Born to puppet master Lee Tien-lu in 1931, Chen Xi-huang is a Taiwanese glove puppeteer. Chen has been dedicated to puppetry performance and preservation for years, and had performed in countries including Thailand, France, the Netherlands, and Italy, where his outstanding performance was well-received. He also played in films, such as "Sweet Degeneration," "Footstepsin the Rain" and "The Cabbie." He has won Best Supporting Actor at the Changchun Film Festival in China for "Such A Life" in 1998. "Fater," a documentary that took 10 years to record Chen's personal history, the family of puppeteers, and the development of traditional art and culture in Taiwan by director Yang Li-chou, will be released in 2018.
1998 The 4th Changchun Film Festival Best Supporting Actor "Such A Life"
2000 Golden Horse Awards, Best Supporting Actor Award, Jury Award
2001 The 6th Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema Section
2001 The 21st Hawaii International Film Festival
2001 The 46th Asia Pacific Film Festival
2001 The 11th Fukuoka Asian Film Festival
2001 The 3rd Deauville Panasia Film Festival
2001 The 20th Vancouver International Film Festival
2002 New Port Beach Film Festival
2002 LA Film Festival
2002 Cinemanila International Film Festival
2002 San Diego Asian Film Festival
|1997||Such A Life|
1998 Competition of the 48th Berlin Film Festival 1998 The 22nd Hong Kong International Film Festival 1998 The 34th Pesaro International Film Festival 1998 Nomination for Taipei Film Awards 1998 The 17th Vancouver International Film Festival 1999 The 12th Singapore International Film Festival
|1995||FOOTSTEPSIN THE RAIN|
2011 "Taiwan and its Puppets"