Asian Actors In Hollywood
Lucy Liu is an American actress, who is known for playing the role of Alex Munday in Charlie's Angels, O-Ren Ishii in Kill Bill, and Simone Grove in the Why Women Kill (2019).
Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress who rose to fame in 1990s Hong Kong action films and is best known internationally for her roles in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), along with recent international English films and series. Her other works include Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Reign of Assassins (2010, Star Trek: Discovery (2017) and The Lady (2011), in which she portrayed Aung San Suu Kyi. In 2018, she starred in the American romantic comedy-drama film, Crazy Rich Asians. She has also co-starred in the 2018 film Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy and the 2019 film Last Christmas.
Nora Lum, known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress and rapper. She has played supporting roles in the comedy films Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians (2018), and her leading role in the comedy-drama The Farewell (2019) earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress nomination.
Henry Ewan Golding is a Malaysian-born English actor. He is known for his film work, playing the role of Nick Young in Crazy Rich Asians, as well as Sean Townsend in the thriller A Simple Favor and Tom in the romantic comedy Last Christmas.
Liu Yifei is a Chinese-American actress, singer, and model. In November 2017, Liu was cast as Mulan in the live-action adaptation of the 1998 Disney animated film, which is set to be released in 2020.
Yoson An is a Chinese-born actor who immigrated to New Zealand at a young age.Beginning his acting career in 2012, he has rapidly added an impressive collection of credits to his resume, having appeared in international feature films The Meg, Mortal Engines, and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Ziyi Zhang is a Chinese actress and model. She is best known for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).She made her feature film debut in The Road Home (1999).For her work in Memoirs of a Geisha she was nominated for an Golden Globe for Best Actress.
Constance Wu (born March 22, 1982) is an American actress. She stars as Jessica Huang in the ABC television comedy Fresh Off the Boat (2015–2020). She has been nominated for two TCA Awards and four Critics' Choice Television Awards for Fresh Off the Boat. In film, Wu was further lauded for her role as Rachel Chu in the 2018 romantic comedy-drama film Crazy Rich Asians, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, among others.
Randall Park is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is best known for portraying Louis Huang in Fresh Off the Boat, for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2016. He also appears in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Ant-Man and the Wasp and upcoming television series WandaVision as FBI agent Jimmy Woo, as well as in the DC Extended Universe film Aquaman as Dr. Stephen Shin.
Ming-Na Wen is a Chinese-American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Melinda May in the ABC action drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–present) and for voicing Mulan in the animated musical action films Mulan (1998) and Mulan II (2004).
Li Bingbing is a Chinese actress. Li starred in Hollywood blockbusters Resident Evil: Retribution (2012), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and The Meg (2018).
Harry Shum Jr. is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He is best known for his roles as Mike Chang on the Fox television series Glee (2009–2015) and as Magnus Bane on the Freeform television series Shadowhunters (2016–2019). He was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance in Glee, winning once and he won the award for The Male TV Star of 2018 in the E! People's Choice Awards for Shadowhunters.
Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress. From 2015 to 2018, she starred as Alex Parrish in the ABC thriller series Quantico.
Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress. She rose to prominence starring as Emily Fields in the ABC Family/Freeform series Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017).
Kristin Kreuk is a Canadian actress. She became most known for her roles as Lana Lang in the superhero television series Smallville (2001–2008), also as Catherine Chandler-Keller in The CW sci-fi series Beauty & the Beast (2012–2016) and as Joanna Hanley in the CBC legal drama series Burden of Truth.
Pom Alexandra Klementieff is a French actress. Klementieff received worldwide recognition for her role as Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Simu Liu is a Canadian actor, writer and stuntman. He is best known for the role of Jung in the CBC Television sitcom Kim's Convenience. He will portray the superhero Shang-Chi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). He is set to become the first Asian actor to lead a Marvel Studios film.
Chase Tang is a Taiwanese-Canadian actor. In September 2019, it was announced that Tang joined the cast of an upcoming Netflix series called Jupiter's Legacy.
Claudia Kim is a Korean actress. Kim gained international attention for her roles in Marco Polo (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Kim portrays Nagini in the 2018 film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Daniel Henney is a Korean–American actor and model. He is known for starring in films such as X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Shanghai Calling (2012) and Big Hero 6 (2014).In television, he is known for starring in the Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. He has joined the regular cast of Criminal Minds for its thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth seasons.
Kelly Hu is a Chinese-American actress, voice artist, former fashion model and beauty queen who was Miss Teen USA 1985 and Miss Hawaii USA 1993. Hu starred as Dr. Rae Chang on the American television soap opera Sunset Beach and as Michelle Chan on the American television police drama series Nash Bridges. She has also starred in numerous films including The Scorpion King (2002) as Cassandra, Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) as Sona, X2 as Yuriko Oyama / Lady Deathstrike (2003), The Tournament (2009) as Lai Lai Zhen, and White Frog (2012).
Ross Butler an American actor. He is best known for his role as Zach Dempsey in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why and as Reggie Mantle on The CW television series Riverdale
Freida Pinto is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in American and British films.Pinto rose to prominence with her film debut in the British drama Slumdog Millionaire (2008) . She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Drama, and won the Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Performance for Slumdog Millionaire. Her biggest commercial success came with the science fiction film Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). In 2017, she starred in the Showtime miniseries Guerrilla.
Angela Yeung Wing, better known by her stage name Angelababy, is a model, actress, and singer based in Hong Kong. Angelababy made her Hollywood film debut in Hitman: Agent 47 with a minor role. In 2016, Angelababy played a major supporting role in the Hollywood science fiction film Independence Day: Resurgence.
Chloe Wang, known professionally as Chloe Bennet, is an American actress. She is known for her role as Daisy Johnson on the television series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Kelsey Asbille Chow is an American actress. She is known for her role as Tracy Stewart in MTV's Teen Wolf from 2015–2016.
Remy Hii is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role as Alistair Cheng in the 2018 romantic comedy film Crazy Rich Asians and as Brad Davis in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
Manuel Jacinto is a Filipino-born Canadian actor. After several small roles on television, his breakout role came in 2016, playing Jason Mendoza on the NBC sitcom The Good Place.
Masi Oka is an American actor, producer, and digital effects artist who became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura. Heroes turned out to be a breakout hit and his portrayal of Nakamura earned him nominations for both a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, the only actor on the show to be nominated on either award shows
Charles Melton is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Reggie Mantle on The CW television series Riverdale and Daniel Bae in the film The Sun Is Also a Star (2019).
Olivia Munn is an American actress. She began her professional career in television journalism before becoming an actress. She is known for playing the character Sloan Sabbith on the Aaron Sorkin's drama series The Newsroom (2012-2014) on HBO. She was also a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 2010 to 2011.
David Lim is an American actor and model. He is best known for his portrayal of Sebastian Chen in the second season of the ABC thriller Quantico and as Victor Tan in the CBS television series S.W.A.T.
Malese Jow and recently Melise, is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Anna, a teenage vampire on The CW's fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries. She starred as Julia Yeung in the short-lived CW science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed. Jow starred as Mareth Ravenlock in season two of The Shannara Chronicles. She has most recently been cast in Invincible for Amazon set for release in 2020.
Nicole Gale Anderson is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Heather Chandler on The CW series Beauty & the Beast. She is also known for her roles as Macy Misa in the Disney Channel series Jonas and as Kelly Parker and Miranda Collins respectively on the ABC Family shows Make It or Break It and Ravenswood.
Bianca Stam is a Chinese American actress and model. She is best known as Elizabeth in Hong Kong crime drama OCTB.
Melissa O'Neil is a Canadian singer and actress. In 2005, O'Neil won the third season of Canadian Idol, the first Canadian female to have won. As an actress, she is known for her roles as Two/Rebecca/Portia Lin on the Syfy science fiction series Dark Matter and as Officer Lucy Chen on the ABC police procedural drama series The Rookie.
Arden Cho is an American actress, singer and model best known for her role as Kira Yukimura on Teen Wolf.
Kaitlyn Leeb ia a Canadian actress best known for her role as Camille Belcourt on Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Alexa Doig is a Canadian actress. She portrayed the title role in the 2000–2005 Canadian-American science fiction-adventure television series Andromeda. She also portrayed the female lead role of Rowan in the science fiction-action horror film Jason X (2001), the tenth installment of the Friday the 13th film series and currently appears in the Aurora Teagarden mystery films on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel.