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Zhao Wei (born 1976) a.k.a. Vicki Zhao is a Chinese actress, director and pop singer.

She discovered acting by accident in 1993, when her hometown was chosen as the location of the shooting of ''Hua Hun'', a film starring Creator/GongLi, and she got to play as an extra. In 1995 she starred in a LiveActionTelevision series, ''Yu Tian You Gu Shi'', and in the feature film ''Penitentiary Angel''. Her more notable roles since then include Xiao Yan Zi in ''Series/PrincessReturningPearl'' (her StarMakingRole), Sue in ''Film/SoClose'', Ah Mui in ''ShaolinSoccer'', Yao Mulan in ''Literature/MomentInPeking'', Sun Shangxiang in ''RedCliff'', and the title character in a 2009 LiveActionAdaptation of ''Film/{{Mulan}}''.

In 2006, she started her Masters degree in Directing at the Beijing Film Academy. In 2013, she released her first feature film as a director, called ''So Young'', which was also her graduation project. The film was released in theatre to commercial success, breaking many box-office records, and she becomes the first female director whose debut feature makes over 100 million RMB at the box office.

She lives with her husband, a businessman, and their daughter, born in 2010.
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