Chinese who have made a difference in Hollywood
Updated: 2008-02-18 14:40
Anna May Wong:actress, born in Los Angeles (1905-1961)
First notable Chinese American Hollywood actress (The Thief of Baghdad, 1924). Wong repeatedly played stereotypical Oriental roles in the 1920s and 1930s. She moved twice to Europe at the height of her fame in protest of such roles and finally retired in 1942.