Bai Ling first gained the attention of audiences and critics alike when she won the coveted lead role opposite Richard Gere in Jon Avnet’s “Red Corner”. She received numerous accolades including the prestigious Breakthrough Performance Award from the National Board of Review and the Discovery Star awarded by the Hollywood Women’s Press Club for their Golden Apple Awards.
Bai Ling has worked with prestigious filmmakers such as Oliver Stone in “Nixon”, George Lucas in “Star Wars III”, Will Smith in “Wild Wild West”, Spike Lee in “She Hates Me”, Jodie Foster in “Anna the King”, Ang Lee in the “Wedding Banquet”, Alex Proya’s “The Crow”, Angelina Jolie in “Sky Captain World of Tomorrow”, and Luc Besson’s French movie “Taxi 3”. Bai starred in Terrence Malik’s broadway show “Sansho the Bailiff” and appeared in the hit TV shows “Lost” and HBO’s “Entourage.”
Bai Ling was awarded the Asian Oscar for her daring, brilliant performance in her first Hong Kong film “Dumplings”. Her performance also earned her an additional 3 major awards in the Far East. She was voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by People magazine, and received the Spirit Diversity Award by The Hollywood Motion Picture Association.