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Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho was born Dec. 5, 1968 and raised in San Francisco. Her grandfather was a Methodist minister who ran an orphanage in Seoul during the Korean War. Ignoring the traditions of her patriarchal culture, her mother bravely resisted an arranged marriage in Korea and married Margaret's father who writes joke books - in Korean. What Margaret did... See full bio »
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 2015 Dr. Ken (TV Series)
Dr. Wendi
- Dr. Wendi: Coming to LA! (2015) ... Dr. Wendi
 2014 Angry Little Asian Girl (TV Series)
mother Lee, Wanda (voice)
 2014 Sullivan & Son (TV Series)
- Monkey Plate (2014) ... Jenny
 2009-2014 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Teri Lee
- It Had to Be You (2014) ... Teri Lee
- Hero (2014) ... Teri Lee (credit only)
- Afterlife (2014) ... Teri Lee (credit only)
- No Return (2014) ... Teri Lee (credit only)
- Hope and Glory (2014) ... Teri Lee (credit only)
 2014 Senior Project
Ms. Ghetty
 2014 Gay of Thrones (TV Series)
- Cockingbird (2014) ... Margaret
 2014 TripTank (TV Series)
Dump / Ling
- Deuce Ex Machina ... Dump / Ling (voice)
 2014 Cabot College (TV Movie)
 2013 Fish Power (Short)
Queen Tilapia
 2013 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Mrs. Wattana
- Rebound's First Symphony (2013) ... Mrs. Wattana (voice)
 2013 Where the Bears Are (TV Series)
Mistress Lena
- Bears in the Woods: Part 2 (2013) ... Mistress Lena
- Bears in Chains (2013) ... Mistress Lena
 2013 Amelia's 25th
 2013 In Transition (Video short)
Tawny Kim
 2013 The Real World: Whiterun (TV Series)
Water Park Lady (2013)
 2012 Viral Video Showdown (TV Series)
 2012 The Immigrant (Short)
 2011 Mindwash. The Jake Sessions (Short)
Dr. Francine Kovinsky (voice)
 2011 Thugs, the Musical! (Short)
 2010 The A-List: New York (TV Series)
 2008 Prop 8: The Musical (Short)
California Gays and The People That Love Them
 2008 The Snake
The Expert
 2008 Sordid Lives: The Series (TV Series)
Therapist #17
- The Day Tammy Wynette Died - Part 1 (2008) ... Therapist #17
 2008 Two Sisters (TV Movie)
 2007 Love Is Love (Short)
Jealous girlfriend at movie
 2007 Girltrash! (Video short)
Min Suk
 2007 'Til Death (TV Series)
- I Heart Woodcocks (2007) ... Nicole
- The Bachelor Party (2007) ... Nicole
- Fight Friend (2007) ... Nicole
 2006 The Lost Room (TV Mini-Series)
Suzie Kang
- The Eye and the Prime Object (2006) ... Suzie Kang
- The Comb and the Box (2006) ... Suzie Kang
 2006 Falling for Grace
 2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
Celeste / Mommy
 2002 Grocery Store (Video short)
Store Clerk
 2001 Life 360 (TV Series)
- Fate (2001) ... Essayist
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series)
- The Real Me (2001) ... Lynne
 2000 $pent
Travel Agent (Shirley)
 1999 The Tavern
 1998 Five Houses (TV Movie)
 1998 The Nanny (TV Series)
- Mom's the Word (1998) ... Caryn
 1998 The Rugrats Movie
Lt. Klavin (voice)
 1998 Ground Control
 1997 Sweethearts
 1997 Fakin' Da Funk
 1997 Face/Off
 1995-1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Hul Muh Ni / Queen
- The Little Mermaid (1997) ... Hul Muh Ni (voice)
- The Princess and the Pea (1995) ... Queen (voice)
 1995 The Doom Generation
Clerk's Wife
 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Mai Lin
- In the Nam of the Father (1995) ... Mai Lin (voice)
 1994 Red Shoe Diaries 9: Hotline (segment "Hotline")
 1994 Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women (TV Movie)
Connie Tong
 1994 Angie
Admissions Nurse #2
 1994 The Critic (TV Series)
- The Pilot (1994) ... (voice)
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Phone Sex Worker
- Hotline (1993) ... Phone Sex Worker
 1992 The Golden Palace (TV Series)
Dr. Fong
- One Old Lady to Go (1992) ... Dr. Fong
 1992 Move the Crowd (TV Movie)
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9 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church] I always feel bad when I see them 'cos it's all children. They make all their kids do everything. It's not right. These kids are out late at night holding up signs. It's a very sad, strange phenomenon. See more »


At age 16 started doing stand up comedy. Traveled widely with Janeane Garofalo on the comedy club circuit. They blamed each other for their bad smoking habits. See more »

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