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Nora Lum, known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress and rapper. She has played supporting roles in the comedy films Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians (2018), and her leading role in the comedy-drama The Farewell (2019) earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress nomination. She has released two albums, Yellow Ranger (2014) and In... See full bio »

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Ocean's Eight Constance
(2018)
Crazy Rich Asians Peik Lin Goh
(2018)
The Farewell Billi
(2019)
(2023)

Filmography

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 2023 The Little Mermaid (post-production)
Scuttle (voice)
 2022 The Bad Guys (post-production)
Ms. Tarantula (voice)
 2021/I Swan Song (completed)
Kate
 2020-2021 Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (TV Series)
Nora / Nora Lum / Nora Lin
- Home (2021) ... Nora Lin
- The Simple Life (2021) ... Nora Lum
- Shadow Acting (2021) ... Nora
- Tales from the Blackout (2021) ... Nora Lum
- Nora Meets Brenda (2021) ... Nora
 2021 Discord: The Movie (Short)
Awkwafina
 2021 Raya and the Last Dragon
Sisu (voice)
 2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Awkwafina
 2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)
The Collector
- A Single Piece Was Lost (2019) ... The Collector (voice)
- The Crystal Calls (2019) ... The Collector (voice)
- Prophets Don't Know Everything (2019) ... The Collector (voice)
- By Gelfling Hand... (2019) ... The Collector (voice)
- The First Thing I Remember Is Fire (2019) ... The Collector (voice)
 2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2
Courtney (voice)
 2019 Tuca & Bertie (TV Series)
Bertie's Left Boob
- The Promotion (2019) ... Bertie's Left Boob (voice)
 2019 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Chang / Carmen
- D'oh Canada (2019) ... Dr. Chang (voice)
- Bart vs. Itchy & Scratchy (2019) ... Carmen (voice)
 2019 Weird City (TV Series)
Charlotta
- Below (2019) ... Charlotta
 2019 Paradise Hills
Yu
 2019/I The Farewell
Billi
 2018 Animals. (TV Series)
Annie
- Roachella (2018) ... Annie (voice)
 2018 Crazy Rich Asians
Peik Lin Goh
 2018 Awkwafina: Pockiez (Video short)
Awkwafina
 2018 Ocean's Eight
Constance
 2018 Dude
Rebecca
 2017 Future Man (TV Series)
Woman at Video Game Store / Woman from Video Game Store
- Prelude to an Apocalypse (2017) ... Woman from Video Game Store
- A Fuel's Errand (2017) ... Woman at Video Game Store
- Pilot (2017) ... Woman at Video Game Store
 2017 Drive Share (TV Series)
Porn Star Passenger
- Dystopian Drive Share (2017) ... Porn Star Passenger
 2016 Mary + Jane (TV Series)
Gina
- Noachella (2016) ... Gina
 2016 Storks
Quail (voice)
 2016 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Christine
 2015 Regular Show (TV Series)
Apple / Waitress 1
- Hello China (2015) ... Apple / Waitress 1 (voice)
 2014 A Perfect Memory (Short)
Monica's Friend (as Nora Lum)
 2013 Shadow Men (Short) (as Nora Lum)
 2013 Awkwafina - NYC Bitche$ (Short)
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 2012 Awkwafina - My Vag (Short)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Google Pixel 3 with 2 Chainz

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nora Lum

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Lum, Wally | Tia
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Personal Quote:

When you're playing a live-action character, you're confined to that dimensionality. But playing something as big as Sisu, you're given the ability to go into that skin; there were a lot of points when I felt 'big'. Hopefully not a couple of tonnes heavy and powerful and could do things I couldn't do as a human. It was a powerful feeling. See more »

Trivia:

Her stage name is a play on the word awkward, which she felt best describes her. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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