Jan 09, · Want music and videos with zero ads? Get YouTube Red. - In the period-drama film Ju Dou, Gong Li played the beautiful young woman Ju Dou, who was sold as a wife to an old cloth dyer. The film was the first Chinese film nominated for an Academy Award. Mar 14, · Sweet and sexy, Gong Li was born in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. She was born in a middle class family. She is Chinese and is also the naturalized citizen of Singapore. She is of Chinese xtrmtracker.comtion: Actress, Singer, Film Producer.