Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Shanghai

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Shanghai, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Shanghai, as in some cases Shanghai may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Shanghai then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Shanghai, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List is made up of many different items, including Yao Ming and Joan Chen.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Shanghai?" and "Which famous actors were born in Shanghai?"
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Ai Wan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Ai Wan age 41
Ai Wan is an actress.
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Alice Chan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 45
Alice Chan Wai is a Hong Kong film and television actress. She was born in Shanghai, with ancestry in the county-level city of Puning in Guangdong. She settled in Hong Kong with her parents when ...more
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Angelababy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 29
Angela Yeung, better known by her stage name Angelababy, is a Chinese model, actress, and singer, a quarter of German descent, based in Hong Kong. Her stage name came from the combination of her ...more
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Ban Lu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Ban Lu Died at 61 (1907-1968)
Ban Lu was a film director and an actor.
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Ben Lin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Ben Lin age 84
Ben Lin is an actor.
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Beryl Measor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Died at 57 (1908-1965)
Beryl Measor was an actress.
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Betty Loh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Died at 31 (1937-1968)
Hsi Chung-yi, known by her stage name Betty Loh Ti, was a Hong Kong actress originally from Shanghai, China. Often described as a 'Classic Beauty', she was very popular with moviegoers in the
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Betty Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 36
Sun Li is a Chinese actress. She's been hailed by critics and netizens as China's queen of television.
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Chan Hung Lit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Died at 66 (1943-2009)
Chan Hung-Lieh, also known as Chen Hung-Lit and Golden Chan, was a Shaw Brothers actor famous for portraying villains from the 1960s to 1980s. In his acting hiatus, Chan was involved in the ...more
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Cheng Pei-pei is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 73
Cheng Pei-pei is a Mainland China-born Hong Kong actress best known for her performance in the seminal 1966 King Hu wuxia film Come Drink with Me.
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Ching Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 70
Ching Lee is an actress.
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Ching Tien is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Died at 58 (1935-1993)
Ching Tien was an actor.
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Chuang Chiao is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Chuang Chiao age 80
Chuang Chiao is an actor.
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Chung Wang is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 71
Chung Wang is an actor and film director.
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Cora Miao is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 60
Cora Miao is a Chinese actress who worked predominantly in Hong Kong films. During her career she was nominated for four Hong Kong Film Awards and four Golden Horse Film Festival awards, winning ...more
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Dai Xiangyu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Dai Xiangyu age 34
Dai Xiangyu, previously known as Dai Yangtian, is a Chinese actor and model based in Singapore.
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Dan Vadis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Dec. at 49 (1938-1987)
Dan Vadis was famous for his lead roles in many Italian films made in the 1960s.
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Danny Lee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 67
Danny Lee is a Hong Kong actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, action director and presenter. He is known for frequently portraying Hong Kong police officers in films such as Law With ...more
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Mary Hayley Bell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Died at 94 (1911-2005)
Mary Hayley Bell, Lady Mills was an English actress and writer, married for 64 years to actor Sir John Mills. Her novel Whistle Down the Wind was adapted as a film, starring her teenage ...more
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Dawn Greenhalgh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 84
Dawn Greenhalgh is an actress.
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Mian Mian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Mian Mian age 48
Mian Mian is a Chinese Post 70s Generation writer. She writes on China's once-taboo topics and she is a promoter of Shanghai's local music. Her publications have earned her the reputation as ...more
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Nina Li is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 57
Nina Li, also known by her Chinese name Li Chi or Li Zhi, is a retired Hong Kong actress. She is married to Chinese action superstar Jet Li. They have two daughters together, Jane and Jada.
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Ding Zilin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
age 82
Professor Ding Zilin is currently the leader of the political pressure group Tiananmen Mothers.
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director_test is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
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Olga Georges-Picot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Shanghai
Died at 57 (1940-1997)
Olga Georges-Picot was a French actress.