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Hong Chau

Hong Chau was born on June 3, 1979 in Thailand. She is an actress and writer, known for Downsizing (2017), Inherent Vice (2014) and Treme (2010). See full bio »


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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Downsizing Ngoc Lan Tran
Inherent Vice
Treme Linh


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 2017 Downsizing
Ngoc Lan Tran
 2017 American Dad! (TV Series)
Korean Spy
- Casino Normale (2017) ... Korean Spy (voice)
 2017 Big Little Lies (TV Mini-Series)
- You Get What You Need (2017) ... Jackie
- Once Bitten (2017) ... Jackie
- Push Comes to Shove (2017) ... Jackie
- Living the Dream (2017) ... Jackie
- Serious Mothering (2017) ... Jackie
 2014-2015 A to Z (TV Series)
- M Is for Meant to Be (2015) ... Lora
- L Is for Likability (2015) ... Lora
- K Is for Keep Out (2015) ... Lora
- J Is for Jan Vaughan (2015) ... Lora
- I Is for Ill Communication (2014) ... Lora
 2014 Inherent Vice
 2014 Market Hours (Short)
 2011-2013 Treme (TV Series)
- ... To Miss New Orleans (2013) ... Linh
- Yes We Can Can (2013) ... Linh
- Tipitina (2012) ... Linh
- Poor Man's Paradise (2012) ... Linh
- Don't You Leave Me Here (2012) ... Linh
 2012 Good Luck Charlie (TV Series)
- Welcome Home (2012) ... Theresa
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Julie Blanch
- Ms. Willows Regrets (2012) ... Julie Blanch
 2010 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
- Code Ed (2010) ... DJ
 2010 My Boys (TV Series)
- Puss 'N' Glutes (2010) ... Audrey
 2010 NCIS (TV Series)
F.B.I. Lab Tech Molly Choi
- Jurisdiction (2010) ... F.B.I. Lab Tech Molly Choi
 2010 Trenches (TV Series)
Spc. Wing
- Charlie Foxtrot (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- Defecation Hits the Oscillation (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- Snafu (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- The Suck (2010) ... Spc. Wing
- Whisky Tango Foxtrot (2010) ... Spc. Wing
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Cook Pu
- Perfect Week (2010) ... Cook Pu
 2008 Konstruksiyon (Short)
Marina Sison
 2008 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
Asian Masseuse
- Patriot Tact (2008) ... Asian Masseuse
 2007 Within Limits (Video short)
 2006 Finding My America (TV Mini-Series)
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(22 July 2015 - 6 Sept 2015) Originated the role of "Jenny" in the Off-Broadway play "John" at the Signature Theatre in NYC, by Annie Baker (winner 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "The Flick"), directed by Sam Gold (winner 2015 Tony for Best Director of a Musical for "Fun Home")

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I didn't like it here my first two years but now that I'm nice and comfy, I'm thinking about leaving L.A. See more »


Hong Chau was born in Thailand to Vietnamese parents who had immigrated there. Her parents then moved to the U.S., and she grew up in the eastern part of New Orleans, Louisiana. See more »

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