Hong Chau


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Hong Chau (born 1979) is an American actress known for her appearance in the US film Downsizing (2017) as Vietnamese amputee and political activist Ngoc Lan Tran. For her performance, she was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in... See full bio »

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Watchmen Lady Trieu
(2019)
Homecoming Audrey Temple
(2018-2020)
Downsizing Ngoc Lan Tran
(2017)
(2014)

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 2018-2020 Homecoming (TV Series)
Audrey Temple
- Episode #2.1 (2020) ... Audrey Temple
- Episode #2.2 (2020) ... Audrey Temple
- Stop (2018) ... Audrey Temple
- Work (2018) ... Audrey Temple (voice)
- Helping (2018) ... Audrey Temple
 2019 Watchmen (TV Series)
Lady Trieu
- See How They Fly (2019) ... Lady Trieu
- An Almost Religious Awe (2019) ... Lady Trieu
- This Extraordinary Being (2019) ... Lady Trieu
 2019 American Woman
Jenny
 2019 Driveways
Kathy
 2018 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Pickles Aplenty
- The Stopped Show (2018) ... Pickles Aplenty (voice)
- Head in the Clouds (2018) ... Pickles Aplenty (voice)
- Mr. Peanutbutter's Boos (2018) ... Pickles Aplenty (voice)
- Planned Obsolescence (2018) ... Pickles Aplenty (voice)
- The Dog Days Are Over (2018) ... Pickles Aplenty (voice)
 2018 Forever (TV Series)
Sarah
- Andre and Sarah (2018) ... Sarah
 2018 Duck Butter
Glow
 2017 Downsizing
Ngoc Lan Tran
 2017 American Dad! (TV Series)
Korean Spy
- Casino Normale (2017) ... Korean Spy (voice)
 2017 Big Little Lies (TV Series)
Jackie
- You Get What You Need (2017) ... Jackie
- Once Bitten (2017) ... Jackie
- Push Comes to Shove (2017) ... Jackie
- Living the Dream (2017) ... Jackie
- Serious Mothering (2017) ... Jackie
 2014-2015 A to Z (TV Series)
Lora
- M Is for Meant to Be (2015) ... Lora
- L Is for Likability (2015) ... Lora
- K Is for Keep Out (2015) ... Lora
- J Is for Jan Vaughan (2015) ... Lora
- I Is for Ill Communication (2014) ... Lora
 2014 Inherent Vice
Jade
 2014 Market Hours (Short)
Angela
 2011-2013 Treme (TV Series)
Linh
- ... To Miss New Orleans (2013) ... Linh
- Yes We Can Can (2013) ... Linh
- Tipitina (2012) ... Linh
- Poor Man's Paradise (2012) ... Linh
- Don't You Leave Me Here (2012) ... Linh
 2012 Good Luck Charlie (TV Series)
Theresa
- Welcome Home (2012) ... Theresa
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Julie Blanch
- Ms. Willows Regrets (2012) ... Julie Blanch
 2010 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
DJ
- Code Ed (2010) ... DJ
 2010 My Boys (TV Series)
Audrey
- Puss 'N' Glutes (2010) ... Audrey
 2010 NCIS (TV Series)
F.B.I. Lab Tech Molly Choi
- Jurisdiction (2010) ... F.B.I. Lab Tech Molly Choi
 2010 Trenches (TV Series)
Spc. Wing
- Charlie Foxtrot (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- Defecation Hits the Oscillation (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- Snafu (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- The Suck (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- Whisky Tango Foxtrot (2010) ... Spc. Wing
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Cook Pu
- Perfect Week (2010) ... Cook Pu
 2008 Konstruksiyon (Short)
Marina Sison
 2008 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
Asian Masseuse
- Patriot Tact (2008) ... Asian Masseuse
 2007 Within Limits (Video short)
 2006 Finding My America (TV Mini-Series)
Minh
- The road trip begins (2006) ... Minh
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(22 July 2015 - 6 Sept 2015) Originated the role of "Jenny" in the Off-Broadway play "John" at the Signature Theatre in NYC, by Annie Baker (winner 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "The Flick"), directed by Sam Gold (winner 2015 Tony for Best Director of a Musical for "Fun Home")

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My very first day [filming Inherent Vice] was my most fun and fancy-free day, and then I got more and more nervous. Which is odd: you'd think it'd be the other way around. See more »

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Hong Chau was born in Thailand, to Vietnamese parents who had immigrated there as refugees (they were among the Vietnamese Boat People). Her parents then moved to the U.S., and she grew up in the eastern part of New Orleans, Louisiana. See more »

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