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Jun Hu

HU Jun is widely considered the most outstanding stage actor of his generation in China. A member of the Beijing People's Art Theatre company, the country's most prestigious modern-drama troupe, he played Vladimir in the company's ground-breaking production of Beckett's Waiting for Godot, staged in both China and Germany. His many other stage roles have included the policeman in the stage version of Zhang Yuan's East Palace, West Palace, staged at the Edinburgh Festival and elsewhere in Europe and Latin America. His film credits include Xie Yuzhen's Liehuo Enyuan (1990), Li Wenhua's Hei Xue (1991), Li Ni's Hei Huo (1992), Zhang Yuan's Donggong, Xigong (East Palace, West Palace, 1996) and Wang Rui's Zhongtian Feibao (1998). He has also been seen in numerous television plays and serials. His performance in the film East Palace, West Palace won him the Best Actor award at the 1997 Taormina Film Festival.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Jun Hu Facts

BirthdayMarch 18, 1968 (55)
BirthplacePeople's Rep. of China
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Jun Hu compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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