Ming-Na

Biography: Ming-Na Wen was born on Coloane Island, Macau (an island under Portuguese rule that was later returned to China) on November 20, 1963. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was a young child. After the divorce, Ming-Na and her family moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. She has an older brother named Jonathan. At age four, Ming-Na moved to Queens, New York with her mother and Chinese-American stepfather, Soo Lim Yee. They moved to Yee's hometown of Pittsburgh five years later. While in Pittsburgh, Ming-Na attended Mt. Lebanon High School in the suburb of Mt. Lebanon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Later, she graduated with a theater degree from Carnegie Mellon University. In 1998, she got a job acting on the soap opera As The World Turns. She was married to playwright Kirk Aanes from 1990 to 1993, but the two are now divorced. She married Eric Michael Zee, a fellow acting student and screenwriter, on June 16, 1995. They are still married andMing-Na Wen was born on Coloane Island, Macau (an island under Portuguese rule that was later returned to China) on November 20, 1963. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was a young child. After the divorce, Ming-Na and her family moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. She has an older brother named Jonathan. At age four, Ming-Na moved to Queens, New York with her mother and Chinese-American stepfather, Soo Lim Yee. They moved to Yee's hometown of Pittsburgh five years later. While in Pittsburgh, Ming-Na attended Mt. Lebanon High School in the suburb of Mt. Lebanon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Later, she graduated with a theater degree from Carnegie Mellon University. In 1998, she got a job acting on the soap opera As The World Turns. She was married to playwright Kirk Aanes from 1990 to 1993, but the two are now divorced. She married Eric Michael Zee, a fellow acting student and screenwriter, on June 16, 1995. They are still married and have one daughter, Michaela, and one son, Cooper Dominic. Expand

Ming-Na's Scores

Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 84 The Joy Luck Club
Lowest Metascore: 17 Prom Night
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 2 out of 5
5 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
17 Prom Night Apr 11, 2008 Dr. Elisha Crowe 4.3
32 Teddy Bears' Picnic Mar 29, 2002 Katy Woo 0.5