In 2015 she was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress.

In 2006, Liu was awarded the Women’s World Award for her outstanding humanitarian work, presented to her by former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, and sponsored by the World Awards organization headed by former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev.

In 2008, she received UNICEF’S Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for helping to advocate child survival by harnessing the power of celebrity to address international causes.

Liu made her Broadway debut in March 2010, in the Tony Award-winning play GOD OF CARNAGE, starring as Annette in a cast that included Jeff Daniels, Dylan Baker and Janet Mc Teer.

The critically acclaimed film FREEDOM’S FURY premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival in 2006, marking Liu’s debut as a producer.

The film focuses on the plight of women and children sold into sexual slavery.

It premiered at The Woodstock Film Festival in 2009 and aired on Showtime in 2010.Liu voices the role of Lady Sagami in the 2015 Academy Award Nominated film The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.Produced by Frank Marshall and directed by Jamie Simone from an adaptation by Mike Jones.In 2010, Liu travelled to India to mark her directorial debut with the short narrative MEENA, an adaptation of the true story of Meena Haseena, who was kidnapped and sold to a brothel at age eight and forced into sexual slavery for the next decade.While in captivity, she gave birth to two children, whom she later rescued after her own escape from the brothel.Liu appeared as the unforgettable Ling Woo in the hit Fox series, ALLY MCBEAL, a role for which she earned an Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.