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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Central Academy of Drama and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Central Academy of Drama, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Central Academy of Drama include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Central Academy of Drama alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Central Academy of Drama are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Central Academy of Drama.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Zhang Ziyi to Gong Li.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Central Academy of Drama?” and “Which celebrities are Central Academy of Drama alumni?”
Zhang Ziyi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Central Academy Of Drama Alumni
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Zhang Ziyi, sometimes credited as Ziyi Zhang, is a Chinese actress and model. She is considered one of the Four Dan Actresses of China. Her first major role was in The Road Home. She achieved fame in the West after leading roles in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Rush Hour 2, Hero, House of Flying ...more

Profession: Model, Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Beijing, China

Credits: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, Rush Hour 2

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#97 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

#34 on The All-Time Greatest Martial Arts Actors

#6 on The Best Asian Actresses in Hollywood History

#38 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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Gong Li is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Central Academy Of Drama Alumni
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Gong Li is a Chinese actress. Gong first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and is credited with helping to bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the United States. She has twice been awarded the Golden Rooster and the Hundred Flowers Awards ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: 51

Birthplace: Shenyang, China

Credits: Memoirs of a Geisha, Miami Vice, Raise the Red Lantern, Farewell My Concubine, Curse of the Golden Flower, + more

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#13 on The Best Asian Actresses in Hollywood History

#18 on 20 Actresses Who Could Play Mulan in Disney's Live Action Movie

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Tang Wei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Central Academy Of Drama Alumni
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Tang Wei is a Chinese actress. She rose to prominence for her appearance in Lust, Caution. ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Hangzhou, China

Credits: Lust, Caution, Dragon, Blackhat, Late Autumn, + more

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Yan Shunkai


Yan Shunkai is a Chinese comedian, actor and film director. Yan enrolled in the Central Academy of Drama in 1959, graduating in 1963. He won "The Gold Stick Prize" at the Second International Festival of Comedy Films in Switzerland in 1982 for his role in The True Story of Ah Q. ...more

Profession: Comedian, Actor, Film Director

Age: 79

Birthplace: Hubei, China

Credits: The True Story of Ah Q