Margaret ChoBirthplace: San Francisco, CA
Birthday: December 5
Margaret Cho co-stars as “Teri Lee” on the Lifetime comedy Drop Dead Diva, and has made guest appearances on the NBC comedy 30 Rock in the dual roles of the late North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il, and his son, Kim Jong-Un. Cho, born in San Francisco to Korean immigrants, began her career as a standup comedian at age 16. Her success in the comedy world led to acting offers, and in 1994 she became star of All-American Girl, the first network comedy to feature an all Asian-American cast. Cho went on to appear in such feature films as The Doom Generation, Face/Off and 17 Again. She has also been seen on many television series, including The Nanny, Sex and the City, ’Til Death and The Ghost Whisperer.
Margaret Cho, as Kim Jong-il
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