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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
Movie/TV Crediti:
Prime apparizioni:
nel series Game Over
Ultimi progetti:
Film Kung Fu Panda 3 2016-01-23
Known For
Poster of Trilli e la creatura leggendaria
Poster of X-Files
Poster of I Simpson
Film Kung Fu Panda 3 Viper (voice) 2016-01-23
Film Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll Viper (voice) 2016-01-05
Film Trilli e la nave pirata Silvermist (voice) 2014-02-13
Film Trilli e la creatura leggendaria Silvermist (voice) 2014-12-12
Film Kung Fu Panda - The Midnight Stranger Vol.4 Viper (voice) 2014-06-01
Film Gara di pasticceria della radura incantata Silvermist (voice) 2013-10-20
Film Nómadas Susan 2013-05-31
Film La storia della principessa splendente Lady Sagami (voice) 2013-11-23
series Elementary Dr. Joan Watson 2012-09-27
Film Trilli e il segreto delle ali Silvermist (voice) 2012-08-17
Film L'uomo con i pugni di ferro Madame Blossom 2012-11-02
series Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Viper 2011-09-19
Film Kung Fu Panda 2 Viper (voice) 2011-05-25
Film Detachment - Il distacco Dr. Parker 2011-04-24
series Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Maître Vipère (voice) 2011-09-19
Film Disney Fairies: I giochi della Radura Incantata Silvermist (voice) 2011-12-24
Film The Trouble with Bliss Andrea 2011-10-01
Film Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Good Croc, Bad Croc) Viper (voice) 2011-11-10
Film Un giorno questo dolore ti sarà utile Rowena Adler 2011-11-02
Film Trilli e il grande salvataggio Silvermist (voice) 2010-08-13
Film Marry Me Rae Ann Carter 2010-12-12
series Marry Me Rae Ann Carter 2010-12-12
Film Afro Samurai: Resurrection Sio 2009-01-25
series Southland Officer Jessica Tang 2009-04-09
Film Redlight Narrator 2009-10-04
Film Trilli e il tesoro perduto Silvermist (voice) 2009-09-03
series Cashmere Mafia Mia Mason 2008-01-06
Film The Year of Getting to Know Us Anne 2008-01-24
Film Kung Fu Panda Master Viper (voice) 2008-06-04
Film Trilli Silvermist (voice) 2008-10-27
series Ben & Izzy Yasmine 2008-09-01
Film La setta delle tenebre Sadie Blake 2007-04-28
Film Nome in codice: Cleaner Gina 2007-01-05
Film I Love Movies Violet 2007-05-01
series Dirty Sexy Money Nola Lyons 2007-09-26
Film Slevin - Patto criminale Lindsey 2006-02-24
series Ugly Betty Grace Chin 2006-09-28
Film 3 Needles Jin Ping 2005-09-09
Film Domino Taryn Miles 2005-09-22
Film Kill Bill - Volume 2 O-Ren Ishii 2004-04-16
series Joey Lauren Beck 2004-09-09
series Maya & Miguel Maggie Lee 2004-10-11
Film Mulan 2 Mei 2004-11-03
series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film Charlie's Angels - Più che mai Alex Munday 2003-06-27
Film The Making of 'Kill Bill' 2003-10-01
Film Kill Bill - Volume 1 O-Ren Ishii 2003-10-10
series Players Unknown 2002-05-01
Film Ballistic Agent Sever 2002-09-20
Film Cypher Rita Foster 2002-10-01
Film Chicago Kitty Baxter 2002-12-26
Film Hotel Kawika 2001-01-01
Film Charlie's Angels Alex Munday 2000-11-02
Film Pallottole Cinesi Princess Pei Pei 2000-05-26
series Jackie Chan Adventures Unknown 2000-09-09
Film Fino a prova contraria Toy Store Girl 1999-03-19
series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Film Payback - La rivincita di Porter Pearl 1999-02-05
Film The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human Lydia 1999-09-03
Film Molly Brenda 1999-10-22
Film Incontriamoci a Las Vegas Lia 1999-12-25
Film Flypaper Dot 1998-02-01
Film La Spirale della Vendetta Cathi Rose 1997-03-14
series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
series Michael Hayes Alice Woo 1997-09-15
series Dellaventura Yuling Chong 1997-09-23
series Ally McBeal Ling Woo 1997-09-08
series High Incident Officer Whin 1996-03-04
series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
series Pearl Amy Lee 1996-09-16
series The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Unknown 1996-08-26
series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Unknown 1995-01-29
Film Bang Hooker 1995-09-09
series Hotel Malibu Co-Worker 1994-08-04
series E.R. - Medici in prima linea Unknown 1994-09-19
series X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Film 伴我縱橫 Donna 1992-04-01
series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
series Quell'Uragano di Papà Unknown 1991-09-17
series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
series Coach Unknown 1989-02-28
series I Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
series Game Over Raquel Smashenburn 0