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Wei Zongwan
Chinese actor

Wei Zongwan

Wei Zongwan
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Intro Chinese actor
Is Actor
From China
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 24 November 1938, Shanghai
Age 84 years
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Wei Zongwan (simplified Chinese: 魏宗万; traditional Chinese: 魏宗萬; pinyin: Weì Zōngwàn; born 24 November 1938) is a Chinese actor. He has been acting since the 1980s and has appeared in over 70 films and television shows.
He has won the Golden Rooster Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in San Mao Joins The Army (1993), and was nominated in the Macao Internal Film Festival for Best Supporting Actor for his role in A Singing Fairy (2010).


Early life

Wei was born in Shanghai on November 24, 1938, in the Republic of China, with his ancestral home in Ningbo, Zhejiang.

After graduating from Shanghai Nanyang Model Junior High School (上海南洋模范初中) in 1955 he entered the Shanghai Turbine Works (上海汽轮机厂) worked as a worker, and joined a drama team in that factory.

Wei graduated from Shanghai Theatre Academy in 1963, majoring in acting.

Acting career

Wei had his first experience in front of a camera in 1982, when he was chosen to act as a supporting actor in One and Eight, a film directed by Zhang Junzhao.

In 1992, he appeared in Zhang Jianya's San Mao Joins The Army, which earned him a Golden Rooster Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 1991, he starred as Sima Yi in Zhang Shaolin's Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a historical television series where he co-starred with Tang Guoqiang, Bao Guo'an and Sun Yanjun, which was adapted from Luo Guanzhong's classical novel of the same title.

In 1997, he played a supporting role in Zhang Shaolin's television series The Water Margin, which was adapted from Shi Nai'an's classical novel of the same title.

In 2010, he participated in a romantic comedy called A Singing Fairy as "Laomo", he was nominated for "Best Supporting Actor" at the 2nd Macao Internal Film Festival.

In 2014, he acted as a supporting actor in Wei Zheng's romantic comedy television series IPPrtment 4, a hot TV series starring Eric Wang, Deng Jiajia, Michael Chen, Loura Lou, Kimi Li, Jean Lee, Sean Sun and Vanessa Zhao recently in Heilongjiang, Anhui, Dragon and Hubei four major Television.



Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1982 One and Eight 《一个和八个》 Laowantou
The Beach 《海滩》 Laomanli
1985 《蜜月的阴谋》 guest
《雷北利号沉默在印度洋》 Zhang Shuihou
1986 The Love Token 《诱人的定情物》 guest
1987 The War of Xiangxi 《湘西剿匪记》 Wei Biao
1990 《假女真情》 He Rigui
1991 Ugly As I Am, I Am Gentle 《我很丑,可是我很温柔》 Li Laifu
The War of Luohun Bridge 《血战落魂桥》 Zeng Titou
1992 San Mao Joins The Army 《三毛从军记》 Laogui
1993 《孝子贤孙伺候着》 uncle
1994 Rescued From Desperate Situation 《绝境逢生》 Laowan
1995 《巧奔妙逃》 Laoyao
1996 The Monkey King 《大闹天宫》 Yama
1999 Crash Landing 《紧急迫降》 guest
More Naivete 《多一点天真》 Huang Xianren
Everyone Loves Me 《人见人爱》 guest
2006 《第601个电话》 guest
Yang Zhi 《水浒英雄谱之青面兽杨志》 guest
2007 The Warlords 《投名状》 Chen Gong
2008 Player 《玩家》 guest
2009 Laowu's Oscar 《老五的奥斯卡》 Laozhao
2010 A Singing Fairy 《寻找刘三姐》 Laomo
2011 1911 《辛亥革命》 Yikuang, Prince Qing
《女兵还乡》 Chang Shou
Liu Tang 《赤发鬼刘唐》 Liang Zhongshu
Love Is Not Blind 《失恋33天》
2012 Lu Junyi 《玉麒麟卢俊义》 Liang Zhongshu
I Love the Grey Wolf 《我爱灰太狼》 guest


Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1989 《桃花扇喋血记》 guest
1990 The Story of Little Cabbage and Yeung Nai-mo 《杨乃武与小白菜》 Yang Changjun
The Good Man: Yan Juqian 《好人燕居谦》 Yan Juqian
Romance of the Three Kingdoms 《三国演义》 Sima Yi
1994 The War of Fengyang 《血战奉阳城》
1996 《东周列国春秋篇》 Tu An'gu
1997 Tang Bohu 《风流唐伯虎》 Zhengde Emperor
The Water Margin 《水浒传》 Gao Qiu
1998 《明镜高悬》 guest
2000 《一脚定江山》 Fanlao'er
《包公生死劫》 guest
2001 Princess Is Going To Married 《格格要出嫁》 His Royal Highness
《江山为重》 minister
2002 Dream Is Broken in the Forbidden City 《梦断紫禁城》 E Gui
Public Security Bureau 《公安局长》 Feng Dashuan
《乐意为人》 Shu De
Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils 《天龙八部》 Zhong Wanchou
The War of Changping 《铁血长平》 Wei Ran
Dead Men Do Tell Tales 《大宋提刑官》 an official
2004 《江湖俏佳人》 Wang Gongde
History of the Late Ming Dynasty 《明末风云》 Wei Zhongxian
《少年大钦差》 Gao Yu
2005 《三揭皇榜》 He Zejin
2006 《江湖往事》 guest
Ming Dynasty in 1449 《大明王朝1449》 Wang Zhen
Arabian Jasmine Flower 《茉莉花》 Hu Tuanfang
2007 Red Guards on Honghu Lake 《洪湖赤卫队》 Peng Batian
《生命有明天》 guest
The Legend of Tieguanyin 《铁观音传奇》 Wei Yin
《大唐儒将开漳圣王》 Yan Liben
The Sea 《沧海》 guest
2008 The Curvy Moon 《月儿弯弯》 Laoyang
Happiness 3+2 《幸福3+2》 grandfather
Warm Winter 《冬暖》 General Yin
2009 《满堂爹娘》 Dong Qinghai
The War of Southwest China 《大西南剿匪记》 Xu Wangda
Unruly Bride 《刁蛮新娘》 Yue Jian'gong
2010 George Wallace 《风云传奇》 Chen Er
The Legend of Chinese Zodiac 《十二生肖传奇》 a village head
Huang Tingjian 《大宋才子黄庭坚》 guest
The War of Qingjiangfu 《狭路兄弟》 guest
2011 Heroes of Sui and Tang Dynasties 1 & 2 《隋唐英雄》 Yuwen Huaji
Mazu 《妈祖》 Azure Dragon
Always Faithful 《永远忠诚》 Yu Pingzhang
The Old Patient 《老病号》 guest
2013 Rong Hong 《容闳》 guest
2014 IPPrtment 4 《爱情公寓4》 Hong Qi
《飘帅》 Zhang Jiusi


Year Work Award Result Notes
1990 1st National Drama Award for Outstanding Actor Won
1st Shanghai Sketch Comedy Award Won
1993 San Mao Joins The Army Golden Rooster Award for Best Supporting Actor Won
2010 A Singing Fairy 2nd Macao Internal Film Festival - Best Supporting Actor Nominated

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