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Asian-American Female Celebrities

Here are some links to notable Asian-American female celebrities that have shaped Asian-American culture today and influenced countless others.
Amy Hill
A Japanese-American comedic actress and writer. She was nominated as one of Buzz Magazine's 100 coolest people in L.A. She has also been on TV and movies.
Amy Tan
This fan page has a complete bibliography and biography of this influential Chinese-American author who really brought Asian-American issues to the forefront with her novels.
Angela Perez Baraquio
The first Asian-American winner of the title of Miss America, who was chosen in October 2000. Read more about this extraordinary Filipina-American woman from Hawaii.
Ann Curry
Here's a quick bio on this influential news anchor for the Today show. Connie Chung has described her as this generation's Walter Cronkite. As the daughter of a Japanese mother and a Caucasian father, she has overcome racial barriers and succeeded in the male dominated news world.
Anna May Wong
An actress of the silent screen, she was one of the first Asian-American actresses to make a name for herself in the film industry. The site includes the filmography and profile of this successful actress.
Anna Sui
Chinese-American fashion designer who won a scholarship to Parsons School of Design and worked with Steven Meisel creating a distinctive look that has influenced many since the 80s.
China Chow
Excellent fan site for information and news about this upcoming Eurasian model and actress.
Coco Lee
Sony music official site about this talented Asian-American Pop star with up to date news and other information.
Connie Chung
The first Asian-American newswoman. Many people saw her Asian face as one of the first on network television. She changed the face of mainstream media forever with her journalistic flair.
Elaine L. Chao
U.S. Department of Labor biography of the 24th Secretary of Labor. She is the first Asian-American to assume this position and was sworn in 2001 under the presidency of George W. Bush.
Faith Rivera
Singer/songwriter floating on exotic grooves, empowering lyric, soulful vocals, spoken word, urban/tribal dance and eastern-inspired instrumentation - all in celebration of the divine in all of us! She has finished up her second album called FAITHGROOVE.
Gish Jen
Chinese-American author and writer of "Typical American", a great book about life in America.
Hoku Ho
Official site for this rising Hawaiian pop star and musical offspring of Don Ho.
Jennifer Tilly
Known for her babydoll voice and persona, this actress of Chinese descent has starred in various movies and TV shows such as "Bound" and "The Fabulous Baker Boys".
Jessica Hagedorn
Filipina author who wrote "Dogeaters" and the edited the influential "Charlie Chan is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction".
Jocelyn Enriquez
Official Site of this rising Filipina dance queen with such hits as "Do you miss me?"
Kelly Hu
Former Miss Teen USA, this Hawaiian born actress is now starring in the CBS show, Martial Law.
Kiana Tom
Read on for more information on the Asian-American queen of fitness. Her official site with latest news and fitness tips.
Kristi Yamaguchi
The official site for everything you wanted to know about this Japanese-American Olympic skating champion.
Lisa Ling
Goldsea's interview with the star of the daily talk show, The View.
Lucy Liu
Up to date information on this rising Asian-American star of Ally McBeal and the new movie Charlie's Angels.
Magdalen Hsu-Li
An Asian-American music artist and speaker, she is one of the first Chinese-American singer-songwriters to emerge in the United States as a star in the acoustic/pop/alternative genre.
Margaret Cho
Read on for more information about this very funny and influential Korean-American comedian. This site contains everything you need to know including a tour schedule and more.
Maxine Hong Kingston
Excellent site about the author of the book, "The Woman Warrior".
Meg Tilly
Actress of such movies as "Fame" and "Agnes of God". She is of Chinese descent. Recently she has kept a very private life but this fan site is devoted to being the only homage page to this celebrity.
Michelle Branch
Official site of this up and coming Maverick Recording artist who is part French/Dutch/Indonesian on her mom's side and Irish on her dad's side. Her hit "Everywhere" is currently climbing up the music charts.
Michelle Kwan
Excellent fan page with more information about skating and the life of this skating champion.
Michelle Yeoh
This webring has links to many different fan pages of this versatile actress. Her latest movie "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" earned 10 Oscar nominations and she does some amazing action sequences in the film.
Ming Na Wen
This excellent fan page provides a good background for those who are interested in finding out more information about this actress who got her start in "The Joy Luck Club".
Nancy Kwan: Hong Kong's Gift to Hollywood
Nancy Kwan became the first Chinese born actress to achieve fame in Western cinema, and has made dozens of films from the sixties to today.
Patsy T. Mink
Official website for the democratic congresswoman representing Hawaii's second district on the issues.
Phoebe Cates
This actress of Chinese descent was very popular in the 70's and 80's as a teen model and starred in such films as "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Gremlins".
Tamlyn Tomita
The unofficial fan page with more information on the life and career of this actress who got her start in "The Karate Kid Part 2".
Tia Carrere
One of the oldest fan pages for this Filipino-American actress since 1995. Check out the photo gallery and bio page with lots of interesting tidbits.
Vera Wang
Good article on this very influential bridalwear designer who is all the rage right now outfitting celebrities and other famous people.
Vivienne Tam
One of fashion's influential designers who is known for mixing Asian elements with Western sensibilities. This page is a good quick bio sheet.
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