|Jiang Qinqin [sina.com.cn]|
In the second year of Jiang's study at the Beijing Film Academy, director Yang Jie was looking for a female lead for her TV series "Xi Shi". Jiang Qinqin, a graceful and charming young girl, suddenly grabbed Yang Jie's attention. Her performance in the series made others aware of her potential.
If Yang Jie was the guide who found Jiang work as a real actress, then the renown Taiwanese writer Qiong Yao is the "Bole" (a talent scout) who helped Jiang become a star. Many actors and actresses became famous after starring in Qiong Yao's TV series, such as Brigittelin (Lin Qingxia), Vicky Zhao (Zhao Wei) and Ruby Lin (Lin Xinru). However, few people know that the first mainland actress in Qiong Yao's screenplay was Jiang Qinqin.
In 1996, Qiong Yao's screenplay Tears in Heaven was getting ready to shoot. But the actress for the female lead Xiao Yufeng had not been decided yet. By chance, Qiong Yao saw Jiang's photograph on the cover of a magazine. Jiang's peaceful and gentle manner, classic and modern spirit brightened her eyes. "That's the one I am looking for." Thus, Jiang Qinqin landed the role of Xiao Yufeng, and she received the beautiful name Qiong Yao "Shui Ling" means very pretty and smart.
Later on, she appeared in many TV series. From Mu Nianci in The Legend of The Condor Heroes, to Wen Xiu in The Last Concubine, to Gu Manlu in Half Life Fate, her acting has impressed audiences nationwide.
|Jiang Qinqin and her husband Chen Jianbin received the Audience's Favorite Actress/Actor Awards at this year's Golden Eagle TV Art Festival on October 27. Chen cried and could not say anything but "Qinqin is the greatest wife in the world."|
"I forgot to thank my parents. I am more grateful to them since I have had my own baby. They give me life and have taught me to be a good actress. And I have also received much help and care in my career; they are just like my parents, my bothers and my teachers," Jiang said after the award ceremony.
From Qiong Yao's Tears in Heaven to Qiao's Grand Courtyard, Jiang Qinqin has proved herself to be a versatile actress. Though she has not acted for a while due to her pregnancy, her fans will always support her. In fact, many of them began after her appearance in Tears in Heaven in 1996.
Name: Jiang Qinqin
Date of Birth: September 3, 1975
Native Place: Chongqing Municipality
Education: Beijing Film Academy
The Last Concubine, the Bride with White Hair, The Legend of The Condor Heroes, Half Life Fate, Tears in Heaven, Qiao's Grand Courtyard
(Source: sina.com.cn & tom.com, Translated by Women of China)
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