Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong
1905 - 1961

Anna May Wong  American Actress


Anna May Wong passed away on 2nd Feb 1961 aged 56. Her last relationship was when Eric Maschwitz and Anna May Wong dated for 79 years after getting together in 1937.


Anna May Wong was in relationships with Eric Maschwitz (1937), Marlene Dietrich (1932), Leni Riefenstahl (1928 - present), Charles Rosher (1927), Tod Browning (1923), Marshall Neilan (1919 - 1921), Philip Ahn, John Gilbert and Brian Aherne.


Anna May Wong is a 56 year old American Actress. Born Wong Liu Tsong on 3rd January, 1905 in Los Angeles, California and educated at Hollywood High School, she is famous for Shanghai Express (1932) in a career that spans 1919–61. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Anna May Wong was in an on-screen matchup with Sessue Hayakawa in Daughter of the Dragon (1931).

Anna May Wong is a member of the following lists: Burials at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, American actresses of Chinese descent and Actresses from Los Angeles, California.


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Confirmed Relationships9
Longest Relationship88 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length10 yrs, 1 mth
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Anna
Middle Name May
Last Name Wong
Full Name at Birth Wong Liu Tsong
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd January, 1905
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Died 2nd February, 1961
Place of Death Santa Monica, CA USA
Cause of Death heart attack
Height 5' 6½" (169 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality DISPUTED
Religion Christian Science
Ethnicity Asian
Nationality American
High School Hollywood High School, Lincoln High School
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Shanghai Express (1932)
Year(s) Active 1919–61
Father Wong Sam SIng
Mother Lee Gon Toy
Brother Roger, Richard
Sister Lu Lu, Mary
Friend Emil Jannings, Lon Chaney, Paul Robeson, John GIlbert, Carl Van Vechten, Warner Oland

Anna May Wong (January 3, 1905 – February 3, 1961) was the first Chinese American movie star, and also the first Asian American actress to gain international recognition. Her long and varied career spanned silent film, sound film, television, stage and radio.

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Anna May Wong56 CapricornActress
Eric Maschwitz68 GeminiScreenwriter
Vincent Price82 GeminiActor
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Leni Riefenstahl101 LeoDirector
Charles Rosher88 ScorpioCinematographer
Tod Browning82 CancerDirector
Marshall Neilan67 AriesActor
Philip Ahn72 AriesActor
John Gilbert38 CancerActor
Brian Aherne83 TaurusActor


Portrait in Black1960TawnyMovie
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960A-hsingTV Show
Adventures in Paradise1959Madam Lu YangTV Show
Mike Hammer1956Madame ChuTV Show
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1955China MaryTV Show
Climax!1954Mayli, ClerkTV Show
Producers' Showcase1954Chinese WomanTV Show
The Gallery of Madame Liu-Tsong1951Mme. Lui-Tsong (1951)TV Show
Impact1949Su Lin ChungMovie
Bombs Over Burma1942Lin YingMovie
Lady from Chungking1942Kwan MeiMovie
Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery1941Lois LingMovie
King of Chinatown1939Dr. Mary LingMovie
Island of Lost Men1939Kim LingMovie
Dangerous to Know1938Madame Lan YingMovie
When Were You Born1938Mei Lei Ming (Aquarius)Movie
Daughter of Shanghai1937Lan Ying LinMovie
Chu Chin Chow1934ZahratMovie
Limehouse Blues1934Tu TuanMovie
Java Head1934Taou YuenMovie
Tiger Bay1934Lui ChangMovie
A Study in Scarlet1933Mrs. PykeMovie
Shanghai Express1932Hui FeiMovie
Daughter of the Dragon1931Ling MoyMovie
The Flame of Love1930Hai TangMovie
Across to Singapore1928Singapore Woman (uncredited)Movie
Chinatown Charlie1928Mandarin's SweetheartMovie
Schmutziges Geld1928SongMovie
The Crimson City1928SuMovie
The Chinese Parrot1927Nautch DancerMovie
The Devil Dancer1927SadaMovie
Mr. Wu1927Loo SongMovie
Old San Francisco1927A Flower of the OrientMovie
Why Girls Love Sailors1927Delamar (scenes deleted)Short Film
Driven from Home1927Movie
The Honorable Mr. Buggs1927Baroness StoloffShort Film
Streets of Shanghai1927Su QuanMovie
The Desert's Toll1926OnetaMovie
Fifth Avenue1926Nan LoMovie
The Silk Bouquet1926Dragon HorseMovie
A Trip to Chinatown1926OhatiMovie
Forty Winks1925Annabelle WuMovie
His Supreme Moment1925Harem Girl in Play (uncredited)Movie
Peter Pan1924Tiger LilyMovie
The Thief of Bagdad1924The Mongol SlaveMovie
Lilies of the Field1924Movie
The Alaskan1924KeokMovie
The Fortieth Door1924ZiraMovie
Drifting1923Rose LiMovie
Mary of the Movies1923Anna May Wong (uncredited)Movie
Thundering Dawn1923Honky-Tonk GirlMovie
The Toll of the Sea1922Lotus FlowerMovie
Shame1921Lotus BlossomMovie
Bits of Life1921Toy Sing, Chin Chow's WifeMovie
The First Born1921Movie
Outside the Law1920Chinese Girl (uncredited)Movie
Dinty1920Half Moon (uncredited)Movie
The Red Lantern1919Eurasian woman (uncredited)Movie
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