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Yang Mi (杨幂) is a Chinese actress and singer. She is a graduate of Beijing Film Academy's Performance Institute.
Yang Mi made her acting debut in historical television series Tang Ming Huang at the age of four. In 1992, she had a minor role in King of Beggars with Stephen Chow as the lead. In 2002, she had her official debut in The Story of a Noble Family. Through the 2000s, each role that Yang Mi landed gained her more and more attention. Her first lead role was in the 2009 drama Chinese Paladin III as the female heroine. In 2011, she starred in and sung the theme song for Palace. She was also named most popular actress at the Shanghai Television Festival. Additionally, the theme song won "Best Theme Song" at the Huading Awards. That same year, she starred in Mysterious Island, which became the most successful horror movie in China.
Later, Yang Mi landed a role in Tiny Times, which went on to be a four part series. In 2014, Yang Mi produced her first series, V-Love. She also won the Most Capable Producer award at the Asian Idol Awards in 2013. Most recently, she received acclaim for her acting in Eternal Love, a drama adapted from the novel Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms by TangQi GongZi. She also starred in Reset, produced by Jackie Chan. Her role in Chan's film earned her Best Actress at the 50th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival.
In 2012, she began dating actor-singer Hawick Lau. In late 2013, the couple announced their engagement and got married the following year in Bali, Indonesia. In June of 2014, she gave birth to her son named Noemie Lau in Hong Kong.
Last year, Yang Mi starred as a blind ex-cop opposite pop idol Luhan in Witness, a remake of the Korean crime thriller Blind, which was a smash hit at the box office.