Kelly Hu

Kelly Hu

Highest Rated: 93% Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021)

Lowest Rated: 0% Dim Sum Funeral (2008)

Birthday: Feb 13, 1968

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

One of the most successful Asian-American actresses of all time, Kelly Hu found her greatest success in genre projects, mostly fantasy, action and horror. After becoming the first Asian-American Miss Teen USA in history, Hu broke into Hollywood with a series of sitcom guest spots and her first film role, in "Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan" (1989). Television allowed the athletic Hu to achieve prominence by playing martial arts expert policewomen on "Nash Bridges" (CBS, 1996-2001) and "Martial Law" (CBS, 1998-2000), which led to further big screen successes as fantasy characters. These included a psychic queen in the sword-and-sandals epic "The Scorpion King" (2002) and, most famously, the steel-clawed assassin Lady Deathstrike in "X2: X-Men United" (2003). A string of voiceover work followed, as well as high-profile roles on a variety of TV dramas and procedurals, including "Army Wives" (Lifetime, 2007-13), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (CBS, 2009- ), "The Vampire Diaries" (The CW, 2009-17) and "Hawaii Five-0" (CBS, 2010- ). Although the lack of colorblind casting in Hollywood may have limited Hu's professional heights, the actress worked consistently, building a lengthy résumé that was impressive by any standards.

Highest rated movies

X2
Go Back to China
Almost Perfect
Americanese
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear
Kepler's Dream
The Scorpion King
Undoing

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Breast Cancer Bucket List Brenda Lee (Character) - 2021
93% 72% Batman: Soul of the Dragon Lady Shiva (Voice) - 2021
81% No Score Yet Go Back to China May Li (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Christmas Wonderland Julia (Character) - 2018
9% 0% Maximum Impact Kate (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 57% F.R.E.D.I. Dr. Andi Palmer (Character) - 2018
56% 78% Kepler's Dream Irene (Character) $2.8K 2016
No Score Yet 38% Death Valley Greenstreet (Character) $4.3K 2015
No Score Yet 15% High School Exorcism Denise Brady (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 11% Age of Tomorrow Dr. Gordon (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 67% The Haumana Linda (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 70% White Frog May Chung (Character) - 2012
67% No Score Yet Almost Perfect Vanessa Lee (Character) - 2011
0% 29% What Women Want Unknown (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 40% The Tournament Lai Lai Zhen (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 55% Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword Miyumi/Miss Mirimoto (Voice) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Farm House Lilith (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 42% Dead Space: Downfall Shen (Voice) - 2008
0% 36% Dim Sum Funeral Cindy (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 18% Stiletto Detective Hanover (Character) - 2008
10% 61% The Air I Breathe Jiyoung (Character) $19.5K 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Afro Samurai Okiku (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 16% Succubus: Hell-Bent Detective Pei (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 61% Shanghai Kiss Micki Yang (Character) - 2007
31% 25% Undoing Vera (Character) $45K 2006
No Score Yet 24% Devil's Den Caitlin (Character) - 2006
67% No Score Yet Americanese Brenda (Character) - 2006
6% 34% Underclassman Lisa Brooks (Character) $5.7M 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mayday Sharon Crandall (Character) - 2005
60% 57% The Librarian: Quest for the Spear Lana (Character) - 2004
26% 52% Cradle 2 the Grave Sona (Character) $34.6M 2003
85% 85% X2 Yuriko Oyama/Deathstrike (Character) $214.9M 2003
41% 38% The Scorpion King The Sorceress (Character) $90.3M 2002
No Score Yet 62% Fakin' Da Funk Kwee-Me (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 30% No Way Back Seiko Kobayashi (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Star Command Ens. Yukiko Fujisaki (Character) - 1996
11% 68% Surf Ninjas Ro-May (Character) $4.9M 1993

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 93% Phineas and Ferb Stacy (Voice) 2019 2007-2015
86% 62% Arrow China White (Guest Star) 2019 2017 2012-2015
65% 93% The Orville Admiral Ozawa (Guest Star) 2019 2017
No Score Yet 62% NCIS: New Orleans Dr. Anna Yoon (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Battle of the Network Stars Guest 2017
93% 66% The 100 Cece (Character) 2014-2015
82% 87% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
86% 69% The Vampire Diaries Pearl (Guest Star) 2010-2011
No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 74% Hawaii Five-0 Unknown (Guest Star) 2010-2011
No Score Yet 85% NCIS Lee Wuan Kai (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 72% NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet In Plain Sight Jane Kwan / Ahn Li (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 92% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kelly Sun (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Army Wives Jordana Davis (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet 91% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2005-2008
7% No Score Yet In Case of Emergency Kelly Lee (Character) 2007
100% 90% Afro Samurai Unknown (Voice) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Las Vegas Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 77% CSI: New York Detective Kaile Maka (Guest Star) 2005-2006
54% No Score Yet The Book of Daniel Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
96% No Score Yet Boomtown Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Martial Law Chen Pei Pei (Character) 1998-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nash Bridges Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1997-1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Malcolm & Eddie Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sentinel Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
91% No Score Yet Murder One Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maybe This Time Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Renegade Kathy Maruyama (Guest Star) 1994
43% No Score Yet Burke's Law Dawn (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Kim Van Luy (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tour of Duty Vietnamese DJ (Guest Star) 1989

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