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Maggie Q

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Profile and general info
Name in native language: 李美琪
Family name: Q
Country: Hong Kong
Birth date: Tuesday, May 22, [37 years old]
Birth place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Bio
Maggie Q (Q Maggie / 李美琪) is a Hong Kong actress, born on Tuesday, May 22, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • Profession: Actress
  • Real name: Margaret Denise Quigle
  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 47kg
  • Bloodtype: A
  • Star sign: Gemini
Trivia
  • Of Vietnamese and Irish-American descent. Raised in Hawaii. Was a fashion model and television personality before she became a movie actress.
  • Spokesmodel for Shiseido cosmetics.
  • Is the youngest of five children.
  • Although she is actually Vietnamese-American (born and raised in Hawaii), Maggie pursued modeling careers first in Japan, then Taiwan, then Hong Kong. Her transition into acting was almost coincidental and since then she has become both a top model and actress in Hong Kong, along with garnering a certain amount of fame across Asia.
  • For her first several Hong Kong films, since Maggie could not actually speak Cantonese - she actually had to learn her lines phonetically. Some lines may also have been dubbed.
  • Mentions in an interview that her favorite food is Vietnamese food, since that's the food she grew up with at home.
  • Attended Mililani High School with Traycee King.
  • Her mother is a property investor.
  • Was cast in Live Free or Die Hard (2007) without an audition.
  • Posed for renowned Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee for Kee's 2006 charity photo-book "Super Stars", dedicated to the victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami disaster, which consists of photographs of 300 Asian celebrities by Kee.
  • Is a vegetarian.
Filmography
As an actress:
  • 2011 Priest as Priestess
  • 2011 Nikita
  • 2010 The King of Fighters as Mai Shiranui
  • 2010 Rogues Gallery
  • 2009 Lang zai ji
  • 2009 New York, I Love You
  • 2008 Need for Speed: Undercover as Chase Linh
  • 2008 Deception
  • 2008 Saam gwok dzi gin lung se gap
  • 2007 Balls of Fury as Maggie
  • 2007 The Counting House
  • 2007 Live Free or Die Hard as Mai Linh
  • 2006 Yi wu liang huo
  • 2006 Mission: Impossible III
  • 2005 Barbara Wood - Das Haus der Harmonie as Harmony
  • 2005 Mang lung
  • 2005 Taped
  • 2004 Hainan ji fan
  • 2004 Around the World in 80 Days
  • 2004 Moh waan chue fong
  • 2002 Chek law dak gung
  • 2001 Rush Hour 2
  • 2001 Manhattan Midnight
  • 2000 Tejing xinrenlei 2
  • 2000 Gui ming mo
  • 2005 Earthlings
  • 2007 Balls Out: The Making of 'Balls of Fury'
  • 2007 Under the Balls: The Life of a Ball Wrangler
  • 2005 Taped
  • 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  • 2011 The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards
  • 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • 2008 2008 Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2008 Caiga quien caiga
  • 2007 Balls Out: The Making of 'Balls of Fury'
  • 2007 Under the Balls: The Life of a Ball Wrangler
  • 2007 Analog Hero in a Digital World: Making of 'Live Free or Die Hard'
  • 2007 Up Close with Carrie Keagan
  • 2007 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • 2007 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  • 2007 2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2006 Catering Impossible: M:i:III
  • 2006 2006 Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2003 MTV Whatever Things
  • 2003 Kela on the Karpet
As a producer:
  • 2005 Earthlings
  • 2007 Balls Out: The Making of 'Balls of Fury'
  • 2007 Under the Balls: The Life of a Ball Wrangler
  • 2005 Taped
  • 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  • 2011 The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards
  • 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • 2008 2008 Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2008 Caiga quien caiga
  • 2007 Balls Out: The Making of 'Balls of Fury'
  • 2007 Under the Balls: The Life of a Ball Wrangler
  • 2007 Analog Hero in a Digital World: Making of 'Live Free or Die Hard'
  • 2007 Up Close with Carrie Keagan
  • 2007 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • 2007 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  • 2007 2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2006 Catering Impossible: M:i:III
  • 2006 2006 Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2003 MTV Whatever Things
  • 2003 Kela on the Karpet
Self:
  • 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  • 2011 The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards
  • 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • 2008 2008 Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2008 Caiga quien caiga
  • 2007 Balls Out: The Making of 'Balls of Fury'
  • 2007 Under the Balls: The Life of a Ball Wrangler
  • 2007 Analog Hero in a Digital World: Making of 'Live Free or Die Hard'
  • 2007 Up Close with Carrie Keagan
  • 2007 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • 2007 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  • 2007 2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2006 Catering Impossible: M:i:III
  • 2006 2006 Asian Excellence Awards
  • 2003 MTV Whatever Things
  • 2003 Kela on the Karpet

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Movies

Filmography

(partial)
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the DragonThree Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon

Saam Gwok Dzi Gin Lung Se Gap

as Cao Ying

Year: 2008

Magic KitchenMagic Kitchen

Moh Waan Chue Fong

as May

Year: 2004

Gen-Y CopsGen-Y Cops

Tejing Xinrenlei 2

as Jane Quigley

Year: 2000

 




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