“Actors of East Asian descent don’t get the opportunities white actors do. I know that’s inherently a problem in a country that produces a lot of period drama, but I have to fight so hard to get parts that don’t have something to do with China.”
A participant plays a game on her phone as others watch during a break in a traditional Chinese opera competition at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing on November 26, 2016. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)
Marilyn Monroe at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, 1953, fulfilling a childhood dream of having her hands and feet memorialized in cement in the forecourt of the theater. She was there with Jane Russell for the premiere of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
September 16, 2005~ Johnny Depp adds his hand and footprints to the cement in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood,California. He was joined by his then girlfriend Vanessa Paradis and other family and friends for the occasion.