Jiang Wen

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Birthday
5, 1963
Birthplace
China
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
5, 1963 (age 57)
Birthplace
China

About

Starred opposite Gong Li in the 1986 film Red Sorghum and played Baze Malbus in the 2016 film Rogue One. He also directed the film Devils on the Doorstep, which won the Grand Prix at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

Before Fame

He first worked in the film industry as an actor, achieving fame for his role on the TV series A Native of Beijing in New York.

Trivia

He was considered to be a key player in the so-called Sixth Generation of Chinese filmmakers.

Family Life

He married French actress Sandrine Chenivisse with whom he had a daughter. He then married actress Zhou Yun and the pair had two sons.

Associated With

He won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival the same year Lars Von Trier won the top prize at the festival for Dancer in the Dark.