Chloé Zhao

Chinese film director, screenwriter, and film producer

Chloé Zhao (Chinese: 赵婷; pinyin: Zhào Tíng, born March 31, 1982)[1] is a Chinese filmmaker. She is known for her movie Nomadland (2020), winning a Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award and Academy Award for Best Director—making Zhao the second woman[2] and first Asian woman to win the category at each awards body[3][4]

Chloé Zhao
Zhao in 2015
Zhao Ting

(1982-03-31) March 31, 1982 (age 40)
Years active2008–present
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese赵婷
Traditional Chinese趙婷


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  2. Sharf, Zack (March 1, 2021). "Chloé Zhao Makes Golden Globes History as Second Woman to Win Best Director Prize". IndieWire. Retrieved March 1, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Golden Globes: 'Tears' as Chloe Zhao becomes first Asian woman to win best director". BBC News. March 1, 2021. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  4. CNN, Lisa Respers France. "Oscar nominations 2021: See the list of nominees". CNN. Retrieved 2021-04-22. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)