B.D. Wong

 

Date Of Birth

October 24, 1960
 

Biography

Bradley Darryl Wong is an actor who has become famous for his work on the both the big and small screen, as well on stage. Some of his most notable work include the Broadway production of M. Butterfly where he played Song Liling and as Dr. George Huang on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Born on October 24, 1960, Wong studied at Lincoln High School before enrolling at San Francisco State University. He made his movie debut in 1983 in No Big Deal, which was followed by minor roles in The Karate Kid, Part II, Double Switch and Crash Course. Gradually, he started to play more meatier roles and was cast Howard Weinstein in Father of the Bride and as Henry Wu on Jurassic Park.

On TV, Wong appeared as Dr. Stuart Kim on the TV series All-American Girl before establishing himself as Father Ray Mukada on the critically acclaimed HBO series Oz.
 

Place of Birth

San Francisco, California
 

Birth Name

Bradley Darryl Wong
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

-Wong is openly gay.

-He wrote a memoir entitled Following Foo: the Electronic Adventures of the Chestnut Man.
 

Awards

1988 Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Male – M. Butterfly
1988 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – M. Butterfly
1988 Theatre World Award – M. Butterfly
1988 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play – M. Butterfly
2003 GLAAD Davidson/Valentini Award
 

Filmography

White Frog (2012)
Awake (2012)
Falling for Grace (2007)
Kingdom Hearts II (2006)
Stay (2005)
Mulan II (2004)
Century City (2004)
Matthew Chin
Kim Possible (2002)
The Salton Sea (2002)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2001-present) TV Series
Welcome to New York (2000) TV Series
Chicago Hope (1999) TV Series
Mulan (1998) (Voice)
The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998)
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Oz (1997) TV Series
Joe's Apartment (1996)
The X-Files (1996) TV Series
Executive Decision (1996)
Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
Bless This House (1995) TV Series
Dazzle (1995) (TV)
Kalamazoo (1995)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995) (Voice) TV Series
Magical Make-Over (1994) (TV)
All American Girl (1994) TV Series
Men of War (1994)
The Ref (1994)
And the Band Played On (1993) (TV)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Lounge People (1992)
Father of the Bride (1991)
Mystery Date (1991)
The Freshman (1990)
Good Night, Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (1990) (TV)
Family Business (1989)
Crash Course (1988) (TV)
Double Switch (1987) (TV)
The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)
Simon and Simon (1986)Big Deal (1983)
 

Nickname

B.D.
 

Height

5' 5" (1.65 m)
 

Quotes

None

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