Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2013

Nomination Detail

Winner, Best Performance by an Actress, 2013

Zhang Ziyi entered China’s prestigious Central Academy of Drama at the age of 17. Her first major role was in The Road Home (1999). She achieved international recognition with leading roles in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005). Zhang has been nominated for numerous awards including three BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Award. She won Best Supporting Actress at the 16th Independent Spirit Awards and In 2006 she was named Most Popular Actress by the Beijing New Film Association.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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