Beautiful Asian Actresses

by KatT3 | created - 26 Nov 2013 | updated - 21 Aug 2014 | Public

In no particular order, a list of wonderful asian actresses.

1. Lauren Shiohama

Actress | Little Miss Sunshine

Lauren Shiohama was born on March 27, 1982 in Newport Beach, California, USA as Lauren Tommi Shiohama. She is an actress, known for Little Miss Sunshine (2006), How I Met Your Mother (2005) and NCIS (2003).

2. Sonia Couling

Actress | A Stranger in Paradise

Born in Thailand, half-Thai, half English Sonia, or Pim, as warmly known amongst friends and family, has been working as a professional model since being discovered at age 13. She attended boarding school and University in the UK and worked with Storm Agency landing ads for L'Oreal UK and many ...

3. Yayaying Rhatha Phongam

Actress | Only God Forgives

Born Rhatha Phongam, Thai actress and pop star Yayaying (Ying for short) is the daughter of famed comedic actor Noi Phongam. Yayaying has recorded with some of Thailand's top talents, and released her debut album when she was only 16. She is also an excellent dancer, and has studied ballet since ...

4. Lucy Liu

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

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. ...

5. Gemma Chan

Actress | Humans

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She portrays Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl; Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat; Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars"...

6. Kelly Hu

Actress | The Scorpion King

On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan...

7. Charlene Choi

Actress | Chin gei bin

Charlene Choi (born 22 November 1982) is a Hong Kong-Canadian actress and singer. She is a member of Cantopop group Twins, along with Gillian Chung. Choi was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She moved with her family to Hong Kong a few years later. She was educated at a number of ...

8. Gemma Pranita

Actress | The Ever After

Gemma Pranita was born in 1986 in Thailand. She is an actress, known for The Ever After (2014), Crush (2009) and Neighbours (1985).

9. Jamie Chung

Actress | Big Hero 6

Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...

10. Soo Yeon Lee

Actress | Entourage

Soo Yeon Lee is an actress, known for Entourage (2004), The Con Is On (2018) and Cross Wars (2017).

11. Ashley Park

Actress | Rosewood

A working actress, host and producer in Los Angeles, Ashley Park has starred in several feature films and most recently appeared on the TV series Rosewood (FOX), as well as Days of Our Lives (NBC) and This Just In (Pop TV). Ashley is the producer of Surviving Theater 9 (Official Tribeca Film ...

12. Monica Siu-Kei Mok

Actress | Yi ban hai shui, yi ban huo yan

Monica Siu-Kei Mok is an actress, known for Yi ban hai shui, yi ban huo yan (2008), Da Shang Hai (2012) and Jiu ming (2004).

13. Olivia Munn

Actress | The Newsroom

Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised ...

14. Tao Okamoto

Actress | The Wolverine

Tao Okamoto born in Chiba, Japan on May 22, 1985, known professionally as Tao, is a Japanese actress and model. In 2009, she was one of the faces of Ralph Lauren. She made her film debut in 2013 as Mariko Yashida, the female lead, in The Wolverine (2013). She also had recurring roles in the ...

15. Bingbing Li

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Li Bingbing (born 27 February 1973) is a Chinese actress and singer. She rose to fame with her role in Seventeen Years (1999) and since then received critical acclaim for her roles in A World Without Thieves (2004), Waiting Alone (2005), The Knot (2006), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Message (...

16. Moon Bloodgood

Actress | Terminator Salvation

Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and Eight Below (2006). She has been married to Grady Hall since August 2011. They have two children.

17. Ziyi Zhang

Actress | Yi dai zong shi

Ziyi Zhang is a Chinese actress and model. She is best known for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).

She made her feature film debut in The Road Home (1999).

For her work in Memoirs of a Geisha she was...

18. Grace Huang

Actress | The Man with the Iron Fists

With eight feature films and four television series to her name, Grace Huang represents the best of East meets West. Trilingual in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Grace has worked in award winning films and blockbusters in the Asia Pacific region and was honored with the Best Actress Award at the ...

19. Grace Park

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is an American-Canadian actress. She gained recognition as Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii and Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon on Battlestar Galactica (2004), as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series teen soap Edgemont (2000). From 2010 to 2017, Park starred ...

20. Jessica Lee

Actress | Criminal

Jessica Lee grew up in the beautiful state of Colorado.

J. Lee enrolled in her first dance school at age 4, studying tap, ballet, and jazz. By age 6, she took her first acting class and quickly realized her passion. Jessica Lee was soon scouted by numerous agents and agencies throughout Colorado. ...

21. Natalie Mendoza

Actress | The Descent

Natalie Jackson Mendoza was born in Hong Kong of a Filipina/Spanish Jazz musician father and German/English mother. She had a bohemian upbringing with her six artist siblings living all over the world in Asia, Australia, England and NYC. She was raised as a child in Hong Kong and Australia. She ...

22. Fann Wong

Actress | Shanghai Knights

Fann Wong is a Singapore-born actress-singer-model of Chinese origin. Born on 27 January 1971, she derived her artiste name, Fann Wong, from a combination of her father's surname (Fann) and her mother's surname (Wong). With GCE 'A' Levels and a diploma in fashion merchandising from the La Salle ...

23. Lynn Chen

Actress | Saving Face

Lynn Chen began performing on the Lincoln Center Stage at the age of 5. She made her movie debut in Sony Pictures Classic's Saving Face, a role that won her the title of "Outstanding Newcomer" at the 2006 AXAwards. Since then, she has become a fixture on the film festival circuit - including ...

24. Michelle Krusiec

Actress | The Invitation

At the age of 12, a talent agent scouted Michelle Jacqueline Krusiec in her hometown of Virginia Beach. She began formal training at the Virginia Governor's Magnet School for the Arts and graduated with a Theatre and English Degree from Virginia Tech in 1995. She completed additional studies on ...

25. Angelababy

Actress | Hitman: Agent 47

Angela Yeung Wing, also known by her stage name Angelababy, has made a career in Hong Kong as an actress and a model. Born in Shanghai to her half-Chinese, half-German father and Chinese mother, she moved to Hong Kong at thirteen years old and took her stage name Angelababy as a composition of her ...

26. T.V. Carpio

Actress | Across the Universe

T.V. Carpio was born in 1981 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Teresa Victoria Carpio. She is an actress, known for Across the Universe (2007), Limitless (2011) and The Client List (2012).

27. Celina Jade

Actress | The Man with the Iron Fists

Celina Horan, professionally known as Celina Jade, is a Chinese American actress, model, singer/songwriter and martial artist most known for her work as "Shado" in the CW series Arrow. Jade's acting career started in Hong Kong in 2007. She was cast as the leading lady in her first film, Legendary ...

28. Angela Sun

Actress | Street Kings

Angela Sun was born on October 19, 1979 in Santa Clara County, California, USA as Angela Ting Sun. She is an actress and director, known for Street Kings (2008), A Perfect Getaway (2009) and Shackles (2005).

29. Lauren Mary Kim

Stunts | Furious Seven

Lauren Mary Kim is the faceless action hero that brings adrenaline to films and television. Lauren has a strong handle on acting, combat training, and stunt work. She is known for her work on Star Trek (2009), Furious 7 (2015) and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), and recently doubled as ...

30. Ming Zhao

Actress | Keeping Up with the Joneses

Ming Zhao was born in Hunan, China. When she was 11 her family emigrated to the US and settled in New York City. She attended the High School of Fashion Industries and then the Fashion Institute of Technology, receiving a BA in Fashion Design. She began modeling after graduation, although she had ...

31. Jessica Lu

Actress | Reverie

Jessica Lu was born and raised in a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, to artistic parents who grew up in more practical times. Her parents are from South Korea, with her father being Chinese and Japanese, and her mother being Chinese. They speak English, Mandarin and Korean at home. Despite ...

32. Ellen Ho

Actress | Taken 3

Ellen Ho was born on July 10, 1988 in San Francisco, California, USA as Ellen Jianmin Ho. She is an actress and producer, known for Taken 3 (2014), Gangster Squad (2013) and Pleasures (2010).

33. Arden Cho

Actress | Teen Wolf

Arden Cho was born on August 16, 1985 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Arden Lim Cho. She is an actress and producer, known for Teen Wolf (2011), Chicago Med (2015) and The Honor List (2018).

34. Megan Le

Actress | Lazarus Rising

A dancer since the age of three, Megan Le's professional career began at the age of ten in equity theatre in her hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. Her adolescent years on stage and in front of a camera were her training grounds in commercial, print, theatre and musical theatre, performing ...

35. Brenda Song

Actress | The Social Network

Brenda Song was born in Carmichael, California. Her father is Hmong and her mother is Thai-American. Brenda, her parents, and her younger brothers Timmy and Nathan now live in a suburb of Los Angeles.

Brenda was named an All-American Scholar in ninth grade and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

She ...

36. Rinko Kikuchi

Actress | Babel

Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...

37. Smith Cho

Actress | Norbit

Smith Cho is an actress, known for Norbit (2007), Meet Dave (2008) and Fired Up! (2009).

38. Jelynn Sophia

Actress | How to Make Love to a Woman

Jelynn Sophia (also credited as Jelynn Rodriguez) is a TV/Film actress, TV host, dancer and singer. Born and raised in San Diego, California, Jelynn knew she wanted to pursue an entertainment career after singing to a large audience on her very first stage in a local cultural festival at the age of...

39. Ni Ni

Actress | Jin ling shi san chai

Ni Ni was born on August 8, 1988 in China. She is an actress, known for Jin ling shi san chai (2011), 28 Suì Wèi Chéngnián (2015) and Wu Kong (2017).

40. Maggie Q

Actress | Divergent

Margaret Denise Quigley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a father of Polish and Irish descent (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her parents met during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family ...

41. Elodie Yung

Actress | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Elodie Yung was born in Paris, France, of Cambodian and French descent. She grew up in Seine-saint-Denis, in Le Bourget, where she practiced karate and obtained her black belt. She graduated from University of La Sorbonne in Paris and has a law degree. She then decided to study acting at London ...

42. Christina Chang

Actress | Live Free or Die Hard

Christina Chang was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, by her Chinese-Filipino father and American mother. At 17 she moved to the United States to study Theatre & Film in her mother's home state of Kansas and later studied acting in Seattle, USA. Chang went on to gain a Masters of Fine Arts from ...

43. Juting Tsang

Actress | The Lodger

Juting Tsang is an actress, known for The Lodger (2009), Silent No More (2012) and The Closer (2005).

44. Michelle Ang

Actress | Fear the Walking Dead

Michelle is already well known around the world from her work as a regular cast member on the Australian show "Neighbours", "Outrageous Fortune" and the hit teen show "The Tribe".

She won "Best Actress in A Feature Film" at the New Zealand Film and Television Awards 2011 for "My Wedding and Other ...

45. Bingbing Fan

Actress | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bingbing Fan was born 16 September 1981. She is a Chinese actress, television producer and pop singer.

Fan rose to fame in Asia in 1998-1999 with the mega-hit TV series My Fair Princess. In 2003, she starred in Cell Phone, which became the highest-grossing Chinese film of the year, winning a Hundred...

46. Selina Lo

Actress | Boss Level

Selina Lo is known for her work on Boss Level (2019), The Debt Collector (2018) and One Child (2014).

47. Jasmine Chan

Actress | SGU Stargate Universe

Jasmine Chan was born on February 16, 1999 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada as Jasmine Angelica Chan. She is an actress, known for SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Samurai Girl (2008) and She's a Soul Man (2011).

48. Yunjin Kim

Actress | Lost

Yunjin Kim was born on November 7, 1973 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Lost (2004), Swiri (1999) and Sebeun deijeu (2007). She has been married to Jeong-Hyeok Park since March 28, 2010.

49. Jenna Ushkowitz

Actress | Glee

Jenna Ushkowitz was born on April 28, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea as Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), Yellow Fever (2017) and Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009).



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