BD Wong

Biography

Date of Birth 24 October 1960, San Francisco, California, USA Birth Name Bradley Darryl Wong Height 5' 5" (1.65 m) Mini Biography B.D. Wong was born and raised in San Francisco, California, USA. He made his Broadway debut in "M. Butterfly". He is the only actor to be honored with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theater World Award for the same performance. He starred in the television series, "All-American Girl" (1994), and has made guest appearances on "Sesame Street" (1969) and "The X Files" (1993). He was in the off-Broadway musical revival of "As Thousands Cheer" and followed with a critically-acclaimed performance as "Linus" in the revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown", returned to SVU, and is now starring in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Pacific Overtures". Trivia May 2003: published "Following Foo: the Electronic Adventures of the Chestnut Man", a memoir detailing the journey that he and longtime life partner, Richie Jackson, made towards parenthood with the assistance of a surrogate mother. He and his partner welcomed their son, Jackson Foo Wong, on 28 May, 2000. Chose to go by his initials while playing his breakthrough role, M. Butterfly. The title character's gender is ambiguous, and he decided that using his initials instead of his full name would make it difficult to guess whether he was a man or a woman, thus adding to the androgyny of the character he was playing. Won Broadway's 1988 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for creating the role of Song Liling in "M. Butterfly." Nominated for the 1989 Helen Hayes Award for his work in "M. Butterfly" (Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production). His former partner is Richie Jackson Graduated from San Francisco State University. In 1999, Wong and his then-partner, Richie Jackson, hired a surrogate mother to bear their child. Wong provided the sperm and Jackson's sister provided the ovum. The mother gave birth to a set of male twins on May 28, 2000. One, Boaz Dov Wong, died at birth as a result of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome; the other, Jackson Foo Wong, was adopted by the couple. The couple later broke up, however, they still share joint custody of Jackson Foo. Wong later wrote a book about the experience entitled "Following Foo: the Electronic Adventures of the Chestnut Man. Chosen by Goldsea Asian American Daily as one of the "100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time". Personal Quotes "It is always, always, always one of the harder things to do for me. I remain on "SVU" because it is an incredible opportunity. It affords me also the additional opportunity of doing [stage work]. I am really grateful for the opportunity to do that because it's pretty rare I think, and I also choose to live in New York, and it's been really great that way." When asked about balancing TV work with stage work.

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Birth Name

Bradley Darryl Wong

Birth Place

San Francisco, California, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

10/24/1960
Known For
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Jurassic Park

Wu (as B. D. Wong)

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Seven Years In Tibet

Ngawang Jigme

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Men of War

Po

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Focus

Liyuan

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LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape

Dr. Wu (2016) (unknown episodes)

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Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston

Kim Tan

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Dazzle

Teng

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Crash Course

Kichi (as Bradd Wong)

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Blue's Big City Adventure

Director

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The Monkey King

Buddha (voice)

Starring In
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Heart of Stone

King of Clubs

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The Monkey King

Buddha (voice)

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Blue's Big City Adventure

Director

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Jurassic World: Dominion

Henry Wu

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Bird Box (Netflix)

Greg

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Dr. Wu

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The Space Between Us

Tom Chen

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LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape

Dr. Wu (2016) (unknown episodes)

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Jurassic World

Dr. Henry Wu

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Focus

Liyuan

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To Be Takei

Himself

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The Normal Heart

Buzzy

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White Frog

Oliver Young

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Falling for Grace

Stephen

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Ira & Abby

Party Guest

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Focus

Liyuan

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Mulan

Shang (voice) (as B.D. Wong)

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Seven Years In Tibet

Ngawang Jigme

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Father of the Bride Part II

Howard Weinstein

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Dazzle

Teng

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Men of War

Po

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Jurassic Park

Wu (as B. D. Wong)

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The Freshman

Edward

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Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston

Kim Tan

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Family Business

Jimmy Chiu

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Crash Course

Kichi (as Bradd Wong)

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Forever, Lulu

Man on Street with Boom Box (uncredited)

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