Liu Shishi (born March 10, 1987 in Beijing, China), also known by her English name Cecilia Liu, is a Chinese actress and ballerina. Liu Shishi is currently contracted with CES. In May 2012, she was nominated for, and won the “Magnolia Award” (白玉蘭獎) for the most popular actress for her role in Chinese time-travel drama Scarlet Heart. Liu Shishi acknowledged now-husband Nicky Wu on 13 November 2013 after the pair met on set in Scarlet Heart in 2011. Liu Shishi is now married to Taiwanese actor, Nicky Wu on 20 January 2015 when Nicky uploaded a picture of their two red marriage certificates and two wedding rings onWeibo.
- Name: 刘诗诗 / Liu Shi Shi
- English name: Cecilia Liu
- Also known as: 刘诗施
- Profession: Actress
- Birthdate: 1987-Mar-10 (age 28)
- Birthplace: Beijing, China
- Height: 165cm
- Weight: 44kg
- Star sign: Pisces
- Chinese zodiac: Rabbit
- Blood type: B
- Family: Husband/actor Nicky Wu
Having been trained in ballet at the Beijing Dance Academy, Liu Shishi made her acting debut on the television drama series The Moon and the Wind (2005) in a leading role. She received acclaim for her performances inThe Young Warriors (2006) and The Fairies of Liaozhai (2007). She rose to fame for her role as Mu Nianci in The Legend of the Condor Heroes (2008), and guest starred as her character’s descendant in The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (2009).Her role as Long Kui in Chinese Paladin 3 broke her previous typecasting as a “gentle, kind, and understanding maiden” and in A Weaver on the Horizon as the Song dynasty’s princess, Zhao Jiayi. The portrayal for her character’s gradual development from unruliness to maturity, gave both fans and critics a taste of her versatility and growing competence in challenging roles.
The year 2011 saw Liu hit the jackpot with two successful dramas. She played the thief Yan Sanniang with aplomb in the wuxia action drama The Vigilantes In Masks. She donned the part of Ma’ertai Ruoxi (Zhang Xiao) in the critical and commercial time travel hit Scarlet Heart and has won various awards for her role. Liu also made her singing debut for the soundtrack of Scarlet Heart. Her feature film debut in the inspirationalThe Next Magic (2011), directed by Taiwanese filmmaker Zhuo Li,saw a transition from her usual genre of historical drama. She has also filmed Scarlet Heart 2, a sequel of Scarlet Heart, reprising her role as the time traveler Zhang Xiao, which is completed on March 2013. The series premiered on April 22, 2014.
She has more than 12,725,667 fans on her weibo — and counting.