Lucy Liu


Character: Rae Ann Carter

Lucy Liu recently completed work on “Detachment” and “Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You.” Upcoming projects include “East Fifth Bliss” and “Nomads.” Her other film credits include the blockbuster hit “Charlie's Angels” and its sequel, “Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle”; Quentin Tarantino’s critically acclaimed film “Kill Bill: Volume I”; and Rob Marshall’s Oscar-winning film “Chicago.” Additional credits include “Code Name: The Cleaner,” “Rise,” Watching the Detectives,” “Domino,” “Lucky Number Slevin,” “3 Needles,” “Shanghai Noon,” “Payback,“ ”Play It to the Bone,” “Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever” and “The Year of Getting to Know Us.” Liu is also the voice of Viper in the animated smash hit “Kung Fu Panda,” for which DreamWorks is developing a sequel, premiering in the summer of 2011. On television, Liu appeared as the unforgettable Ling Woo in the hit Fox series “Ally McBeal,” a role for which she earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. She guest-starred on HBO's “Sex and the City,” “Joey” and “Ugly Betty,” and has lent her voice to such animated series as “The Simpsons,” “Futurama” and “King of the Hill.” Liu also starred in producer Darren Star’s “Cashmere Mafia” as Mia Mason, followed by her role as Nola Lyons on the ABC drama series “Dirty Sexy Money.” Liu made her Broadway debut this past spring, in the Tony Award–winning play “God of Carnage,” starring as Annette in a cast that also included Jeff Daniels, Dylan Baker and Janet McTeer. She also made her film directorial debut in January 2010, directing a film based on the best seller “Half the Sky” by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. She made her debut as producer with the critically acclaimed documentary “Freedom’s Fury,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2006. A consummate advocate for human rights, she also produced and narrated a powerful and shocking documentary about sex trafficking entitled “Redlight,” which premiered at the 2009 Woodstock Film Festival and will be airing this fall on Showtime.