Article: Top 10 Most Versatile Chinese Actors

The Chinese entertainment industry is one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world. The Chinese entertainment industry is home to countless artists, so naturally, the list of mad talented artists is also long. In recent years, Chinese films and television dramas have been garnering attention from the global audience as most of the films and dramas are available for streaming on multiple video platforms. The actors too are riding this wave of popularity across the globe, the talented ones are being appreciated for their excellent ability of versatile acting. This article too has compiled about ten such Chinese actors who have earned the reputation of being versatile actors.

1. Andy Lau

Andy Lau whose full name is Andy Lau Tak-wah is one of the most reputable and sought-after actors in the Chinese entertainment industry. The Hong Kong actor has been around in the entertainment industry for a long time. He has acted in multiple films and television dramas often considered as the most bankable actor because of his history of being able to deliver commercially successful films. Needless to say, the singer-actor is one of the most versatile actors whose versatility can be witnessed in all of his acting projects.


2. Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

There is hardly anybody familiar with the Asian entertainment industry who doesn't know who Tony Leung Chiu-wai is! Tony Leung Chiu-wai is not only a great actor but also a talented singer who has dominated the music industry since his debut in the entertainment industry. The actor has a long list of filmography including both films and television drama.


3. Gong Li

Gong Li has starred in some of the most well-made films over her career, which earned her international fame and recognition. The actress is known to challenge her acting skills in every acting gig she has participated in and has shown her acting abilities in all of her acting projects. She has starred in some of the most critically acclaimed films, such as Farewell My Concubine, etc.


4. Leslie Cheung

Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing who is popularly known as Leslie Cheung is one of the legendary artists of the Chinese Entertainment industry. Leslie Cheung had played some of the most diverse characters in all of his films, for which the actor is still remembered by the public. Leslie Cheung is one such artist who not only is considered an iconic actor but also an excellent singer of the Asian Entertainment Industry.


5. Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi is another powerhouse of acting who is known for her versatility as an actor. The actress found widespread international fame after starring in the hit film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which became one of the iconic Chinese films of all time. As an actor, she has always tried to do different ranges of character which she was successful in achieving. The most popular work from her filmography includes Memoirs of a Geisha, The Grandmaster, to name a few.


6. Stephen Chow

Stephen Chow is an abled filmmaker, producer, and actor. The multifaceted artist before turning into a renowned filmmaker started his career as an actor. He has since proved his acting skills while simultaneously directing and making films. Stephen Chow is considered one of the most reputable artists in the Chinese Entertainment Industry and has worked in some of the most popular films both as. a director and actor.


7. Yang Yang

Yang Yang is a current fan-favorite actor who has been garnering attention all over the world due to his good looks and most importantly acting skills. The actor has had a very impressive career graph in a short period. His popularity increased in 2015 after he starred in the hit film, The Left Ear. Since then, his career graph has only seen an increasing trend. The actor won the hearts of the public due to his versatility, evident in all of his films and television series.


8. Ge You

Ge You is one of the most familiar faces of the Chinese entertainment industry. The veteran actor has been around in the entertainment industry since 1985. The Chinese star has acted in different genres over his career and has received a lot of acclaim for the brilliant portrayal of his character.


9. Jiang Wen

One of the finest actors in the Chinese entertainment industry, Jiang Wen has earned global fame owing to the film Rogue One. Apart from being an actor, The Chinese star is a competent director and screenwriter. Jiang Wen is undoubtedly one of the most versatile Chinese actors.


10. Chow Yun-Fat

Chow Yun-fat is an asset to the Chinese entertainment industry. Considered as one of the finest actors in the entertainment industry, the singer-actor has earned a huge number of awards and applause for delivering the best performance. The public loves and adores him because of his humble personality. His most popular films are Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, God of Gamblers, Bulletproof Monk, to name a few.