Hollywood is well-known across the world as a location for filming and television programs. It is home to several attractions, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Universal Studios, and the famed Hollywood Sign. Here are some Chinese actors making big to Hollywood.
1. Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee was a Chinese American martial artist and action film actor who lived from 1940 until 1973. He is the most well-known Chinese actor in Hollywood and throughout the world. Before his untimely death, Bruce Lee made the following films in Hollywood: Fists Of Fury (1971), The Chinese Connection (1972), Enter The Dragon (1973), Return Of The Dragon (1973), and Game Of Death (1973).
2. Jackie Chan
Established his martial arts technique so that they incorporated his screwball physical humour. Rumble in the Bronx (1996), Rush Hour (1998), Shanghai Noon (2000), and The Tuxedo (2001) are some of his most well-known Hollywood film In 2002. Chan's name was on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
3. Jet Li
Jet Li was born in Beijing in 1963 and is a well-known Chinese martial artist and actor. Shaolin Temple, his first film, was released in 1982. Some of his other well-known works include Romeo Must Die (2000), Kiss of the Dragon (2001), and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2008.
4. Chow Yun-Fat
Chow Yun Fat is a Hong Kong cinema star who was born in 1955. Chow relocated to Los Angeles in 1992 to pursue a career as an actor in Hollywood. In The Replacement Killers and subsequently The Corruptor, he made his American cinematic debut (1999).
5. Gong Li
Gong Li was one of the first Chinese female actors to achieve success in Hollywood. Gong is most recognized for her roles in Red Sorghum, Raise the Red Lantern, and To Live. Memoirs of a Geisha, Behind the Mask, and Miami Vice are among her Hollywood films.
6. Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Zinan, born in Beijing in 1979, rose to prominence in the West after starring in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000).
7. Joan Chen
Born in 1961, the role in the 1987 film The Last Emperor catapulted her to international acclaim. Her other credits include Twin Peaks, Red Rose White Rose, Saving Face, and The Home Song Stories.
8. Vivian Wu
Vivian Wu gained international acclaim for her performance as Wen Hsiu in the Academy Award-winning film The Last Emperor. In the 20 years after The Last Emperor, she has appeared in several Hollywood films, including The Joy Luck Club (1993) and The Pillow Book (1998).
9. Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian Chinese actress residing in Hong Kong. She was born in Malaysia in 1962. She began her acting career in Hong Kong and then moved to Hollywood. Tomorrow Never Dies, a 1997 James Bond film, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, a Chinese martial arts film, are two of her most well-known films.
10. Lucy Alexis Liu
Lucy Alexis Liu, born in New York in 1968, is an American Chinese actress. She is famous for her roles in Hollywood blockbusters such as Payback, Charlie's Angels, Chicago, Kill Bill, and Kung Fu Panda.