Niu Zhen, formerly known as Zhang Xuejing, was born in Tianjin in 1935, ranking sixth among his brothers and sisters.
At the age of 6, Niu Zhen lost his parents and lived with his brother, who was a driver at the third power plant in Beiping (later Xinying). Many actors, such as Xie Tian, Han Tao and Qi Heng, lived in the backyard of the third power plant.
When Niu Zhen was a child, he was clever and diligent, and often helped them run errands. In 1946, the director of Shen Tianfu, who plays father Shen Tianfu, recommended him as an actor in the Anti Japanese film. Because of his excellent performance in the film, Niu Zhen let us remember that he once played the role of "little cow".
In 1946, at the age of 11, Niu Zhen took part in the first film, the story of the holy city, as the village boy Niu Zi. In 1948, she played the role of a child in the film "secret history of the Qing palace"; in the same year, she went to Hong Kong and was recommended by Bai Yang to make her "little husband" in the film "cremation" in 1949.
After the founding of the people's Republic of China in 1949, Niu Zhen returned to Beijing and made a film "Longxugou" in Beijing Film Studio. After that, he went to Shanghai and stayed in Shanghai Film Studio. After the founding of the people's Republic of China, he became an actor in Shanghai Film Studio.
In 1980, he co starred with Zhong Xinghuo in the criminal investigation film 405 murder. In 1982, Niu Zhenyin vividly played the role of herdsman Guo Chenzi in the film "the herdsman"; later, he filmed the family feature film "spring Ding Dong" with Zhang Ruifang and Zhang Lingfei.
In 1983, he won the third Golden Rooster Award for best supporting actor and the sixth Hundred Flowers Award for best supporting actor.
In 1984, the film "fate of the post" was shot. The film uses stamp collecting as the medium to describe an interesting story between young worker Ding Dashen and postman Zhou Qin.
In 1985, he shot "high center, short coach"; later, Fang Shu and Wang Futang co starred in the film sunrise adapted from Cao Yu's play of the same name.
In 1986, he participated in the costume TV series Liaozhai TV series. In 1987, he co starred with Wang Xueqi in the feature film "let the world be full of love"; then he played Shunxing in the rural theme work "stolen love" directed by Wang Kanghua.
In 1988, he shot the love movie "men and women are different" directed by Zhang Gang and starred by Li Changqing and Zhang Baishuang, and then starred in the movie "chess king" adapted from the novel of the same name.
In 1989, he starred in the ordinary world adapted from Lu Yao's novel of the same name, and then shot the farce comedy "the man's private money" co starred by Mao Yongming and Zhang Wenrong.
In 1990, he participated in the family ethics drama "more than one woman" starring Ni Yuanyuan and Huang Minsheng, and then in the comedy "beyond recognition".
In 1991, he shot the love comedy "don't ask me where I come from" starring Qu Ying and sun Chun, and then starred in the nostalgic old film "wonderful exploration" with Che Yue and Ma Xiaoqing.
In 1992, he partnered with Liu Xiaolingtong and starred in the film "good luck to you" directed by Lei Xianhe. Later, he shot the film "Mountain God" CO produced by Beijing Film Studio and Hong Kong.
In 1993, he cooperated with liuxiaolingtong again to shoot the little-known work "Monkey Baby" about the monkey king family of the southern school, playing the tiger uncle.
In 2000, he filmed taiwan director Li Xing's movie "a boat in the ocean" based on the autobiographical novel of the same name of Taiwan disabled youth Zheng Fengxi, in which he played the monkey man Zhao Laobo.
In 2001, he participated in the family ethics drama "there is an old man on top" starring Ouyang Zhenhua. In 2002, he joined the TV series "director of public security" starring Chen Baoguo. In March 2004, he participated in the ancient costume reasoning suspense drama "the criminal officer of the Song Dynasty" directed by Kan Weiping, starred by Luo Haiqiong and Guo Da, playing an old jailer.
In October 2007, he filmed "moral bottom line" about the love and marriage of the post-80s generation. In 2008, he starred in the popular TV drama "house slave" with the theme of people's livelihood.
In February 2009, he guest starred in Jackie Chan's costume comedy New Year's movie "soldiers and young generals"; in October, he starred in the rural theme digital movie "Nuo yuan in orange country", playing Gan Huowang; in December, he joined Zhang Junning's female inspirational drama "Tianya Zhinu" based on Huang Daopo's experience.
In January 2010, he joined China's first environmental protection film "river head", starring LV Liangwei; in October, he joined China's first youth inspirational love comedy "baby run", starring Li Wei and Liu Yuxin; later, he played uncle Zhao in the housing and people's livelihood work "Xia Yan's autumn", starring Li Nian and Yin Xiaotian.
In June 2011, he and GUI Yalei co starred in the urban emotional drama "contentment makes happiness"; in July, he joined the urban romantic comedy "marriage before love" starring Fan Wei and Wang Yajie, and played Zhang Xinyi's father in the play; in September, he shot the family emotional work "you are my happiness", playing Lao Zhaotou; on September 10, he starred in the comedy "flying over the old people's home" directed by Zhang Yang 》On October 15, he starred with Wang like and Wang Ji in the ancient costume historical drama legend; in October, he guest starred in the historical film Tongque stage, starring Liu Yifei and directed by Zhao Linshan, playing the castrated old eunuch; in November, he joined the shooting of emotional inspirational drama poor children rich children.
In June 2012, he took part in the spy suspense drama "strange town" directed by Gong Zhaohui, playing doctor Wen, a drug expert in the action department.
In April 2013, he took part in the shooting of the realistic rural theme TV series "the earth building in the distant mountains", which carried forward the main melody; in June, he acted in the first public welfare film "the bell of love", which cared for the rural left behind children; on June 7, he shot the music micro film "fragrance"; in August, he starred in the urban emotional drama "one servant and two masters" with Yan Ni and Jiang Shuying, which interpreted the elderly in the nursing home, In September, he took part in "a step away" directed by Jiang Wen, which is adapted from the real case of "Yan Ruisheng" in the Republic of China. Later, he shot the suspense reasoning love film "five minutes before midnight", which is adapted from the novel "five minutes before midnight" written by Japanese novelist Ben DUOXIAOHAO and starred by Liu Shishi .
In February 2014, he starred in the movie "old Seagull" adapted from the prototype of "old Seagull" Wu Qingheng, which interprets a lonely old gull feeder. Then, Niu Zhen, together with Qin Han, Lei Kesheng, Zeng Jiang and Liu Ye, took part in the Chinese version of "grandfather in pattern".
In November 2015, he shot the modern myth online film fox demon directed by Zhai Gang, and in December, he won the "special award of the jury" of the 15th film channel film Lily award.
In March 2016, he co starred with SUN Hao in the public welfare film "Revelation of cause and effect" directed by Wang Lutao; in September, he made a series of micro films "Sansheng Youxin", playing the postman Xie Changjiang; in October, he starred in the micro film "grandfather's glass bottle"; in November, he joined the campus love drama "the battle of marriage proposal" starring Zhang Yixing and Chen Turin.
On the evening of September 16, 2017, the awarding ceremony of the 31st China Film Golden Rooster Award was held in Hohhot, and Niu Zhen won the lifelong achievement award of the 31st China Film Golden Rooster Award.
He joined the Communist Party of China on May 31, 2018, and won the lifelong achievement award of the 1st Shaoxing Keqiao cutting edge film festival in December.
On December 8, 2019, the film "village head working" supervised and directed by Du cungang held a launching ceremony in Suining, Xuzhou.
On May 8, 2020, the light comedy of cultural poverty alleviation life "the fragrance of books everywhere" starred in the film was broadcast on Beijing Satellite TV. On August 20, he took part in the TV series "live up to the people". On October 20, the results of the 7th "good TV actors in China" online voting sponsored by the cast Working Committee of China Television Association were released, and Niu Zhen won the title of excellent TV actor (red group actor).
Niu Zhen is actually Zhang Xuejing. In 1948, he went to Hong Kong to film. Before he left, Xie Tian said, "now everyone calls you xiaoniuzi, and you are a cow, so add three more cows." Therefore, it has the name of "niuyu".
He and his wife met at the table tennis.
Take part in TV series
Take part in the film
Award winning record
On June 25, 2018, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, chairman of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, wrote a letter to Niu, a film performance artist who had recently joined the party. He encouraged him to play a vanguard and exemplary role of good party members, and continued to set an example for the majority of literary and art workers.
Comrade Niu Zhen
Hello! I'm glad to learn that you joined the Communist Party of China in your old age and realized your long cherished wish.
You regard the party as your mother and joining the party as a sacred thing. For more than 60 years, you are determined to pursue progress and follow the party all your life. This persistent persistence is touching.
For decades, you have been demanding of yourself according to the standards of Party members,
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