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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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Né:
Dec 2, 1968 Dans Queens - New York City - New York - USA
Crédits Movie / TV :
84
Apparu en premier:
Dans le series Cérémonie des Oscars 1953-03-18
Dernier projet:
Film Kung Fu Panda 3 2016-01-23
Connu pour
Poster of Kung Fu Panda 2
Poster of Kung Fu Panda
Poster of Kill Bill : Volume 2
Poster of Kill Bill : Volume 1
Filmographie
Film Kung Fu Panda 3 Viper (voice) 2016-01-23
Series Game Over Raquel Smashenburn 2016
Film Kung Fu Panda : L'Incroyable Légende - Le Justicier de minuit Viper (voice) 2014-06-01
Film Clochette et la Fée Pirate Silvermist (voice) 2014-02-13
Film Clochette et la créature légendaire Silvermist (voice) 2014-12-12
Film Nómadas Susan 2013-05-31
Film Trop Fée - Fait Maison Silvermist (voice) 2013-10-20
Film Le conte de la princesse Kaguya Lady Sagami (voice) 2013-11-23
Series Elementary Dr. Joan Watson 2012-09-27
Film Clochette et le secret des fées Silvermist (voice) 2012-08-17
Film L'Homme aux poings de fer Madame Blossom 2012-11-02
Film Detachment Dr. Parker 2011-04-24
Series Kung Fu Panda : L'Incroyable Légende Viper (voice) 2011-09-19
Film Kung Fu Panda 2 Viper (voice) 2011-05-25
Film The Trouble With Bliss Andrea 2011-10-01
Film Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Life Coach 2011-11-02
Film Clochette et le Tournoi des Fées Silvermist (voice) 2011-12-24
Film Clochette et l'Expédition féerique 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 Clochette et la Pierre de lune Silvermist (voice) 2009-09-03
Film Redlight Narrator 2009-10-04
Series Cashmere Mafia Mia Mason 2008-01-06
Film L'année de notre vie Anne 2008-01-24
Film Kung Fu Panda Master Viper (voice) 2008-06-04
Film La fée Clochette Silvermist (voice) 2008-10-27
Series Ben & Izzy Yasmine 2008-09-01
Film Rise Sadie Blake 2007-04-28
Film Nom de code : Le Nettoyeur Gina 2007-01-05
Film Watching the Detectives Violet 2007-05-01
Series Dirty Sexy Money Nola Lyons 2007-09-26
Film Slevin 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 (la mission de l'Empereur) Mei 2004-11-03
Film Cypher Rita Foster 2003-01-18
Film Charlie's Angels : Les anges se déchaînent Alex Munday 2003-06-27
Film Kill Bill : Volume 1 O-Ren Ishii 2003-10-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film The Making of 'Kill Bill' 2003-10-01
Series Players Unknown 2002-05-01
Film Chicago Kitty Baxter 2002-12-26
Film Ballistic Agent Sever 2002-09-20
Film Hotel Kawika 2001-01-01
Film Charlie et ses Drôles de Dames Alex Munday 2000-11-02
Film Shanghaï Kid Princess Pei Pei 2000-05-26
Series Jackie Chan Adventures Unknown 2000-09-09
Film Payback Pearl 1999-02-04
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Film The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human Lydia 1999-09-03
Film Les Adversaires Lia 1999-12-25
Film Flypaper Dot 1998-02-01
Film City of crime Cathi Rose 1997-03-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Ally McBeal Ling Woo 1997-09-08
Series Dellaventura Yuling Chong 1997-09-23
Series Michael Hayes Alice Woo 1997-09-15
Series Haute Tension 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 Hercule Unknown 1995-01-29
Film Bang Hooker 1995-09-09
Series Hotel Malibu Co-Worker 1994-08-04
Series Urgences Unknown 1994-09-19
Series X-Files : Aux frontières du réel 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 Home Improvement Unknown 1991-09-17
Series Beverly Hills Unknown 1990-10-04
Series Coach Unknown 1989-02-28
Series Les 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 Cérémonie des Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18