Yao Xing Tong is an actress, known for “Chinese Zodiac”, “Amor”, and “Qian Ren Gong Lue”.
First Name: Xin Qian
Family Name: Yao
Native name: 姚星彤
Also Known as: Helen Yao, Yao Lan, 姚馨茜
Born: April 12, 1983
Xingtong Yao is a Chinese actress known for her roles in various popular Chinese dramas and films. She was born on January 17, 1990 in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. Yao graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 2011 and made her acting debut in the same year in the drama series “New My Fair Princess.”
Early Life and Education
Yao was born and raised in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, China. She developed an interest in performing arts at a young age and started learning dance and playing musical instruments. Yao was admitted to Beijing Dance Academy for a year before transferring to Beijing Film Academy to study acting.
At the age of 21, Yao made her acting debut in the television series “New My Fair Princess.” She gained popularity for her role as Xiaoyanzi, a naive and lively girl. Her performance in the series earned her the Best New Actress award at the 4th China TV Drama Awards.
After her successful debut, Yao continued to star in various dramas and films. She gained critical acclaim for her role in the drama series “The Legend of Zhen Huan,” where she played the Empress’ loyal maid, Hua Fei. Her performance in the series earned her the Best Supporting Actress award at the 6th China TV Drama Awards.
Yao also starred in the film “The Four” and its sequel “The Four II” based on the wuxia novel series by Wen Ruian. She played the role of Emotionless, a female assassin with the ability to read people’s minds. The films were box office successes and gained Yao a wider audience.
In 2015, Yao starred in the drama series “The Imperial Doctress” alongside Cecilia Liu and Wallace Huo. She played the role of Empress Sun, a powerful and intelligent woman who supported the female lead. The series was well-received and Yao’s performance was praised.
In recent years, Yao has starred in various dramas including “Love and Destiny” and “Royal Nirvana.” She also played a supporting role in the Hollywood film “Mulan” (2020) directed by Niki Caro.
Yao is known for her love of reading and has expressed interest in writing a book in the future. She is also a fan of traditional Chinese culture and practices calligraphy in her free time.
Xingtong Yao is a talented actress known for her diverse roles and excellent performances. Her dedication to her craft has earned her critical acclaim and a loyal fanbase. With her impressive acting skills and charming personality, Yao is sure to continue making waves in the entertainment industry for years to come.