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Overview (2)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lynn Chen began performing on the Lincoln Center Stage at the age of 5. She made her movie debut in Sony Pictures Classic's Saving Face, a role that won her the title of "Outstanding Newcomer" at the 2006 AXAwards. Since then, she has become a fixture on the film festival circuit - including Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca, SXSW - setting an unofficial record at the 28th LAAPFF with five concurrent movie roles. Lynn won "Best Actor" at the 2016 NBC Shorts Fest and a holding deal with NBC. Recently, she has guest starred in HBO's Silicon Valley, Showtime's The Affair, AMC's Fear the Walking Dead, and plays the villain "Goh Xiulan" in Activision's Call of Duty video game series. Lynn is also known for her love of food, with the award-winning blog/podcast "The Actor's Diet." She creates videos for her YouTube Channel (LynnChenTube) and for BuzzFeed, Tastemade, ISATV and Hello Giggles that have seen over 30 million views. Lynn is a body image activist and spokesperson for The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). She is working on her first feature film, which she wrote and will be directing - the third sequel to the "Surrogate Valentine" series.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: About

Spouse (1)

Abe Forman-Greenwald (April 2003 - present)

Trivia (6)

"Saving Face" was the very first script she ever read.
Graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in Music and Women's Studies
Has a band, YPOK2, with husband, actor Abe Forman-Greenwald
Self-proclaimed food fanatic.
The name of her band, YPOK2, is an acronym for her favorite line from "The Karate Kid", "You pretty OK, too" spoken by the late Pat Morita.
Has played classical piano on and off since the age of five. She's the lead singer and keyboardist for her band, YPOK2.

Personal Quotes (1)

I was so scared to tell my mom that I had done a nude scene, and when I finally told her she was like, 'Oh my god, oh my god. Okay.'

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