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  • Hung Chang Lin 凌宏璋 (1919 - 2009)
    Hung Chang "Jimmy" Lin 凌宏璋 (August 8, 1919 – March 5, 2009) was a Chinese-American inventor and a professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland. Washington Post obituary
  • Shannon Lee
    Shannon Emery Lee (born April 19, 1969) is an American actress, martial artist and businesswoman. She is the daughter of martial arts film star Bruce Lee and Linda Lee Cadwell, the granddaughter of...
  • Bruce Lee (1940 - 1973)
    Lee Jun-fan , known professionally as Bruce Lee , was a Hong Kong and American martial artist, actor, philosopher, filmmaker, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese o...
  • 李國豪 Brandon Lee (1965 - 1993)
    After a promising start in action movies and the signing of a multi-film contract with 20th Century Fox, Brandon Lee, son of martial arts expert and actor Bruce Lee , had his promising career cut short...
  • Sau Lan Wu
    Sau Lan Wu 吳秀蘭 is a Chinese American particle physicist and the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She made important contributions towards the disc...

Chinese Americans are Americans who have full or partial Han Chinese ancestry. Chinese Americans constitute one group of overseas Chinese and also a subgroup of East Asian Americans, which is further a subgroup of Asian Americans. Many Chinese Americans are immigrants along with their descendants from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, as well as from other regions that include large populations of the Chinese diaspora, especially Southeast Asia and some Western countries like Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil.

The Chinese American community is the largest overseas Chinese community outside of Asia. It is also the third largest in the Chinese diaspora, behind the Chinese communities in Thailand and Malaysia. The Chinese American community comprises the largest ethnic group of Asian Americans, comprising 25.9% of the Asian American population as of 2010. Americans of Chinese descent, including those with partial Chinese ancestry constitute 1.2% of the total U.S. population as of 2010. According to the 2010 census, the Chinese American population numbered approximately 3.8 million. In 2010, half of Chinese-born people living in the United States resided in the states of California and New York.

The Committee of 100 (百人會) includes some of the most accomplished Chinese Americans.