Ziyi Zhang (1979 - )
a.k.a. Zhang Ziyi (the surname traditionally precedes the given name)
- Touching Starlight (Xing xing dian deng) (1996) [Chen Wei]: Dies of cancer.
- Rush Hour 2 (2001) [Hu Li]: Killed in an explosion when she sets off a bomb in an attempt to kill Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. (Jackie and Chris survive by jumping out of the window, but Zhang does not escape.)
- Hero (Ying xiong) (2002) [Moon]: Killed by Maggie Cheung in a swordfight; however, this sequence turns out to be a false report of the events, and it's revealed that she wasn't killed after all.
- Purple Butterfly (Zi hudie) (2003) [Ding Hui]: Shot in the chest. (Thanks to Chris)
- House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) (2004) [Mei]: Stabbed in the heart; she dies after she removes the dagger from her chest.
- The Banquet (Ye yan) (2006) [Empress Wan]: Stabbed in the back when an unseen assailant throws a dagger at her. (The film doesn't actually reveal who killed her, leading to much speculation and debate among viewers.)
- The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) [Tam]: Freezes to death when a hatchway in the room of the spaceship she's in gets torn off, causing everything in the room to freeze.
Television Deaths Edit
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