Entertainer Anna May Wong to Be First Asian American Highlighted on US Money

Anna May Wong, viewed as Hollywood's most memorable Chinese American famous actor, will be the primary Asian American to show up on US cash.

Wong will show up on another quarter as a feature of the US Mint's American Ladies Quarters Program, which commends the achievements and commitments made by American ladies to the turn of events and history of the US.

By American ladies to the turn of events and history of the US in fields like testimonial, social liberties, cancelation, government, humanities, science, space and artistic expression.

This year, Wong will join author Maya Angelou, space explorer Sally Ride, Cherokee pioneer Wilma Mankiller and testimonial development pioneer Nina Otero-Warren.

The program respects five recognized American ladies every year.

The heads side of Wong's quarter will highlight a representation of George Washington,The quarter will make its introduction on Oct. 25.

While the tails side will highlight a nearby picture of Wong with her head laying on her hand, encompassed by the brilliant lights of a marquee sign, the US Mint said Tuesday

Wong was born Wong Liu Tsong on Jan. 3, 1905, close to Chinatown in Los Angeles.

By the age of 11, she had picked her stage name Anna May Wong and a couple of years after the fact handled her most memorable job as an uncredited extra in the 1919 film The Red Lamp.