Birth Place Matching "Taiwan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Shu Qi

Actress | The Transporter

Born in Taiwan, Qi Shu has won the prestigious Golden Horse Award in Taiwan (regarded as the East Asian Oscar) for Best Supporting Actress in 1998. She has also received a Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress in 2005. She appeared with Jackie Chan in the romantic comedy Gorgeous (1999) ("...

2. Ang Lee

Director | Wo hu cang long

Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee has become one of today's greatest contemporary filmmakers. Ang graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts in 1975 and then came to the U.S. to receive a B.F.A. Degree in Theatre/Theater Direction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ...

3. Christina Chang

Actress | Live Free or Die Hard

Christina Chang was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, by her Chinese-Filipino father and American mother. At 17 she moved to the United States to study Theatre & Film in her mother's home state of Kansas and later studied acting in Seattle, USA. Chang went on to gain a Masters of Fine Arts from ...

4. Justin Lin

Producer | F9

Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director whose films have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He is best known for his work on Better Luck Tomorrow, The Fast and the Furious 3-6 and Star Trek Beyond. He is also known for his work on television shows like Community and the second season of True ...

5. Atsuko Okatsuka

Actress | Let's Go, Atsuko!

Atsuko Okatsuka's a stand-up comedian who was named Variety Top 10's Comedians to Watch in 2022. Her debut late-night set on The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015) was praised by Vulture, stating she won late night the week it aired. She voiced the role of Mary in Stephen Colbert's animated ...

6. Jay Chou

Soundtrack | The Green Hornet

Jay Chou is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director. He was born in Taipei to schoolteachers, Yeh Hui-Mei, who taught fine arts, and Chou Yao-Chung, a biomedical researcher. In 2000, Chou released his first album, titled Jay (2000), under the record ...

7. Takeshi Kaneshiro

Actor | Chung Hing sam lam

The 1/2 Taiwanese and 1/2 Japanese Takeshi Kaneshiro may have started out as a puerile teen idol in the Chinese entertainment scene, but he's since become a proper film star in his own right. Whether by his own design or not, the boyishness that marked his first steps into showbiz has evolved into ...

8. Chang Chen

Actor | Wo hu cang long

Chang Chen, an international renowned actor, first earned his attention at the age of 14 when he took the lead role in A Brighter Summer Day. Since then, he was nominated three times at the Golden Horse Awards, and several times for best actor at the Berlinale and the Cannes Film Festival. He won ...

9. Camille Chen

Actress | Game Night

Camille Chen was born on September 1, 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan. Camille is an actor and director, known for Game Night (2018), Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003) and The New Guy (2002). Camille has been married to Christian Anderson since March 4, 2017.

10. Wei-Ning Hsu

Actress | Hong yi xiao nu hai

Tiffany Ann Hsu (her birth name in Mandarin is Wei-Ning Hsu, but she loves people call her Ann because that's what her beloved grandfather calls her) was born on 7th August 1984 in Taipei City, Taiwan. She is an Italian-Taiwanese model and actress.

Hsu's father is an Italian-American and her mother ...

11. Hannah Quinlivan

Actress | Skyscraper

Hannah Quinlivan (born 12 August 1993), also known as Kun Ling, is a Taiwanese-Australian actress and model.

Hannah Quinlivan was born to an Australian father and a Taiwanese-Korean mother in Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan, on August 12, 1993. She has a younger half brother from her paternal side, ...

12. Brigitte Lin

Actress | Ging chaat goo si

Brigitte Lin was born on November 3, 1954 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Police Story (1985), Chungking Express (1994) and Ashes of Time (1994). She has been married to Michael Ying since June 29, 1994. They have two children.

13. Eddie Peng

Actor | Re dai wang shi

For someone who never considered entering showbiz, Eddie Peng has certainly carved out an amazing acting career. He is arguably the Chinese film industry's most recognizable and bankable star today, having starred in over 30 box-office hits - a canny mix of epic blockbusters and indie projects.

Peng...

14. Natalie Morales

Actress | Zoolander 2

Natalie Leticia Morales is the daughter of Penelope and Lieut. Col. Mario Morales, Jr., a retired Air Force veteran of the Persian Gulf and Vietnam War. She was born in Taiwan, of Brazilian and Puerto Rican descent. As a U.S. Air Force dependent, she has spent much of her life living overseas with ...

15. Edward Chen

Actor | Ke zai ni xindi de mingzi

Edward Chen was born on August 2, 1996 in Taichung, Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Your Name Engraved Herein (2020), Bad Boy Symphony (2019) and Lesson in Love (2022).

16. Joey Wang

Actress | Sien lui yau wan

Joey Wang grew up in her native Taiwan, where she was spotted by a talent scout for a modeling agency. Her height and delicate beauty made her one of the most popular Taiwanese models, and Wang went on to have a successful film career. Her ethereal elegance was used to great effect by director ...

17. Hsiao-chuan Chang

Actor | Girlfriend Boyfriend

Hsiao-chuan Chang was born on December 28, 1983 in Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012), Soul (2013) and Eternal Summer (2006).

18. Feng-Jiao Lin

Actress | Xiao cheng gu shi

Feng-Jiao Lin was born on June 30, 1953 in Taiwan. She is an actress, known for The Story of a Small Town (1979), He Never Gives Up (1979) and Shaolin Long Arm (1974). She has been married to Jackie Chan since December 1, 1982. They have one child.

19. Collin Chou

Actor | The Matrix Revolutions

Collin Chou was born on August 11, 1967 in Taiwan. He is an actor, known for The Matrix Revolutions (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He has been married to Wanda Yung since December 10, 1997. They have two children.

20. Godfrey Gao

Actor | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Godfrey Gao was born on September 22, 1984 in Taiwan. He was an actor, known for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013), The Jade Pendant (2017) and Toy Story 3 (2010). He died on November 27, 2019 in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.

21. Grace Huang

Actress | The Man with the Iron Fists

With 14 feature films and 6 television series to her name, Grace represents the best of East meets West. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Grace has acted in all three languages on screen in award winning films and blockbusters in the Asia Pacific region and was honored with the Best ...

22. Angela Mao

Actress | Enter the Dragon

Angela Mao was born as Mao Ching Ying in 1950 as the third of eight children to a family of entertainers for the Peking Opera House. She had a successful career as a Chinesa Opera actress, where her flexibility and martial arts first developed. She was discovered by film producer Raymond Chow who ...

23. Mark Chao

Actor | Báng-kah

Mark Chao was born on September 25, 1984 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Monga (2010), The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity (2020) and Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe (2015). He has been married to Yuanyuan Gao since June 5, 2014. They have one child.

24. Judy Ho

Self | Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Dr. Judy Ho, P.h D., is a licensed and triple board certified (ABPP, ABPdN, CMFHE) Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist and a tenured Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University. She has appeared as an expert psychologist, panelist and host on several news, crime, talk show and reality ...

25. Kang Ren Wu

Actor | Ma zui feng bao

Kang Ren Wu was born on November 24, 1982 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Wake Up (2015), A Touch of Green (2015) and White Ant (2016).

26. Winston Chao

Actor | The Meg

Winston Chao was born on June 9, 1960 in Taiwan. He is an actor, known for The Meg (2018), The Wedding Banquet (1993) and Road to Dawn (2007).

27. Cindy Chiu

Actress | Bring It On: All or Nothing

Cindy Chiu was born on May 12, 1980 in Taiwan. Cindy is an actor, known for Bring It on: All or Nothing (2006), Coach Carter (2005) and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006).

28. Sylvia Chang

Actress | Xiang ai xiang qin

Sylvia Chang was born on July 22, 1953 in Chiayi, Taiwan. She is an actress and writer, known for Love Education (2017), 20:30:40 (2004) and Passion (1986).

29. Annie Wu

Actress | Ging chaat goo si 4: Gaan dan yam mo

Annie Wu was born on August 21, 1978 in Taiwan. She is an actress, known for First Strike (1996), Gorgeous (1999) and Ballistic Kiss (1998).

30. Cynthia Khan

Actress | Eternal Fist

After studying Chinese and jazz dance from elementary school, at 17 years old Yeung won a national contest to find new talents, organized by the Taiwainese TV, and shortly after she made several appearances on TV and a bit part in the Taiwanese film of 1985 "Taipei Story", directed by Yang De-Chang...

31. Chien-Lien Wu

Actress | Yin shi nan nu

Wu Chien-Lien was born on July 3, 1968 in Taipei. Inspired by Fame (USA 1980) she entered the Taipei National University of Art after finishing high school she earned tuition money during the summer by singing commercial jingles and back-up vocals. Famous actress Sylvia Chang happened to come ...

32. Katie J. Stone

Writer | Splinter Cell

Katie J. Stone is an American actress and TV writer best known for her work on Shooter (USA). She obtained her BFA in Writing from Screen & Television at The University of Southern California and began her career as fine art model for photographer David LaChapelle. Katie's work has been seen in ...

33. Michelle Chen

Actress | Pali Road

Michelle Chen is a graduate of University of Southern California. She speaks English, Mandarin, and Taiwanese fluently, and a little bit Cantonese. She gained her initial fame in a minor role in the 2007 TV series Why Why Love (2007) starring Rainie Yang. Michelle is best known for her starring ...

34. Nelson Lee

Actor | Mulan

Nelson Lee was born on October 16, 1975 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is an actor and director, known for Mulan (2020), Stargirl (2020) and Claws (2017).

35. Wallace Huo

Actor | Hua qian gu

Wallace Huo Chien-hwa was born in Taipei, Taiwan on 26 December 1979. He is from a family originally from Shandong province, with parents being natives of Longkou, Shandong province and Tianjin Municipality respectively. Both of his parents worked in the courts system and his brother is a police ...

36. Sally Yeh

Actress | Dip huet seung hung

Sally Yeh was born on September 30, 1961 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for The Killer (1989), Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). She has been married to George Lam since July 17, 1996.

37. Vivian Sung

Actress | Wo de shaonu shidai

Vivian Sung was born on October 21, 1992 in Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Our Times (2015), Take Me to the Moon (2017) and My Unicorn Girl (2020).

38. Gingle Wang

Actress | Fan xiao

Gingle Wang was born on February 7, 1998 in Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Detention (2019), The Falls (2021) and Plurality (2021).

39. Na-Na OuYang

Actress | Ji qi zhi xue

Na-Na OuYang was born on June 15, 2000 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Bleeding Steel (2017), To the Fore (2015) and Mission Milano (2016).

40. Doug Chiang

Production Designer | Rogue One

Doug Chiang, the Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer, began his career as a stop motion animator on the TV series Pee Wee's Playhouse. After attending UCLA Film School, he became a commercial TV Director for Rhythm and Hues, Robert Abel and Associates, and Digital ...

41. Chi-Ling Lin

Actress | Chi bi

Chi-Ling Lin was born on November 29, 1974 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Red Cliff (2008), Red Cliff II (2009) and The Treasure Hunter (2009). She has been married to Akira since June 6, 2019.

42. Darren Chen

Actor | Meteor Garden

Darren Chen was born on January 15, 1995 in Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Meteor Garden (2018), Proud of Love (2016) and Oversize Love (2020).

43. Fernando Chien

Actor | Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

In 2010, Fernando turned his focus to his acting career, appearing as Fenroy in Gavin O'Connor's WARRIOR alongside Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte (who received an Academy Award nomination). The film has attained cult status and is currently #135 on IMDB's Top 250 films of all time.

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44. Roy Chiu

Actor | Shei xian ai shang ta de

Roy Chiu was born on October 14, 1981 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Dear Ex (2018), Man in Love (2021) and The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (2019).

45. Janine Chun-Ning Chang

Actress | Ji hun

Janine Chun-Ning Chang was born on September 4, 1982 in Taiwan. She is an actress and producer, known for The Soul (2021), Here to Heart (2018) and The Advisors Alliance (2017).

46. Chia-Yen Ko

Actress | Xiang jian ni

Chia-Yen Ko was born on January 10, 1985 in Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress, known for Someday or One Day (2019), Welcome to the Happy Days (2015) and The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful (2017). She has been married to Kunda Hsieh since December 3, 2017.

47. Dan Lin

Producer | The Lego Movie

Dan is the CEO and Head Wrangler of Rideback, the film and television company known for producing tentpole live-action and animated content for global audiences. Rideback is housed inside Rideback Ranch. This innovative, creative campus formed by Lin in LA's Historic Filipinotown district is also ...

48. John Liu

Actor | Ying zhao tie bu shan

John Liu was born on May 20, 1944 in Taiwan. He is an actor and director, known for The Invincible Armour (1977), New York Ninja (2021) and Made in China (1981).

49. Jerry Yan

Actor | Liu xing hua yuan

With an ordinary - and poor - background, Jerry and his sister were raised by a single mother. At a young age he had to work in menial jobs to help his mother with their day-to-day necessities. It was not until he won a modeling competition for UNO Magazine that things began to pick up for him. ...

50. Bill Buell

Actor | Requiem for a Dream

Bill Buell was born on September 21, 1952. His film and TV credits include God's Pocket, Across the Universe, Spy Game, Welcome to the Dollhouse, The Love Letter, Requiem for a Dream, Quiz Show, Kinsey, TV: "Elementary" , Blue Bloods", "The Bronx Is Burning", "John Adams", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "...


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