Anchee Min

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Birthday
14, 1957
Birthplace
China
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
China

About

A Chinese-American author, painter, and photographer, she is best known for two memoirs: The Cooked Seed (2013) and Red Azalea (2011). Her historical novels, including Katherine (1995) and The Last Empress (2007), often feature powerful female characters.

Before Fame

Before moving to the United States in 1984, she was an actress at the Shanghai Film Studio. She later graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Trivia

She lived and worked on a collective farm during her late teens.

Family Life

She married fellow author, Lloyd Lofthouse.

Associated With

Actress Joan Chen helped her make the move to the United States.