Gong Li, who turns 55 on December 31, 2019, plays Empress Phoenix in 2006 movie Curse of the Golden Flower. Photo: Reuters/Buena Vista Columbia Tristar FilmsGong Li, who turns 55 on December 31, 2019, plays Empress Phoenix in 2006 movie Curse of the Golden Flower. Photo: Reuters/Buena Vista Columbia Tristar Films
Gong Li, who turns 55 on December 31, 2019, plays Empress Phoenix in 2006 movie Curse of the Golden Flower. Photo: Reuters/Buena Vista Columbia Tristar Films

4 of Gong Li’s most memorable movies – from Farewell My Concubine to Mulan

As the renowned Chinese beauty celebrates her 55th birthday on New Year’s Eve, we look back at Gong Li’s most memorable roles – from Disney’s live-action Mulan remake to celebrated Asian cinema classics

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Gong Li, who turns 55 on December 31, 2019, plays Empress Phoenix in 2006 movie Curse of the Golden Flower. Photo: Reuters/Buena Vista Columbia Tristar FilmsGong Li, who turns 55 on December 31, 2019, plays Empress Phoenix in 2006 movie Curse of the Golden Flower. Photo: Reuters/Buena Vista Columbia Tristar Films
Gong Li, who turns 55 on December 31, 2019, plays Empress Phoenix in 2006 movie Curse of the Golden Flower. Photo: Reuters/Buena Vista Columbia Tristar Films
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