Huang Xiaoming (simplified Chinese: 黄晓明; traditional Chinese: 黃曉明; pinyin: Huáng Xiǎomíng, born 13 November 1977) is a Chinese actor, singer, and model. He graduated from the Performance Institute of the Beijing Film Academy in 2000. Huang first rose to prominence in 2001 for playing Emperor Wu of Han in the television series The Prince of Han Dynasty. In 2007, Huang signed a contract with Huayi Brothers and began focusing on his film career, appearing in films like The Sniper (2009), The Message (2010), and Sacrifice (2010). He returned to television in 2013, portraying the national hero Yue Fei in The Patriot Yue Fei.