Born in Tongliao City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in 1956.
In 1970, he was admitted to Inner Mongolia Zhelimu League song and dance troupe as a dancer.
He was admitted to the performance Department of Beijing Film Academy in 1978. He was in the same class with Zhang Fengyi, Fang Shu, Zhou Lijing and Zhang Tielin. In 1979, he took part in the shooting of e-ying's film not for love, playing Pu Dahai, the hero of the fourth five year plan. In 1980, he took part in the shooting of Zhujiang film studio's thrilling anti special film "boundless fog" and played the hero Shen Lan. The film was deeply loved by the audience because of its thrilling plot and the creation of terror atmosphere. Yan Shikui was also known by the audience because of his handsome appearance and outstanding acting skills, especially the tango dance with the heroine Pang min, which left a deep impression on people Impression.
From 1981 to 1982, Yan Shikui took part in the shooting of three films, namely, Beijing Film "strange marriage" (playing tie Bo, a slave of Yi nationality), Bayi factory film "Tian Shan Xing" (playing Zheng Zhitong, a soldier rooted in the frontier), and pearl film film "Oriental sword" (playing Oriental sword, the chief of investigation section), all of which played the leading role. "A trip to Tianshan Mountain" is based on the famous short story "soldiers in the depths of Tianshan Mountain" (author: Li binkui). The film portrays the touching image of Zheng Zhitong, a soldier dedicated to the construction of the border areas. The content is real, touching and tear jerking. After it was released in 1982, it was welcomed by the audience. "Oriental sword" is the favorite anti special theme of the audience. It is one of the top ten blockbusters in 1983.
In 1982, Yan Shikui was assigned to Emei film studio after graduation. In 1984, he took part in the shooting of Bayi film "Bashan children" and played the leading actor. In this film, Yan Shikui got rid of the traditional model of portraying heroes in previous films and TV works. He played Luo Jieshan, the young leader of the Red Army, with distinct personality, flesh and blood, and even his shortcomings were very real and lovely.
In the mid-1980s, due to the depression of the film industry, Yan Shikui shifted his focus to TV dramas. His influential TV dramas included "night light snail", "bridge long Biao", "tie", "Sergeant Mao Gu" and so on. He also guest starred in E-FILM "marathon of life" and "panda story".
In the late 1980s, Yan Shikui also became interested in directing, directing TV series paradise on the other side of the sea, this side has other feelings, etc. During the period, he served as the head of the cast troupe of Emei film studio, member of China filmmakers Association (Sichuan Branch Director, executive director), member of China Television Association (Sichuan Branch Director), member of China Film Performance Association (director, executive director, southwest branch vice president).
In the early 1990s, Yan Shikui devoted himself to business and bid farewell to his years of acting career.
In 2000, Yan Shikui came back to the film world and took part in the shooting of the TV series "Long March". He acted as deputy director and guest star Xiong Shihui. After that, he starred in the TV series "anti gangster group", "Falcon", "crime scene", "butterfly change", "wind and cloud Lugu Lake" (also known as "tiger's den to suppress bandits"), and "secret drawings". He also took part in the movies "Taihang Mountain", "love ten thousand families" and TV series《 Together, cowherd and weaver girl, and also participated in the script reading meeting of Martin Luther King - I have a dream. Among them, the film "on Taihang Mountain" won the Hundred Flowers Award, Golden Rooster Award and Huabiao Award; the scene of the crime had a good audience rating when it was broadcasted on CCTV.
In October 2019, Yan Shikui's gift play the land of hope landed on CCTV.
His grandfather, Yan Chengkong, was the head of the Errenzhuan troupe in Tongliao City in the early days of liberation, and his father, Yan jingling, was also a very active literary backbone. As a result, he was influenced by his family and loved art since he was sensible. In December 1970, he was admitted to the Zhelimu League song and dance troupe as a dancer. In 1978, the national college entrance examination was resumed. Among the 4000 candidates in Changchun, only four were admitted by Beijing Film Academy, and he became a student of the performance department. After graduating in 1982, he was assigned to Emei film studio as an actor, and later served as the head of the troupe.
During his stay in the troupe, he once danced duet "two guerrillas", "Chairman Mao is with us", group dance "choose army horse", "laundry song", and little dance drama "army and people fish and water". Strong appearance, beautiful dance, left an indelible impression on the people of hometown. During his four years in the film academy, he took part in five films. In particular, the two films starring him, the vast fog city (as Shen Lan) and the trip to Tianshan (as Zheng Zhitong), have become classic works of Chinese films and have influenced a generation. Misty City, an anti special story of folk manuscripts, has been put on the screen, attracting the attention of the audience and adding a bright spot to the film after the cultural revolution. A trip to Tianshan Mountain shows the style of contemporary soldiers. In particular, Zheng Zhitong's standard tango dance has made hundreds of millions of people admire the PLA. Therefore, after the performance of "a trip to the Tianshan Mountains", Yan Shimei received more than 2600 letters from PLA officers and soldiers, saying that he had won glory for the PLA.
After graduating from the film academy in 1982, he began his film career. In his 28 years as a filmmaker, he has made dozens of films and plays. Yan Shikui created all kinds of flesh and blood characters: both ancient and modern; both Chinese and foreign; both commander of the Chinese people's Liberation Army and senior generals of the Kuomintang; both underground workers of the party and secret agents of the Kuomintang; both leaders of the party and government organs at all levels and ordinary people at the lower level. In particular, the image of the military and police at all levels, charm, soul stirring, the audience love to see. However, since 88, Yan Shikui has been in business, running restaurants, saunas, pawns, real estate and so on. He has tasted all the joys and sorrows of the world and honed his will. This can not help but be said to be an incongruous episode in his film career. After returning to the film and television circle in 2002, he began to play roles in a number of film and television plays. In addition to the movie Taihang Mountain and love, he also played song Chengdong in 50 episodes of Chinese suspense detective drama crime scene. After being broadcast by local TV stations, he created a precedent for the high ratings of the films involved in the non golden section of the night. CCTV staff were talking about Yan Shikui's audience《 In the golden age, I think Yan Shikui, a handsome young man in the film world in the 1980s, is still a gentleman when he comes into contact with him, despite the ups and downs of business.
Film and television works
Take part in the film
Take part in TV series
"Night light snail" as Yang Hao
"Bridge boom" as "bridge boom"
Shaolin in tie
"Sergeant Mao Gu" plays Mao Gu
"On Taihang Mountain" won the 12th Huabiao Award for outstanding feature film, the outstanding Xia Yan script literature award, the 10th five one project grand prize, the Hundred Flowers Award, the Golden Rooster Award, Huabiao award and many other awards;
Yan Shikui appeared earlier. In the 1980s, his series of works left a deep influence on the audience. People read every aspect of each role in him. More than ten years of business experience has enriched his life experience, and he has performed well in a series of films and TV after his comeback. And the TV series and movies he plays have good ratings, which shows that the majority of the audience recognize and love his performance.
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