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Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood. Who do you think are the "Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood"?  There are lots of them. Chinese actresses are very good on acting plus they are also good in martial arts, they are considered talented and beautiful. it is amusing how they can act and at the same time good at martial arts. I always like Chinese films and watching them id always good because it gives excitement to the one who is watching.

The following  are to my list the best and famous Chinese actresses : Joan Chen, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, Lucy liu to name a few are the finest , best and famous Chinese actresses. Please feel free to add your favorite and I will seee to it that I will also add them here, Thank you for reading this hub Best and Famous Chinese Actresses.

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood

LUCY LIU

LUCY LIU

GONG LI, Memoirs of A Geisha

GONG LI, Memoirs of A Geisha

Gong Li

Gong Li

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi

MICHELE YEOH

MICHELE YEOH

JOAN CHEN

JOAN CHEN

Zhao Wei

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"MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA" where GONG LI, ZHANG ZIYI AND MICHELE YEOH are together

"MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA" where GONG LI, ZHANG ZIYI AND MICHELE YEOH are together

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood -- Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu is an American actress but of Chinese descent. She became famous for her acting in Ally McBeal (1998–2002) as Ling Woo appeared in films such as the “Charlie’s Angel” as Alex Munday , Kill Bill as O-Ren Ishii (she won an MTV Music Award for "Best Movie Villain" for the part) and Kung Fu Panda (being the voice of Viper). She is also the voice for Silvermist in Disney Fairies franchise.

Liu had small roles in films and TV like for example The X-Files, Hell Money and Hercules too before she became famous in Ally Mcbeal. Liu cemented her reputation playing bad girls by portraying "Pearl" the sadistic hit woman for the Chinese mafia in the 1999 film “Payback“. Liu also appeared in smaller films because she wanted to spread AIDS awareness in Thailand.

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood -- Gong Li


Gong Li was born in China, became successful there, then came to Hollywood. She became famous because of the film “Raise the Red Lantern” and the “Story of Oiu Ju” and was named Best Actress at the 1992 Venice Film festival because of her role. She garnered international fame because of her roles in different movies. In 2005, she made her debut in English film and she starred as Hatsumomo in “Memoirs of a Geisha” and she has rave reviews because of that film. In 1997, she appeared in Chinese Box and Miami Vice (2006) and Hannibal Rising in 2007.

She is a multi awarded actress honored by different award giving bodies, France’s Ordre des Artes at des in particular. In 2000, she was invited by the Berlin Film Festival to be the president of its international jury at the festival's 50th anniversary (2001 February). Two year after she received a New York Film Critics Circle award for role in “Farewell My Concubine”.Gong Li was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). She also fights censorship and her two film Farewell…. And the Story of Oiu Ju was banned in China.

 

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood -- Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi was born in 1979 in China and the daughter of a teacher and an economist. She graduated from the Central Academy of Drama (acting school in China).

Zhang Ziyi is a beautiful and talented actress and was famous for his role of Jen in the movie “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” and for her role, she won various awards in wards giving bodies like the Chicago Film Critic Association awards and the Toronto Film Critics Association. She also appeared in the movie "Rush Hour" alongside Jackie Chan.

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood -- Michelle Yeoh

Born in 1962, Malaysia but of Chinese descent. She is nominated in BAFTA and she is a good dancer too. She is an actress who is popularly know for his stunts in action films and was popular since the early 1990s. She has been in the people Magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful people in the world in 1997. In 1997, she appeared as Wai Lin in the film of James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies” and the multi awarded film “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” for which she was nominated as best actress. Her name is Michelle Khan in earlier films.

Best and Famous Chinese Actresses in Hollywood -- Joan Chen

Joan Chen was born in Shanghai and became successful in Hollywood. I like her because not only because we have the same birth date but she is beautiful as the rest of them and good actress likewise too. I like her best in the film “The last Emperor” and “Twin Peaks” and in 2007, “The Home Song Stories“. She also appeared in Saving Face, Hou Yongs family saga “Jasmine Women”, Sunflower, “Americanese” and “Tonight at Noon“.

She is a multi awarded-talented actress, having won in various award giving bodies. She started her career in 1979 and from then on, she never stopped acting making her a veteran actress.

She is also a good director, of the film “Autumn in New York”, one of my favorite film.

Please feel free to add more. These are just the top five on my list.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon  where Michelle Yeoh as Yu Shu Lien and   Zhang Ziyi as Jen Yu

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon where Michelle Yeoh as Yu Shu Lien and Zhang Ziyi as Jen Yu

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Comments

Ian Stuart Robertson from London England on September 17, 2016:

Lucy Liu practices a code of martial arts known as 'kali eskrima' and also another style that of 'silat'. She comes off very well in movies when she is dealing with multiple attackers too.

viola kayima on February 19, 2015:

gong li is just gr

Christine on June 05, 2012:

The first picture you have of Gong Li is from Curse of the Golden Flower, not Memoirs of a Geisha. Despite that, she is really beautiful.

killbillfan on March 15, 2012:

LUCY LIU FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ahmedloover on January 06, 2012:

Joan Chen was born in Shanghai in 1961 she moved in United States in the late 1970s she won the Golden Rooster China's top film award

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on May 02, 2010:

thanks compu

Tony Sky from London UK on May 02, 2010:

Some great stars here! good stuff!

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on April 25, 2010:

ok, thanks, I will add her,

gogo on April 23, 2010:

where is Zhao Wei????

She's a beautiful multitalented actrees

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on April 14, 2010:

thanks Jill, Maita

Jill47 on April 13, 2010:

Love all of them, especially Joan Chen.

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on March 31, 2010:

sweetie, thank you, Maita

sweetie1 from India on March 31, 2010:

wow i didn't know there were so many Chinese women in Hollywood. Nice info thanks

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on December 16, 2009:

hey Tony, how are you? Gong Li is beautiful and talented too, good choice, Maita

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on December 16, 2009:

hi ehern, I am glad you like them all, thanks for the read, Maita

tony0724 from san diego calif on December 15, 2009:

I love Gong Li ! And quite frankly all of them are outstanding. Good job Maita

ehern33 on December 15, 2009:

Another great bio on these great actresses. I love them all to be honest. I aways enjoy and make it a point to see any movies when these actresses are involved.

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on December 15, 2009:

Hi Midas, I am glad you like my choices, and I for the read, Maita

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on December 15, 2009:

Hi truth, I like them both too, they are awesome, wait for my Chinese men feature, thanks for the read, Maita

Midasfx on December 15, 2009:

I Love Lucy Liu and Zhang Ziyi. Definitely my favorites. I was actually going to do this same hub about 2 weeks ago just never finished it. You beat me too it! lol. But I couldn't have done better myself. Excellent job Maita! take care

Truth From Truth from Michigan on December 14, 2009:

Thanks Maita great hub, I like Lucy Liu and Zhang Ziyi, both were great in there films but of the two I prefer Lucy Liu who was incredible in Kill Bill. I really enjoyed Qi Shu in the transporter I'm not sure what else she has been in but I looked her up and she is actually Taiwanese. I really enjoyed this hub thanks!

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on December 14, 2009:

hi Dohn yes they are my favorite too, thanks for reading this hub, Maita

dohn121 from Hudson Valley, New York on December 14, 2009:

You nailed this one Maita! You outlined some of my favorite actresses and the movies in which they starred in! Excellent job :D

Yep, my Giants lost last night too :( We'll see what happens. I hope that you enjoy your day.

Dohn

prettydarkhorse (author) from US on December 14, 2009:

thanks RevLADY for your appreciation, Maita

RevLady from Lantana, Florida on December 14, 2009:

Prettydarkhorse, Wonderful exhibit of some truly talented actresses. I appreciate the Chinese and other Asian cultures. I always enjoy your hubs. They really do keep updated and in tune with my younger relatives.

Great presentation and great pictures.

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