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Recently, Yao Chendeng was selected as the “actress of the year” on the cover of the national authoritative magazine. Also on the cover are famous scientists Zhang Miman, Chinese volleyball
player Zhu Ting and other outstanding women. This is the first time that the magazine has selected all women as cover characters of the “annual face”,
and in its introduction at the beginning, it points out that “they are women who
really have phenomenal significance at the national level.”
Yao Chen in the cover wears a concise suit with a confident and firm look. The magazine article commented: “Yao Chen, an actor who has been wavering
and self-doubting in the eyes of the outside world for a long time, finally realized her uniqueness and beauty when
she was 39 years old. She created a convincing image of a working mother in the city for Chinese movies.”
In 2018, Yao Chen, who finished shooting three films and TV works, faced the audience in “Star Speech”, confronted his career and life at this stage
with an article entitled “The embarrassment and confusion of middle-aged actress”, stirred up a thousand
waves with one stone, and received a lot of responses and discussions from the industry and ordinary netizens.
The film was included in the Golden Judge Award of the Shanghai
International Film Festival. It also brought Yao Chen the
honor of the heroine of the year of the Hainan Island International Film Festival. It also confirmed her great
influence as an actress in dialogue with reality.
Yao Chen, together with her husband Cao Yu, founded his own film company, named “Bad Rabbit.” Find You was the first film produced by the
film company. In the future, Yao Chen hopes to take the initiative to create more valuable and expressive film and
television projects, focusing on realistic themes, and will pay special attention to the group of “women”.
In 2018, Yao Chen also continued to contribute her energy as a public figure in public welfare. She actively participated in the
“Starlight Action” launched by China Central Television Film Channel, visited Zheng’an, Guizhou Province, and used
her influence to help poor counties at the national level find solutions to poverty.