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Jennifer Lim

JENNIFER LIM attended the Yale School of Drama, where she received her MFA in Acting. She is half Chinese and half Korean, and speaks Cantonese and Mandarin fluently (as well as basic Korean).   She made her Broadway debut starring in David Henry Hwang's Chinglish, for which she earned: a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut, the IASNY Trophy for Excellence, and a Drama Desk Nomination. She was also named “Most Exciting Broadway Newcomer" in New York Magazine's 2011 Culture Awards. Jennifer has worked Off-Broadway and in many prominent downtown NYC and regional theaters. She has also helped develop new works at the Lark Play Development Center, Pan Asian Rep, East Coast Artists, Mabou Mines, Reverie Productions, New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theater, New Georges, Cherry Lane Theater, Second Generation, Ma-Yi Theater Co. and is a founding member of GF&Co. In addition to her theater work, Jennifer has appeared in TV police procedurals as: a) a terrified Chinese immigrant, b) a terrified daughter of a Tiger Mother, c) a terrified junior high school teacher, and d) a dead body (you have to start somewhere). She's sincerely hoping there's a network out there that maybe, just maybe, has a multi-dimensional role for a strong Asian woman who's completely comfortable with the English language and nobody makes a big deal about it. It's the 21st century after all.

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Jan 1, 1980 In London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Movie Naked Singularity 2021-08-06
Known For
Poster of Prodigal Son
Poster of Act of Grace
Poster of The Savages
Poster of Hostel
Movie Naked Singularity Assistant DA #1 2021-08-06
Movie The Surrogate Nadine the Midwife 2021-07-09
Movie Leviathan Cycle, Episode 4: Jamila Ding Ling 2020-05-28
Movie Leviathan Cycle, Episode 5: Ismael Ding Ling 2020-05-28
Movie The Stand In Vicky 2020-12-03
Movie Impossible Monsters Alice 2019-03-09
Series Prodigal Son Stacy 2019-09-23
Movie A Monster Calls Miss Kwan 2016-10-07
Movie Scream Queens: Horror Heroines Exposed Self 2014-10-13
Series Elementary Natasha Kademan 2012-09-27
Series Person of Interest Bank Manager 2011-09-22
Series Blue Bloods Wai-Chee 2010-09-24
Movie 27 Dresses Bridal Salesgirl 2008-01-10
Movie Act of Grace Mui 2008-02-15
Movie The Savages Manicurist #1 2007-01-19
Movie Hostel Kana 2006-01-06
Movie When Evil Calls Samantha 2006-06-30
Movie Code 46 Tester 2003-09-02
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mrs. Chang 1999-09-20
Movie Red Xiao Mei 1996-10-01
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13