Jim Liu (Liu, Jing Yu) is an international award nominated actor. Jim was born and raised in Taiwan. Being awarded a 3 years scholarship to pursue a PhD degree in Film Studies at the University of Southampton in the U.K, Jim later launched his international career in the U.K after graduation.
Jim started his film and television career as the film festival coordinator, cinemaphotographer, writer and film lecturer. In 2015, deciding to pursue acting career, Jim quickly landed roles on international series such as Strike Back (2015), Harley and the Davidsons (2016) and The Windsors (2017).
In 2018, his work and talent were acknowledged by Shanghai Vancouver Film School where he was invited to teach at the school. It was in China where he furthered his acting career and was met with fresh challenges. He soon landed the lead role Zong Ping in the Chinese feature film WuHungYe. The movie is now available on QIY (2019). Recent works includes The Farewell (2019) (as Doctor Song), IP Man (2019) (as Ming), and his breakthrough performance as Jamie, the lead role in Variant, the China-America co-production feature sci-fi action blockbuster. As the protagonist of Variant, Jim once again pushes his acting career further and brings his name to mainstream Chinese media. Variant is scheduled to be released in January 2020.
Apart from the mainstream films and TV, Jim Liu also takes part in multiple independent films. In 2019, Jim is nominated as Best Asian Actor in New Vision Film Festival (Netherland) through his lead performance in “December Shanghai” and is nominated as Best Supporting Actor in The Romford Film Festival through his performance in “Little Milo”.
Jim is now mainly based in Beijing and is working on multiple international television and film projects.