Zhao Lirong was born in March 1928. Her mother Meng Yunde gave her a nickname "Lao AI".
In 1929, when he was one year old, he was held on the stage to play "caiwazi".
In 1932, when he was four or five years old, he watched the play on the side screen, and when he was six years old, he appeared on the stage to play "Tong Er".
In 1940, 12-year-old "Lao AI" was renamed Zhao Lilong by her sister Furonghua. Later, Furonghua found a teacher for Zhao Lilong, Ma Jingui.
In 1943, 15-year-old Zhao Lirong appeared in Zhangjiakou Qingfeng theater as a leading actor.
In 1945, he became the protagonist and joined the "Youth Drama Club" in Mentougou.
In 1949, after the peaceful liberation of Peiping, he and Xiao Bai Yushuang performed day and night in North China theater.
In 1952, after participating in the experimental Pingju troupe of the liberation of the General Administration, he cooperated with Xin Fengxia to perform the maiden Dan for the first time and then the Caidan.
In 1953, he worked in China's Pingju theater.
In 1956, she played Aunt Li in Pingju Liu qiao'er.
In 1962, the Pingju opera "flowers as a medium" was performed as Ruan Ma and was moved to the screen.
In 1986, Liu Xiaolingtong and Xu Shaohua starred in the TV series journey to the West.
In 1987, in cooperation with Xiang Han and Yang Jun, he acted in the journey to the West Qitian evening party "fate in the cupboard".
In 1988, he was on the stage of the Spring Festival gala for the first time and performed the sketch "emergency".
In 1989, she played granny Liu in the movie a dream of Red Mansions starred by Liu Xiaoqing; in the same year, she played aunt Tian in the TV drama life; in the same year, she played the sketch "a day of heroic mother" in the CCTV Spring Festival Gala.
In 1991, he played the leading role mother in the film "Chinese New Year" directed by Huang Jianzhong, and won the best actress award of the Tokyo International Film Festival, the best actress award of the 15th China Film Hundred Flowers Award and the award of the 4th China Film Performing Arts Association.
In 1992, he played in the sketch "Mom's today" in CCTV Spring Festival Gala.
In 1993, filial sons Guo Da and Cai Ming co worked as a "short movie star". In the same year, the comedy, "filial son and grandson waiting on the stage" was shown in Chinese mainland and played two nun Niang.
In 1994, he collaborated with actors Li Wenqi and Wang Tao, starring in the sketch "eating dumplings" at CCTV Spring Festival Gala, and in the TV series "who is who" directed by Xie Xiaomei in the same year.
In 1995, he starred in the sketch "so packaged" in CCTV Spring Festival Gala and won the first prize of the sketch of Spring Festival Gala.
In 1996, he starred in the sketch "work adventure" in CCTV Spring Festival Gala and won the first prize of the sketch of Spring Festival Gala.
In 1998, he starred in "Kung Fu order" in CCTV Spring Festival Gala.
In 1999, he starred in the sketch "veteran comes out" in CCTV Spring Festival Gala.
In 1953, Zhao Lirong married Sheng Qiang, a dramatist; in 1955, her eldest son Sheng Daming was born; in 1957, Zhao Lirong's second child was born; in 1960, Sheng Qiang died in labor.
In 1964, Zhao Lirong married Sheng Hong, the brother of Sheng Qiang. After marriage, Zhao Lirong gave birth to her youngest son, Sheng Qian. In 1970, Zhao Lirong gave birth to her youngest daughter, who died at the age of 7. In 1984, Sheng Hong died of a heart attack.
The death of a character
At 7:30 am on July 17, 2000, Zhao Lirong died of lung cancer at the age of 72.
Take part in the film
Take part in TV series
Spring Festival Gala
Spring Festival Gala sketch reference
Source of reference materials for Pingju works
(only recorded, released tapes, no video) resources
Award winning record
Zhao Lirong performed many supporting roles on the stage of Pingju, but on the stage of sketch, she is the leading role, and many comedy stars are eclipsed in front of her. On the TV screen, she is a kind, humorous and witty grandmother, and a real people's artist. (Sina entertainment evaluation)
Zhao Lirong has created many comic characters with different personalities, humor, vividness and popularity. Many years of stage experience and comic talent have finally been fully displayed on the sketch stage. Her sketches are not kitsch, exquisite and never tire of reading. (evaluation by Peninsula Morning Post)
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