Ming-Na Wen

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Ming-Na Wen (Chinese: 溫明娜; born November 20, 1963)[1] is an American[2] actress and model. She is best known for voicing Mulan in the animated film Mulan and its sequel and for playing Melinda May / The Cavalry in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–2020) and Fennec Shand in the Star Wars franchise in The Mandalorian (2019–2020), The Bad Batch (2021) and The Book of Boba Fett (2021–2022). She was named TVLine's Performer of the Week for her work in the episode, "Melinda".

Quick facts: Ming-Na Wen, Born, Other names, Citizens...
Ming-Na Wen
Wen in 2019
Born (1963-11-20) November 20, 1963 (age 59)
Other namesMing-Na
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
  • Actress
  • model
Years active1985–present
Kirk Aanes
(m. 1990; div. 1993)
Eric Michael Zee
(m. 1995)
Websitewww.ming-na.com Edit this at Wikidata
Quick facts: Ming-Na Wen, Traditional Chinese, Simpli...
Ming-Na Wen
Traditional Chinese溫明娜
Simplified Chinese温明娜

Wen made her breakthrough in The Joy Luck Club (1993) as June Woo. She also played Dr. Jing-Mei "Deb" Chen in the medical drama series ER (1995–2004). She has also reprised the role as Mulan in the video game Kingdom Hearts II (2005), Sofia the First (2014), and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). Additionally, Wen made a cameo appearance in the live-action remake of Mulan (2020).

She has also had starring roles as Chun-Li in Street Fighter (1994), Detective Ellen Yin in The Batman (2004–2005) and Camile Wray in Stargate Universe (2009–2011). She was honored as a Disney Legend in 2019.