Frédéric Chau is humorist and comedian born to Chinese parents. He's mainly renowned for being a member of the Jamel Comedy Club, a group of humorists led by Jamel Debbouze and that have their own TV show. His specialty is to deride all the common stereotypes on Chinese people and by extension, East Asian people in the West. He had the role of a Chinese waitor in 2010 From Paris With Love, starring John Travolta.
Leslie (surname: Bourgouin) is R&B singer born to a Vietnamese father. Like Willy Denzey, she was discovered in the TV show Graines de star in 2001. Her first album, Je Suis Et Je Resterai, ended up Gold Record in 2002. Her most famous singles are: On n'sait jamais (ft. Magic System), Sobri (ft. Amine), Et j'attends, Tout sur mon père, Never Never. Having grown up in Gabon, her music contains a lot of African influences.
Linh Dan Pham is an actress of Vietnamese descent born in 1974. Her first noticeable role was in the 1992 French movie Indochine starring Catherine Deneuve. Under her family's pressure she retired from the cinema industry for over 10 years before coming back in 2005 in De battre mon s'est arrêté, Pars vite et reviens tard starring José Garcia and Tout ce qui brille with Virginie Ledoyen, Leila Bekhti and Géraldine Nakache.
François Cheng, or Baoyi Cheng (程抱一) by his former name, is a French author born in 1929 in China. A French citizen since 1973, he became in 2002 the first and only author of Asian descent to join the Académie française, the most supreme honor a French writer can ever hope to achieve. An all the more unbelievable feat when you know that he couldn't speak a single word of the language until he arrived in Paris. He contributed to translate French poetry to Chinese and vice versa. One of his most famous book is Le Dit de Tianyi (1998).
Mylène Jampanoï is an actress born in 1980 to a Chinese father and a French mother. Her first noticeable role was in the sitcom Sous le Soleil in 2002. Appreciated for her beauty but also indeniable talent, she was given one of the main roles in the 2006 French-Canadian movie, The Chinese Botanist's Daughters, where she played Min Li. In 2006 she was chosen to embody Ushna in Valley of Flowers, a film shot clandestinely in Vietnam. She is also famous for her role in 2008 Martyrs and Serge Gainsbourg : vie héroïque, as Bambou, a lover of the deceased French singer's.