At the opening ceremony of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Walk in Los Angeles, Lucy Liu took the opportunity to talk about the Hollywood performance and thanked the actors Bruce Lee and Anna May Wong for paving the way.
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Wong is considered the first Hollywood star of Chinese origin.
– A hundred years ago, she was a pioneer who knew racism, marginalization and exclusion, Lucy Liu said in a video published by Variety.
– Sometimes people talk about my success as a pioneer for an Asian. But Asians have made movies for a long time. Just not here because we have not been invited yet.
On site to watch the event was a series of movie stars such as Rhea Perlman, Demi Moore, Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz. The latter two played with Lucy Liu in "Charlie's Angels" in 2000, one of her first film roles.
Lucy Liu was born in New York in 1968 and began her acting career with fewer television roles in the early 1990s. Her breakthrough came with the "Ally McBeal" series, which debuted in 1998. Two years later, the breakthrough came on the white table with the movies "Shanghai Noon" and "Charlie's Angels".
Lucy Liu was last seen in "Set It Up" and has played Dr Watson on the television series "Elementary" for several years.