A third-generation American, she managed to have a substantial acting career during a deeply racist time when the taboo against miscegenation meant that Caucasian actresses were cast as "Oriental" women in lead parts opposite Caucasian leading men. Even when the role called for playing opposite a Caucasian in Asian drag, as with Paul Muni 's as the Chinese peasant Wang Lung in The Good Earth , Wong was rejected, since she did not fit a Caucasian's imagined ideal look for an Asian woman. The discrimination she faced in the domestic industry caused her to go to Europe for work in English and German films. The Wong family moved back to Chinatown two years after Liu Tsong's birth, but in they uprooted themselves, moving to a nearby Figueroa Street neighborhood where they had Mexican and East European neighbors. There were two steep hills between the Wongs' new home and Chinatown, but as her biographer, Colgate University history professor Graham Russell Gao Hodges, points out, those hills put a psychological as well as physical distance between Liu Tsong and Chinatown. Los Angeles' Chinatown already was teeming with movie shoots when she was a girl.
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This is a list of Academy Award winners and nominees who are from Asia i. In the category of Best Foreign Language Film, this list also includes films submitted by Asian countries and films in Asian languages , in addition to films with Asian directors. This list is current as of the 92nd Academy Awards. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also: List of Academy Award winners and nominees of Asian descent.