Zhang Jingchu

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Zhang Jingchu, 2013

Zhang Jingchu ( Chinese  張靜 初  /  张静 初 , Pinyin Zhāng Jìngchū ; born February 2, 1980 in Fujian ) is a Chinese actress who also starred in western productions.

life and career

Zhang Jingchu grew up in a rural area. She studied at the Central Theater College in Beijing . She completed her studies in 1997. She also learned the English language to improve her income opportunities.

After graduating, Jingchu first had minor roles in television series and commercials . In 2005 she achieved her international breakthrough with the films The Seven Swords and Jade Warriors . In 2005 Time Magazine considered her one of the upcoming Asian heroes. In 2006 she starred alongside Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 3 .

Filmography (selection)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. TIMEasia Magazine: Asia's Heroes - Zhang Jingchu ( Memento from October 8, 2010 in the Internet Archive )