Anna May Wong, Dubbed Hollywood’s First Asian American Movie Star, Is The First Asian American Featured On US Quarters. Wong, Who Died In 1961, Had A Career Spanning 60 Films, And Earned A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame In 1960. Wong Is Featured On The 5th Coin, Released In 2022, Which Celebrates Female Trailblazers In American History.
Anna May Wong will become the first Asian American on U.S. coins : NPR
Dubbed Hollywood’s first Asian American movie star, Wong championed the need for more representation and less stereotypical roles for Asian Americans on screen. She will be featured on new quarters.