The Beijing Daily client reporter was informed that the famous film performance artist Yu Lan, who played the classic role "Sister Jiang" in the movie "Eternal Fire", died in Beijing early this morning at the age of 99. Her young son, the famous director Tian Zhuangzhuang confirmed the news in the circle of friends.
Director Tian Zhuangzhuang wrote in the circle of friends: Mom is gone, now your senses no longer work, your heart is independent, naked, clear and in the moment. You have never experienced it before, and everything you experience now is Buddha.
Director Tian Zhuangzhuang said: Thanks to everyone who cares about my mother, I want to be quiet for a few days alone. "
Many friends in the blue circle forwarded and confirmed the news.
Yu Lan, formerly known as Pei Wen, was born on June 3, 1921 in Xiuyan Manchu Autonomous County, Anshan City, Liaoning Province. When Yu Lan was a child, he was caught by the Japanese Gendarmerie. They were whip and kicked with their leather whips, which made her hate the Japanese soldiers and sow the seeds of revolution. 17-year-old Yu Lan walked thousands of kilometers with more than a dozen revolutionary youths to Yanan, entered the Anti-Japanese Military and Political University, and then entered the Lu Xun Art Troupe to become a drama actor. Xiong Saisheng, the teacher at the time, told her that the stage was like a battlefield, and on the stage, "there is the determination to die on the stage." Yu Lan at the time did not understand the meaning of this sentence, but she remembered it.
In 1949, she starred in her first movie "White Soldier", playing a medical team captain Zhuang Yi in the film. She was still in the stage of tension and groping for the first time on the big screen. This film let her exercise herself Screen feeling.
In 1951, Yu Lan played the family of the Red Army Xiang Wu'er in the feature film "Cuigang Red Flag". In 1952, Yu Lan played Cheng Niangzi in the film of the same name "Longxugou" based on Lao She's novel. At that time, Yu Langang came back from the battlefield of the Anti-American Aid Korea and was pregnant with her third child, Tian Zhuangzhuang, with swollen legs, but she did not flinch. She didn't find the character feeling on her sister-in-law's sister-in-law Su's sister until the start of filming. "Sister-in-law's taste is like a Beijinger", just to perform a bold and spicy look. Yu Lan is very fond of her role and thinks It was a successful performance.
In 1959, she played Widow Zhang in "The Lin Family Shop". This role originally belonged to Shu Xiuwen, but the latter suffered a heart attack and Yu Lan was finally called to save the scene.
In 1961, Yu Lan played a heroic mother Zhou Lian in "Revolutionary Family". In the film, Yu Lan played from youth to old age, deducing the process of an ordinary housewife on the revolutionary road to be true and credible. The film won her the Best Actress Award at the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival.
In 1961, Yu Lan was selected as one of the "22 Great Movie Stars" of New China by the Ministry of Culture.
Yu Lan officially retired from the children's film studio and lived in the dormitory of the children's film factory. She lived a simple life. She looked at her life with openness and gave all her few beautiful clothes to others. After retiring, Yu Lan rarely appeared in public, except for the commemorative activities related to Premier Zhou and Deng Yingchao, things related to children, and other social activities generally rejected by Lan. Yu Lan said that I must participate in the commemoration of Premier Zhou to express my respect for his old man as an actor. The children’s affairs are my inescapable responsibility, and I can’t refuse these two things. She has to watch the news sooner or later. She only watches channels 1 and 4 of the Central Committee. One is domestic news, and the other is international news. This is her main channel for getting news from home and abroad.