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Anna May Wong (Wong Liu Tsong)

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Biography

Los Angeles, California, USA
Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American movie star, was born Wong Liu Tsong on January 3, 1905, in Los Angeles, California, to laundryman Wong Sam Sing and his wife, Lee Gon Toy. A third-generation American, she managed to have a substantial acting career during a deeply racist time when the taboo against miscegenation meant that Caucasian actresses were cast as "Oriental" women in lead parts opposite Caucasian leading men. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Hai-Tang

Großstadtschmetterling 1929

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Character: Herself / Katherina in Taming of the Shrew

Elstree Calling 1930

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Character: Zahrat

Chu Chin Chow 1934

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Character: Tu Tuan

Limehouse Blues 1934

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Character: Lan Ying Lin

Daughter of Shanghai 1937

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Character: Mei Lei Ming

When Were You Born 1938

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Character: Lin Ying

Bombs Over Burma 1942

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Character: Su Lin Chung

Impact 1949

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Character: The Mongol Slave

The Thief of Bagdad 1924

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