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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

30 Rock
30 Rock Kim Jong-Il / Kim Jong-Un
(2011-2012)
Fashion Police
Fashion Police Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Guest
(2013-2017)
Margaret Cho: PsyCHO
(2015)

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 2016 The girls I know... get their hands dirty. (Video short) (completed)
Mom (voice)
 2017 Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (TV Movie)
Simone
 2017 Legends of Chamberlain Heights (TV Series)
- My Father the Zero (2017) ... (voice)
 2017 Alaska Is a Drag
Jan
 2017 American Koko (TV Series)
Jamie
- Meet Koko (2017) ... Jamie
 2017 Curtain Down (Short)
The Mentor
 2017 The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (TV Series)
Mulan
- Orchopti-NOT-ron/Mulan (2017) ... Mulan (voice)
 2016 Swedish Dicks (TV Series)
Agent Poll
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Agent Poll
 2016 TripTank (TV Series)
Dump / Ling
- Deuce Ex Machina (2016) ... Dump / Ling (voice)
 2016 Hurricane Bianca
Wig Shop Owner
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Hee-Sun
- Candy, Quahog Marshmallow (2016) ... Hee-Sun (voice)
 2015 Dr. Ken (TV Series)
Dr. Wendi
- Dr. Wendi: Coming to LA! (2015) ... Dr. Wendi
 2015 Tooken
Brownfinger
 2014 Angry Little Asian Girl (TV Series)
mother Lee, Wanda (voice)
 2014 Sullivan & Son (TV Series)
Jenny
- Monkey Plate (2014) ... Jenny
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Tacky (Video short)
Dancer (uncredited)
 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)
Margaret
- Cockingbird (2014) ... Margaret
 2014 Cabot College (TV Movie)
Laura
 2013 Fish Power (Short)
Queen Tilapia
 2013 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Mrs. Wattana
- Rebound's First Symphony (2013) ... Mrs. Wattana (voice)
 2013 Wedding Palace
The Shaman
 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
Babs
 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)
Margaret
 2011-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Kim Jong-Il / Kim Jong-Un
- What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year? (2012) ... Kim Jong-Il
- The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) ... Kim Jong-Il / Kim Jong-Un
- Everything Sunny All the Time Always (2011) ... Kim Jong-Il
 2011 Mindwash. The Jake Sessions (Short)
Dr. Francine Kovinsky (voice)
 2011 Thugs, the Musical! (Short)
Yvette
 2010 The A-List: New York (TV Series)
 2010 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Professor Avery Grant
- On Thin Ice (2010) ... Professor Avery Grant
- Dead to Me (2010) ... Professor Avery Grant
 2009 17 Again
Mrs. Dell
 2007-2009 Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World (TV Series)
Condie Ling / Jessica / Condie Ling, Kathy Griffin
- Marry X-Mas (2009) ... Condie Ling (voice)
- The Only Straight in the Village (2009) ... Condie Ling / Jessica (voice)
- Death of a Lesbian Bed (2008) ... Condie Ling / Jessica (voice)
- Mom Fight (2008) ... Condie Ling (voice)
- Wickeder (2008) ... Condie Ling (voice)
 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 One Missed Call
Det. Mickey Lee
 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)
Nicole
- 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
Janie
 2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
Celeste / Mommy
 2003 Nobody Knows Anything!
Rental Car Agent
 2002 Grocery Store (Video short)
Store Clerk
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Lynne
- The Real Me (2001) ... Lynne
 2000 $pent
Travel Agent (Shirley)
 1999 The Tavern
Carol
 1999 Can't Stop Dancing
JoJo
 1998 Five Houses (TV Movie)
 1998 The Nanny (TV Series)
Caryn
- Mom's the Word (1998) ... Caryn
 1998 The Rugrats Movie
Lt. Klavin (voice)
 1998 The Thin Pink Line
Asia Blue / Terry
 1998 Ground Control
Amanda
 1997 Sweethearts
Noreen
 1997 Fakin' Da Funk
May-Ling
 1997 Face/Off
Wanda
 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)
 1996 It's My Party
Charlene Lee
 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Mai Lin
- In the Nam of the Father (1995) ... Mai Lin (voice)
 1994-1995 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Margaret Kim
- Young Americans (1995) ... Margaret Kim
- Pulp Sitcom (1995) ... Margaret Kim
- A Night at the Oprah (1995) ... Margaret Kim
- Venus de Margaret (1995) ... Margaret Kim
- Notes from the Underground (1995) ... Margaret Kim
 1995 The Doom Generation
Clerk's Wife
 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)
 1994 Red Shoe Diaries 9: Hotline (segment "Hotline")
 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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Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (177 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Starred in a 1994 episode of Comedy Central's "Pulp Comics." See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is tragic that people who are incarcerated are unable to vote. They are probably the most important voices to listen to because they can tell us what we need to change. Yet they are arbitrarily silenced, as if forfeiting their right to vote punishes them. In truth, it punishes the rest of us because it turns the right into a privilege. Whenever privilege is introduced, there are problems. We ... See more »

Trivia:

Chosen by Goldsea Asian American Daily as one of the "100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time". See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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