Ming-Na Wen
Ming-Na Wen
Agent Melinda May

Actor Biography

Ming-Na Wen first won attention with her touching and critically acclaimed performance as June in the feature film The Joy Luck Club, but she is most noted for her portrayal of Dr. Jing-Mei Chen on the hit show ER. She is also proud to be the title voice of Mulan, Disney's animated feature (for which she won an Annie Award), as well as the lead voice of Aki Ross in the stunning CGI-animated film Final Fantasy. The talented actress has also lent her voice for the shows Phineas and Ferb and Ni Hao, Kai Lan, as well as documentaries and children's books. She recently starred in the Blumhouse feature film The Darkness, opposite Kevin Bacon.

Wen received the first contract role for an Asian-American actor in a daytime drama when she won the part of Lien Hughes on As the World Turns.  Her other television credits include a starring role in SGU Stargate Universe, Eureka, Law and Order: SVU, Boston Legal, The George Lopez Show, Private Practice and Two and a Half Men.

The diverse actress proved she was able to play more than the gentle wallflower in The Joy Luck Club when she tackled the roles of Chun-Li, the butt-kicking female lead in Streetfighter, and as the romantically frustrated wife Mimi in director Mike Figgis' film One Night Stand.

Wen has been included in People magazine's list of the 50 most beautiful people, was named one of the 100 most influential Asian Americans of the past decade by a.Magazine, and was inducted into the Committee of 100. She cherishes her family time with her husband and their two children. She also enjoys painting, photography, scrap booking and decorating.  

Wen is currently writing a lifestyle book, WenEver: The Path to the Fountain of Youth. So many of her fans, family and friends have questioned her about what she was doing to maintain her youthful appearance. These constant inquiries inspired her to share her health and beauty secrets and methods to a life of health and happiness.