Sexy Chinese actress Kitty Zhang Yuqi / Yuqi Zhang (Chinese name: ???) is a rising star in Hong Kong and China. Zhang Yuqi was born August 8,1986 in Dezhou City of Shandong Province. She left Shandong at age 15 to attend acting school in Shanghai. She signed contract at the age of 18 with Stephen Chow's The Star Overseas Limited. Her first major role was in Stephen Chow's 2007 Hong Kong film CJ7, which brought her media attention and kickstarted her acting career. She was nominated as the best new actress in 28th Hong Kong Film Awards for her performance in CJ7. She gained more attention in 2008 for her role in All about Women directed by Xu Ke. On September 13, 2011 she appeared on New York Fashion Week. She was nominated as the best actress in 2012 Berlin Film Festival for her performance in White Deer Plain. She attended the Paris Fashion Week in March 2012.
Zhang has appeared in Elle and other magazines. In June 2009 she was a "guest of honor" at the Montblanc Arts Patronage Awards ceremony.
In April 2011 she married Chinese director Wang Anquan.
Profile of Kitty Zhang Yuqi
Name: Kitty Zhang Yuqi / Yuqi Zhang
Chinese name: ??? Zhang Yuqi
Original name: ?? Zhang Shuang
Birthdate: August 8, 1986
Birthplace: Dezhou City of Shandong Province
Education: Graduated from Shanghai Drama Academy
Company: Huayi Brothers
Representative works: CJ7 (????) (2008),White Deer Plain (???)(2010), The Butcher, the Chef and the Swordsman (???)(2011)
Awards: Nominated as the best actress in 2012 Berlin Film Festival
The Longest Night in Shanghai (???) (2007)
CJ7 (????) (2008) – Mrs. Yuen
Shaolin Girl (????) (2008) – Minmin Ryû
All About Women (????) (2008) – Tang Lu
Jump (???) (2009) – Phoenix
Here Comes Fortune (???) (2010) – 533
Curse of the Deserted (????)(2010) – Ouyang Xiaozhi
The Butcher, the Chef and the Swordsman (???)(2011) – Madam Mei
Qian Xuesen (???)(2012) – Jiang Ying
White Deer Plain (???)(2010) – Tian Xiao'e