November 20, 1963
57 years old
5 ft 4 in | 162.5 cm
33-25-34 in | 84-63.5-86.5 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Ming-Na Wen was born in Coloane, Portuguese Macau, on November 20, 1963, is an American actress.
Young Ming-Na Wen first started performing in school theater production, in a third grade Easter play, in role as klutzy bunny.
She made her big screen debut in science fiction movie Rain Without Thunder (1993) in role as "Uudie" Prisoner.
She got her television debut in educational children's series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1985) in role as Royal Trumpeter.
Her breakthrough performance came as Jing-Mei "June" Woo in drama film The Joy Luck Club (1993).
Pearl (2020) drama in role as Headmistress, opposite Anthony LaPaglia, Larsen Thompson and Sarah Carter
Mulan (2020) action drama in role as Esteemed Guest, with Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen and Li Gong
She voiced Fa Mulan in animated films:
Mulan (1998) for which she won the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting, Female
Mulan II (2005)
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
She voiced Dr. Aki Ross in animated science fiction movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001).
Prom Night (2008) slasher with Brittany Snow, Scott Porter and Idris Elba
Street Fighter (1994) action opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia and Damian Chapa
One Night Stand (1997) drama with Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski and Kyle MacLachlan
Terminal Voyage (1994) science fiction opposite Steven Bauer, Emma Samms and Brenda Bakke
Hong Kong '97 (1994) political action thriller with Robert Patrick, Brion James and Tim Thomerson
Tempting Fate (1998) sport drama opposite Tate Donovan and Abraham Benrubi
The Darkness (2016) supernatural horror with Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell and David Mazouz
She was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series for her role as Agent Melinda May in action adventure series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-2020).
As the World Turns (1988-1991) CBS soap opera in role as Lien Hughes
ER (1995, 2000–2004) NBC medical drama series in role as Dr. Jing-Mei "Deb" Chen
The Single Guy (1995-1997) NBC sitcom in role as Trudy
She voiced Detective Ellen Yin in animated television series The Batman (2004-2005).
Inconceivable (2005) NBC medical drama series in role as Rachel Lu
George Lopez (2006) ABC sitcom in role as Professor Tracy Lim
Vanished (2006) Fox drama series in role as Lin Mei
Two and a Half Men (2007, 2010) CBS sitcom in role as Judge Linda Harris
Stargate Universe (2009-2011) military science fiction series in role as Camile Wray
Eureka (2011-2012) Sci-Fi Channel science fiction series in role as Senator Michaela Wen
She voiced Phyla the Accuser in animated television series Guardians of the Galaxy (2018).
Fresh Off the Boat (2018–2019) ABC sitcom in role as Elaine
The Mandalorian (2019-2020) Disney+ space Western television series in role as Fennec Shand
The Book of Boba Fett (2021) Disney+ space Western television series in role as Fennec Shand
Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021) Disney+ animated Star Wars series in voice role as Fennec Shand
Attended the Mount Lebanon High School, Pennsylvania.
Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1986.
Has an older brother, Jonathan.
Has Chinese ancestry.
Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
She won the Disney Legends Award for Film, Television, & Animation — Voice in 2019.
Lives in Calabasas, Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated Australian actor Brett Hinch (1985-1989).
She was married to film writer Kirk Aanes (1990-1993).
She married Eric Michael Zee in 1994, they have two children, a daughter, Michaela Kitlin and a son, Cooper Dominic Zee.