Lucy Liu - Details


Lucy LiuA native of New York, Liu attended NYU and later majored in Asian Languages and Culture at the University of Michigan. During her senior year, she auditioned for a student theater production of Andre Gregory’s adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland." Hoping to be cast in a supporting role, Liu was instead cast as the lead. Her acting career was born.

Liu is also a skilled mixed media artist whose work has been shown in major exhibits on both coasts. Her work first premiered at the Cast Iron Gallery in Soho, New York in 1993. The exhibit led to an art grant from a corporation that sent her to China where she took photos that formed the basis of her successful second exhibit in Venice, California in 1997.

On television, Liu continues to star as the litigious Ling Woo in the hit Fox series "Ally McBeal." This immensely popular role has brought Liu a great deal of industry recognition and fan support. She was recently nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series at this year’s SAG Awards.


  • 2nd December 1968 - Birth