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Ming Yao (II)

Ming Yao was born on September 12, 1980 in Shanghai, China. He is an actor, known for Linsanity (2013), Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad (2004) and The Year of the Yao (2004). He has been married to Ye Li since August 6, 2007. See full bio »

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Known For

Linsanity
Linsanity Himself - Interviewee
(2013)
The Year of the Yao
(2004)
Nash
Nash Himself
(2013)

Filmography

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 2013 Amazing
 2009 The Magic Aster (voice)
 2004 South Park (TV Series)
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- You Got F'd in the A (2004) ... Yao (voice, as Yao)
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Other Works:

Gatorade Thirst Quencher commercials. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Yao Ming | Yao

Height:

7' 5½" (2.27 m)
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Personal Quote:

Basketball, in America, is like a culture. It is like a foreigner learning a new language. It is difficult to learn foreign languages and it will also be difficult for me to learn the culture for basketball here. See more »

Trivia:

A still shot picture of him laughing, captured from a post-game press conference in May 2009, resulted in a famous Internet meme. See more »

Trademark:

His height See more »

Nickname:

Ming the Merciless See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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