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Ali Wong

Ali Wong is a critically acclaimed actress, comedian, writer and producer known for her breakout Netflix stand-up specials “Baby Cobra”, “Hard Knock Wife”, and the Emmy-nominated “Don Wong”.

She stars in and executive produces the Netflix and A24 dark comedy series Beef, opposite Steven Yeun. The series premiered on April 6th, 2023 to widespread acclaim, with the New York Times calling it “one of the most invigorating, surprising and insightful debuts of the past year” and the Hollywood Reporter saying “Steven Yeun and Ali Wong dazzle… [Wong] has rarely been better than she is here.” Beef was the #1 show streamed on Netflix upon its release.

Wong is currently performing Ali Wong Live, her cross-country stand-up tour. She is also producing Jentry Chau vs. The Underworld for Netflix, in which she stars opposite Lucy Liu. The animated action series follows a Chinese-American teenager who discovers she has supernatural powers after being hunted by forces from the underworld.

Ali Wong co-wrote and starred in Always Be My Maybe, alongside Randall Park. The romantic comedy was released in May 2019, and follows a famous chef and her hometown ex-boyfriend as their rekindled flame struggles to adapt to each other’s worlds. She also executive produced and voiced the lead in the offbeat and zany animated sitcom Tuca and Bertie, and directed Sheng Wang’s 2022 comedy special “Sweet and Juicy”. Her other film and television highlights include Netflix’s Big Mouth, Human Resources, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat, Birds of Prey, Walt Disney Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet, and the Pixar animated film Onward.

In 2019, Ali Wong released her New York Times bestselling autobiographical book, Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life. The book features heartfelt and hilarious letters addressed to her daughters’ future selves.



Fri, Aug 9, 2024 to Sun, Aug 11, 2024
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