Lucy Liu was born on December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York. She is an artist, singer, producer, director, voice actress and actress. She first became a hit when she played the vicious Ling Woo in the Ally McBeal series that aired from 1998 to 2002. This was where she earned two prestigious nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series and for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. During her acting career, she has starred in the movies Payback (1999), Charlie’s Angels (2000), Chicago (2002) and Kill Bill (2003).
In 2005, FHM rated her as the 56th among the 100 Sexiest Women in the World special supplement, while she got the 79th spot for the same poll a year later.