Yan Qing (阎青)
May 4, 1966
|Alma mater||China Social University|
|Agent||Tianhe Brothers Television and Film Investment Co., Ltd.|
Yan Qingyu (Chinese: 阎青妤; born 4 May 1966) is a Chinese actress best known for her roles in Divorce Contract (1990), Keeping Moon at Heart (2000), The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (2003) and The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils (2013).
Yan was born in Xicheng District, Beijing, on May 4, 1966, to a military family, while her ancestral home in Shandong. She was raised in Sichuan. She graduated from the China Social University.
Yan began her career with guest roles in two historical films, including Reign Behind a Curtain (1982) and The Burning of Imperial Palace (1982).
In 1986, she appeared as Xue Baochan in Wang Fulin's Dream of the Red Chamber, adapted from Cao Xueqin's classical novel of the same title, the series was one of the most watched ones in mainland China in that year. .
Yan portrayed Concubine Hui in The Empress Dowager (1988), which was set to premiere in 1988. In the following year, she was cast as Sun Lanxiang in Ordinary World, based on the novel by the same name by Lu Yao.
In 1991, she played the role of Yue Rong, a singer, in the film Divorce Contract, for which she received a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 14th Hundred Flowers Awards.
In 1998, Yan played a supporting role in the wuxia television series The Return of the Condor Heroes, starring Richie Ren and Jacklyn Wu and directed by Young Pei-pei. The TV drama is an adaptation based on the novel of the same name by Hong Kong novelist Jin Yong. In the following year, she had a supporting role in The Legendary Siblings, based on the novel by the same name by Taiwanese novelist Gu Long.
In 2001, she earned a Best Supporting Actress at the 24th Hundred Flowers Awards for her performance as Zhao Yuelan in Keeping Moon at Heart.
Yan had a supporting role in The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (2003), a wuxia television series starring Alec Su, Alyssa Chia and Gao Yuanyuan. The Television series adaptation based on the novel of the same name by Jin Yong.
In 2010, she appeared in Pepper and Pickles, a romantic comedy television series starring Xie Na and Kang Ta.
Yan was cast in the historical comedy The Smart Kongkong, playing the wife of Pan Changjiang's character.
In 2014, she had key supporting role in The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils, adapted from Jin Yong's novel of the same title.
Yan participated in Le Coup de Foudre, a web series based on the novel I Don't Like This World, I Only Like You by Qiao Yi.
|Year||English title||Chinese title||Role||Notes|
|1982||Reign Behind a Curtain||垂帘听政||Shuang Xi|
|The Burning of Imperial Palace||火烧圆明园||Shuang Xi|
|1986||Zhen Zhen's Hair Salon||珍珍的发屋||Miao Miao|
|1988||The Empress Dowager||一代妖后||Concubine Hui|
|Desperate Songstress||疯狂歌女||Xiao He|
|AIDS Patient||艾滋病患者||Ji Yin|
|1990||Wolf and Angel||恶狼与天使||Lin Anqi|
|Divorce Contract||离婚合同||Yue Rong|
|1991||Police Heroes||警界英雄||Ge Shan|
|Weekend Love Corner||周末恋爱角||Bailingniao|
|1992||Kiss of Poison||毒吻||Lin Nan|
|1993||Legend of the Emperor Yan||炎帝传奇||Witch|
|2000||Keeping Moon at Heart||留住心中的月亮||Zhao Yuelan|
|2001||Hot Soil in Spring||春天的热土||Sister Ju|
|2009||Pear Blossoms||梨树花开||Li Hua|
|2013||The Tail of Childhood||童年的尾巴||Mother Du|
|Year||English title||Chinese title||Role||Notes|
|1986||Dream of the Red Chamber||红楼梦||Xue Baochan|
|Personal Emotions||个人情感||Lu Ling|
|The Bending Niangniang River||弯弯的娘娘河||Xiu Xiu|
|1987||The Mystery of the Deep Mind||心灵深处的奥秘||Ling Ling|
|The Story of Love||爱的故事||Xiao Huang|
|1988||Red Cross under the Army||军旗下的红十字||Xiao Xue|
|Songs in the Ruins||废墟中的歌||Xiao Fang|
|1989||The Impulse of Youth||青春的冲动||Announcer|
|Ordinary World||平凡的世界||Sun Lanxiang|
|Blue Vortex||蓝色的漩涡||Ye Zi|
|The Gold Secret Channel||黄金秘密通道||Lin Hai|
|No.3 Female Prison||三号女监房||Lu Ya|
|Police Officer||片儿警||Mao Mao|
|1991||The Editorial Stories||编辑部的故事||Miss Sun|
|1992||Hippocampus Song and Dance Hall||海马歌舞厅||Guest|
|Jasmine Magnolia||皎皎白玉兰||Xia Ye|
|The Shirt with Pearls||珍珠衫|
|Beauty Salon||美容院||Zhao Shan|
|1995||This Present Life||今生今世||Shen Ruhua|
|1996||Sun Tzu's Art of War||孙子兵法||Xiao Die|
|snuff bottle||烟壶||Su San|
|The Return of the Condor Heroes||神雕侠侣||Qiu Qianchi|
|Two Tolerances in Suzhou||苏州二公差||Hua Feng|
|1999||The Legendary Siblings||绝代双骄||An Ku|
|2000||Women Soldiers on the 38th Front||三八线上的女兵||Sun Nana|
|2001||The Red and Black||红与黑||Cai Yawen|
|2002||The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber||倚天屠龙记||Grandma Jinhua|
|The Winter Solstice||冬至||Liao Xiaoqiong|
|2003||Do Not Abandon This Life||不弃今生||Yu Youyun|
|2004||Blood-dripping Rhododendron||滴血杜鹃||Miss Yue|
|2005||Golden Vase||金瓶少女||Wang Sanqiao|
|Girls' Diary||女生日记||Mother Wu|
|Beautiful Women Also Worry About Marriage||美女也愁嫁||Lin Haiyun|
|Paris Love Song||巴黎恋歌||Wang Qian|
|2006||Home and Everything Happy||家和万事兴之抬头见喜||Qin Wanfang|
|2007||Strangers When We Meet||相逢何必曾相识||Yang Laidi|
|A Gentleman's Good Mate||君子好逑||Mrs. Sha|
|Born in 1949||生于1949||Shen Zhujun|
|2010||Daddy Don't Leave||爸爸别走||Zhao Yinhua|
|Pepper and Pickles||辣椒与泡菜||Aunt|
|Snowy Sky Road||雪域天路||Fang Yuxia|
|The Enemy Approached the Walls||兵临城下||Anut Qin|
|Chinese Land||中国地||Tao Hua|
|2012||Different Town||异镇||Anut Wang|
|A Happy Life of My Mother-in-law||岳母的幸福生活||Du Mei|
|The Smart Kongkong||聪明的小空空||Wife of the Magistrate|
|2013||Warm Days||温暖的日子||Li Fengru|
|2014||The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils||天龙八部||Dao Baifeng|
|2015||Liu Bowen||神机妙算刘伯温||Zhao Dongni|
|2019||Le Coup de Foudre||我只喜欢你|
|1991||Divorce Contract||14th Hundred Flowers Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|2001||Keeping Moon at Heart||24th Hundred Flowers Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Won|