Teddy Zee leverages Hollywood experience to tap the trans-Pacific entertainment boom.
Rats use charisma and drive to overcome long odds.
Pigs have the big hearts and deep convictions that inspire belief.
Honesty, loyalty and nobility combine with charisma to make dogs natural leaders.
Oxen know how to put their heads down and plow through adversity.
Better Luck Today
Justin Lin survives the leap from Asian American boy wonder to Hollywood old boy.
Michelle Krusiec proves she can play intriguing characters as well as stereotypical bimbos.
Beijing's Bi-Cultural Badgirl
Annie Wang has turned the foibles of Beijing's young professional elite into the stuff of trans-Pacific best-sellers.
Roosters are pioneers who combine private resolve with public appeal.
As a Hollywood action star Jet Li sees himself as fulfilling his lifelong destiny as the chosen champion of the Chinese people.
Arriving at White Castle The role of Harold Lee may do for John Cho what Ted Logan did for Keanu Reeves.
Primal Man Jason Scott Lee reveals the life changes that have made him so elusive after Dragon.
Everydude Uploaded Keanu Reeves finds his best self in the virtual realm.
Plucky Duckling Lucy Liu goes into full-fetish mode for action-babe stardom.
Scene Stealer Russell Wong is newly married and ready for stardom.
Heavenly & Earthy Beauty and brains helped Joan Chen conquer two worlds.
Stanford engineering grad Vic Chao discovered that the best lifestyle upgrade he could engineer was becoming an actor.
Fun-Loving Gal Chick Ming-Na Wen's no quiet, dutiful Chinese daughter.
Body in Motion
Kathy Lee is the sassy and physical prototype of a promising new generation of highly professional young Asian American actors.
Rising Star Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa held out for strong, virile roles -- and got them.
Best of the Fists America's top Asian actor/producer talks life, love & success.
Day Star At 20 Lindsey Price is the gray lady of TV soapdom.
Yellow Ranger Unmasked Thuy Trang outgrows her power suit.
Leading Man Emeritus James Shigeta is the greatest Asian leading man of all time.
The Unforgiven France Nuyen talks about her Joyless Luckless ordeal with Amy Tan.
The Legend Sessue Hayakawa is the first Asian American superstar.
Leslie's Demons Leslie Cheung crosses the line between art forms and genders.
The Next Action Hero Robin Shou has a shot at carrying on Bruce Lee's legacy.
Supermarket Special How Tia Carrere was discovered and got her Hollywood break.
Susie Wong Revisited Nancy Kwan talks about her first and most notorious role.
Deep Dark Enigma Russell Wong wavers between heavyweight hunk and mystic-lite.
L.A. Renaissance Chick
Kahi Lee brings a unique southern California aesthetic to her work as interior designer, TV host and magazine writer.
Artist of the Floating World Chang-rae Lee distills pale wine from the scarcely suspected agonies of the mutual-fund set.
Shadow Novelist Susan Choi makes a stand at the subversive intersection between political alienation and emotional survival.
Simmering Perfection Novelist Julie Otsuka finds her best pigments in English prose.
Jolly Grin Giant Jerry Yang has become Bill Gates's net nemesis.
Titan of Tech Trials Morgan Chu wins 9-figure verdicts on patent trials.
From Sir, With Love
Boston Medical Center's Chi Huang spends three months each year helping the most hopeless of Bolivia's street urchins.
Hollywood Veteran Teddy Zee's zippy name and personality inspired a TV series about a legendary Hollywood agent.
Microsoft's Asian Pioneer Scott Oki earned a $100-million early retirement by turning Microsoft into the global software leader.
Web Weaver Jerry Yang parlayed a homepage into the web's top cyber-empire.
A Badboy's Second Act Stephan Chao talks about the weird end to his years as Fox TV president -- and the weirder aftermath.
MacMillionaire John Chuang built his student copyshop into one of the world's most admired temp agencies.
Mr Nautica David Chu turned a knack for clean masculine designs into a big stake
in a global sportswear leader.
Biotech Goldenboy James Kuo combined a medical degree with venture capital savvy to help launch hot biotech companies.
Legally Renowned As U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, Debra Yang is America's most powerful practicing female attorney.
Governor Fix-It Gary Locke is poised for a role in national Presidential politics.
Marriage and Family Carl Nomura's memories of starting a Japanese American family in post-war Minnesota.
Jamming Man John Kao finds the secret to business creativity in play.
Dr DNA Ken Fong built Clontech into a biotech leader.
Remote Possibilities Yulun Wang applies precision robotics to surgery.