Ken Jeong

Actor Biography

In 2009, Ken Jeong appeared as the Asian mobster "Mr. Chow" in the sleeper-hit comedy The Hangover, also starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis. Jeong reprised his role of Mr. Chow in the summer blockbuster The Hangover 2. He was then seen in the third installment of The Hangover 3. Other film credits for Jeong include The Duff, Transformers 3, Despicable Me 2, and most recently Universal's Ride Along 2 with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart.

Since his feature film debut playing the doctor in Knocked Up in 2007, Jeong has gone on to a number of memorable roles in a series of successful comedies. In 2008, Jeong had his first major role as the villain in Judd Apatow's Role Models. That same year he also appeared in the cult comedy hits Pineapple Express and Step Brothers.

He's also made his mark in television, as a series regular on the critically-acclaimed NBC show Community, and his current starring role as Dr. Ken on ABC's Dr. Ken.

Jeong's career path started off on a different course. He earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University and went on to get his medical degree at the University of North Carolina. Jeong completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans all the while developing his comedy. In 1995, Jeong won the Big Easy Laff Off, and the competition turned out to be his big break.

Jeong currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and twin daughters.

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