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Ming-Na Wen


Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother met Soo Lim Yee, a U.S. businessman. They soon ... See full bio »

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Known For

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
(2013-2018)
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
(2001)
ER
ER Jing-Mei Chen
(1995-2004)
Mulan
Mulan Mulan
(1998)

Filmography

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 2013-2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Melinda May
- Episode #5.22 (2018) ... Melinda May
- Episode #5.21 (2018) ... Melinda May
- Episode #5.20 (2018) ... Melinda May
- Episode #5.19 (2018) ... Melinda May
- Episode #5.18 (2018) ... Melinda May
 2017-2018 Milo Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Savannah / Additional Voices
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... Savannah (voice)
- Milo's Halloween Scream-a-Torium! (2017) ... Savannah (voice)
- Fungus Among Us (2017) ... Savannah (voice)
- World Without Milo/The Race (2017) ... Savannah / Additional Voices (voice)
- A Clockwork Origin/Perchance to Sleepwalk (2017) ... Savannah (voice)
 2014-2017 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Vega / Mulan
- The Mystic Isles: The Falcon's Eye (2017) ... Vega (voice)
- The Mystic Isles (2017) ... Vega (voice)
- Princesses to the Rescue! (2014) ... Mulan (voice)
 2017 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Stephanie
- The Flush (2017) ... Stephanie
 2016 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot (TV Mini-Series)
Melinda May
- Reunion (2016) ... Melinda May
- Progress (2016) ... Melinda May
 2016/I The Darkness
Wendy Richards
 2016 Lego Marvel's Avengers (Video Game)
Agent Melinda May (voice, uncredited)
 2005-2015 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Ming Ming Duckling / Tina Nguyen / Mary Kate Olsen / ...
- Cake Pillow (2015) ... Ming Ming Duckling / Tina Nguyen (voice, as Ming Na Wen)
- Kiddie Pool (2005) ... Mary Kate Olsen / Mother (voice, as Ming Na)
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game)
Mulan (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2014 Parallel Man: Infinite Pursuit (Short)
Agent Mackenzie Cartwright (voice)
 2014 April Rain
Hillary Miller
 2008-2014 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Dr. Hirano / Teen Ginger Hirano
- Act Your Age (2014) ... Teen Ginger Hirano (voice)
- Love at First Byte/One Good Turn (2013) ... Dr. Hirano (voice)
- The Lizard Whisperer/Robot Rodeo (2010) ... Dr. Hirano (voice, as Ming Wen)
- Does This Duckbill Make Me Look Fat?/Put That Putter Away (2008) ... Dr. Hirano (voice, as Ming Wen)
- Run Away Runway/I Scream, You Scream (2008) ... Dr. Hirano (voice, as Ming Wen)
 2013 Nashville (TV Series)
Calista Reeve
- You Win Again (2013) ... Calista Reeve
 2013 Habit Heroes - Version 2 (Video short)
Director Jin
 2012 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Finn's Mom
- Finn the Human (2012) ... Finn's Mom (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Jake the Dog (2012) ... Finn's Mom (voice, as Ming-Na)
- The Lich (2012) ... Finn's Mom (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2012 Super Cyclone (Video)
Dr. Jenna Sparks (as Ming-Na)
 2011-2012 Eureka (TV Series)
U.S. Senator Michaela Wen
- Force Quit (2012) ... U.S. Senator Michaela Wen (as Ming-Na)
- The Real Thing (2012) ... U.S. Senator Michaela Wen (as Ming-Na)
- One Giant Leap... (2011) ... U.S. Senator Michaela Wen (as Ming-Na)
- This One Time at Space Camp... (2011) ... U.S. Senator Michaela Wen (as Ming-Na)
- Of Mites and Men (2011) ... U.S. Senator Michaela Wen (as Ming-Na)
 2009-2011 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series)
Camile Wray / Camille Wray
- Gauntlet (2011) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
- Blockade (2011) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
- Epilogue (2011) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
- Common Descent (2011) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
- Alliances (2011) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
 2009-2011 SGU Stargate Universe Kino (TV Mini-Series)
Camile Wray
- One Long Endless Night (2011) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
- Kino Race (2009) ... Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
 2010 Breakdance Academy
Judy Roberts (as Ming-Na)
 2007-2010 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Linda Harris / Linda / Judge Linda Harris
- Gumby with a Pokey (2010) ... Linda (as Ming-Na)
- Help Daddy Find His Toenail (2007) ... Linda Harris (as Ming Wen)
- Putting Swim Fins on a Cat (2007) ... Linda Harris (as Ming Wen)
- City of Great Racks (2007) ... Linda Harris (as Ming Wen)
- Dum Diddy Dum Diddy Doo (2007) ... Judge Linda Harris (as Ming Wen)
 2009 Push
Emily Wu (as Ming-Na)
 2008 Defense Grid: The Awakening (Video Game)
General Cai (voice)
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Ming Wang Shu
- Roe (2008) ... Ming Wang Shu (as Ming-Na)
 2008 Private Practice (TV Series)
Kara Wei
- Let It Go (2008) ... Kara Wei (as Ming-Na)
 2008/I Prom Night
Dr. Elisha Crowe (as Ming Wen)
 2007 Ni Hao, Kai-Lan (TV Series)
Gui Nai Nai
- Kai-lan's Trip to China ... Gui Nai Nai (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Novel Reflections: The American Dream (2007) ... Narrator (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Fa Mulan / Ping (English version, voice, as Ming-Na)
 2006 Vanished (TV Series)
Agent Lin Mei
- Warm Springs (2006) ... Agent Lin Mei (as Ming-Na)
- The Velocity of Sara (2006) ... Agent Lin Mei (as Ming-Na)
- The Proffer (2006) ... Agent Lin Mei (as Ming-Na)
- The Cell (2006) ... Agent Lin Mei (as Ming-Na)
- The New World (2006) ... Agent Lin Mei (as Ming-Na)
 2006 George Lopez (TV Series)
Professor Lim
- George Keeps Truant to Himself (2006) ... Professor Lim (as Ming-Na)
- George Enrolls Like That (2006) ... Professor Lim (as Ming-Na)
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Mulan (English version, voice, as Ming-Na)
 2004-2005 The Batman (TV Series)
Detective Ellen Yin
- Night and the City (2005) ... Detective Ellen Yin (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Strange Minds (2005) ... Detective Ellen Yin (voice, as Ming-Na)
- JTV (2005) ... Detective Ellen Yin (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Meltdown (2005) ... Detective Ellen Yin (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Fire and Ice (2005) ... Detective Ellen Yin (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2005 Inconceivable (TV Series)
Rachel Lu
- Sex, Lies and Sonograms (2005) ... Rachel Lu (as Ming-Na)
- To Surrogate, with Love (2005) ... Rachel Lu (as Ming-Na)
- Pilot (2005) ... Rachel Lu (as Ming-Na)
 2005 The World of Mulan (Video short)
Mulan (as Ming-Na)
 1995-2004 ER (TV Series)
Jing-Mei Chen
- Twas the Night (2004) ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
- Shot in the Dark (2004) ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
- White Guy, Dark Hair (2004) ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
- Time of Death (2004) ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na, credit only)
- Intern's Guide to the Galaxy (2004) ... Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na, credit only)
 2004 Mulan II (Video)
Mulan (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Li Mei
- Debt (2004) ... Li Mei (as Ming-Na)
 2004 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (TV Series)
Peggy Tsu
- The Great Egg Heist/The Feud (2004) ... Peggy Tsu (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2004 Perfection (Short)
Woman (as Ming-Na)
 2002 A Ribbon of Dreams
Mei-Ling (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2002 House of Mouse (TV Series)
Mulan
- Salute to Sports (2002) ... Mulan (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic
Katy Woo (as Ming-Na)
 2002 I Got You (TV Movie) (as Ming-Na)
 2001 Aki's Dream (Video short)
Doctor Aki Ross (voice, as Ming-Na)
 2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
Doctor Aki Ross (voice, as Ming-Na)
 1999 Outreach (TV Series)
Dr. Sara Kwan
 1998-1999 Spawn (TV Series)
Lisa Wu / Jade
- Hunter's Moon (1999) ... Jade / Lisa Wu (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Seed of the Hellspawn (1999) ... Jade / Lisa Wu (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Twitch Is Down (1999) ... Jade / Lisa Wu (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Hellzapoppin (1998) ... Lisa Wu (voice, as Ming-Na)
- Deathblow (1998) ... Lisa Wu (voice, as Ming-Na)
 1998 Killer App (TV Movie)
 1998 Mulan Story Studio (Video Game)
Mulan (voice, as Ming-Na)
 1998 12 Bucks
Gorgeous
 1998 Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan' (TV Movie)
Fa Mulan / Fa Ping (voice, as Ming-Na)
 1998 Mulan
Mulan (voice)
 1998 Tempting Fate (TV Movie)
Ellen Moretti
 1997 One Night Stand
Mimi Carlyle
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Lani
- Puss in Boots (1997) ... Lani (voice)
 1995-1997 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Trudy
- Vegas Finale (1997) ... Trudy
- Au Pair (1997) ... Trudy
- Johnny Hollywood (1997) ... Trudy
- Grandfather Clause (1997) ... Trudy
- Big Baby (1997) ... Trudy
 1995 Street Fighter: The Movie (Video Game)
Chun-Li
 1994 Terminal Voyage
Han
 1994 Street Fighter
Chun-Li
 1994 Hong Kong 97
Katie Chun
 1994 Vanishing Son IV (TV Movie)
Mai
 1994 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Amy
- Redesigning Women (1994) ... Amy
 1994 Vanishing Son II (TV Movie)
Mai
 1993 The Joy Luck Club
June - The Daughter
 1993 Blind Spot (TV Movie)
Mitsuko
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
'Uudie' Prisoner (as Ming Na Wen)
 1985 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (TV Series)
Royal Trumpeter #3
- 1550: Music (1985) ... Royal Trumpeter #3
- 1549: Music (1985) ... Royal Trumpeter #3
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Lien Hughes #1 (1988-1991)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Wen Healthy Hair Care system. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ming-Na | Ming Na | Ming Na Wen | Ming Wen

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not one of those actresses that's going to feel like I never achieved my dreams and goals and just get disgruntled and hate everything about the business. I've had so much fun. See more »

Trivia:

One of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in the World (2008). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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