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Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong (January 3, 1905-February 3, 1961) was a Chinese American actress, the first actor of Chinese ancestry to achieve prominence in Hollywood. Born Wong Liu Tsong in Los Angeles, California, she began playing bit parts as a child. Her ethnicity prevented her from getting choice parts, especially romantic ones, and often relegated her to stereotypical roles. Despite this, she had a number of significant film roles and toured extensively on the stage, including opposite Vincent Price in Princess Turandot , a stage version of Giacomo Puccini's opera.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Anna May Wong Facts

Birth NameWong Liu Tsong
OccupationActress
BirthdayJanuary 3, 1905
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Date of deathFebruary 2, 1961 (age 56)
Height5' 4½" (1m64)  How tall is Anna May Wong compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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