Li man who was born on June 4th, 1988 in Anshan, China is a Chinese actress. Currently, she is of 28 years of age, and is a student of acting at Central Academy of Drama. Her debut film name was Curse of the Golden Flower which was released in the year 2006 and was directed by Zhang Yimou. This was the film that boosted her career and she became popular.
She has completed her education from Shenyang Conservatory of Music. She has appeared in many films like “Lost on Journey” in the year 2010, “The Locked Door” which was released in the year 2012, Curse of the Golden Flower in the year 2006, and much more. Li Man is Chinese by birth and is active as an actress since 2006.
Zhang Yimou has selected Li Man to appear in his film because he thought that she had the potential of becoming another Zhang Ziyi or
. At the age of 17, Li got the film named “The City of Golden Armor” which is a movie based on classic drama movie named “Thunderstorm” directed by Cao Yu. Along with Li man, another cast was Gong Li,
(Taiwan pop singer),”Chow Yun-fat“(Hong Kong Heart-throb). Zhang Weiping, the distributor of the film said that she has shown her personality in the screen test itself. She was the most satisfactory candidate for them in terms of age and acting.
Li man can also dance well and had its basic training. Her role was of a girl who is aged between 15 and 17 in her debut film named “Curse of the Golden Flower.” Gong Li and Zhang Ziyi are world famous and their debut film name was “The Road Home” and “Red Sorghum” both of which were directed by Zhang Yimou. Gong Li, Zhang Ziyi and Li Man, all of the three are from the same school and were classmates. Zhang has acted in the most expensive film of China which was made with 45-million-U.S.-dollar and broke the record of the movie named “The Promise” which was directed by Chen Kaige and was made with 42.5-U.S.-million-dollar.
Li Man has worked in many TV series and had done serials like “Reverie Heaven.” The TV series was the adaption of the novel of Chinese novelist named “Zhang Henshui,” and was based on the period of Republic of China in the year 1912 to 1949. Li Man had played the lead role in this series of a young woman who is from a rich family. The character of Li Man in this serial does many absurd and strange things.