Niu Li joined the synchronized swimming team in 1984 and won the first national women's synchronized swimming team championship in 1986. At the age of 15, he joined the Bayi shooting team and worked as teammates with Wang Yifu and Li Duihong. He won the shooting champion of the whole army in 1990.
When her career was booming and her mother transferred her from Guangzhou Military Region to Beijing Military Region, the shooting team was disbanded. Niu Li decided to apply for the art college. She took the entrance examination of the Central Academy of drama, but she was flunked out in the first examination. Then she went to Beijing Film Academy and PLA Academy of art, and finally she was admitted to PLA Academy of art.
In September 1991, he made his debut in the historical war movie "decisive battle", in which he played the little bride, and since then began his acting career.
In June 1992, he took part in the TV play "China blue" and played Beijing in the play.
In October 1993, he took part in the TV play "lights in the border area".
In November 1994, he took part in the historical war drama "Bolshevik brothers" directed by Wang Jixing, in which he played TV anchor Wang Chang.
In December 1995, he played Qin Xiaoqiao in the crime drama "serious crime investigation group" directed by Gu Jing.
In October 1996, he co starred with Wu Gang in the inspirational film returned students, in which he played Tong Jingjing.
In 1997, he took part in the ancient costume police drama "big corrupt official He Xiang" directed by Li Sen, playing his second aunt Tai Yulian in the drama; in the same year, he took part in the historical war drama "outlaws of the marsh" directed by Zhang Shaolin, playing pan Qiaoyun, Yang Xiong's daughter-in-law in the drama.
In March 1999, he took part in the family ethics drama "top gun" CO produced by CCTV and the Political Department of the air force, playing Yao Weilan in the drama; in the same year, he co starred with Xu Yajun in the urban emotional drama "heart beating".
In June 2000, he co starred with Zhang Ting and Jiao Enjun in the ancient costume comedy two beauties, playing Qin Caiqing, daughter of Qin Zhongyu, the new governor of Yangzhou city. After the premiere of BTV, the play made the audience know Niu Li. In 2001, he continued to perform in "two beauties 2".
In 2001, he starred in the family emotional drama "Empty Mirror" directed by Yang Yaya, in which he played Sun Li, the most beautiful daughter of the sun family. After graduating from University, he worked in a travel agency. With this play, he nominated the outstanding actress award of the 22nd China TV series flying sky award and the favorite actress award of the 20th China TV Golden Eagle Award.
In 2003, he took part in CCTV Spring Festival Gala, starring with Huang Hong and Shen Chang in the sketch "foot therapy"; in the same year, he played empress Xiaowen of Huang Taiji in the ancient costume historical drama "wind and rain" directed by Chen Jialin.
In 2004, he co starred with Zhou Jie in the anti gangster drama "extraordinary way", in which he played Shen Ting, the backbone of the criminal police team.
In 2005, he took part in CCTV Spring Festival Gala, and his partner Guo Donglin acted in the sketch "man".
In 2006, he took part in the CCTV Spring Festival Gala with his partners Feng Gong and Zhu Jun in the skit "to be a nanny with his daughter-in-law"; in the same year, he took part in the ancient costume business drama "to rush to the east of Guandong" jointly directed by Zhang Xinjian and Kong Sheng, in which he played the daughter-in-law of Zhu Chuanwen, the eldest son of Zhu Kaishan. Originally, he was a royal family of the Qing Dynasty, but later came to Yuanbao town because of his family's falling down.
In 2007, he took part in CCTV Spring Festival Gala, and his partners Huang Hong and Lei Kesheng appeared in the sketch "test".
In 2008, he co starred with Dong Yong in Yang Jingze's emotional drama of the age, in which he played Hu Yuhua, Huang Tao's fiancee.
In 2009, he and Jia Yiping starred in the comedy "perfect wedding", in which he played Tian Kexin, an employee of a wedding company who dreams of becoming an excellent wedding host.
In 2010, the short piece "a word's business" co performed with Guo Donglin won the second prize of the Spring Festival Gala, which is the most popular program of the audience in the Spring Festival Gala of the year of the tiger in 2010; in December, the family ethics drama "adoptive father" directed and performed by Zhang Guoli was premiered on the news channel of Shenyang Radio and television station; in the same year, he played the sitcom "funny family" directed by Gao Yalin; in the same year, he was in love Wu Mei, Xiao Mei's biological mother, plays in the ethical drama man Qiu.
In 2011, the crosstalk drama "repay money" co performed with Feng Gong won the first prize of my favorite Spring Festival Gala program in the 2011 spring festival gala of the year of rabbit; in the same year, she played Zhou Yuqing, a capable and powerful actor, in the urban emotional drama "happy life beckoning" directed by Shi CHENFENG; in the same year, she guest starred in the children's family drama "blue sky Flowers" directed by Li Xinling; in the same year, she played the leading role Play the modern urban drama "room war" directed by Zhong Shaoxiong.
In 2012, he played Xue Huabei, the younger sister of Xue Jiansheng, the hero of Kuomintang uprising, and the president of aviation school hospital in the air force epic war drama "the age of white clouds" jointly directed by song Haibo and Gao Xixi; in the same year, he played the family comedy "baby" directed by Mengji; in the same year, he played Hua Tinglu, the ex-wife of dentist Yu Kuai in the contemporary urban drama "the beautiful declaration of daughter-in-law".
In March 2013, he starred in Gong Yiqun's military emotional drama "military marriage"; in the same year, his partner Lin Yongjian starred in Wang Xiaokang's family ethics drama "new son-in-law era", which won the title of top ten actors in the first CCTV China TV drama annual Star Festival.
In 2014, he joined Zhejiang satellite TV's comedy talent show "Chinese comedian" as a tutor; in the same year, he co starred with Chen Baoguo and Feng Yuanzheng in the farmer epic "old farmer" directed by Zhang Xinjian, playing a strong and brave old farmer in the play, and won the best actress award in the 11th China US film festival for this play.
On December 23, 2015, he attended the 30th China TV series flying sky award ceremony as a guest.
In June 2016, Niu Li participated in the press conference of the film "love can't give up" as the representative of the producer.
In February 2017, the urban Emotional TV series "a better life", which cooperated with Zhang Jiayi, started in the United States and was released in June.
On December 1, 2019, the starring urban emotional comedy "love" was broadcast; on December 20, the starring urban legal drama "elite lawyer" was broadcast.
In 2020, he starred in the family urban drama "Hi, Shichahai", in which he played Zhuang Zhicun's ex-wife Huixin.
On February 7, 2021, the urban light comedy "little happiness", starring Jiang Wu, was broadcast in Changjiang theater of Hubei satellite TV, in which she played Luo Meijuan.
Niu Li got married in 1997. Niu Li's husband is an outsider. They met when Niu Li graduated from the PLA Academy of art, and they have been loving each other ever since. She gave birth to a daughter in 2007.
Take part in TV series
Take part in the film
Participate in the sketch
Spring Festival Gala
After the 2010 CCTV Spring Festival Gala of the year of the tiger, Niu Li auctioned the pink coat in the sketch "a story in a sentence". The proceeds will be donated to the China Youth Development Foundation and also to the "Niu Li hope primary school" in Chengde, Hebei Province.
In March 2010, Niu Li called on everyone to participate in earth hour.
Award winning record
Niu Li, with a lively and cheerful personality, has always been playing a modern woman with bright personality and ability. Niu Li has a cheerful disposition, but she prefers delicate emotional drama and is eager to treat others sincerely (Netease Entertainment review).
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