In celebration of International Women's Day, we are highlighting some of the most aspirational and generous women in the entertainment business. From charity work to shedding light on issues such as gender inequality, these badass women are using their public platform to do good. Beyond their good looks and body of work, we highly recommend following these incredible Asian female celebrities as they continue to be trailblazers in the industry they're in. At 56 years old, Michelle continues to break boundaries and create waves in the entertainment industry. With her iconic role in Crazy Rich Asians , she constantly pushes for diversity in terms of casting.
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Actress The Babysitter: Killer Queen. Jenna began acting at the age of nine and has portrayed the role of Harley, a creative engineering prodigy navigating life as the middle child in a family of seven children, in "Stuck in the Middle," a Disney Actress Fargo. Kelsey Asbille Chow is the oldest of three siblings, a younger brother and younger sister. At a young age she studied dance, and grew to love performing.
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D than just stunning looks. Leaving behind her pop-star career in Shanghai over a decade ago, the Chicago-born actress is one of the most prominent voices calling for better Asian representation in Hollywood today. N foundation to spread awareness about issues faced by Asian Americans and pushes for greater representation for this community in the US. Follow her on Instagram here. In an interview, Cho hinted that her character in The Honor List focussed more on her values and desires as a human and less on her ethnicity: a refreshing departure from the tendency of many filmmakers to cast Asian-Americans in roles that are solely about being Asian.
Anna May Wong born Wong Liu Tsong ; January 3, — February 3, was an American actress, considered to be the first Chinese American Hollywood movie star,  as well as the first Chinese American actress to gain international recognition. Born in Los Angeles to second-generation Taishanese Chinese-American parents, Wong became infatuated with the movies and began acting in films at an early age. During the silent film era, she acted in The Toll of the Sea , one of the first movies made in color, and in Douglas Fairbanks ' The Thief of Bagdad Wong became a fashion icon and had achieved international stardom in Frustrated by the stereotypical supporting roles she reluctantly played in Hollywood , Wong left for Europe in the late s, where she starred in several notable plays and films, among them Piccadilly