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Orange Rising Star nominee: Tang Wei

Tang Wei

Compiled by Jack Foley

TANG Wei makes her feature film debut in Lust, Caution. She was born in Hangzhou, the beautiful city near Shanghai, China.

As a teenager, Ms. Tang began modelling. In 2004, she made it to the final round of the Miss Universe pageant in Beijing. She graduated from China’s Central Academy of Drama with a major in Film Directing.

Tang Wei is already a rising star in mainland China, having performed in stage plays and in the telefilm Jinghua Swallow. The latter earned her the Best Actress award at the 2006 CCTV Movie Channel Awards.

Recently, she was nominated for an Independent Spirit award for best female lead for her work in Lust, Caution.

Tang Wei has also written short novels and stage dramas, and directed theatre productions.

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Read our interview with Tang Wei

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