Awards & Winners

Zhao Tao

Date of Birth 28-January-1977
Place of Birth Taiyuan
(China, Shanxi)
Nationality China
Also know as Tao Zhao, Zhào Tāo, 조도
Profession Actor, Film Producer, Dance Teacher
Zhao Tao is a famous Chinese actress, work in China and Europe, she has over 10 films to her credit since starting her career in 1999, muse of director Jia Zhangke. Zhao first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Jia Zhangke and is credited with helping to bring Chinese cinema to Europe, especially Italy. As Shun Li in Io sono Li, her best starring role to date, she became the first Asian actress to win a prize at David di Donatello. Zhao's native language is Jinese, but she is multilingual, having learned to speak Italian, Mandarin and Szechuanese.

Awards by Zhao Tao

Check all the awards nominated and won by Zhao Tao.


David di Donatello for Best Actress
Honored for : Shun Li and the Poet

Nominations 2012 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
David di Donatello for Best Actress Shun Li and the Poet