Xiao Shen-Yang

Shen He, better known by his stage name Xiaoshenyang (Chinese: 小沈阳), is a Chinese actor. He was a student of Zhao Benshan and was an errenzhuan performer before joining the film and television industry. Xiaoshenyang became famous immediately in China after the 2009 CCTV New Year's Gala, where he stole the thunder from Zhao playing an effeminate restaurant waiter in a skit. He also showed off his considerable vocal prowess. He continued to attend the CCTV New Year's Gala during the following three years, and now attends New Year's Gala in Beijing TV and Liaoning TV.He changed his name to "Xiaoshenyang" to show his sincerity for his wife—the name was based on his wife's name, "Shen Chunyang". "Yang" means sun, therefore, his fans are the "Yangguang" ("Sunshine"). Xiaoshenyang has acted in Zhao Benshan's television series Rural Love 2 and Rural Love Stories and in Zhang Yimou's A Simple Noodle Story.