Elaine Kao is a native Los Angeleno who earned a BA in economics from UC Irvine and a MFA from CalArts. Kai's film credits include Bridesmaids, Red Doors (winner of the Tribeca Film Festival narrative feature), Made in Chinatown (winner of the NBC Short Cuts Film Festival). The actress has guest starred in numerous TV shows, including Fresh Off the Boat, Hawaii 5-0, NCIS: Los Angeles, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Disjointed. In theatre, Kao has performed at the Cleveland Playhouse, East West Players, South Coast Repertory, Sacred Fools, and Company of Angels. She can currently be seen performing sketch comedy at UCB with The Golden Hour.