Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi (, ; born 9 February 1979) is a Chinese actress. She is considered one of the Four Dan Actresses of China. Her first major role was in The Road Home . She achieved fame for her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, winning the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Female and earned her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She then starred in Rush Hour 2, Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, 2046 (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), earning critical acclaim and receiving a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the [[Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role]].”

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