She came into international prominence through director Gu Changwei‘s debut film Peacock, which won the Silver Bear at the 2005 Berlin International Film Festival. Zhang went on to star in a number of well-received films, including Tsui Hark‘s Seven Swords (2005), Derek Yee‘s Protégé (2007), Brett Ratner‘s Rush Hour 3 (2007), Florian Gallenberger‘s John Rabe (2008) and Ann Hui‘s Night and Fog (2009).
Zhang was named one of “Asia’s Heroes” by Time magazine in 2005.
- Name: 张静初 / Zhang Jing Chu
- Profession: Actress
- Birthdate: 1980-Feb-02
- Birthplace: Fuzhou, Fujian, China
- Height: 165cm
- Star sign: Aquarius
- Chinese zodiac: Goat