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Joan Chen
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Age 56
Birthday 26 April, 1961
Birthplace Shanghai, China
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Chinese
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Twin Peaks, Marco Polo
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Joan Chen (or Chen Chong; born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and film producer. In China she performed in the 1979 film Little Flower and came to international attention for her performance in the 1987 Academy Award-winning film The Last Emperor. She is also known for her roles in Twin Peaks, Red Rose, White Rose, Saving Face and The Home Song Stories, and for directing the feature film Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl.

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Joan Chen is married to Peter Hui.
Peter Hui
  • Date Married: 18 January 1992
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2017 Chasing Wonderland Susan
2016 Lifeline Xin Zhou
2015 He Yi Sheng Xiao Mo Pei Fangmei
2015 Cairo Declaration Soong Ching-ling
2014 Marco Polo Empress Chabi
2014 Lushui Hongyan Xu's Mother
2014 Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces Jocelyn Packard
2014 Nature Is Speaking Sky, Tiankong
2013 Serangoon Road Patricia Cheng
2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn Madame Chiang Kai Shek
2012 White Frog Irene Young



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Nominated for 29 Awards | Won 18

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