Give the nymph a rounded of approbation! Career Gong Li Over the next several years after her 1987 acting debut in Red Sorghum, Gong received international acclaim for her roles in several more Zhang Yimou films:She appeared in Ju Dou in 1990; Her performance in the Oscar-nominated Raise the Red Lantern put her in the international spotlight;In The Story of Qiu Ju, she was named Best Actress at the 1992 Venice Film Festival.
While a student at the Central Academy of Drama, she was discovered by Zhang Yimou, who chose her for the lead role in Red Sorghum, his first film as a director.
They reunited in 2006 for Zhang's Curse of the Golden Flower.
Her performance was met with generally positive reviews.
She has twice been awarded the Golden Rooster and the Hundred Flowers Awards as well as the Berlinale Camera, Cannes Festival Trophy, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award, and Volpi Cup.
Gong Li Personal Also known as: Li Gong Born: , 1965-12-31 age 55 Shenyang, China Ethnicity: Nationality: Body Boobs: Height: 5 ft 7 in 1.