Barbie introduces Anna May Wong doll

STORY: Late actor Anna May Wong is

getting a Barbie doll in her image

as part of the company's Inspiring Women series

It's also a celebration of Asian American

and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month

Wong was born in 1905 in

Los Angeles as Wong Liu Tsong

She worked in Hollywood during a

time of open racism and stereotyping

She went on to appear in over 60 films and became

the first Asian American lead in a U.S. television show