Yang Mi, born in Beijing on September 12, 1986, is a mainland top Chinese actress. Yang Mi entered the Performance Institute of Beijing Film Academy in 2005. She is best known for her role as Guo Xiang in the 2006 TV series The Return of the Condor Heroes (??????) and as Tang Xuejian in Chinese Paladin 3 ????????in 2009. However, she has been gaining even greater popularity through her role as Luo Qingchuan in Palace (???,??????) in 2011.
Since April 2009, Yang Mi has been widely considered a member of the Four Young Dan actresses (Chinese: ????) along with Huang Shengyi ???, Wang Luodan ???, Liu Yifei ???.
Yang Mi was born in Xuanwu District of Beijing in 1986. Her father was a police officer and mother was jobless. Because both of her parents are surnamed Yang, her birth is a third Yang, her parents named her Yang Mi (??, power of Yang).
Yang Mi started to act at the age of 4 when she was selected by the drama group for Tang Ming Huang directed by Chen Jialin to act as Xianyin Princess. Since then, her life has been intertwined with acting and modelling.
Yang Mi signed with Beijing Rongxinda Filming Arts Co., Ltd. co-funded by Li XIaowan and Li Shaohong in 2004 at the age of 16. And in June of the same year, when she was still a middle school student, she acted as Guo Xiang in The Return of Condor Heroes directed by Yu Min. Her performance in the TV series proved to be a turning point in her life. Her action skills were recognized by Hong Kong audience who praised Yang Mi was the most pure Guo Xiang so far. Yang Mi later acknowledged the TV drama was very important in her career.
In 2005, defeating Fan Bingbing, Li Bingging, Gao Yuanyuan and other top Chinese actresses, Yang Mi was selected by CCTV drama crew to star the history drama Wang Zhao Jun.
Yang Mi joined drama crew of new A Dream in Red Mansions ????? and acted as Qing Wen on July 7, 2008. In Auguest of 2008, just before the filming of Chinese Paladin III, the crew negotiated with drama crew of A Dream in Red Mansions and managed to borrow Yang Mi to star the TV series as two different roles: Xi Yao and Xue Jian.
In 2009, with the hot broadcasting of Chinese Paladin 3, Yang Mi saw her popularity soaring in maindland China. The visits to her blog were increasing at a speed of one hundred per minute and the number of her fans, who have been called bees (Mi Feng) has been increasing by hundred per day.
In April of 2009, Yang Mi was voted in the Top Entertainment Stars of Post-1980 Generation by millions of Chinese and hundreds of entertainment reporters as one of the four Dan (Four actresses) of mainland China along with Huang Sheng Yi, Wang Luo Dan and Liu Yifei.
In 2010, after her contract with Rongxinda Entertainment Co., Ltd. expired, she joined Hong Kong based Meiah Entertainment Group and acted in several TV dramas such as The Legend of the Twelve Chinese Zodiacs ??????,Hongwu Da'an ????, Xin Jingcheng Si Shao ?????, We are in same family ??????? and Palace ?.
The time-travel drama Palace kept topping the audience ratings since it started to be broadcasted in mainland China. Yang Mi starred as Qing Chuan in the time-travel TV series. In 2011, Yang Mi joined the Forbes Top 100 celebrities of China for her popularity among Chinese for her acting performance in Palace and she ranked 92.
In January 2012, Yang Mi Studio was established and on January 4th, 2012, her first album ?????Close to Me?was published. On March 6th, youth idol drama Chinese girl began to film and it is the first time that Yang Mi is the production manager.
In recently published Forbes 2012 Chinese Celebrities, Yang Mi saw her rankings jumped from 92 in 2011 to 13, the biggest increase among the members.
Profile of Yang Mi:
Name: ?? / Yang Mi
Also known as: ?? (Mi Mi) / ??? (Little Fox Mi)
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Chinese zodiac: Tiger
Blood type: B
Education: Graduated from Beijing Film Academy
Profession: Chinese Actress and model
Representative works: Chinese Paladin III?????????The Return of the Condor Heroes???????Palace???
Agency: Meiah Entertainment Group Co., Ltd.
Ming Yun Jiao Xiang Qu as Jian An Qi (in production)
Love Story in Beijing as Yang Zi Xi (in production)
Hu Fu Chuan Qi as Ru Ji (2011)
Tang Gong Mei Ren Tian Xia as Qing Luan (2011, guest)
Hong Wu Da An as Cai Jue (2011, guest)
The Four Brothers Of Peking as Bai Xue (2011)
Painted Skin as Xiao Hong (2011, guest)
Palace as Luo Qing Chuan (2011)
Yi Jia Ren (???) as Xia Jia Jia (2011)
The Legend of Chinese Zodiac (??????) as Qing Li (Snake) (2011)
Diao Man Xin Niang as Yan Lin (2010)
Hong Lou Meng as Qing Wen (2010)
Mei Ren Xin Ji as Mo Xue Yuan (2010)
Detective Di Renjie as Ling Long (2009)
Dark Fragrance as Xiao Jin (2009)
Chinese Paladin 3 as Tang Xue Jian (2009)
Da Qin Zhi Dao (????) as Princess Yin Ling (2008)
The Prince's Education as Lady Fucha (CCTV, 2008)
Xiao Zhe Huo Xia Qu (?????) as Cheng Xiao Nuo (2007)
Wang Zhao Jun as Wang Zhao Jun (CCTV, 2007)
Xiang Feng He Bi Zeng Xiang Shi (???????) as He Mei Ji (2006)
Return of the Condor Heroes as Guo Xiang (CCTV, 2006)
Liao Zhai Zhi Yi - Xiao Qian as Nie Xiao Qian (2005)
Tian He Ju (???) as Zhu Yu Qiu (2005)
Tian Shi Chuan Shuo as Bai Xian Er (2005)
Shuang Xiang Pao (???) Xiao Xi Fu (2004)
Hong Fen Shi Jia (????) as Li Xiao Tao (2003)
Hou Wa (??) as Nan Nan (1993)
Tang Ming Huang (???) as Princess Xian Yi (1991)
Wu Zhuang Yuan Fen Gai Er (1990)
Wang De Sheng Yan ???? (in production)
Empires of the Deep ???? (in production)
Gu Dao Jing Hun ???? (2011)
Yao Tiao Shu Nu ???? (2010)
The Door ? (2006)
Da Sai Tao Hua Kai (2005)
Beijing Tong Hua (2004)
2012-04 Sixteenth Global Chinese Music Channel "The Best Cross-Border Singer in the Mainland" (winning)
2012-03 The Second 2012 Music Film Festival "Film Actress With The Most Commercial Value" (winning)
2012-01 Song List 2011 Beijing Pop Music Awards "Annual Most Popular Newcomer (Female)" (winning)
2012-01 2011 Shopping Guide · Fashion Festival "Star of The Year (winning)
2012-01 2011 Shopping Guide · Fashion Festival "Annual TV Actress " (winning)
2012-01 2011 Sina Micro Blogging Night Network Festival "Micro Blogging Queen" (winning)
2012-01 2011 Sina Micro Blogging Night Network Festival "The Most Influential TV Actress" (winning)
2012-01 2011 So Hu Video TV Festival "The Most Popular Online Actress (winning)
2011-12 Beijing Television Cultural Decade Influence Festival "Rookie of The Year Award" (winning)
2011-12 2011 An Hui Satellite TV National Drama Festival "2011's Most Popular Actor (winning)
2011-12 (The 2011 Multi-suns Award) The Top 100 TV Series Awards Ceremony "The Best TV Series Theme Song" Love's Support (winning)
2011-10 2011 New Forces Festival "The Most Popular Film Actress" Far Cry (winning)
2011-08 2011 Music Film Festival "Asia-Pacific Region's Most Popular Actor (winning)
2011-08 2011 Fashion Power "Annual Most Popular Actress (winning)
2011-06 The 17th Shanghai Television Festival "Magnolia" award, the audience voted most popular actress award " (winning)
2011-06 Fourth Network Influence "The 2010 Top Ten Film and Television Actors" Palace Lock Heart Jade (winning)
2011-05 Seventeenth Magnolia Shanghai TV Festival "Best Actress"(Nominations)
2011-04 Fifteenth Annual Global Chinese Music Channel (Asian Influence Ceremony) "The Best TV Series" Palace Lock Heart Jade (winning)
2011-03 2011 Fifth Ceremony of Entertainment "Particular Noticed Leaping Star" Palace Lock Heart Jade (winning)
2011-03 2011 MSN Fashion Night Annual Award Ceremony "The MSN Xing Yue Fashion Star (winning)
2011-03 2011 Oriental Film Festival "(TV Series) Most Popular Actress of The Year" (winning)
2011-03 Youku Television Index Festival "Most Popular Actress Award" (winning)
2010-12 2010 winds competition "Having New Annual Fashion"(winning)
2010-04 2010 Drama and Internet festival in the spring "Most Network Vitality Drama (top5) " Paladin 3 (winning)
2008-08 7th China Golden Eagle TV Art Festival "Best Actress" Wang Zhaojun (Nominations)
2007-06 Third drama Billboard Award for Best New Artist (winning)
2007-04 Forbes 2007 Personality of the Year of Chinese cultural and Recreational Sports Industry "The Most Potential" (winning)
2007-04 Third 2006 Chinese Film Stars list (top 10) (winning)
1993 Eleventh Golden Eagle Award for "Best Children Series, Thirteenth Flying Award for "Best Children's Series"
1994 Fourteenth Flying Award for "Best Children's Series" second prize