Lucy Alexis Liu (born Lucy Liu; December 2, 1968, height 5' 3" (1,60 m)) is an American actress, model, artist, and occasional film producer and director.She became known for playing the role of the vicious and ill-mannered Ling Woo in television series Ally Mc Beal (1998–2002), for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.She learned to speak Mandarin at home and began studying English when she was 5.She studied kali-eskrima-silat as a hobby when she was young. S.145), and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1986.“I think ‘How We Family’ is about how we as a modern family are connecting now.
On the silver screen, Liu was promoted to stardom after playing therole of the kidnapped Princess Pei Pei in the Jackie Chan martial arts period comedy Shanghai Noon (2000).
The intention is not to represent Asian Americans, but to be an Asian American who is working as an actress. When you are "representing," you have the burden of some people projecting their hopes onto you.