Hu Die (1907–1989). “Butterfly,” as she was known to her adoring fans, reached won great acclaim for playing a pair of estranged twins..

“Butterfly” Hu was the most famous Chinese actress of the silent and early sound era. Like many contemporaries, she performed under a stage name, which followed her throughout a career that spanned four decades. Once an official representative of China’s film industry under the Nationalist Party, she founded

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:34-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, History, Arts, and Culture|Comments Off on HU Die (Hú Dié 胡蝶)|Hú Dié 胡蝶 (HU Die)

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