Article: Top 10 Chinese Actors Who Earned The Maximum Oscars

Chinese films and dramas always have something very fascinating about them. Talking of their actors, actresses, directors, and many more. All have a unique talent within them that attracts Chinese viewers as well as viewers from all around the world. Oscars, everyone is very well aware of awards for the best performances. Let us look at the Top 10 Chinese Actors who earned Maximum Oscars.

1. Chloe Zhao

Chloe Zhao, born in Zhao Ting, is a Chinese- born filmmaker. She has worked on many films and is famous for her work on independent films. Her movies “Nomadland” and “Golden Lion” 2020 earned her international recognition by making Oscar Awards for Best Film and Best Director. She has also been nominated for many international and national awards for Best Director and Best Films by her. Some of the greatest films directed by her include “Songs My Brothers Taught Me,”  “Eternals,”  “The Rider,”  “Nomadland,” and many more.

2. Ke Huy Quan

Ke Huy Quan, born in South Vietnam, is an American Actor. He has been in cinema, movies, and films since an early age. Ke has played influential and notable roles in various movies, the best of which includes “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” a Science Fiction that won him Oscar awards for Best Actor. He has won many awards for his commendable work in the industry, such as Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Academy Awards, and many more. He delivers commendable performances to the industry.

3. Tan Dun

Tan Dun is a Chinese-born American Composer. He composes music, drawing his musical taste from various Western and Chinese cultures. He has been awarded many international awards for his commendable contribution and success to the Chinese films and Music industry, some of which include the Oscar/ Academy Award for Best Original Song (2001), Grammy Award, Golden Lion Award, and many more. Some works that won him international recognitions include The First Emperor, For The World, Internet Symphony No. 1, and many more. He delivers commendable performances to the industry.

4. Jessica Yu

Jessica Yu is an American-born Chinese Film Director, writer, producer, and editor. She has directed many documentary films, dramatic films, and television shows. She has won many international and National awards for her commendable talent in Direction, Editions, and Production. Some of the highest recognitions won by her include Oscar Awards, Academy Awards, Asian American International Films, and many more. She has won Oscar for her direction on the documentary “Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien.”  Some of her works that won her outstanding achievements include “ The Living Museum,” “The West Wing,” “The Living Museum,” and many more. She delivers outstanding performances to the industry.

5. Dome Shi

Dome Shi is a Chinese-born Canadian film writer and screenwriter. She has directed many short films and became the first woman to produce a short film. Her short film Bao (2018) won her Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.  Also, she has been nominated for and won many international and National Awards for her fantastic work as a short film director. Her best results include Inside Out, Incredible 2, Toy Story 4, and many more. She delivers commendable results to the industry.

6. Hnag S Nagor

Hnag S Nagor was a Chinese-born Cambodian-American gynecologist, obstetrician, actor, and author. He was very determined to his profession as a doctor.  He earned Oscar Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985 for his debut in the Film “The Killing Fields” (1984). Some of the best films he worked with include, “Heaven and Earth,” “My Life,” “Ambition,” and many more. She delivers commendable results to the industry.

7. Ruby Yang

Ruby Yang is a Chinese-born Hong Kong-American documentary filmmaker. She has worked on many Chinese theme films as a director and editor. Ruby has done fantastic work as a filmmaker, such as “My Voice, My Life,”  “Ritoma,”  “China 21,” and many more. She won Oscar Award for a Short Documentary named “The Blood Of Yingzhu District (2006). She has won many International awards and got nominated for many awards like Academy Awards, Global Health Council Media Award, and many more.

8. Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh is a Chinese-born Malaysian actress. She got her famous after she starred in Hong Kong action films and performed her stunts on her own in films such as “Yes, Madam,” “Magnificant Warriors,” “The Heroic Trio,”  and “ Police Story 3: Supercop”. Michelle has won Internation recognition for working and starring in James Bond films, some of which include “Tomorrow never dies” and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.” She was awarded an Oscar as Best Actress for “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” she has been nominated for and awarded many International and National Awards such as Golden Globe Awards, and Asian Film Award for Outstanding Performance, and many more. She became the first Chinese actress to win an Oscar. She delivers commendable results to the industry.

9. James Wong Howe

James Wong Howe is a Chinese-born cinematographer. He started his career with works on silent films in the 1920s and continued it for five decades. Some of his best results include “The Thin Man,” “The Prisoner of Zenda,” “Sweet Smell of Success,” and many more. He has been nominated ten times for Oscar/ Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and has won twice for films that include “The Rose Tattoo” (1955) and “Hud (1963)”. He delivered commendable results to the industry.

10. Miyoshi Umeki

Miyoshi Umeki is a Japanese-born Chinese Singer and actress. She had nominated for the Tony Award and Golden Globe Awards for her commendable performance and contribution to the Chinese film industry. Miyoshi became the first-ever East Asian- American woman to win an Oscar award for best actress. She sang many songs. Some of her best works include “It Isn’t Fair,” “Sentimental Me,” “My Foolish Heart,” “With a Song In My Heart,” and many more. She delivered commendable results to the industry.