Hu Bing (born February 14, 1971) is a Chinese actor, model, singer, designer and producer. He started as a fashion model in 1990 and been a top male model in China for over 20 years. He won the "Top Chinese Male Model" title in 1991 and was the first Chinese male model to walk the international fashion runway. Since then, Hu has been the image for many top international fashion names such as Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, etc. Hu started his transition from the fashion runway to the TV screen in 1996 and became a household name after the success of the TV drama Love Talks (1999), in which he played the male leading role. Continuously from 2000 to 2005, Hu was voted one of the four most popular young actors in China (Hu left China to further strengthen his performing aptitude in an American institute in 2005). Hu is known for his on-screen portrayals in both China and Japan as an actor, and as a fashion icon all across East Asia.
Hu was born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. His parents are from military backgrounds and he has an older brother Hu Dong (胡东), who's also an acclaimed Chinese actor, model and singer. After high school, Hu attended the Zhejiang Provincial Athletic Institute, where he majored in health education and sports psychology.Hu started training to become a professional athlete at the age of 11. He became a member of the Zhejiang Provincial team at the age of 14 and won the Chinese National Rowing Championship in the men's single scull event at the age of 16 (the youngest national champion for the event). At age 17, he was drafted into the Chinese National Rowing Team and came in 7th in the 1989 World Rowing Championships (at Lake Bled in SR Slovenia, Yugoslavia) in the men's coxless pair event at the age of 18. He was also a member of the Chinese Olympics Team during the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Hu's professional athletic career came to an end when he suffered a back injury due to overtraining in 1990 at the age of 19, and became a fashion model soon after.
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A fashion designer and a man are in love. Zhou Fang and Song Lin met because of a lawsuit. They were a mismatch from the beginning. After competing with each other, Zhou Fang and Song Lin fell in love...
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Legend of Yun Xi
Han Yun Xi is the daughter of an imperial physician who lost her mother when young, but maintains a cheerful and optimistic disposition. Yun Xi is naturally talented in medical science and proficient ...
Bai Yong Ze is a genius swimmer with a humble beginning, while Song Cha Cha is a rich miss whose family takes a tumble. Yong Ze's best friend, Lan Tian, is her boyfriend's best friend. The boys compet...
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During the Warring Period, many people were enslaved. The slave girl is thrown into a forest with other slaves and becomes the next target for the rich lords. A prince saved her. She witnessed the blo...
Game of Hunting
The headhunter has no idea what a defeat is. He will do whatever it takes to succeed in business. He goes to war with other headhunters and businessmen with the help of his mentor Lin Bai. The very ca...
Legend of the Naga Pearls
The Winged Tribe lost their ability to fly hundreds of years ago. Seeking vengeance, a royal descendant of the tribe has begun searching for the Naga Pearls, which he plans to use to destroy the human...
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A Chinese talent manager is going to L.A. The singer fled to elope during the tour. Instead of retrieving his singer, he tried to get an arranged marriage, five adopted kids and an angry boss. Huang l...
The Empire of Snow and the Fire Tribe fought a war a century ago. The Ice Tribe had only two royal heirs left, Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother. Conflict ensues after Ka Suo reluctantly asce...
Ken and Mary: The Asian Truck Express
Ken Katakura (Naoto Takenaka) has worked as a salaryman for the past 25 years. He's on his way to Malaysia to stop his daughter's wedding. Unfortunately for Ken, the plane makes an emergency landing i...
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Drama Go! Go! Go!
Drama Go Go Go is a 2012 Chinese romance drama produced by Ruby Lin and directed by Deng An Ning. It stars Ruby Lin, Jiro Wang and Lin Gengxin as the main characters. Shooting started on 10 October 20...
Beijing in the present day. Stressed out over whether to dump her three-year boyfriend in favour of Peter, a western businessman, video-game designer Meiqi finds her private life is affecting her work...
China. The 90's. Hongtao moved from the countryside to Beijing where he works in a fancy restaurant. He has a strange secret since the cultural revolution. His father was a famous Mao's portrait paint...
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Fen hong nü lang
On this day, the kindergarten teacher "Wedding Mania" (played by Liu Ruying) has finally stepped on the red carpet of the wedding as she wished, but unexpectedly, at this critical moment, the groom ...
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