POLL & COMMENTS
GREATEST ASIAN ACTORS
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2008, 04:26:12 PM
to reflect the 100 most recent valid responses.)
Is Keanu Reeves (Speed, A Walk in the Clouds, The Matrix) an Asian American actor?
No, because few people know he has any Asian blood. |
Yes, because his natural father is a Chinese American born and raised in Hawaii. |
Who is the Greatest Asian Male Star of All Time?
Bruce Lee |
Jackie Chan |
Chow Yun Fat |
Toshiro Mifune |
Jet Li |
Jason Scott Lee |
Russell Wong |
Who is the Greatest Asian Female Star of All Time?
Anna May Wong |
Nancy Kwan |
Gong Li |
Joan Chen |
Tia Carrere |
Ming-Na Wen |
Michele Yeoh |
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I really feel quite passionate about asian actors being taken seriously. The only roles that asians are really being given and martial arts roles, steryotyped roles or roles that were MADE for an asian. I'm glad that black actors are beginnning to be taken serioiusly and that hollywood is beginning to let go of old racial boundries, but we need to see that happen to asian actors! you will notice that asian american actors that dont look asian (keanu reeves, dean cain) seem to be having it abit easier coz people dont even know that they have asian blood in them. Theres alot of asian talent out there and i think its time to let them shine
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Wednesday, December 25, 2002 at 20:38:48 (PST)
Before Chuck Norris, Steven Segal, Van Dam, Sonny Chiba, Jackie Chan, and even Jet Li, there was the The only ONE "Bruce Lee."
He will always be the "Man."
What can I say, after almost 30 years after his death, we are still talking about him.
Thursday, December 19, 2002 at 06:05:56 (PST)
I think michelle yeoh is an awsome actress! she has done many great works and more of her talents are still to come!
Monday, November 25, 2002 at 19:30:16 (PST)
Bruce Lee is the Greatest, and Marc Dacoscos is the most under appreciated
Sunday, November 17, 2002 at 09:56:54 (PST)
Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Chow Yun-Fat have become big stars in Hollywood and are getting even bigger higher profile projects all the time.
I would like to see Jason Scott Lee and Russell Wong do more films. It seems like they will only make a film appearance once every 2 or 3 years. Its almost as if something is holding them back. I also think John Cho of American Pie 1,2 and TV's Off Centre has good potential. Also, what about Mark Dacoscos? He's already a pretty big star in Asia and Europe, but he has yet to get that breakout role to propell him to the next level of stardom. Hopefull being cast as Jet Li's adversary in the upcoming Joel Silver produced hip hop/action/martial arts flick "Cradle 2 The Grave" will help him accomplish that.
Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at 17:28:58 (PST)
Jason scott lee! totally under appreciated!
Sunday, October 06, 2002 at 16:12:39 (PDT)
I hear you man. I've heard alot of c**p
from jealous people trying to dishonor a legend. I've heard different stories everytime. That's all they are, STORIES nothing real.
LEGEND, Bruce Lee forever
Sunday, October 06, 2002 at 15:29:14 (PDT)
Anyone know which magazine reported that Bruce Lee was a drug addict? A friend of mine told me he read that in some men's magazine and it pissed me off. Why have certain people been trying to discredit Bruce Lee lately? Is it due to the resurgence in his popularity?
I've heard conspiracy theories that British Intelligence agents in Hong Kong, at the behest of the CIA, were behind the scandal-ridden death of Bruce Lee because he provided a positive image of an Asian Man at the height of the Vietnam War. The last thing the West wanted was an Asian action hero on movie screens around the world.
Tuesday, October 01, 2002 at 02:59:36 (PDT)
Sheesh, folks here are STILL dumping on Keeanu? I don't care what he considers himself. I want to give props to the Japanese knock-out: Sakura Sena.
Tuesday, October 01, 2002 at 01:54:22 (PDT)
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