30 Facts About Ming-Na Wen


Ming-Na Wen was named TVLine's Performer of the Week for her work in the episode, "Melinda".


Ming-Na Wen played Dr Jing-Mei "Deb" Chen in the medical drama series ER.


Ming-Na Wen has reprised the role as Mulan in the video game Kingdom Hearts II, Sofia the First, and Ralph Breaks the Internet.


Additionally, Ming-Na Wen made a cameo appearance in the live-action remake of Mulan.


Ming-Na Wen has had starring roles as Chun-Li in Street Fighter, Detective Ellen Yin in The Batman and Camile Wray in Stargate Universe.


Ming-Na Wen was honored as a Disney Legend in 2019.


Ming-Na Wen was born on November 20,1963, in Coloane, one of the two main islands of Macau.


Ming-Na Wen's parents divorced when she was an infant, and she moved with her brother and mother to Hong Kong.


Ming-Na Wen attended a Catholic school in Hong Kong, while her mother held down three jobs to provide for her and her brother.


Ming-Na Wen's mother remarried to Chinese American Soo Lim Yee, and when Wen was four years old, the family moved to New York City.


Ming-Na Wen played Chun-Li in Street Fighter and co-starred on the sitcom The Single Guy from 1995 to 1997.


Ming-Na Wen provided the voice for the title character in the 1998 animated film Mulan, its direct-to-video sequel, Mulan II, and the video game Kingdom Hearts II, subsequently winning an Annie Award.


Ming-Na Wen voiced Aki Ross in the computer animated film Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, and Detective Ellen Yin in the animated series The Batman.


Ming-Na Wen was the voice actress for Jade, a minor character in the HBO animated series Spawn.


Ming-Na Wen's next TV role was an FBI agent in the Fox kidnap drama series Vanished, which premiered in the fall of 2006 but was canceled.


Ming-Na Wen played a college professor in the comedy series George Lopez.


On October 8 through October 29,2007, Ming-Na Wen appeared in a four-episode arc of CBS's Two and a Half Men, playing Charlie Sheen's love interest, a judge closer to his own age.


Ming-Na Wen was cast as a regular in the Stargate Universe television series as political attache Camile Wray from October 2009 to May 2011.


Ming-Na Wen made an appearance in Disney Through the Decades, a short documentary about the history of The Walt Disney Company through to the present, as the hostess of the 1990s section.


Ming-Na Wen appeared on the Syfy series Eureka as the inquisitive US Senator Michaela Ming-Na Wen, beginning in season four in 2011 and serving as a major villain in the fifth and final season in 2012.


Ming-Na Wen's daughter has a recurring role on the show as Princess Jun.


In 2019, it was announced that Ming-Na Wen would be a cast-member of the Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, playing Fennec Shand.


Ming-Na Wen reprised the role vocally in Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and the live-action series The Book of Boba Fett.


In 2022, Ming-Na Wen made an appearance on Young Sheldon as Dr Lee, an experimental physicist responsible for mitigating conflict within a team of scientists.


Ming-Na Wen is set to recur on the second season of HBO Max's Hacks.


Ming-Na Wen is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2022 alongside Ewan McGregor and Carrie Fisher.


Ming-Na Wen is well known for her work with Disney.


Ming-Na Wen went on to say that she has "broken through barriers for Asian performers".


Ming-Na Wen was named a Disney Legend at the 2019 D23 Expo for her outstanding contributions to the Disney company.


On June 16,1995, Ming-Na Wen married Eric Michael Zee and together they have a daughter and a son.