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Born to immigrants in Queens, New York, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Lucy's mother, Cecilia, a biochemist, is from Beijing, and her father, Tom Liu, a civil engineer, is from Shanghai. Once relegated to "ethnic" parts, the energetic ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 14 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 O-Ren Ishii
(2003)
Elementary
Elementary Dr. Joan Watson
(2012-2017)
Lucky Number Slevin
(2006)
Kung Fu Panda
(2008)

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 2017 Future World (post-production)
The Queen
 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
Viper (voice)
 2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Lady Sagami (English version, voice)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Viper (voice)
 2010/II Nómadas
Susan
 2008 Kung Fu Panda
Viper (voice)
 2005 3 Needles
Jin Ping, the Blood Smuggler
 2001 Hotel
Kawika
 1999 Flypaper
Dot (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1999 Molly
Brenda
 1999 True Crime
Toy Shop Girl (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1999/I Payback
Pearl (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1998 Love Kills
Kashi
 1997 City of Industry
Cathi Rose (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1997 Gridlock'd
Cee-Cee (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1996 Jerry Maguire
Former Girlfriend (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1996 Guy
Woman at Newstand (as Lucy Lui)
 1995 Bang
Hooker (as Lucy Lui)
 1992 Ban wo zong heng
Donna (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

God of Carnage (2009). Comedy. Written by Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Music by Gary Yershon. Associate Director: Beatrice Terry. Directed by Matthew Warchus. Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre: 22 Mar 2009- 6 Jun 2010 (452 performances + 24 previews that began on 28 Feb 1009). Cast: Jeff Daniels (as "Alan") [from 28... See more »

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8 Interviews | 7 Articles | 22 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lucy Alexis Liu | Lucy Lui

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm so proud of my heritage, but yes, I think there's always a danger when people put you on a pedestal. Especially when you're just trying to live your life and pursue your dreams. The intention is not to represent Asian Americans, but to be an Asian American who is working as an actress. People often confuse the two. When you are "representing," you have the burden of some people projecting ... See more »

Trivia:

Auditioned for a role in Shanghai Knights (2003), but lost out to Fann Wong. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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