Bai Ling

BirthDay:

10 Oct 1966

BirthPlace:

Chengdu, China

Bio:

Born in the southern city Cheng Du of China, Bai Ling began her career at the age of 14. She enlisted In the Chinese People's Liberation Army where she spent three years in a performance troop entertaining soldiers stationed in Tibet. Bai Ling first gained the attention of audiences and critics alike when she won the coveted lead role opposite Richard Gere in Jon Avnet's Red Corner (1997). She received numerous accolades including the prestigious Breakthrough Performance Award from the National Board of Review. She also garnered the Discovery Star awarded by the Hollywood Women's Press Club for their Golden Apple Awards. While developing her remarkable facility with the English language, Bai Ling has worked with prestigious filmmakers such as 'Oliver Stone' in Nixon (1995), 'George Lucas' in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), 'Will Smith' in Wild Wild West (1999), Spike Lee in She Hate Me (2004), 'Jodie Foster' in _Anna the King (1999)_, Ang Lee in The Wedding Banquet (1993), Alex Proyas in The Crow (1994), Angelina Jolie in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), and Luc Besson's French movie Taxi 3 (2003), in which she spoke French. Also Bai starred in Terrence Malick's Broadway show Sansho the Bailiff. Bai Ling dazzled audiences with her portrayal of the sexy, mysterious Achara in the hit TV series Lost (2004), and intrigued audiences with her seductive exhilarating role in HBO's Entourage (2004).

Bai Ling was awarded the Asian Oscar for her daring, brilliant performance in her first Hong Kong film Dumplings. Her performance also earned her an additional 3 major awards in the Far East. She received the Spirit Diversity Award by The Hollywood Motion Picture Association. Her film Southland Tales (2006), directed by Richard Kelly was in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Bai just starred in and executive produced the movie Shanghai Baby. She has also recently completed 8 movies and most proudly worked with Taylor Hackford in Love Ranch (2010), co-starring with Helen Mirren and Joe Pesci, which just premiered in US. Bai also starred in a crazy role in worldwide release Lionsgate comedy action Crank: High Voltage (2009) with costar with Jason Statham. And just finished her first 3D film Back 2 Hell.
Filmography

Actor ( 125 credits )

Gleichschaltung (2018)
Banned, Exploited & Blacklisted: The Underground Work of Controversial Filmmaker Shane Ryan (2017) (segment "The Making of Samurai Cop 2")
Classic Hollywood Cinemas (2016) Herself
Everlasting (2016) Cristiane
Call Me King (2016) Li Soo
Better Criminal (2016) Miss Jasmine Feng
Lord of Shanghai (2016) Madame Xin
Andover (2016) Professor Huan
Vigilante Diaries Screening After-party Presented by the Notice Network (2016)  Herself - Actress
Maximum Impact (2016) Scanlon
Sacred Blood (2015) Lilly
Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015) Doggé
6 Ways to Die (2015) June Lee
Assassin's Game (2015) The Bodyguard
Boned (2015) The Mistress
ABCs of Superheroes (2015)
The Key (2014) Ida
Blood Shed (2014) Lucy
American Girls (2013) Amanda Chen
Speed Dragon (2013) Jackie
Game of Assassins (2013) Kim Lee
Datzhott (2013)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
sCare Foundation Halloween Launch Benefit (2012) Herself
Teens Wanna Know (2012)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Sabrina Parisi Awards & Fashion Facts (2012)  Herself (2 episodes, 2012)
Yellow Hill: The Stranger's Tale (2012) The Stranger
Love Cures Cancer: Take a Chance on Love II (2011) Herself - guest
The Bad Penny (2011) Nok
Click on This (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
MoreHorror in Hollywood (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The Lazarus Papers (2010) Kyo
Magic Man (2010) Samantha
Locked Down (2010) Guard Flores
Petty Cash (2010) Coco
The Confidant (2010) Black
Love Ranch (2010) Samantha
Comedy Makes You Cry (2010) Zhang Qian
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)  Esmerelda (1 episode, 2012)
The Unemployment of Danny London (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
The Being Frank Show (2010) (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
MKP Celebrity Talk (2010)  Herself - Guest (unknown episodes)
The Naturalized (2010) Herself
Chain Letter (2009) Jai Pham (credit only)
Crank: High Voltage (2009) Ria
Actors Entertainment (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
A Beautiful Life (2008) Esther
Toxic (2008) Lena
The Hustle (2008) Han
Dim Sum Funeral (2008) Dede
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008)  Herself (10 episodes, 2011)
Ka Shen's Journey (2008) Herself
Shanghai Baby (2007) Coco
The Gene Generation (2007) Michelle
A Place in Time (2007) Herself
Living & Dying (2007) Nadia
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2008)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
Free Radio (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
Southland Tales (2006) Serpentine
Man About Town (2006) Barbi Ling
The Unit (2006)  Princess (1 episode, 2007)
Nomad: The Warrior (2005) Gaukhar (voice)
Peace, Love & Bikinis! (2005) Herself
Edmond (2005) Peep Show Girl
Lords of Dogtown (2005) Punky Photographer
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Senator Bana Breemu (uncredited)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2005)
Ego Trip's Race-O-Rama (2005)  Herself (unknown episodes)
But Can They Sing? (2005)  Herself - Contestant
Dumplings (2004) Mei, the cook
The Beautiful Country (2004) Ling
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) Mysterious Woman
She Hate Me (2004) Oni
My Baby's Daddy (2004) XiXi
Three... Extremes (2004) Mei (segment "Dumplings")
Lost (2004)  Achara (1 episode, 2007)
Entourage (2004)  Li Lei (1 episode, 2005)
Fashion News Live (2004)  Herself (4 episodes, 2007-2010)
Paris (2003) Linda / Shen Li
Taxi 3 (2003) Qiu
The Extreme Team (2003) RJ
Jake 2.0 (2003)  Mei Ling (1 episode, 2003)
Senkveld med Thomas og Harald (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Storm Watch (2002) Skylar
Face (2002) Kim
Shaolin Soccer (2001) Mui (voice)
The Breed (2001) Lucy Westenra
The Chris Isaak Show (2001)  Herself (1 episode, 2001)
The John Kerwin Show (2001)  Herself (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
The Lost Empire (2001)  Kwan Ying (2 episodes, 2001)
Chi-Chian: The Black Seed (2000)  Chi-Chian (voice)
Anna and the King (1999) Tuptim
Wild Wild West (1999) Miss East
Row Your Boat (1999) Chun Hua
Angel (1999)  Jhiera (1 episode, 2000)
Somewhere in the City (1998) Lu Lu
The Wild Thornberrys (1998)  Mei-Mei / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
Red Corner (1997) Shen Yuelin
Beyaz Show (1996)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
Nixon (1995) Chinese Interpreter
Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West (1995) Mary Bong
Dead Funny (1994) Norriko
The Crow (1994) Myca
Touched by an Angel (1994)  Jean Chang (2 episodes, 1998)
The Cosby Mysteries (1994)  Dr. Valerie Chong (1 episode, 1995)
Howard Stern (1994)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)  Teri Chow (1 episode, 1993)
Escape from China (1992) Peasant Woman (voice)
Pen Pals (1992) Sharice
Arc Light (1989) Jing Huan
Wu qiang qiang shou (1988) Yan Hong
This Morning (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 1998)
Shan cun feng yue (1987)
Da xue sheng yi shi (1987) Xiao Qian
Yue Yue (1986) Yue Yue
Tears in Suzhou (1985) Wang Lingjuan
Hai tan (1984) Lu Xiao Mei
Finding Julia (0) ZiZi
Beyond the Game (0)
When the Devil Rides Out (0)
Coachella Massacre (0) Jade
Party Pieces (0) Lydia
City Limits (0) Katrina

Producer ( 8 credits )

Call Me King (2016) co-producer
Boned (2015) executive producer
Speed Dragon (2013) executive producer
Frank & Chip: The Olympic Experience (2012) producer
Yellow Hill: The Stranger's Tale (2012) executive producer / producer
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) executive producer
Shanghai Baby (2007) executive producer
Living & Dying (2007) associate producer

Writer ( 3 credits )

Speed Dragon (2013) (co-writer)
Yellow Hill: The Stranger's Tale (2012) (story)
Yellow Hill: The Stranger's Tale (2012) (writer)