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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 10 July 1977Singapore
Birth NameGwendoline See-Hian Yeo
Nickname Yeo!
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Gwendoline Yeo moved to the U.S. from Singapore to San Francico as a teenager and then graduated from UCLA. She won national titles of Miss Asian America and Miss Chinatown USA. She then went on to an acting career. Her breakthrough role was her arc on Desperate Housewives in Seasons 2 and 3 cracking people up playing Eva Longoria's naughty maid, XiaoMei. She's also recurred on 24, General Hospital& Grounded for Life and guest starred on NYPD Blue, JAG and The OC. Her Feature credits include AMC's hit western "Broken Trail" starring alongside Robert Duvall, Hallmark's The Magic of Ordinary Days and Robin Swicord's "the Jane Austen Book Club."

She lends her voice on several cartoon series including Cartoon Network's Zatch Belle, Disney's Safety Patrol, Nickalodean's Superscout and the new X-Men. Video gamers best know her as "Paine" from Final Fantasy x-2.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

With her full lips, accented features and smooth cheekbones you could ski off, Gwendoline Yeo's sultry looks are equal to those of current Asian American 'It' girl, Lucy Liu. A talented Singapore girl on the fast track to stardom, Gwendoline Yeo moved from Singapore to San Francisco with her family. Gwendoline managed to get her foot in the door in Hollywood after she won the 1996 Miss Asia America and 1998 Miss Chinatown USA titles.

Right now, she is involved in the entertainment scene as an actress, a musician and a voice-over artiste. She recently guest-starred in an episode of the hit teen drama The OC. More noticably, you can also hear her voice in the role of kick-ass babe Paine in the Final Fantasy X-2 game by SquareEnix. In Jun 2004, she just wrapped up six weeks' of filming in Canada with Keri Russell in a Hallmark movie, The Magic of Ordinary Days, in which she plays a Japanese girl.

Currently residing in Los Angeles, Gwendoline was born & raised in Singapore and lived in London, Boston and San Francisco.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: jonathanang

Trivia (7)

Speaks various dialects of Chinese, some French and does karate.
Niece of Singapore's current Minister for Foreign Affairs
Graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Earned a diploma in Classical Piano. Plays the Chinese Long Zither ("gu-zheng").
Graduated from UCLA with a B.A. Degree prior to age 20.
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA, and is a recipient of Phi Beta Kappa honors.
Graduated from high school at age 16.
She came to the United States from Singapore at age 12.

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