Lucy Liu Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

23rd February 2016

Fact: Actress and activist Lucy Liu was honoured for her humanitarian work on Saturday (20Feb16) as she was named the 2016 Artist of the Year by officials at the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations. The Charlie's Angels star, an ambassador for children's charity UNICEF and spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign, was presented with the prize at the Cultural Rhythms Festival at Sanders Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Previous honourees include Eva Longoria, Matt Damon, Salma Hayek, and Denzel Washington.

3rd November 2015

Quote: "He is 68 days old! And I know that because every day is just a miracle and a dream, because everything is so different every day. You're not even thinking about is it Monday or Tuesday, or what time it is anymore, you're just thinking about how he's changed from minute to minute, and his reactions, and also just how you are, how you grow as a human being being around another human being like that." Actress and first-time mum Lucy Liu is in awe of her baby boy Rockwell. The Charlie's Angels star welcomed the child via a surrogate in August (15).

25th June 2014

Fact: Actors Annette Bening, Ellen Burstyn, Lucy Liu, John Lithgow and Nathan Lane and director Oliver Stone were among the stars in the audience for Kenneth Branagh's final Macbeth performance at New York's Park Avenue Armory on Sunday night (22Jun14). The production of the classic Shakespeare play came to an end after a sold-out limited run, which lasted less than three weeks.

29th April 2014

Fact: Actor Hugh Jackman crashed the live U.S. broadcast of the Tony Award nominations on Tuesday (29Apr14) by interrupting guest presenters Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff as they were about to read out the shortlist for the Broadway trophies at the Diamond Horseshoe club at New York's Paramount Hotel. The Les Miserables star walked onstage and said, "Hang on, hang on, sorry guys, sorry", before reminding viewers to tune in to the prizegiving on 8 June (14), when he will serve as the event's host for the fourth time. Musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder and Neil Patrick Harris' glam rock production of Hedwig and the Angry Itch lead the nominations with 10 and eight nods, respectively.

6th November 2013

Fact: Actress Lucy Liu is set to take on double duty on three upcoming Tv episodes of her hit detective series Elementary by stepping behind the camera to direct. The star, who portrays a female version of Dr. Watson opposite Jonny Lee Miller as a modern day Sherlock Holmes, made her directorial debut in 2011 with short film Meena.

17th May 2013

Fact: Actress Lucy Liu has unveiled a new exhibition of her artwork in Manchester, England. The Charlie's Angels star, an avid painter, attended the Totem launch at The Popular Institute on Friday (17May13).

12th February 2013

Quote: "I've been meditating twice a day for about two years now and it's like saying a prayer. It's helped me so much! It gives me a feeling of comfort and safety. You realise that you can live and work and do all the things you need to do. It makes me feel like I'm part of a bigger plan, and that's a very nice feeling." Lucy Liu takes a few moments to chill out every day.

11th February 2013

Quote: "I have a treadmill. I run while watching Downton Abbey, and I'll increase the speed a little at a time, decrease it, and then raise it again... I've found running is the fastest way to lose weight." Lucy Liu works out while watching her favourite period drama.

31st January 2013

Quote: "I make major decisions using rock, paper, scissors. Like, am I gonna take the show? Rock, paper, scissors, two out of three (wins). Am I gonna eat Italian or Japanese? Rock, paper, scissors. Are you gonna buy this house? Rock, paper, scissors!" Charlie's Angels star Lucy Liu uses the popular kids hand game to help her make major career decisions.

30th January 2013

Fact: Charlie's Angels star Lucy Liu found herself with a face full of pie during an appearance on late-night Tv in America on Tuesday (29Jan13). The actress, 44, signed up for a messy game of Rock, Paper, Scissors... Pie on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

30th January 2013

Quote: "I am going to the game... My first Super Bowl ever... my first professional anything (in sport). I don't (go to sports games) because I'm not tall enough and I get trampled. After the game ends and everyone's leaving, it's just suffocating." Charlie's Angels star Lucy Liu fears she may get lost in the crowd at Sunday's (03Feb13) big football game in New Orleans, Louisiana.

17th September 2012

Quote: "In the beginning I was doing photography and George Clooney bought a few of my pieces. He was incredibly supportive. He was like, all about, 'Wow this is amazing that you're doing that' and I was just a guest star on Er at the time. It was a long time ago." Actress Lucy Liu found a big fan of her artwork in the Hollywood movie star.

17th July 2012

Fact: Actresses Emma Stone and Lucy Liu are set to voice virtual characters in new video game Sleeping Dogs, due out in August (12). Also slated to add their vocal talents to the project, which features a series of fast-paced, challenging vehicle chases, gunplay and martial arts combat, are Tom Wilkinson and Die Another Day star Will Yun Lee.

16th July 2012

Quote: "People have requested physical violence against them by me. A lot of times at interviews they'll ask me to spank them, and it's on camera, and I've had people say that they named their child after me." Charlie's Angels star Lucy Liu on her bizarre fan encounters.

26th October 2011

Fact: Actress Lucy Liu proved her tough-girl credentials by donning a bulletproof vest and joining cops on a ride through a Los Angeles ghetto on Friday (21Oct11). The Charlie's Angels star is preparing for a new role as a police officer in TV drama Southland.

24th June 2010

Quote: "I'm dating somebody. He's just this wonderful person. (We've been dating for) seven months. He's not in the business at all. I met him through a friend." CHARLIE'S ANGELS star Lucy Liu has found love with a mystery man.

6th March 2009

Fact: CHARLIE'S ANGELS star Lucy Liu is also a talented artist - an acrylic portrait made by the actress is up for sale at New York's Eli Klein Fine Art Gallery for $28,000 (£19,000).

26th June 2008

Fact: Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan have pulled out of the London premiere of their new movie KUNG FU PANDA, which takes place on Thursday night (26Jun08). Stars Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman and Lucy Liu are all expected to attend the red carpet bash.

24th April 2008

Fact: Lucy Liu is to return to TV as a lawyer - the actress, who played a bitchy attorney on Ally Mcbeal, has signed up to play a legal expert in the second season of U.S. drama hit DIRTY SEXY MONEY. The show's creator, DAVID E' KELLEY, who also wrote Ally MCBeal reportedly created a new character with Liu in mind.

22nd January 2008

Quote: "I always introduce her as my sister, so they don't know that she's my brother's wife. But she's like a sister to me; we just have a really good energy together. And they get privacy, I think." Actress Lucy Liu lives with her brother and his wife.

21st January 2008

Fact: Kill Bill star Lucy Liu is holding an exhibition of her paintings in Munich, Germany in May (08) and will donate part of her proceeds to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

11th July 2007

Quote: "They're all pretty f**king hot, to be honest with you. They all have different qualities." Sam Rockwell can't choose between his CHARLIE'S ANGELS co-stars Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz.

6th March 2007

Quote: "Strangers sighting me never shout out, 'Lucy!' It's somehow always the full name, 'Hey, there's Lucy Liu!" Actress LUCY LIU's fans always address the star by her complete name.

23rd September 2006

Fact: Bruce Willis is such a fan of pal Lucy Liu's artwork he paid $60,000 (GBP33,300) for four of her pieces at a recent New York auction to benefit her favourite charity UNICEF.

10th June 2006

Quote: "Everything I wear is vintage and smells funny. Maybe that's why I don't have a boyfriend." CHARLIE'S ANGELS star Lucy Liu muses over her love life.

15th March 2006

Fact: Drew Barrymore raised $20,000 (GBP11,800) for the World Food Programme on Monday (13MAR06), by auctioning off photos she took in Kenya. Hugh Grant and Lucy Liu were among those bidding on the pictures taken when Barrymore travelled to Kenya for a story in Marie Claire magazine.

6th March 2006

Quote: "Everything I buy is vintage and smells funny. Maybe that's why I don't have a boyfriend." Hollywood beauty Lucy Liu rationalises her man troubles.

24th February 2006

Quote: <p>"Well, I mean it's hard not to find Josh attractive - he's an incredibly tall, big, strapping, young man!" Lucy Liu had to restrain herself while working with Hollywood hunk Josh Hartnett on new movie Lucky Number Slevin. </p>

6th January 2006

Quote: <p>"They're going to get married on Pay-Per-View (TV)." George Clooney's publicist Stan Rosenfeld jokes about the movie star's reported romance with Lucy Liu. </p>

10th November 2005

Fact: <p>A galaxy of stars including Jack Black, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan and Ian McShane will voice characters in forthcoming animated movie KUNG FU PANDA. </p>

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