Birth Name: Lì Gǒng 鞏俐
Place of Birth: Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Date of Birth: 31 December, 1965
Gong Li is a Chinese Singaporean actress. She has starred in many Hong Kong films, including 2046 (2005).
Li was born in Shenyang, Liaoning, China, and grew up in Jinan, the capital of Shandong. Li is the daughter of professor Gong Lize and Zhao Ying. Her given name, Li, means “clever and bright.”
Source: Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: v. 2: Twentieth Century (2002), by Lily Xiao Hong Lee
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