Worth all the tea

In the spring of 2006, actress Gong Li was voted Most Beautiful Person in China by The Beijing News. She was then 40 years old, and had been acting for 18 years; she’d made her English-language debut the previous fall in Memoirs of a Geisha (!) as Hatsumomo, a woman of considerable wickedness.

Gong Li looking not at all like a Geisha

Gong Li on the red carpet

Gong Li still looking not at all like a Geisha

And just incidentally, she can sing:

Today she’s 51.

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