Lucy Liu is a popular American model and actress. She is also a film producer and a director who came from the Chinese lineage. She was born on December 2, 1968 at Jackson Heights in New York to Cecilia and Tom Liu. She got her middle name, Alexis while she’s in high school. Her parents was originally from Beijing and Shanghai and the two just met in New York. She grew up in a diversified community. She learnt Mandarin language at home and studies English at the age of 5. She studied at Joseph Pulitzer Middle School and in 1986, she graduated at Stuyvesant High School. Subsequently, she attended New York University and went to the University of Michigan where she became a Chi Omega sorority member. She earns a degree in Asian languages and cultures. Lucy initially worked as a waitress from 1988 to 1989.

Lucy was spotted by an agent when she was 19-years old wandering on the subway. She did one commercial and later auditioned for the production of Alice in Wonderland while in college. Although Lucy had auditioned for a supporting role, she was cast in the main role. In 1992, she made her debut in the New York stage through Tina Chen’s Fairy Bones. The actress has done small roles in television and films. She appeared in The X-Files’ episode, Hell Money and also in The March to Freedom, the 8th episode of the television series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys before she played the role of Ling Woo in the very popular legal comedy-drama series, Ally McBeal. Initially, she auditioned for Nelle Porter’s character but her current role had been made specifically for her. She was supposedly appeared in the show temporarily but due to the positive feedbacks from the audience, she became a permanent cast. Lucy received nominations at the Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for doing her role successfully. In 1999, he bagged the role of Pearl, a prostitute associated to the Chinese Mafia in the crime film, Payback.

Lucy was also one of the Charlie’s Angels. She essayed the role of Alex Munday along with Dylan Sanders (played by Drew Barrymore) and Natalie Cook (played by Cameron Diaz). The film became a box-office success and grossed over $125-Million in U.S. and $264-Million worldwide. She portrayed the same character in the Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle in 2003. The film is also a box-office hit and grossed $100-Million in U.S. and $259-Million worldwide. She was also featured as Agent Sever in the action-thriller film, Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever along with Antonio Banderas in 2002.

Lucy also hosted the late night show, Saturday Night Live in 2000. She also acted in two episodes of the comedy drama series, Ugly Betty. In 2001, she did a guest appearance as herself in the episode, Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda of the romantic sitcom, Sex and the City. Lucy was starred as Mia Mason in the comedy drama show inspired by Sex and the City, Cashmere Mafia. She had done cameo appearance in the adult animated sitcoms, Futurama and The Simpsons. In 2002, she bagged the role of Rita Foster in Brainstorm. Shortly after, she acted as O-Ren Ishii in the martial arts film, Kill Bill which stars Uma Thurman. Lucy got the Best Movie Villain award at the MTV Award for her role in the film. Afterwards, she appeared in many episodes of the sitcom, Joey. She also did films like Chicago and Domino bagging minor roles. She was seen as Lindsey in the crime mafia film, Lucky Number Slevin opposite with Slevin Kelevra (played by Josh Hartnett). The actress also played as a Chinese HIV positive in the 2005 film, 3 Needles.

In year 2007, Lucy played the role of a undead reporter in the action-comedy film, Code Name: The Cleaner from which she got the 41st place on being one of the ‘Top 50 Sexiest Vampires’. She also played as Violet, a femme fatale in the romantic comedy film, Watching the Detectives. Lucy made her debut on being a producer in the remake of the film, Charlie Chan. She was also ranked in the 96th place on being one of the ‘100 Sexiest Movie Stars’. From 2008 to 2009, she bagged the role of Nola Lyons in the prime time drama series, Dirty Sexy Money. She also voiced the Silvermist’s character in Disney Fairies and voiced Viper’s character in Kung Fu Panda.

She made her debut in the Broadway through the play, god of Carnage. In 2012, she played as Dr. Joan Watson in the crime drama series, Elementary and acted as a police officer in the drama series, Southland where she won the Best Drama Guest Actress at the Critics’ Choice Television Award. Lucy is also the narrator of The Bullitts.

Besides acting and producing, Lucy is also an artist who has done various gallery shows displaying her collage, photography, paintings and more.
Pauley Perrette English Actress

Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette is an actress, born on March 27, 1969 at New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. She was raised up around Southern U.S. Initially, she stated that she wanted to work with animals, to become an FBI agent or be a member of a rock and roll band. She studied at Valdosta State University in Georgia and took up Criminal Justice. Later, she shifted to New York City and studied at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. In New York, she works as a bartender in New York, a cook in a cruise boat and more.She has spent years in doing television and films, mainly doing television commercials, music videos. Shot films and some voice-overs. While working for other jobs, she was introduced to an advertising director. Since then, she started to appear many commercials and later, she decided to move to Los Angeles where she did various small roles and guest appearances. In year 2001, she was introduced in a recurring role in the short-lived television series, Special Unit 2 and played the role of Alice Cramer. She played as Abby Sciuto, a forensic specialist in the police procedural drama series, NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service). Her first character appearances were on the legal drama series, JAG where she appeared on two episodes in 2003. Since then, she appeared in two episodes of the television series, NCIS: Los Angeles as Abby in 2009. In 2011, she earned the highest Q Score or the assessment of an artist’s familiarity and appeal in the U.S. primetime show. Pauley also appeared on the season 4 of the NBC’s Frasier as a Café Nervosa waitress. Subsequently, she made a guest-star appearance in the first season of the television series, 24. She also made a guest appearances in many films like the psychological horror film, The Ring in 2002 and the comedy-drama film, Almost Famous. Besides acting, Pauley is also a published poet and a writer. She wrote the short story, Cheers which appears in Pills, Thrills, Chills and Heartache: Adventures in the First Person. She is also an aspiring photographer, artist, music lover and a keen supporter for civil rights. The actress also produced a documentary which depicts the U.S. civil rights called, Citizen Lane and it was finished in 2013. In one interview in 2005, she stated that she has an all-time crime obsession. She studied sociology, criminal science and psychology and took a degree in criminal science before she landed in the entertainment world. She also appeared in a television commercial for Expedia.com in 2010. Later, she made a guest appearance in the reality competition, RuPaul’s Drag Race as a jury.She wrote and recorded the song, Fear and was known as ‘Stop Making Friends’. It was recorded as an original soundtrack in NCIS released in 2009. Fear was also featured in the season 6 episode of the series entitled Aliyah. Pauley is also the lead singer of the band, Lo-Ball and was known by her stage name as Pauley P. The band’s song, Can’t Get Me Down was played in the movie, Legally Blond. She was also seen in Metallica’s video, The Unnamed Feeling from the album, St. Anger. She was also the main vocalist in the B. Taylor’s song, Fire in Your Eyes.Pauley was married to Coyote Shivers for three years and they got separated. She filed a restraining order against his husband subjected to sexual, physical and emotional abuse while they were still together and even after their marriage. Later, she got engaged to Michael Bosman and filed for legal protections for same-sex couples. They dated for four years but later, they ended their relationship. She got engaged to Thomas Arklie, a former British Royal Marine.

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Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara is a gorgeous Columbian model, host, producer, comedian and actress. She was born as Sofia Margarita Vergara Vergara on July 10, 1972 at Barranquilla, Atlantico, Columbia. Her mother is Margarita Vergara Davila de Vergara and Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo. She was called as La Toti in her family. Sofia is a devoted Catholic and studied at Marymount School Barranquilla. She got married to her childhood sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez when she was just 18-years old and had a son named, Manolo. They got divorced in year 1993. She also went to a University in Columbia and took pre-dentistry. Various opportunities came her way to work as a model and actress and Sofia decided to pursue her career in show business. She stopped studying and went to Miami with her son, mother and sister.She was spotted by a photographer while she was walking at a beach in Columbia and later, she received many offers on modeling and television. She was hesitant to do her first television commercial until her school gave their permission to accept the offer. So she first appeared in a Pepsi commercial when she was 17 years old that was extensively broadcast around Latin America.When she was 20-years old, she moved to Bogotá in Columbia to work as a ramp model and TV actress. She is also Fernando Fiore’s co-host in the travel show, Fuera de serie from which she visited unusual places worldwide. The series was aired on the Spanish language, Univisión and she became a star in Latin America. She was given more exposures since the series was also aired in United States through the Univisión channels there. Sofia also hosted another show from the same channel entitled, A que no te atreves or I Dare You. She usually work for Univisión since she in under an exclusive contract with the network.She made a guest appearance in the opening of HBO’s Entourage Season 4. She also modeled for various posters and calendars from 1998 to 2002. When her contract in Univisión expires, she got an offer in United States to do some roles in ABC network. She appeared as Lola Hernandez in the ABC sitcom, Hot Properties along with Gail O’Grady and Nicole Sullivan. The show was usually compared to Sex and the City and Designing Women. In 2007, she bagged the role of Esperanza Villalobos in another ABC’s comedy series, The Knights of Prosperity. She was starred in the sitcom, Modern Family from 2009 up to the present. Her character as a Columbian mother, Gloria Delgado-Pritchett gained her a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Primetime Emmy Award from 2010 to 2013.In 2007, Sofia played as Alicia Oviedo in Amas de Casa Desesperadas, the Columbian version of the very popular American series, Desperate Housewives. Alicia’s character is the counterpart of Mary Alice Young (played by Brenda Strong) in Desperate Housewives. She was also part of the prime time drama series, Dirty Sexy Money from which she played as Sofia Montoya, the love interest of Jeremy Darling (played by Seth Gabel). The actress also guested in the Mexican telenovela, Fuego en la sangre. In year 2008, she took the 62nd place in the ‘Hot 100’ list on Maxim’s magazine. She essayed the role of Mama Morton in the musical play, Chicago. In 2011, the filming of the popular comedy film, ‘The Three Stooges: The Movie’ was ended, where she donned the role of Lydia Harter, a nasty woman who attempted to manipulate the Three Stooges into murdering her own husband so she can get all his money. Sofia supported his son, Manolo on his YouTube’s Vida Con Toty in April 2012.She became the highest-earning woman in the television industry after gaining $19-Million for 12-months in year 2012. Sofia was also named as one of the ’50 Most Beautiful People’ in People’s magazine and was known as one of the most powerful Latin Women in Hollywood, based on Billboard and Hollywood Reporter. She has done advertisements for various brands like CoverGirl, State Farm, Diet Pepsi and Comcast’s Xfinity. She signed contracts for Diet Pepsi, Synthroid and Rooms To Go in year 2013.The actress survived with Thyroid Cancer in year 2000. In 2012, she got engaged to Nick Loeb but the supposed wedding was cancelled on May 23, 2014. In July 2014, Sofia was reportedly dating Joe Manganiello of True Blood.

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Sofia Vergara English Actress