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Jessica Yu

Jessica Yu was born in 1966 as Jessica Lingman Yu. She is a director and writer, known for American Dreams (2002), In the Realms of the Unreal (2004) and Ping Pong Playa (2007). She is married to Mark Salzman. See full bio »
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 2013/I The Guide (Documentary) (completed)
 2015 American Crime (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode Nine (2015)
 2012-2014 Parenthood (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Too Big to Fail (2014)
- Road Trip (2012)
 2014/I Misconception (Documentary)
 2012 Scandal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Blown Away (2012)
 2012 Meet Mr Toilet (Short)
 2006-2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Heart-Shaped Box (2011)
- Invest in Love (2009)
- Stand by Me (2009)
 2011 Last Call at the Oasis (Documentary)
 2009 The Kinda Sutra (Documentary short)
 2007 Protagonist (Documentary)
 2001-2004 The West Wing (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Supremes (2004)
 2004 American Dreams (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Real-To-Reel (2004)
 2004 In the Realms of the Unreal (Documentary)
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2003)
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 The Guardian (TV Series) (1 episode)
- You Belong to Me (2003)
 2002 ER (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bygones (2002)
 1998 The Living Museum (Documentary)
 1998 Better Late (Short)
 1994 The Conductor
 1993 Sour Death Balls (Short)
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[1997 Oscar Acceptance speech] You know you've entered new territory when your outfit cost more than your film. See more »


She stumbled upon film production when looking for a job allowing flexible hours so she could continue competing in fencing. See more »

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