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Simu Liu honored with IMDb Starmeter Award for being a ‘fan favorite’

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  • IMDb presented Simu Liu with a “Fan Favorite” Starmeter Award in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
  • Liu reached the top 10 in the Starmeter rankings three times in the past year for his leading roles in Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” and CBC’s “Kim’s Convenience.”
  • The award also celebrates the actor making history as the first Marvel Asian superhero.
  • Liu is currently in London filming the upcoming romantic comedy film “Barbie.”
  • He is also set to join the cast of “One True Loves,” a dramedy film that will premiere later this year.

IMDb presented Simu Liu with a “Fan Favorite” Starmeter Award in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.

The award recognizes Liu’s strong performance on the entertainment database site’s Starmeter rankings, which track the pageviews of its more than 200 million monthly visitors worldwide, according to a press release from the company.

Meet the Woman Who Inspired the Creation of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correctly report that Jeanie Jew is a board member of the OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates. The organization has rebranded from the Organization of Chinese Americans.

Given the significance of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, it is incredible to look back on how this celebration of the community’s countless contributions to the U.S. originated from a congressional staffer’s idea.