Simu Liu Wins IMDb “Fan Favorite” STARmeter Award

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IMDb presented Simu Liu with a “Fan Favorite” STARmeter Award on Tuesday.

The award is given to strong performers on the STARmeter rankings. The rankings track the page views of more than 200 million monthly visitors around the world.

Liu has made the Top 10 three times this year. His award celebrates his strong performance in the STARmeter rankings. It also recognizes his contributions as an Asian actor during Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

“I am so incredibly grateful to receive the IMDb STARmeter Award – this is truly an honor,” Simu Liu said, according to a press release“It feels like just yesterday that I got my first IMDb credit but almost 10 years later I’ve been fortunate enough to help bring some incredible movies and TV shows to life. I really couldn’t be happier to receive this award – thank you to IMDb and to all the fans for checking out my IMDb and IMDbPro pages.”

Liu is best known for his role in the hit TV show “Kim’s Convenience” and in the Marvel movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. He shared the names of some of the industry trailblazers who have inspired him.

“We’re living in a very exciting time for Asian and Pacific Islander filmmakers. Even five years ago the industry landscape was very different; the opportunities did not exist to cultivate the richness of storytelling that we’re seeing today in Lee Isaac Chung, Lulu Wang, Justin Chon, Kogonada, Destin Daniel Cretton, Jon Chu, James Wan, Justin Lin, and so many others,” Liu said in the press release.

“Films such as The Farewell, Minari, and After Yang shine an honest light on the Asian American experience, one that is often overlooked in Hollywood. I’ve been personally inspired by these films to be a champion of our stories and to help amplify the important voices in our community.”

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