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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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>