Ming-Na was born on November 20, 1963 in Coloane, Macau. She moved to the United States with her mother and attended Carnegie Mellon University where she earned her drama degree. She was popularly known for her inclusion in the series ER
as Dr. Jing-Mei "Deb" Chen. Previously, she starred in The Joy Luck Club, As the World Turns and Inconceivable. At present, she is part of the television series Vanished where she plays Lin Mei.
Lin Mei is a FBI agent stationed in Atlanta, Georgia. She is investigation the disappearance of Sara Collins
. Previously, she was partnered with agent Graham until his death. Throughout the series, she exhibits the desire to avenge her partner's death,