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

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 O-Ren Ishii
(2003)
(2000)
Chicago Kitty Baxter
(2002)

Filmography

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 2024 Kung Fu Panda 4 (pre-production)
Viper (voice)
 2023 Exploding Kittens (TV Series) (pre-production) (voice)
  A Man in Full (TV Mini Series) (filming)
Joyce Newman
 2023 Red One (filming)
 2023 The Amazing World of Gumball: The Movie (filming)
Anime Girl (voice)
 2022 Strange World
Callisto Mal (voice)
 2021 Death to 2021 (TV Special)
Snook Austin
 2021 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Lucy Liu
- The Five-Foot Fence (2021) ... Lucy Liu
 2021 Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (TV Series)
Lucy Liu
- The Tao of Scoob (2021) ... Lucy Liu (voice)
 2021 Star Wars: Visions (TV Series)
Bandit Leader
- The Duel (2021) ... Bandit Leader (English version, voice)
 2020 Stage Mother
Sienna
 2012-2019 Elementary (TV Series)
Dr. Joan Watson / Joan Watson
- Their Last Bow (2019) ... Joan Watson
- Reichenbach Falls (2019) ... Joan Watson
- Unfriended (2019) ... Joan Watson
- The Latest Model (2019) ... Joan Watson
- On the Scent (2019) ... Joan Watson
 2018 Animals. (TV Series)
Yumi
- Stuff (2018) ... Yumi (voice)
 2018 Set It Up
Kirsten
 2018 Future World
Queen
 2017 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Guest Star
- Cinderella's Slippery Slippers (2017) ... Guest Star
 2017 Michael Jackson's Halloween (TV Movie)
Conformity (voice)
 2017 Difficult People (TV Series)
Veronica Ford
- The Silkwood (2017) ... Veronica Ford
- Criminal Minds (2017) ... Veronica Ford
- Bernie and Blythe (2017) ... Veronica Ford
- Rabbitversary (2017) ... Veronica Ford
 2011-2016 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
Viper
- Emperor's Rule (2016) ... Viper (voice)
- Goose Chase (2016) ... Viper (voice)
- Po the Croc (2016) ... Viper (voice)
- Forsaken and Furious (2016) ... Viper (voice)
- Youth in Re-Volt (2016) ... Viper (voice)
 2016 Girls (TV Series)
Detective Mosedale
- Japan (2016) ... Detective Mosedale
 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
Viper (voice)
 2016 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll (Short)
Viper (voice)
 2014 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (Video)
Silvermist (voice)
 2014 The Pirate Fairy (Video)
Silvermist (voice)
 2013 The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Lady Sagami (English version, voice)
 2013 Pixie Hollow Bake Off (TV Short)
Silvermist (voice)
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists
Madam Blossom
 2012 Secret of the Wings
Silvermist (voice)
 2012 Sleeping Dogs (Video Game)
Vivienne (voice)
 2012 Southland (TV Series)
Officer Jessica Tang
- Thursday (2012) ... Officer Jessica Tang
- Risk (2012) ... Officer Jessica Tang
- God's Work (2012) ... Officer Jessica Tang
- Fallout (2012) ... Officer Jessica Tang
- Integrity Check (2012) ... Officer Jessica Tang
 2011 Pixie Hollow Games (TV Short)
Silvermist (voice)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Viper (voice)
 2011 The Trouble with Bliss
Andrea
 2011 Detachment
Dr. Doris Parker
 2011 Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
O-Ren Ishii (Cottonmouth)
 2010 Marry Me (TV Mini Series)
Rae Ann Carter
- Part 2 (2010) ... Rae Ann Carter
- Part 1 (2010) ... Rae Ann Carter
 2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday (TV Short)
Viper (voice)
 2010/II Nomads
Susan
 2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (Video)
Silvermist (voice)
 2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (Video)
Silvermist (voice)
 2008-2009 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Nola Lyons
- The Facts (2009) ... Nola Lyons
- The Bad Guy (2009) ... Nola Lyons
- The Unexpected Arrival (2009) ... Nola Lyons
- The Convertible (2009) ... Nola Lyons
- The Organ Donor (2008) ... Nola Lyons
 2009 Afro Samurai: Resurrection (TV Movie)
Sio (English version, voice)
 2008 Little Spirit: Christmas in New York (TV Movie)
Leo's Mother (voice)
 2008 Ben & Izzy (TV Series)
Yasmine
- The Pearl of Life (2008) ... Yasmine (voice)
- What's Up Doctor? (2008) ... Yasmine (voice)
- Rug of War (2008) ... Yasmine (voice)
- Easy as ABC (2008) ... Yasmine (voice)
- I, Robot. You, Loser (2008) ... Yasmine (voice)
 2008 Tinker Bell (Video)
Silvermist (voice)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda
Viper (voice)
 2008 Cashmere Mafia (TV Series)
Mia Mason
- Dog Eat Dog (2008) ... Mia Mason
- Yours, Mine and Hers (2008) ... Mia Mason
- Stay with Me (2008) ... Mia Mason
- The Deciders (2008) ... Mia Mason
- Dangerous Liaisons (2008) ... Mia Mason
 2007 Watching the Detectives
Violet
 2007 Rise: Blood Hunter
Sadie
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
Grace Chin
- Icing on the Cake (2007) ... Grace Chin
- Derailed (2007) ... Grace Chin
 2004-2006 Maya & Miguel (TV Series)
Maggie Lee
- After School (2006) ... Maggie Lee
- Miguel's Wonderful Life (2005) ... Maggie Lee
- Winter Wishes (2005) ... Maggie Lee (voice)
- A Little Culture (2005) ... Maggie Lee
- The Adventures of Rabbit-Bird Man (2005) ... Maggie Lee
 2006 Lucky Number Slevin
Lindsey
 2005 Domino
Taryn Mills
 2005 3 Needles
Jin Ping, the Blood Smuggler
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Madam Wu
- Goo Goo Gai Pan (2005) ... Madam Wu (voice)
 2004-2005 Joey (TV Series)
Lauren Beck
- Joey and the Premiere (2005) ... Lauren Beck
- Joey and the Taste Test (2005) ... Lauren Beck
- Joey and the Plot Twist (2004) ... Lauren Beck
 2004 Game Over (TV Series)
Raquel Smashenburn
- Monkey Dearest (2004) ... Raquel Smashenburn (voice)
- Into the Woods (2004) ... Raquel Smashenburn (voice)
- Alice and the C.A.T.S (2004) ... Raquel Smashenburn (voice)
- All Work and All Play (2004) ... Raquel Smashenburn (voice)
- Basic Win-stincts (2004) ... Raquel Smashenburn (voice)
 2004 Mulan II (Video)
Mei (voice)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2
O-Ren Ishii aka Cottonmouth
 2004 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
Adult Jade
- J2: Rise of the Dragons (2004) ... Adult Jade (voice)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
O-Ren Ishii
 2003 Charlie's Angels (Video Game)
Alex Munday (voice)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Alex Munday
 2002 Chicago
Kitty Baxter
 2002 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Tid Pao
- Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Watcha Gonna Do (2002) ... Tid Pao (voice)
 2002 Cypher
Rita Foster
 1998-2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Ling Woo
- Woman (2002) ... Ling Woo
- Lost and Found (2001) ... Ling Woo
- I Want Love (2001) ... Ling Woo
- Fear of Flirting (2001) ... Ling Woo (credit only)
- Neutral Corners (2001) ... Ling Woo
 2001-2002 Futurama (TV Series)
Lucy Liu's Head / Lucy Liu-bots
- Love and Rocket (2002) ... Lucy Liu's Head (voice)
- I Dated a Robot (2001) ... Lucy Liu's Head / Lucy Liu-bots (voice)
 2001 SSX Tricky (Video Game)
Elise Riggs (voice)
 2001 Hotel
Kawika
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Lucy Liu
- Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda (2001) ... Lucy Liu
 2000 Charlie's Angels
Alex
 2000 Shanghai Noon
Princess Pei Pei
 1999 Play It to the Bone
Lia
 1999 The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human
The Female's Friend (Lydia)
 1999 Molly
Brenda
 1999 Flypaper
Dot (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1999 True Crime
Toy Shop Girl (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1999/I Payback
Pearl (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1998 Love Kills
Kashi
 1997 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Alice Woo
- Slaves (1997) ... Alice Woo
 1997 Dellaventura (TV Series)
Yuling Chong
- Pilot (1997) ... Yuling Chong (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1996-1997 Pearl (TV Series)
Amy Li
- Billy Returns (1997) ... Amy Li (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- My So-Called Real Life (1997) ... Amy Li (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- Mommy Dearest (1997) ... Amy Li (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- The Two Mrs. Rizzos (1997) ... Amy Li (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- The Write Stuff: Part 2 (1997) ... Amy Li (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Amy Chu
- A Wrenching Experience (1997) ... Amy Chu (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1997 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Melana
- Night of the Zinja (1997) ... Melana (voice, as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- The Bangalore Falcon (1997) ... Melana (voice, as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 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)
 1996 Riot (TV Movie)
Tiffany (segment "Empty")
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
Officer Whin
- Follow the Leader (1996) ... Officer Whin (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- Father Knows Best (1996) ... Officer Whin
 1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Joy Powell
- Genesis (1996) ... Joy Powell
 1996 The X-Files (TV Series)
Kim Hsin
- Hell Money (1996) ... Kim Hsin (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Mei-Sun Leow
- And Baby Makes Two (1995) ... Mei-Sun Leow (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- What Life? (1995) ... Mei-Sun Leow (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
- Do One, Teach One, Kill One (1995) ... Mei-Sun Leow (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1995 Bang
Hooker (as Lucy Lui)
 1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Oi-Lan
- The March to Freedom (1995) ... Oi-Lan
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Woman #3
- Bachelor of the Year (1995) ... Woman #3
 1994 Coach (TV Series)
Nicole Wong
- Out of Control (1994) ... Nicole Wong
- It Should Happen to You (1994) ... Nicole Wong
 1994 Hotel Malibu (TV Series)
Co-Worker
- Do Not Disturb (1994) ... Co-Worker
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Mei Lin
- Foreign Co-respondent (1993) ... Mei Lin
 1993 Protozoa (Short)
Ari
 1992 Rhythm of Destiny
Donna (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Courtney
- Pass, Not Pass (1991) ... Courtney
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Personal Details

Other Works:

2007: TV commercial for OnStar. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Lucy Alexis Liu | Lucy Lui

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Children:

Rockwell Lloyd Liu

Parents:

Cecilia Liu | Tom Liu

Relatives:

Alex Liu (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I grew up in Jackson Heights, Queens, with no money. I was taught not to take anything for granted. If you are too busy being a diva or a freak, then you are not enjoying it. See more »

Trivia:

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

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