A native to Shandong, he was born in a family of officer on September 27, 1963. After graduating from high school, he entered a film academy in Beijing to learn acting. As a film actor, he acted for the first time in the ''Shanghai Triad'' . From 1997 he acted in several New Year films directed by Feng Xiaogang and became a recognizable actor in the . He died from on August 30, 2005.
''Big Shot's Funeral''
''A World Without Thieves''