Monday, October 06, 2008


Maggie Q is an actress and supermodel of Vietnamese-American descent. Maggie Q is the youngest of five children. Her father is American of Polish-Irish ancestry and her mother is Vietnamese. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii but at 18 began a modeling career which brought massive success in Hong Kong. 

Maggie Q is popular in Hong Kong, appearing in Chinese films and speaking Cantonese, despite being Vietnamese - because of this she remains relatively unknown in the Vietnamese American community, but is a star with Chinese audiences. 

A successful model and rising actress, featuring in magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, FHM and Marie Claire amongst many others. Her film credits include Gen-Y Cops 2, The Trouble-Makers, Rush Hour 2, Dragon Squad, and the hit movie Naked Weapon. She also co-stared in the stage production by David Pinner, All Hallow's Eve. 

Maggie Q also had a role in the 2006 blockbuster movie, Mission: Impossible III, with Tom Cruise. Maggie is currently dating Korean superstar Daniel Henney. She has also been romantically linked in the past with Chinese superstar Daniel Wu (for a year, before either became famous).