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Prominent APA Women in the 1950s

Anna May Wong is considered the first Chinese-American movie star. She traversed silent film, sound film, television, stage, and radio. Her TV Show “The Gallery of Madame Liu-Tsong” was the first U.S. television show starring an Asian American lead. Joyce Chen was a Chinese-American chef who popularized northern-style Chinese cuisine, from Peking Duck, Moo Shu Pork, Scallion Pancake, and Hot and Sour Soup in the U.S.

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