Margaret Denise Quigley (more commonly known as Maggie Q) (born May 22, 1979) is an American actress and former fashion model.
She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to a Polish and Irish-American father and Vietnamese mother who met while her father was stationed in Vietnam. Maggie is the youngest of 5 children. She has two sisters and two half-siblings from her mother`s previous marriage in Vietnam. After graduating high school she travelled to Japan and Hong Kong to earn money as a model. In 1998 she got her first role in a Chinese TV series, and she has been acting ever since.
While relatively unfamiliar to her native American audience, she is a known celebrity in Hong Kong. She has appeared in Chinese films speaking Cantonese, despite her non-Chinese heritage.