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Ming-Na Wen

Ming-Na Wen

Macau-born american actress

Ming-Na Wen (Chinese: 溫明娜; born November 20, 1963) is a Chinese American actress and model. She was honoured as a Disney Legend in 2019 and is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2022.

Wen made her breakthrough in The Joy Luck Club (1993) as June Woo. She also played Dr. Jing-Mei "Deb" Chen in the medical drama series ER (1995–2004). She voiced Fa Mulan in the animated musical action films Mulan (1998) and its sequel, for which she won an Annie Award. She has also reprised the role in the video game Kingdom Hearts II (2005), Sofia the First (2014), and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). Additionally, Wen made a cameo appearance in the live-action remake of Mulan (2020).

Wen is also well known for her critically acclaimed Disney roles such as Melinda May / The Cavalry in the ABC superhero drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–2020). She was named TVLine's Performer of the Week for her work in the episode, "Melinda". She also starred as Fennec Shand in the Star Wars franchise such as The Mandalorian (2019–2020), The Bad Batch (2021) and The Book of Boba Fett (2021–2022). She has also had starring roles as Chun-Li in Street Fighter (1994), Detective Ellen Yin in The Batman (2004–2005) and Camile Wray in Stargate Universe (2009–2011).

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November 20, 1963
Ming-Na Wen was born in São Francisco Xavier.

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