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Lucy Liu

Lucy Alexis Liu (born December 2, 1968) is an American actress, narrator, and film producer. She became known for playing the role of the vicious and ill-mannered Ling Woo in the television series Ally McBeal (1998–2002) for which she was nominated for both a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, and has also appeared in several hit Hollywood films including Payback, Charlie's Angels, Chicago, Kill Bill, and Kung Fu Panda. In 2012, Liu joined the cast of the TNT original series Southland in the recurring role of Jessica Tang for which she won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Guest Actress. She is currently one of the two series lead actors of the CBS television crime drama Elementary in the role of Joan Watson. Lucy Liu was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. In high school, she adopted her middle name "Alexis". She is the youngest of three children born to Cecilia, who worked as a biochemist, and Tom Liu, who was trained as a civil engineer but sold digital clock pens. Her parents worked many jobs when Lucy and her

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Lucy Liu -- Bulletproof Vest for LAPD Tour of Inner City

Lucy Liu
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Lucy Liu got some real life experience in the roughest parts of L.A. -- strapping on body armor for an LAPD ride-along ... all to prepare for a new role as a police officer.Law enforcement sources… READ MORE >

Charlie's Angels Swallowed Whole

Charlie's Angels
Swallowed Whole

Demi Moore and Lucy Liu -- both Charlie girls in the film series -- could barely walk to the Zac Posen show in Bryant Park last night, after becoming engulfed by snapping paparazzi. Other celebs… READ MORE >

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The Z List - This Week's Biggest Losers 03/17/07

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On this weekend's edition of "60 Minutes," Simon Cowell tells Anderson Cooper that he regrets saying no to a Hollywood couple who wanted to pay him $100,000 for a private critique of their bedroom… READ MORE >

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Lucy Liu's Humdrum Lunch

Lucy Liu's
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Lucy Liu was spotted yesterday, having lunch with a friend at Wild Oats Cafe in Los Angeles. Had the trained eye of the paparazzi not been around, the usually glamorous actress might have gone… READ MORE >

- 2808 days ago
'Lucky Number Slevin' Stars Speak

'Lucky Number Slevin' Stars
Speak

EXTRA's' Tanika Ray had a chance to sit down recently with Josh Hartnett and Lucy Liu about their new film, 'Lucky Number Slevin.'Josh opens up with Tanika about how he's not really so good in… READ MORE >

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Star Catcher on Both Coasts

Star Catcher
On Both Coasts

Marcia Cross stopped to spend time with fans outside of 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' and 'EXTRA' was there. Across midtown Manhattan, TMZ caught Bruce Willis (not stopping to talk to… READ MORE >

- 3048 days ago
'Lucky Number Slevin' Premieres in NYC

'Lucky Number Slevin'
Premieres in NYC

Josh Hartnett shirtless, Lucy Liu as the sexy girlfriend, Sir Ben Kingsley as an intense crime boss... all three are talking about their latest crime and redemption caper, 'Lucky Number Slevin,'… READ MORE >

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