B. D. Wong Biography (1962?-)

Full name, Bradley Darryl Wong; born October 24, 1962 (some sources say 1960), in San Francisco, CA; son of William D. and Roberta Christine (a telephonecompany supervisor; maiden name, Leong) Wong. Addresses: Agent: Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Birth Details
October 24, 1962?
San Francisco, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Professional debut) Androcles and the Lion, Town Hall, New York City, 1982
  • Song Liling, M. Butterfly, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City,1988-?
  • Ariel, The Tempest, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1989
  • Yu Ahn, The Nanjing Race, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, c. 1992
  • Herringbone, American Music Theater Festival, Philadelphia, PA, 1992
  • Randall Lee, Face Value, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Easter Bonnet Competition: A Salute to 100 Years of Broadway, Minskoff Theatre, 1994
  • A Language of Their Own, Public Theater, New York City, 1995
  • Gandhi, As Thousands Cheer, Drama Dept., Greenwich House, New YorkCity, 1998
  • Linus, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Also appeared in See Below Middle Sea, Taper Too; Gifts of theMagi, Coast Playhouse, Los Angeles; Mail, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA; A Chorus Line; a West Coast Company production of La CageAux Folles; Applause; as title role, Peter Pan.
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Bradd Wong) Boy on the street, The Karate Kid II, Columbia, 1986
  • Jimmy Chiu, Family Business, TriStar, 1989
  • Edward, The Freshman, TriStar, 1990
  • James Lew, Mystery Date, Orion, 1991
  • Billy, The Lounge People, 1991
  • Howard Weinstein, Father of the Bride, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Dr. Henry Wu, chief geneticist, Jurassic Park (also known as JP), Universal, 1993
  • Dr. Wong, marriage counselor, The Ref (also known as Hostile Hostages), 1994
  • Kalamazoo, 1994
  • Howard Weinstein, Father of the Bride Part II (also known as Father of the Bride 2 and Father's Little Dividend), Buena Vista, 1995
  • Po, Men of War (also known as Paid to Kill, Soldiers ofFortune, and A Safe Place), Buena Vista, 1995
  • Louie, Executive Decision (also known as Critical Decision), Warner Bros., 1996
  • Cockroach, Joe's Apartment, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Ngawang Jigme, Seven Years in Tibet (also known as Siete anos en el Tibet), TriStar, 1997
  • Morgan Brinway, Slappy and the Stinkers, TriStar, 1997
  • Speaking voice of Captain Li Shang, Mulan (animated), Buena Vista,1998
  • Bubba, The Salton Sea, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Also appeared in No Big Deal.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Stuart Kim, All American Girl, ABC, 1994-1995
  • Father Tay Mukada, Oz, HBO, 1997-?
  • Dr. George Huang, police psychiatrist, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC, 2001-?
  • Movies
  • (As Bradd Wong) Kiki, Crash Course (also known as Driving Academy), 1988
  • Kim Tan, Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston, 1990
  • Kico Govantes, And the Band Played On, HBO, 1993
  • Johnny Angel, Magical Make-Over, 1994
  • Warren Drummond, The Substitute 2: School's Out (also known as The Substitute II and The Substitute: Out of Siberia), HBO, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Teng, Dazzle (also known as Judith Krantz's "Dazzle"), CBS,1995
  • Pilots
  • Waiter, Double Switch, 1987
  • Specials
  • Voice of Captain Li Shang, Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates tothe Music of Disney's "Mulan," ABC and The Disney Channel, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Johnny Chen, "Neither a Borrower Nor a Landlord Be," Bless This House, CBS, 1995
  • Detective Glen Chao, "Hell Money," The X-Files, Fox, 1996
  • Dr. Kai Chang, "Upstairs, Downstairs," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999
  • Dennis, "Jim Gets a Wig," Welcome to New York, CBS, 2000
  • Also appeared in Baltimore; Blacke's Magic; Hard Copy; Shannon's Deal; Shell Game; Sweet Surrender.
  • Taped Readings
  • Narrator, The Language of Cannibals, 1990
  • Jane Smiley's Moo, Random, 1995
  • (With others) From a Burning House: The AIDS Project Los Angeles Writers Workshop Collection, Simon & Schuster, 1996
  • Ethics for the New Millennium by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, S & S Audio, 1999

Further Reference


    • Newsmakers 1998, Issue 1, Gale Group, 1998
    • Notable Asian Americans, Gale Research, 1995, pp. 416-18
    • Asian Week, June 18, 1993
    • Gentlemen's Quarterly, May, 1989, p. 83
    • Movieline, summer, 1991
    • New York Times, March 25, 1988
    • Premiere, December, 1991, p. 54
    • San Francisco Examiner, September 5, 1993
    • San Francisco Focus, December, 1990

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