Sun Daolin and family. Sun was the heartthrob of movie-going women from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Sun Daolin’s charismatic performances made him a mainstream cinema icon in the People’s Republic of China. Although a lifelong actor, his artistry included forays into literary criticism and poetry. During the post-Mao era, an abiding commitment to cultural internationalism further cemented Sun’s status among overseas and official arts patrons alike.
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