|Born||November 1946 (age 74)|
|Alma mater||Central Academy of Drama|
|Years active||1983 - present|
|Organization||China Television Artists Association|
China Film Association
The Great Doctor: Xi Laile
In February 1960, Li entered a local theatre to learn drama, he was transferred to Xuzhou Song and Dance Troupe in 1966, while the Cultural Revolution was launched by Mao Zedong, he learned to dance and sing for ten years.
Resumption of University Entrance Examination in 1977, Li he attended Central Academy of Drama in 1978, after graduating from 1981 he taught there.
Li first came to the attention of the audience when he played a supporting role as Zhang Letian in Can Fan's film From Place to Place.
In 1985, Li starred in Wu Yinxun's comedy film The Wanderer and The Swan, which were highly praised by audience.
In 1988, Li participated in a TV series called Manager Ge, he was awarded for "Best Actor" at 8th Flying Apsaras Award.
In 1993, Li starred as President Yu in He Qun's film Country Teachers, which adapted from Liu Xinglong's novel of the same title, he won the Huabiao Award for Best Actor, Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actor and Golden Rooster Award for Best Actor.
In 1996, Li acted as Liu Yong in a historical television series Liu Luoguo, which earned him a China Golden Eagle Award for Best Actor.
Li won the "Best Supporting Actor" at the 1998 Hundred Flowers Awards for his performance in Keep Cool, and won the "Most Popular Actor" award at the 19th China Golden Eagle Awards for his performance in Policeman: Li Jiuping.
2003 proved to be a successful year for Li, he played the role of Xi Laile in a historical television series The Great Doctor: Xi Laile, for which he received nomination at the 2003 Flying Apsaras Award and won the two China Golden Eagle Awards.
On 18 October 2020, he won the Life Achievement TV Artist Award at the 30th China TV Golden Eagle Award.
In 2021, he co-starred with Ren Suxi in the film Miss Mom as the grandfather.
|Year||English title||Chinese title||Role||Notes|
|1983||From Place to Place||闯江湖||Zhang Letian|
|1985||The Wanderer and The Swan||流浪汉与天鹅||Mo Zhuo|
|1987||Do Not Call Me Ba Li||别叫我疤痢||guest|
|Two Virtuous Woman||贞女||guest|
|Woman, Demon, Human||人鬼情||Qiu Yun's father|
|1988||Killer in the Wild||荒原杀手||Zhao Feng|
|1990||Ju Dou||菊豆||Yang Tianqing|
|1992||The Spring Festival||过年||guest|
|1993||The Chinese People||中国人||guest|
|1994||Country Teachers||凤凰琴||President Yu|
|1996||Shanghai Triad||摇啊摇，摇到外婆桥||Tang Laoda|
|Keep Cool||有话好好说||Zhang Qiusheng|
|1997||after divorce, don't come to find me||离婚了，就别来找我||guest|
|2006||Courthouse On The Horseback||马背上的法庭||guest|
|2013||The Nightingale||夜莺||Zhi Gen|
|2015||Forever Love||北京时间||Shi Changgong|
|2018||The Connection||大路朝天||Tang Jinquan|
|Year||English title||Chinese title||Role||Notes|
|1989||Good Men Good Women||好男好女||guest|
|1991||the big road toward heaven||大路朝天||guest|
|1995||Liu Luoguo||宰相刘罗锅||Liu Yong|
|1997||The Opium War||鸦片战争演义||guest|
|1999||Life and Death in Two and A Half Weeks||生死两周半||guest|
|The Village Officer: Li Siping||村主任李四平||guest|
|Policeman: Li Jiuping||警察李酒瓶||Li Jiuping|
|2001||The Great Doctor: Xi Laile||神医喜来乐||Xi Laile|
|2002||Dragon Gate||跃龙门||Zhang Bohang|
|2003||The Biography of the Village Officer Wang||王保长新篇||Magistrate Wang|
|Imperial Inspector Minister||钦差大臣|
|2007||The Biography of the Village Officer Wang 2||王保长新篇2||Magistrate Wang|
|Small Western-style Building||小洋楼|
|2013||Legend of the Great Doctor: Xi Laile||神医喜来乐传奇||Xi Laile|
|1988||Manager Ge||8th Flying Apsaras Award for Outstanding Actor||Won|
|Woman, Demon, Human||8th China Golden Eagle Award for Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|1993||Country Teachers||Huabiao Award for Best Actor||Won|
|1994||Country Teachers||17th Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actor||Won|
|14th China Golden Eagle Award for Best Actor||Won|
|1996||Liu Luoguo||China Golden Eagle Award for Best Actor||Won|
|1998||Keep Cool||Hundred Flowers Award for Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|2000||Top Ten Artist in Beijing||Won|
|China Golden Eagle Award for Most Popular Actor||Won|
|China Golden Eagle Award for Most Popular Artist||Nominated|
|2001||Policeman: Li Jiuping||19th China Golden Eagle Award for Favourite Actor||Won|
|2003||The Great Doctor: Xi Laile||23rd Flying Apsaras Award for Outstanding Actor||Nominated|
|21st China Golden Eagle Award for Most Popular Actor||Won|
|21st China Golden Eagle Award for Favourite Actor||Nominated|
|21st China Golden Eagle Award for Best Performing Actor||Won|
|2013||The Nightingale||Best Actor Award at the 1st Chinese Australian Film Festival||Won|
|2020||Life Achievement TV Artist Award at the 30th China TV Golden Eagle Award||Won|
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