Tia Carrere Says It Isn’t Hard for Her to Play Different Nationalities
Acting is in her heart.
Tia Carrere adapts very easily to something new. The actress has a ability to transition seamlessly from one role to another.
Tia Carrere reveals what it's like to navigate a variety of parts. Over the course of her career, the actress has taken on different characters, including representatives of various Asian nations, whose languages, culture and general image demand a lot of skill. Aunty told Variety she is doing great, as she is preparing for a new job.
“I’ve been in this business for a long time. I’ve played Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, prostitutes, terrorists and working in a tea house. For the first time, I get to play Filipino. My father is from the Philippines and my mom is from Hawaii, and I get to celebrate all these idiosyncrasies.”