|Mei Yong Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||February 14, 1970|
Mei Yong is a Chinese actor who is known for playing Wang Liyun in the drama film So Long, My Son, Lady Nie Tian in the wuxia film The Assassin, and Liu Jing in the television series A Little Reunion. Additionally, she has also been cast in a number of other shows and movies such as LouYang, A Lingering Face, Cell Phone, Ocean Heaven, Piao zai haishang de xue, Schemes in Antiques, Qianlong Dynasty, Silk Street, Aftershock, Secret Fruit, Genghis Khan, Mantra, Wo de xiatian, Luanshi shuxiang, Ernu de zhanzheng, Ruguo hai you mingtian, Where is My Home, Ni shi wo airen, Half of Heaven, When Marriage Comes to an End, Loyal Guard, Chinese Divorce, Don’t Come Near Me, Yi hei zhi hei, Feng die yu ren, Secretary of the Party Committee, Past and Present, Beijing Love Story, and The Place Where Dreams Start.
Sunjidma, Sister Fairy
Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China
Mei Yong got enrolled at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing and studied business administration. She was also active in performing arts.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Mei Yong has dated –
- Luan Shu – She is married to musician Luan Shu, the former lead singer of the Beijing rock band Black Panther. It was one of her friends who introduced her to the music of Black Panther and Mei Yong soon became a fan. She has also starred in the music video of its song named Don’t Break My Heart.
Race / Ethnicity
Mei Yong is of Chinese descent.
Mei Yong Facts
- Her family name is “Yong” and her first name is “Mei”.
- Her original name in Mongolian is “Sunjidma”, which means “fairy”.
- In 2015, Mei Yong appeared as Lady Nie Tian, Nie Yinniang’s mother, in the wuxia film The Assassin. This role got her nominated for a Chinese Film Media Award for “Best Supporting Actress” in 2016.
- She was cast as Mother Yu in the 2017 coming-of-age romance film Secret Fruit.
- Mei Yong brought to life the character of Wang Liyun in the 2019 drama film So Long, My Son. For this performance, she won the award for “Silver Bear for Best Actress” at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2019 as well as bagged the 2019 Golden Rooster Award for “Best Actress”. She was also nominated for the 2020 Asian Film Award in the “Best Actress” category.
- She co-starred as Liu Jing in the 2019 family drama television series A Little Reunion and this role earned her a nomination in the “Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series” category at the Shanghai Television Festival in 2020.
- In 2021, Mei Yong portrayed Empress Wu Zetian in the television mystery series LouYang.
- She played Shen in the 2021 suspense adventure film Schemes in Antiques.
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