Actress cum director, Lucy Liu is receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 1, 2019.
Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Ana Martinez, informed NBC News that Lucy’s star is set to be unveiled on May 1st.
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The event will take place three weeks prior to the release of the 7th and final season of elementary, starring Lucy Liu.
Lucy is the second Asian-American actress to receive such an honor after Anna May Wong who was inducted in the year 1960.
Liu's induction was announced early in June 2018, by the chamber of commerce, but had given no specific date.
50-year-old, Lucy Liu rose to fame for her role in Ally McBeal, where the Asian-American actress was a series regular for almost four seasons.
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She was nominated for the Emmy and Screen Actors Guild for Ally McBeal.
Over the years she has acted in several movies and TV shows of varied genres. Lucy Liu's most notable performances can be found in films like Kill Bill and Charlie's Angels.
She has also directed episodes for TV shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Elementary.
She is the first Asian American woman to host the talk show Saturday Night Live.
The organization honoring the actress must pay $50,000 for the installation of the star.
The money is also for maintaining the Walk of Fame.