Zhang Yimou Rank
About Zhang Yimou
Zhang Yimou’s determination to become one of the top filmmakers in China encouraged him to study at the renowned Beijing Film Academy despite being unqualified. He and his other colleagues would later become the backbone of the transformation of the Chinese movie industry.
His first directorial work was in 1987 with the film titled “Red Sorghum”. He has also played key roles in the production of many films including “Hero” (2002) which stars Jet Li.
- Zhang Bingjun (father)
- Zhang Xiaoyou (mother)
- Zhang Weimou
- Zhang Qimou
- Xiao Hua (married between 1978 and 1988)
- Chen Ting (became his wife in 2011)
- Zhang Yiding
- Zhang Mo
- Zhang Yinan
- Zhang Yijiao
His works have earned him many awards such as:
- BAFTA – “Best Film Not in the English Language” – 1991
- Silver Lion - Venice Film Festival – 1991
- BSFC Award – “Best Director” – 2004
He has been honored by Boston University and Yale University with Doctorate Degrees.
He directed the closing and opening ceremonies of 2008’s Olympic Games.
His daughter, Zhang Mo is also a movie director.
He was handed a $1.2 million fine for having three children with Chen Ting, which was against the country’s family-planning regulations.
Zhang Yimou Rank
F.A.Q. about Zhang Yimou
When is his birthday?
Zhang Yimou's birthday is on November 14, 1951.
In how many days is his birthday?
Zhang Yimou's birthday is in 106 days
How old is he?
He is 69 years old.
Where is Zhang Yimou from?
He was born in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.
Zhang Yimou's Popularity
Zhang Yimou is a famous Chinese director, who was born on November 14, 1951. As a person born on this date, Zhang Yimou is listed in our database as the 63rd most popular celebrity for the day (November 14) and the 105th most popular for the year (1951).
People born on November 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Zhang Yimou is the 1506th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Zhang Yimou's birthday, Zhang Yimou is the 54th most famous Chinese.
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