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Lucy Liu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lucy Alexis Liu (born Lucy Liu; December 2, 1968, height 5' 3" (1,60 m)) is an American actress, model, artist, and occasional film producer and director. She became known for playing the role of the vicious and ill-mannered Ling Woo in television series Ally McBeal (1998–2002), for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series. Her film work includes starring as one of the heroines in Charlie's Angels, playing one of the enemies of The Bride in Kill Bill, and appearances in Payback, Chicago, and animated hit Kung Fu Panda. In 2012, Liu joined the cast of TNT series Southland in the recurring role of Jessica Tang, for which she won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Guest Actress. In 2008 she starred in her own television show, ABC comedy-drama, Cashmere Mafia, which ended after one abbreviated season. The show was one of only a few American television shows to have an Asian American series lead. She is currently co-starring in Sherlock Holmes–inspired crime drama Elementary, playing Joan Watson. Lucy Liu was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. In high school, she adopted her middle name “Alexis.” She is the youngest of three children born to Cecilia, who worked as a biochemist, and Tom Liu, a trained civil engineer who sold digital clock pens to make a living. Her parents worked many jobs when Lucy and her siblings were growing up.[5] Liu’s parents were immigrants from Beijing and Shanghai, and they met in New York. She has an older brother, John, and an older sister, Jenny. Liu has stated that she grew up in a “diverse” neighborhood. She learned to speak Mandarin at home and began studying English when she was 5.She studied kali-eskrima-silat as a hobby when she was young. Liu attended Joseph Pulitzer Middle School (I.S.145), and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1986.When she was at Stuyvesant High, she went on an exchange program at Victoria Junior College, one of the top senior high schools in Singapore. She later enrolled at New York University and transferred to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority. Liu earned a bachelor’s degree in Asian languages and cultures. Liu worked as a waitress at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase club circa 1988–89.

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Dec 2, 1968 in Queens - New York City - New York - USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In movie The Last Weekend in May
Ultimul film:
Film Stage Mother 2020-07-24
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness
Filme in care a jucat
Film The Last Weekend in May Leah 2021
Film Stage Mother Sienna 2020-07-24
Serial Why Women Kill Simone Grove 2019-08-15
Film QT8: The First Eight Herself - Actress 2019-10-21
Film Set It Up Kirsten Stevens 2018-06-12
Serial Game Over Raquel Smashenburn 2018
Film Future World The Queen 2018-05-25
Film Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll Viper (voice) 2016-01-05
Film Kung Fu Panda 3 Viper (voice) 2016-01-23
Film Kung Fu Panda - The Midnight Stranger Vol.4 Viper (voice) 2014-06-01
Film Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy Silvermist (voice) 2014-02-13
Film Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Silvermist (voice) 2014-12-12
Film The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Lady Sagami (voice) 2013-11-23
Film Pixie Hollow Bake Off Silvermist (voice) 2013-10-20
Film Nomads Susan 2013-05-31
Film Secret of the Wings Silvermist (voice) 2012-08-17
Serial Elementary Joan Watson 2012-09-27
Film The Man with the Iron Fists Madame Blossom 2012-11-02
Film Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Good Croc, Bad Croc) Viper (voice) 2011-11-10
Film Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Rowena Adler 2011-11-02
Film The Trouble with Bliss Andrea 2011-10-01
Serial Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Viper (voice) 2011-09-19
Film Kung Fu Panda 2 Viper (voice) 2011-05-25
Film Detachment Dr. Parker 2011-04-24
Film Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair O-Ren Ishii 2011-03-28
Film Pixie Hollow Games Silvermist (voice) 2011-12-24
Film Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Silvermist (voice) 2010-08-13
Film Kung Fu Panda Holiday Viper (voice) 2010-11-26
Film Marry Me Rae Ann Carter 2010-12-12
Serial Marry Me Rae Ann Carter 2010-12-12
Film Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Silvermist (voice) 2009-09-03
Serial Southland Officer Jessica Tang 2009-04-09
Film Afro Samurai: Resurrection Sio 2009-01-25
Film Redlight Narrator 2009-10-04
Film Tinker Bell Silvermist (voice) 2008-10-27
Serial Ben & Izzy Yasmine 2008-09-01
Film Kung Fu Panda Master Viper (voice) 2008-06-04
Film The Year of Getting to Know Us Anne 2008-01-24
Serial Cashmere Mafia Mia Mason 2008-01-06
Film Code Name: The Cleaner Gina 2007-01-05
Film Rise: Blood Hunter Sadie Blake 2007-04-28
Film Watching the Detectives Violet 2007-05-01
Serial Dirty Sexy Money Nola Lyons 2007-09-26
Film Payback: Straight Up Pearl 2006-10-21
Film Payback: Straight Up Pearl 2006-10-21
Serial Ugly Betty Grace Chin 2006-09-28
Film Lucky Number Slevin Lindsey 2006-02-24
Film Domino Taryn Miles 2005-10-14
Film 3 Needles Jin Ping 2005-09-09
Film The Making of 'Kill Bill: Vol. 2' Herself 2004-04-01
Film Kill Bill: Vol. 2 O-Ren Ishii 2004-04-16
Serial Maya & Miguel Maggie Lee 2004-10-11
Film Mulan II Mei 2004-11-03
Serial Joey Lauren Beck 2004-09-09
Film Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair O-Ren Ishii 2003-10-10
Film The Making of 'Kill Bill: Vol. 1' Herself 2003-10-01
Film Kill Bill: Vol. 1 O-Ren Ishii 2003-10-10
Film Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Alex Munday 2003-06-27
Serial The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film Cypher Rita Foster 2002-10-01
Film Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Agent Sever 2002-09-20
Film Chicago Kitty Baxter 2002-12-26
Film America: A Tribute to Heroes Herself 2001-09-21
Film Hotel Kawika 2001-01-01
Film Shanghai Noon Princess Pei Pei 2000-05-26
Serial Jackie Chan Adventures Unknown 2000-09-09
Film Charlie's Angels Alex Munday 2000-11-02
Film Molly Brenda 1999-10-22
Film Love Kills Kashi 1999-10-04
Film The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human Lydia 1999-09-03
Serial Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Film True Crime Toy Store Girl 1999-03-19
Film Payback Pearl 1999-02-05
Film Play It to the Bone Lia 1999-12-25
Film Flypaper Dot 1998-02-01
Film Gridlock'd Cee-cee 1997-01-29
Film City of Industry Cathi Rose 1997-03-14
Serial The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Film Guy 1997-12-17
Serial Ally McBeal Ling Woo 1997-09-08
Serial Pearl Amy Lee 1996-09-16
Serial The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Unknown 1996-08-26
Serial Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Serial High Incident Officer Whin 1996-03-04
Film Jerry Maguire Former girlfriend 1996-12-13
Film Bang Hooker 1995-09-09
Serial Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Unknown 1995-01-29
Serial ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Serial Hotel Malibu Co-Worker 1994-08-04
Serial Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Serial The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Film Rhythm of Destiny Donna 1992-04-01
Serial The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Serial Home Improvement Unknown 1991-09-17
Serial Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Serial The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Serial Coach Unknown 1989-02-28
Serial L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Serial Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Serial The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18