Yao Chen

Actress, Beijing Chen Xin Culture and Art Studio

1993-97, studied Chinese folk dance, Beijing Dance Academy; 1999-2003, studied at the Beijing Film Academy. Acting debut as the daughter of a powerful martial artist in a 2005 television production of My Own Swordsman. 2008, played the part of an iconic guerrilla leader in the series Undercover. First stage appearance as a white-collar heroine in A Story of Lala's Promotion (2009). Appeared as Mango in Feng Xiaogang's If You Are the One 2 (2010), in Chen Yili's Colour Me Love (2010) and in Shang Jing's My Own Swordsman (2011). 2011, visited Mae La refugee camp in northern Thailand as UNHCR's Honorary Patron for China. Golden Eagle Award for Best Actress (2010).