Chinese people, just like many many other cultures, are obsessed with Academia. They study hard from a young ade and develop various talents in the hope to get into a prestigious University where they are guaranteed a bright future. In China, the two most famous schools are Beijing University for Arts and Tsinghua University for Science. When it comes to entertainment, Beijing Film Academy is the ultimate utopia of actors-to-be. This list is directly from the wikipedia page. I just added pictures to help you visualized the talented graduates from the famous BFA. You can also check out the baidu link here for more precise information.
A lot of famous movie and drama producers are going directly on the BFA campus to recruit for supporting and lead roles. Basically, all of the students have a shot to hit it big!
Note that class year indicates the entrance year, not graduating year. Clic on the names will direct you to the actor’s wikipedia page 😉 These are graduates from the Performance Institute.
Class of 1982: Zang Jinsheng
Class of 1993: Xu Jinglei
Class of 1998: Miao Pu
Class of 2008: Shawn Dou
Class of 2011:
Huang Bo also graduated from BFA and was in the class of 2002, studying in dubbing.