Lucy Liu Trivia

  • Lucy Liu
    • Famous as : Actress
    • Birth Name : Lucy Alexis Liu
    • Birth Date : December 02, 1968
    • Birth Place : Queens, New York, USA
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : As Ling Woo in TV series "Ally McBeal" (1998-2002)


  • Served as a host in an MTV documentary for the MTV EXIT campaign in 2007 which was made to raise awareness of human trafficking in Asia.
  • Became the first Asian-American female to host "Saturday Night Live" when she appeared on the show in 2000.
  • Lost out to Jennifer Garner when auditioning for the role of Elektra Natchios in "Daredevil" (2003).
  • At one time worked as a waitress in Michigan.
  • Can play accordion.
  • Is very fluent in speaking Mandarin Chinese also Italian language.
  • Ranked 8th on's list of Sexiest Movie Assassins for her portrayal in the 2002 "Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever" (April 2007).
  • Attended Ashton Kutcher's and Demi Moore's wedding held in 2005.
  • Was selected as a U.S. Fund for UNICEF Ambassador by year 2005.
  • Was referenced in OutKast's #1 hit single of "Hey Ya" in 2003.
  • Joined an audition for a role in "Shanghai Knights" (2003), but was beaten by Fann Wong.
  • Boldly performed over a month in a Los Angeles strip club to prepare for her role as an exotic dancer in "City of Industry" (1997).
  • Received a grant to study art in China by 1993.
  • Is a gifted artist and her collection of art pieces were once exhibited at the Cast Iron Gallery in SoHo in early '80s and also in Venice, California.
  • Has endorsed for the Intel Inside Centrino advertisement.
  • Practices Kali-Eskrima-Silat which is the martial arts of knife-and-stick fighting.
  • Her character in "Ally McBeal" was written specially for her after writer David E. Kelley was impressed with her performance during the audition for the role of Nelle Porter.
  • Is the good friend of Rhea Perlman, Danny DeVito, Cameron Diaz, and Drew Barrymore. She has become close with the latter two since "Charlie's Angels" (2000).
  • Was born on the same date and month with Britney Spears.
  • Is a member of Chi Omega Fraternity.
  • Enjoys skiing, rock climbing, and horseback riding.
  • Once had a job as an aerobics instructor.