Joan Chen

26 Apr 1961

Actor, Director

Joan Chong Chen (born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese American actress, film director, screenwriter and film producer. She became famous in China for her performance in the 1979 film Little Flower and came to international attention for her performance in the 1987 Academy Award-winning film The Last Emperor. She is also known for her roles in Twin Peaks, Red Rose White Rose, Saving Face and The Home Song Stories, and for directing the feature film Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl.


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Filmography (37 titles)

(movie, 2020)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Yuan)
(movie, 2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
Genre: Romance
Role: Actor (as Xu's mother)
(movie, 2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Longyu)
(movie, 2010)
···Ai chu se
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Zoe)
(movie, 2010)
···Lian ai tong gao
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Joan)
(movie, 2009)
···Mao's Last Dancer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Niang)
(movie, 2008)
···All God's Children Can Dance
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Evelyn)
(movie, 2008)
···Er shi si cheng ji
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gu Minhua · Xiao Hua)
(movie, 2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
By: Ang Lee
Role: Actor (as Frau Yi)
(movie, 2007)
···Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lin)
(movie, 2007)
···The Home Song Stories
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rose Hong · Hong Meigui)
(movie, 2005)
···Xiang ri kui
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Zhang Xiuqing)
(movie, 2004)
···Cyber Wars
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Madame Ong)
(movie, 2004)
···Mo li hua kai
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Mo's Mother · Elder Mo)
(movie, 2004)
···Saving Face
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hwei-Lan Gao - Ma)
(movie, 2000)
···Autumn in New York
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···In a Class of His Own
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Linda Ching)
(movie, 1998)
···Tian yu
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Precious Find
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Camilla Jones)
(movie, 1995)
···Judge Dredd
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Ilsa Hayden)
(movie, 1995)
···Wild Side
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Virginia Chow)
(movie, 1995)
···The Hunted
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kirina)
(movie, 1994)
···On Deadly Ground
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Masu)
(movie, 1994)
···Golden Gate
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Marilyn Song)
(movie, 1994)
···Hong mei gui bai mei gui
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Wang Jiao-Rui)
(movie, 1993)
···Heaven & Earth
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Mama)
(movie, 1993)
···You Seng
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Princess Hong-e - Scarlet · Qing-shou - Violet)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as The Girl)
(movie, 1992)
···Turtle Beach
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Minou)
(movie, 1991)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Noelle)
(movie, 1989)
···Twin Peaks
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Jocelyn Packard)
(movie, 1989)
···The Blood Of Heroes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Kidda)
(movie, 1987)
···The Last Emperor
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Wang Jung)
(movie, 1987)
···The Night Stalker
Genre: Drama, Horror, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mai Wing)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as May-May)
(movie, 1980)
···Xiao hua
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Zhao Xiaohua)