- Xia Yu
He was born in
Qingdao, ShandongProvince. He was initially discovered by Jiang Wenduring his semi-autobiographical film " In the Heat of the Sun" (1994). Xia was chosen partly because of facial resemblance to a young Jiang. He achieved international fame by winning many awards for his first film, including Best Actor from the Venice Film Festival- becoming the youngest actor to win that award in the history of the festival.
After his first film, he was accepted into the
Central Academy of Drama, the most prestigious acting school in Beijing. After completing his studies there, Xia remained an active force in Chinese cinema as well as television, appearing in many films and televisionseries. His most recent film appearance was in the modern Chinese comedy " Waiting Alone" (2005). He also appeared in the Hong Kong action film" Meng Long" ("Dragon Squad", 2005).
In the Heat of the Sun" (1994) - Ma Xiaojun
Shadow Magic" (2000) - Liu Jinglun (Liu Zhonglun)
Roots and Branches" (2001)
* "" (2001) - Quentin Young
* "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" (2002) - Gao Ju
Cala, My Dog!" (2003)
Jing cha you yue" (2003) - Zhao Liu'an
Bamboo Shoot" (2004) - Wang Shengli
Waiting Alone" (2004) - Chen Wen
Electric Shadows" (2005) - Mao Dabing
Dragon Squad" (2005) (as Sean Xia) - Cheung
Shanghai Rumba" (2006) - Chuan
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