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date: 07 December 2019

Wong, Anna Maylocked

(03 January 1907–03 February 1961)
  • Richard L. Stromgren

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Wong, Anna May (03 January 1907–03 February 1961), actress, was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Wong Om-tsing, a laundry operator, and Lee Gon Toy. She was given the name Liu Tsong (“Frosted Yellow Willow”) by her mother. Wong received a public school education, devoting after-school hours to working in the family laundry and frequenting the local movie houses, where her aspirations for a screen acting career developed. Her first screen appearance was an unspectacular walk-on as one of a multitude of lantern-bearers in ...

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