Anna May Wong
Date of Birth
Jan 03, 1905
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA

Biography

Born and educated in Los Angeles, Anna May Wong began playing small parts in her preteen years. Her first role of consequence was as a slave girl in Douglas Fairbanks' lavish The Thief of Baghdad (1924); shortly afterward, she played Tiger Lily in the first film version of Peter Pan (1924). While she had several large roles in subsequent Hollywood films, it wasn't until Wong went to Europe in 1929...