. She also garnered the Discovery Star awarded by the Hollywood Women’s Press Club for their Golden Apple Awards.
While developing her remarkable facility with the English language, Bai Ling has worked with prestigious filmmakers such as Oliver Stone in "Nixon", George Lucas in "Star Wars III", Will Smith in "Wild Wild West", Spike Lee in "She Hates Me", Jodie Foster in "Anna the King", Ang Lee in the "Wedding Banquet" Alex Proya’s "The Crow", Angelina Jolie in "Sky Captain World of Tomorrow", and Luc Besson’s French movie "Taxi 3". Also, Bai starred in Terrence Malik’s Broadway show “Sansho the Bailiff”.
Bai Ling dazzled audiences with her portrayal of the sexy, mysterious Achara in the hit TV series “Lost”, and intrigued audiences with her seductive exhilarating role in HBO’s “Entourage”. And she also just finished shooting The hot TV show “Hawaii 5 0”.
Bai Ling was awarded the Asian Oscar for her daring, brilliant performance in her first Hong Kong film "Dumplings". Her performance also earned her an additional 3 major awards in the Far East.
Bai Ling was voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by People magazine and received the Spirit Diversity Award by The Hollywood Motion Picture Association.
Her film "Southland Tales", directed by Richard Kelly was in competition at Cannes Film Festival, also she just starred and Executive Produced the movie "Shanghai Baby", and she has just completed 8 movies lately and most proudly worked with Mr. Taylor Hackford in "Love Ranch", co-starring with Helen Mirren and Joe Pesci just premiered in US.
And her crazy role in worldwide release Lionsgate comedy action " Crank 2" co-star with Jason Statham.
To speak of she was the first Asian women ever from the east, to be on the cover of the “ Playboy” magazine.
And she has just finished a Chinese Movie called: “ Fatal contract”, in which she did once again, a fantastic daring brave performance.
And she also just complete a Hollywood movie as a leading lady, for a prestigious film that is based on a NOBEL PRIZE winning novel called the " KEY".
And also just complete a mainland China film called: Lord of Shanghai, she played the lead character from the age of 28-year old till the character is almost 80 years old.
And also she just completes a 30 episode of a TV series in China called: Changing face. in which she once again played the lead female character.
She is making her CD debut with her first single called "REHAB" it's out on iTunes now:
and her first book called "Naked in Tibet" that will be published soon.
Bai Ling Reel: http://youtu.be/H1mioApABrE