Ten fun facts about Lucy Liu

Fact 1
She was born on December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York.

Fact 2
In the starting she had small roles in films and TV shows that marked her debut. She was also cast in The X-Files in "Hell Money" and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys in "The March to Freedom".

Fact 3
She got famous after playing the role of the malicious and impolite Ling Woo in Ally McBeal for which she was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.

Fact 4
It was not until she became 5 years old that Lucy Liu started learning English because her family spoke Mandarin Chinese at home.

Fact 5
She once worked as an aerobics instructor and likes to practice the martial art of Kali-Eskrima-Silat (knife-and-stick fighting), rock climbing, skiing and horseback riding.

Fact 6
She is an accomplished accordion player.

Fact 7
Lucy Liu was named a U.S. Fund for UNICEF Ambassador in 2005.

Fact 8
She was first discovered by an agent when she was 19 years old while she was travelling on the subway. This led to her ding a commercial.

Fact 9
Lucy Liu became the first Asian-American female to host "Saturday Night Live" in 2000.

Fact 10
Lucy Liuís first appearance on the big screen was in the role of an ex-girlfriend in the movie Jerry Maguire.

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Short about Lucy Liu
Is an American actress, model, artist and also an occasional film producer.

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