Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong

Highest Rated: 100% Peter Pan (1924)

Lowest Rated: 60% Impact (1949)

Birthday: Jan 3, 1905

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

At 12 she broke into films as an extra and soon went on to play a number of featured parts. She first attracted significant attention for her portrayal of a slave girl in Douglas Fairbanks's The Thief of Bagdad (1924). Oriental mysteries came into fashion in the late '20s, helping to elevate her to international stardom. In 1929 she went to Europe; besides starring in British and German films she also lectured widely. Meanwhile, she also costarred with Laurence Olivier in the stage production Circle of Chalk. Her films in the late '30s and early '40s were mostly cheap melodramas in which she played mysterious wicked women. In 1942 she retired from the screen, later appearing in three additional films. She died of a heart attack at 54.

Highest Rated Movies



75% The Savage Innocents Hiko 1961
No Score Yet Portrait in Black Tani 1960
60% Impact Su Lin 1949
No Score Yet Bombs Over Burma Lin Ying 1943
No Score Yet Lady from Chungking Kwan Mei 1942
No Score Yet Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery Lois Ling 1941
No Score Yet King of Chinatown Dr. Mary Ling 1939
No Score Yet When Were You Born? Mary Lee Ling 1938
No Score Yet Daughter of Shanghai Lan Ying Lin 1937
80% Java Head Taou Yen 1935
71% Chu Chin Chow Zahrat 1934
No Score Yet Tiger Bay Lui Chang 1934
No Score Yet Limehouse Blues Tu Tuan 1934
No Score Yet A Study in Scarlet Mrs. Pyke 1933
96% Shanghai Express Hui Fei 1932
No Score Yet Daughter of the Dragon Princess Ling Moy 1931
86% Piccadilly Shosho 1929
No Score Yet The Pavement Butterfly Actor 1929
No Score Yet Old San Francisco Chinese Girl 1927
No Score Yet Mister Wu Loo Song 1927
100% Peter Pan Tiger Lily 1924
96% The Thief of Bagdad The Mongol Slave 1924
No Score Yet Drifting Rose Li 1923
No Score Yet The Toll of the Sea Lotus Flower 1922
No Score Yet Shame The Lotus Blossom 1921


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