Jo Yang

Jo Yang is an English actress who was born in China and raised in West London from the age of 8. While attending the William Morris school in Acton Jo showed an aptitude for the arts and was placed at a performing arts school to study acting and dancing. Jo later attended St Mary’s university to study Psychology before dropping out to follow her heart and study at the prestigious Beijing film academy where she graduated after 4 years. During the course of her education Jo worked consistently and appears in the English/Chinese film ‘Time Translated’ as well as the popular Chinese theatre show ‘Secret love in Peach Blossom’. After graduation Jo accepted a role of in the Chinese TV show ‘Leaving Love’. Jo is promoting her first full English film ‘X plus Y’ in which she plays ‘Zhang Mei’ the love interest of the main character ‘Nathan’ played by Asa Butterfield. X plus Y is due for release in March 2015.

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