Zhao Tao Movies and Career Information
Jan 28, 1977
Zhao Tao (simplified Chinese: 赵涛; traditional Chinese: 趙濤; pinyin: Zhào Tāo; born Taiyuan, Shanxi) is a Chinese actress who has starred in several films by Jia Zhangke. She was born in Taiyuan, Shanxi, which is also the hometown of the heroine in Still Life. As a child, she studied classical Chinese dance. In 1996, she enrolled in the folk dance department at Beijing Dance Academy. After graduation, she became a dance teacher in Taiyuan Normal College, where she was spotted by Jia during casting for Platform.