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Zhao Wei, or Vicki Zhao(赵薇) was born on March 12, 1976. She attended the Beijing Film Academy and began her interest for acting when she first started working as an extra on the set of a film. A prolific singer and actor, she has acted in over 30 films and television series with 7 albums. Her role in the 1999 television series Princess Pearl was the catalyst for her rise to stardom. Eventually she went on to win the coveted Golden Eagle Award for Best Actress, not an easy feat considering she was the youngest actress to win it. In recent news Vicki has churned out many critically acclaimed albums which has also earned multiple awards. Some include the "Best Stage Performance Award", "Mainland's Most Popular Female Singer", and "Most Popular Female Artist." Vicki has been in the spotlight not only because of her acting and music career, she is the subject of much controversy. She was featured on the cover of Bazaar Magazine in a military dress with a Japanese flag. Due to historical tensions between China and Japan, Zhao received a lot of flack and backlash from fans and the government.
Red Cliff II 2009 as Sun Shangxiang (Movies)
Red Cliff 2008 as Sun Shangxiang (Movies)
A Time to Love 2005 (Movies)
Moment in Peking 2005 (Chinese TV Series)
Warriors of Heaven and Earth 2003 (Movies)
A Chinese Odyssey 2002 (Movies)
So Close 2002 (Movies)
Shaolin Soccer 2001 (Movies)
Romance in the Rain 2001 (Taiwanese Dramas)
Treasure Venture 2000 (Taiwanese Dramas)
The Duel 2000 (Movies)
Old House Has Joy 1999 (Taiwanese Dramas)
Princess Returning Pearl II 1999 (Taiwanese Dramas)
Princess Returning Pearl 1998 (Taiwanese Dramas)
In previous interviews, you said that you agreed to film So Young only after much persuasion from the director and your good friend, Vicki Zhao Wei. Is that how director Tsai roped you in to film Black & White so many times too, because he is a good ...