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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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 2014 April Rain
Hillary
 2008-2013 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Dr. Hirano
- Lizard Whisperer/Robot Rodeo (2010) ... 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)
 2012 Super Cyclone (Video)
Dr. Jenna Sparks (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 BoyBand
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 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)
 2008 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 (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 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Mary Kate Olsen / Mother
- Kiddie Pool (2005) ... Mary Kate Olsen / Mother (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)
Dr. Jing-Mei Chen / Deb Chen / Dr. Jing-Mei 'Deb' Chen
- Twas the Night (2004) ... Dr. Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
- Shot in the Dark (2004) ... Dr. Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
- White Guy, Dark Hair (2004) ... Dr. Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na)
- Time of Death (2004) ... Dr. Jing-Mei Chen (as Ming-Na, credit only)
- Intern's Guide to the Galaxy (2004) ... Dr. 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)
 1999 Outreach (TV Series)
Dr. Sara Kwan
 1999 Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle (Video)
Jade / Lisa Wu (voice, as Ming-Na)
 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 Mulan Story Studio (Video Game)
Mulan (voice, as Ming-Na)
 1998 12 Bucks
Gorgeous
 1998 Mulan
Mulan (voice)
 1998 Tempting Fate (TV Movie)
Ellen Moretti
 1995-1997 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Trudy
- Vegas Finale (1997) ... Trudy
- Au Pair (1997) ... Trudy (as Ming-Na)
- Johnny Hollywood (1997) ... Trudy (as Ming-Na)
- Grandfather Clause (1997) ... Trudy (as Ming-Na)
- Big Baby (1997) ... Trudy (as Ming-Na)
 1995 Street Fighter: The Movie (Video Game)
Chun-Li
 1994 Terminal Voyage
Han
 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 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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Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Melissa Gilbert and Chaz Dean, for Chaz's "Wen" healthy hair care system. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 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 trying to show I'm a trained actress - I can transform myself into different characters. I'm not just an ingenue. See more »

Trivia:

Her character on Eureka was named after her daughter Michaela Wen. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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