the first Asian American woman Anna May Wong featured on U.S.currency

Actress Anna May Wong became the first woman to be featured on US currency as part of the program

Wong, who was considered the first Chinese-American Hollywood star and has appeared in more than 50 films

Wong has advocated for more roles for Asian-American actors as an advocate

Born in Los Angeles Chinatown in 1905, Wong dropped out of high school to get a taste of Hollywood

Finally, she left romantic films and moved to Europe where she acted in some films and dramas

Wong dies aged 56 A year before his death, Wong was awarded a Hollywood star

Wong was the first woman to work extensively to open doors for Asian-American actors