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Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu
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Birth Date

December 2, 1968


52 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 3 in | 160 cm

Net Worth

$16 Million

Body Measurements

34-23-34 in | 86-58.5-86 cm


52 kg | 115 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

6 US | 36.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Lucy Liu was born in Jackson Heights, New York, United States, on December 2, 1968, is an American actress.

Young Lucy Liu first started performing during her senior year of college in a University of Michigan's production of "Alice in Wonderland" (1989).

She landed her New York stage debut in a play "Fairy Bones".

She got her television debut in teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1991), in episode "Pass, Not Pass", in role as Courtney.

She made her big screen debut in Hong Kong crime drama film Rhythm of Destiny (1992) in role as Donna.

Her breakthrough performance came as Ling Woo in television series Ally McBeal (1998–2002).

New Movies

Stage Mother (2020) comedy drama in role as Sienna, with Jacki Weaver and Adrian Grenier

Future World (2018) science fiction action Western in role as The Queen, opposite James Franco, Milla Jovovich and Suki Waterhouse

Set It Up (2018) romantic comedy in role as Kirsten Stevens, opposite Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell

Best Movies

She played Alex Munday in action comedy movies: Charlie's Angels (2000) and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003).

She portrayed O-Ren Ishii in martial arts films: Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003) and Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004), directed by Quentin Tarantino.

Lucky Number Slevin (2006) crime thriller opposite Morgan Freeman and Bruce Willis

Shanghai Noon (2000) martial arts western comedy with Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson

Gridlock'd (1997) black comedy crime with Tupac Shakur and Thandie Newton

Play It to the Bone (1999) sports comedy drama with Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson

The Man with the Iron Fists (2012) martial arts with Russell Crowe and RZA

Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009) drama fantasy opposite Samuel L. Jackson and RZA

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) action thriller opposite Antonio Banderas

Molly (1999) romantic comedy drama opposite Elisabeth Shue and Aaron Eckhart

Rise: Blood Hunter (2007) neo-noir action horror opposite Carla Gugino

TV Shows

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance as Ling Woo in television series Ally McBeal (1998–2002).

Coach (1994) ABC sitcom in role as Nicole Wong

ER (1995) NBC medical drama television series in role as Mei-Sun Leow

High Incident (1996) ABC police drama series in role as Officer Whin

Pearl (1996–1997) CBS sitcom in role as Amy Li

She hosted Saturday Night Live with Jay-Z (2000).

Joey (2004-2005) NBC spin-off of Friends in role as Lauren Beck

Ugly Betty (2007) ABC comedy-drama television series in role as Grace Chin

Cashmere Mafia (2008) ABC drama television series in role as Mia Mason

Dirty S*xy Money (2008-2009) ABC prime time drama series in role as Nola Lyons

Marry Me (2010) romantic comedy television miniseries in role as Rae Carter

Southland (2012) television crime drama series in role as Jessica Tang

Elementary (2012–2019) CBS procedural drama series in role as Joan Watson

Difficult People (2017) Hulu dark comedy web television series in role as Veronica Ford

Why Women Kill (2019- ) CBS All Access dark comedy-drama web television series in role as Simone


Attended Joseph Pulitzer Middle School.

Graduated from Stuyvesant High School.

Studied at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

She is the youngest of three children.

Has a brother, John and a sister, Jenny.

She voiced character Master Viper in film series Kung Fu Panda (2008-2016).

Her hobbies are rock climbing, skiing and horseback riding.

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1708 Vine Street in 2019.

She studied the Filipino martial arts of kali-eskrima-silat or weapon-based fighting with sticks and knives.

Good friends with actresses Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore.

Lives in New York.


She dated George Clooney (2000), Noam Gottesman (2014) and Will McCormack (2004-2007).

Has been engaged to Zach Helm (2004).

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