|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
Ni Dahong (simplified Chinese: 倪大红; traditional Chinese: 倪大紅; pinyin: Ní Dàhóng; born 1960) is a Chinese actor best known for his roles as Sima Yi in the historical television series Three Kingdoms, based on the classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong.
Early life and education
Ni was born in Harbin, Heilongjiang in 1960. Ni became a sent-down youth in Daqing after Mao Zedong launched the Down to the Countryside Movement. In 1980, he was accepted to Jixi Drama Troupe (鸡西话剧团) as a student. In 1986 he graduated from Central Academy of Drama and was assigned to National Experimental Theatre (now National Theatre Company of China).
In 1984, Ni made his film debut in Xie Jin's Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain, which starred Tang Guoqiang and Siqin Gaowa.
In 1991, Ni was cast with Pan Changjiang, Chen Peisi, and Liu Jinshan in I'm A Countryman, making his television debut.
In 1993, he got a small role in Chen Peisi's comedy film Fitial Son And Fitial Piety, which stars Chen Peisi, Zhao Lirong, Wei Zongwan, and Ding Jiali.
In 1994, he co-starred with Song Dandan in the family comedy I Love My Family. That same year, he appeared as Long Er in Zhang Yimou's To Live, an epic film adaptation based on the novel of the same name by Yu Hua and starring Ge You and Gong Li.
In 2006, he was cast as imperial physician Jiang in Curse of the Golden Flower, an epic drama film written and directed by Zhang Yimou, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Jay Chou, and Gong Li.
Ni had a minor role as Sun Maocai in Qiao Family Courtyard (2007), which earned him a Best Supporting Actor Award at the 3rd TV Shows and Awards.
In 2009, Ni had a supporting role in Zhang Yimou's A Simple Noodle Story, which stars Sun Honglei, Xiaoshenyang, and Yan Ni. At the same year, he participated in The Message, adapted from Mai Jia's novel of the same title. The espionage thriller was directed by Chen Kuo-Fu and Gao Qunshu and stars Zhou Xun, Li Bingbing, Huang Xiaoming, Zhang Hanyu, and Alec Su.
Ni co-starred with Duan Yihong, Jason Wu and Francis Ng in the 2010 film Wind Blast, directed by Gao Qunshu. That same year, he starred as Sima Yi in the historical television series Three Kingdoms, based on Luo Guanzhong's classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. He received positive reviews for the role. He played the lead role of Judge Tian in Judge, for which he received Best Actor Award nominations at the 47th Golden Horse Awards and Asian Film Critics Association Awards.
In 2011, he starred opposite Francis Ng, Sun Haiying and Lü Liping in Love Never Dies. That same year, he appeared in The Assassins, a historical drama film starring Chow Yun-fat, Liu Yifei, Hiroshi Tamaki, and Annie Yi.
In 2012, he starred in a crime thriller film Lethal Hostage with Sun Honglei and Wang Luodan. He filmed in Better and Better, a romantic comedy film starring Aaron Kwok, Wang Baoqiang, Tong Dawei, Xu Jinglei, Jing Tian, and Sandra Ng.
In 2014, Ni had key supporting role as Wei Zhongxian in The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom, a wuxia-fantasy 3D film loosely adapted from Liang Yusheng's novel Baifa Monü Zhuan, the film was directed by Jacob Cheung and stars Fan Bingbing, Huang Xiaoming, and Vincent Zhao. The film grossed US$64.2 million.
In 2015, he co-starred with Wu Jing and Yu Nan in a war action film Wolf Warriors.
In 2016, Ni played the lead role as Yan Song in the historical television series Counter-Japanese Hero Qi Jiguang, alongside Zhu Xiaoyu, Yan Danchen and Yu Rongguang.
Ni married Ni Wei (倪炜), who is Ni Ping's sister.
|1984||Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain||《高山下的花环》||Duan Yuguo|
|1993||Fitial Son And Fitial Piety||《孝子贤孙伺候着》||Brother-in-law|
|New Stories of an Assassin||《刺客新传之杀人者唐斩》|
|1994||To Live||《活着》||Long Er|
|1996||Journey To Western Xia Empire||《西夏路迢迢》|
|2006||Loach Is Fish Too||《泥鳅也是鱼》||Nan Niqiu|
|Curse of the Golden Flower||《满城尽带黄金甲》||Imperial physician Jiang|
|2008||Love at Restaurant||《味道男女》||Bao Yipin|
|2009||A Simple Noodle Story||《三枪拍案惊奇》||Wangwu Mazi|
|The Message||《风声》||The dustman|
|2010||Wind Blast||《西风烈》||He Jianzhong|
|Love Never Dies||《堵车》||Hua Yang|
|The Assassins||《铜雀台》||Fu Wan|
|2012||Lethal Hostage||《边境风云》||Xiao An's father|
|Bring Happiness Home||《快乐到家》||The butler|
|Better and Better||《越来越好之村晚》||Old man Geng|
|2013||Singing When We Are Young||《初恋未满》||Jiujiu's father|
|2014||The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom||《白发魔女之明月天国》||Wei Zhongxian|
|2015||Wolf Warriors||《战狼》||Min Deng|
|1991||I'm A Countryman||《我是乡巴佬》|
|1994||I Love My Family||《我爱我家》||Hu A'da|
|2005||Mills Woman||《磨坊女人》||Lao Jingtai|
|2006||Qiao Family Courtyard||《乔家大院》||Sun Maocai|
|2007||The Ming Dynasty 1566: Emperor Jiajin and Hai Rui||《大明王朝1566——嘉靖与海瑞》||Yan Song|
|2008||Eight Brothers||《八兄弟》||Leng Dahu|
|Big Year||《大过年》||Feng Jiandong|
|2009||The Pawnshop||《当铺》||You Zhaodai|
|Life and Death Line||《生死线》||Gao Sanbao|
|2010||Confucius Spring and Autumn||《孔子春秋》||Duke Xiang of Lu|
|Life Bridge||《生死桥》||Lao Ba|
|Three Kingdoms||《三国》||Sima Yi|
|Sleek Rat, the Challenger||《白玉堂之局外局》||Chen Zhen|
|Falling Leaves in Chang'an||《叶落长安》||Bai Laosi|
|A Walk to Happiness||《幸福满满》||Father Liu|
|Vanilla Beauty||《香草美人》||Lin Shaoqun|
|2012||Our Years in France||《我们的法兰西岁月》||guest|
|Forest in Shanghai||《上海森林》||Tong Yuanshan|
|Qing Dynasty Salt Merchant||《大清盐商》||Qianlong Emperor|
|After Bare Marriage||《裸婚之后》||Chi Xiang's father|
|2013||Love Is Not Blind||《失恋33天》||guest|
|The Story of Zheng Yang Gate||《正阳门下》||An official administers nine gate of capital city|
|Legendary Life||《江湖正道》||Zhang Caiming|
|No Fighting in Beijing||《北平无战事》||Xie Peidong|
|2014||The Great Protector||《镖门》||Lu Zongshan|
|Truth and Trust||《后海不是海》||Huo Zhongshi|
|Counter-Japanese Hero Qi Jiguang||《抗倭英雄戚继光》||Yan Song|
|2007||Qiao Family Courtyard||3rd TV Shows and Awards - Best Supporting Actor Award||Won|
|2010||Judge||47th Golden Horse Awards - Best Actor||Nominated|
|Asian Film Critics Association Awards - Best Actor||Nominated|
|Golden TVS Annual Awards - Best Performance Award||Won|
|ohu Internet TV Festival - Summer - Best Actor||Nominated|
|2013||Lethal Hostage||Golden Phoenix Awards||Won|
|2014||TV Drama Awards - Special Contribution Award||Won|
|China TV Director Committee Awards - Outstanding Supporting TV Actor||Won|
|China TV Star Image Standings - Best Public Image Star||Nominated|
|2015||No Fighting in Beijing||Shanghai TV Festival - Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|