Here are 6 famous actresses from China were born in 1948:
Li Ching (November 8, 1948 Shandong-) also known as Kok-Ying Li, Li Jing, Cheng Li or Cheng Lee is a Chinese actor.
He is best known for his roles in kung fu and action films during the 1970s and 1980s. Li began his acting career in the Shaw Brothers Studio in Hong Kong and quickly became a popular leading man. He later transitioned to working in Taiwanese cinema before eventually retiring from acting in the 1990s. In addition to his on-screen roles, Li was also a skilled martial artist and choreographer, helping to create some of the most iconic fight scenes in Hong Kong cinema. After retiring from acting, Li became a Christian minister and has since used his platform to promote his faith and work on various charity projects.
Ching Lee (November 8, 1948 Shanghai-) also known as Guo Ying Li, Jing Li, Li Ching, 李國瑛, 리칭, 李菁, 이국영, Lee Ching, Li Chin, Li Kuo-Ying or Li Guo-ying is a Chinese actor and film producer.
Throughout her career, Ching Lee has appeared in over 200 films, including "The Killer" (1989), "Once Upon a Time in China III" (1992), and "The Bride with White Hair" (1993). She began her acting career in 1969 in Hong Kong, and quickly rose to prominence in the industry during the 1970s and 80s. In addition to her work as an actor, Ching Lee has also produced several films, including "Embrace Your Shadow" (2018) and "Love Twist" (1997). She has received multiple awards and nominations for her contributions to the film industry, including the Best Actress award at the 2nd Hawaii International Film Festival for her role in "Calamity" (1983).
Jeanette Yu Wei (January 9, 1948 Ningbo-) otherwise known as Hui Yu, Jeanette Yu, Yu Hui or Hui-te Yu is a Chinese actor.
Jeanette Yu Wei started off in the entertainment industry as a singer in Taiwan. She made her acting debut in the TV series "Between Land and Sea" in 1973. She gained popularity in the 1980s for her roles in films such as "A City of Sadness" and "The Terrorizers" directed by acclaimed Taiwanese filmmaker Edward Yang. Yu Wei's other notable film credits include "Mahjong" and "The Puppetmaster". In addition to her work as an actor, Yu Wei served as a producer for several films such as "The River" and "What Time is it There?". She was the recipient of the Golden Horse Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.
Tanny Tien Ni (January 1, 1948 Shanghai-) also known as Tien Nee, Tanny, Tany Tim, Ni Tien, Tien Lie, Jenny, Tan Nei, Jan Lei, Tanny Chu, Tim Lei, Zhen Ni, Tien Ni, Tien Nei, Tin Lian or Tien Nen is a Chinese actor.
She began her acting career in Taiwan in the 1960s, often playing supporting roles in Mandarin-language films. She later transitioned to Hong Kong cinema and became known for her roles in martial arts and comedy films in the 1970s and 1980s. Tanny Tien Ni is particularly remembered for her performance in the martial arts classic "Master of the Flying Guillotine" (1976), where she played the femme fatale Omelette, and in the comedy "Chase a Fortune" (1981), where she won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress. In addition to her work in cinema, Tanny Tien Ni also appeared in numerous television dramas and variety shows.
Suet-Fa Kong (May 19, 1948 Shanghai-) is a Chinese actor.
Suet-Fa Kong, better known as Kong Sau-ja, is a highly acclaimed Chinese actor who has had an illustrious career in the film industry. Born on May 19, 1948 in Shanghai, Kong started his acting career in Hong Kong cinema in the early 1970s. He has been a prominent figure in Hong Kong entertainment for over four decades and has appeared in over 160 films, most notably as an antagonist in the late Bruce Lee's iconic film, Game of Death. Kong has won several awards throughout his acting career, including the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1991 for his role in the action comedy film, The Banquet, and the Golden Horse Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1993 for his performance in the drama, The Bride with White Hair. In addition to acting, Kong is also a well-known voice actor, having dubbed the Cantonese versions of several foreign films. He remains an active member of the film industry and continues to work on various film projects.
Ching Ri (November 8, 1948-) also known as Ri Ching, Ching Lee, Lee Ching or LI Ching is a Chinese actor.
He was born in Guangzhou, China, and started his acting career in Hong Kong in the 1970s. Ri Ching is known for his roles in various Hong Kong action films and television dramas, where he often played tough and charismatic characters. Some of his notable works include "The Five Venoms" (1978), "Prodigal Son" (1981), and "Once Upon a Time in China" (1991).
In addition to acting, Ri Ching is also a martial artist and has experience in multiple disciplines such as Karate, Kung Fu, and Taekwondo. He has also worked as a stuntman on many of the films he appeared in.
Ri Ching continues to act and is considered by many as an icon in the Hong Kong film industry. His contributions to the action genre have earned him a dedicated fan following across the world.