B. D. Wong

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Bradley Darryl "B. D." Wong (lahir di San Francisco, California, 24 Oktober 1960; umur 58 tahun) adalah pemeran berkebangsaan Amerika Serikat. Dia memenangi penghargaan Tony Award untuk penampilannya sebagai Song Liling in M. Butterfly. Dia juga bermain sebagai Dr. George Huang dalam Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Father Ray Mukada dalam Oz, Dr. John Lee dalam Awake, Dr. Henry Wu dalam sequel pertama Jurassic Park, juga dalam sequel ke-empat Jurassic World, Ngawang Jigme di film Seven Years in Tibet. Selain itu dia juga menekuni profesi sebagai pengisi suara dan aktor panggung.

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Wong lahir di San Francisco, California, putra pasangan Roberta Christine (née Leong), seorang supervisor perusahaan telepon dan William D. Wong, seorang karyawan di kantor pos. Orang tua mereka adalah keturunan Cina-Hong kong. Dia memiliki kakak dan adik laki-laki.[1][2][3] Wong menyelesaikan pendidikan di Lincoln High School, dan mulai menyukai dunia seri peran sebelum melanjutkan di San Francisco State University.

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Wong mengawali debutnya di teater Broadway dalam repertoar M. Butterfly menjadi lawan main John Lithgow. Peran itu menghasilkan beberapa penghargaan. Namanya tercatat sebagai pemeran yang menerima penghargaan dari Tony Award, Drama Desk Award,[4] Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theatre World Award untuk peran yang sama.[5] Di samping itu, dia juga tampil dalam episode panjang Law & Order: Special Victims Unit sebagai agen FBI, Dr. George Huang. Dia juga menerima peran dalam All American Girl dan Oz, bintang tamu with dalam The X-Files dan Sesame Street. Di layar lebar, dia tamil dalam film The Freshman (1990), film daur ulang Father of the Bride, sequel, Father of the Bride Part II, Jurassic Park (1993), Executive Decision (1996) Slappy and the Stinkers (1997). Wong juga pernah mengisi suara Captain Shang dalam film animasi produksi Disney berjudul Mulan (1998), dan video games Kingdom Hearts II. Kemudian dia terlibat kembali di Broadway berperan sebagai Linus dalam You're a Good Man Charlie Brown.

Tahun 2014, Wong membintangi film adaptasi The Orphan of Zhao, sebuah film yang mengangkat legenda klasik, sejarah peristiwa empat abad sebelum masehi, disutradari oleh Carey Perloff di American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.).

Filmografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Film[sunting | sunting sumber]

Tahun Judul Peran
1986 The Karate Kid, Part II Boy on Street
1989 Family Business Jimmy Chiu, Adam's MIT Prof
1990 The Freshman Edward
1991 Mystery Date James Lew
Father of the Bride Howard Weinstein
1992 The Lounge People Billy
1993 Jurassic Park Henry Wu
1993 And the Band Played On Kico Govantes
1994 The Ref Dr. Wong, Marriage Counselor
Men of War Po
1995 Kalamazoo Justin
Father of the Bride Part II Howard Weinstein
1996 Executive Decision Sergeant Louie
Joe's Apartment Cockroach
1997 Seven Years in Tibet Ngawang Jigme
1998 Slappy and the Stinkers Morgan Brinway
Mulan Shang
The Substitute 2: School's Out Warren Drummond
2002 The Salton Sea Bubba
2004 Mulan II Shang
2005 Stay Dr. Ren
2006 Ira & Abby Party Guest
2012 White Frog Oliver Young
2015 Focus Liyuan Tse
Jurassic World Henry Wu[6]

Televisi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Tahun Pertunjukan Peran Catatan
1983 No Big Deal Miss Karnisian's Class TV film

as Bradd Wong

1986 Simon & Simon Counterboy - Photo Shop Clerk Episode: "Mobile Home of the Brave"
1987 Double Switch Waiter TV film
1988 Crash Course Kichi TV film

as Bradd Wong
aka Driving Academy

1990 Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston Kim Tan TV Film

aka The Charles Stuart Story

1991 Alive from Off Center Actor Episode: "Dances in Exile"
1993 And the Band Played On Kico Govantes HBO TV film
1994–95 All-American Girl Dr. Stuart Kim 18 episodes
1994 ABC Afterschool Specials Johnny Angel Episode: "Magical Make-Over"
1995 Dazzle Teng TV film
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child The Wolf

Aladdin/The Genie

Episodes: "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Aladdin"
Bless This House Johnny Chen Episode: "Neither a Borrower Nor a Landlord Be"
1996 The X-Files Det. Glen Chao Episode: "Hell Money"
1997–2003 Oz Father Ray Mukada 47 episodes
1998 The Substitute 2: School's Out Warren Drummond TV film
Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan' Captain Li Shang TV film
1999 Chicago Hope Dr. Kai Chang Episode: "Upstairs, Downstairs"
2000 Welcome to New York Dennis Episode: "Jim Gets a Wig"
2002 Kim Possible Agent Will Du Voice

Episode: "Number One"

2001–2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. George Huang 229 episodes, recurring character seasons 2-3, main cast seasons 4-12,

guest appearances seasons 13, 14 & 15

2004 Century City U.S. Attorney Matthew Chin Episode: "Pilot"
2007 Marco Polo Pedro TV film
2012 Awake Dr. John Lee Series regular
2014 The Normal Heart Buzzy HBO film
2015 NCIS: New Orleans Dr. Gabriel Lin Episode: "The Walking Dead"

Video games[sunting | sunting sumber]

Year Film Role
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Captain Li Shang
2015 Lego Jurassic World Henry Wu

Seni pertunjukan[sunting | sunting sumber]

Year Show Role
1988–1990 M. Butterfly Song Liling
1999 You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Linus
2004–2005 Pacific Overtures Reciter

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ "B. D. Wong Biography". filmreference. 2008. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 13 May 2008. Diakses tanggal 2008-05-19. 
  2. ^ "BD Wong returns to his hometown for Orphan of Zhao". sfgate. 2014. Diakses tanggal 2014-07-19. 
  3. ^ The Grand Rapids Press. "'Law and Order' actor B.D. Wong to speak at Fountain Street Church". MLive.com. Diakses tanggal 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ "53rd Drama Desk Awards". Drama Desk. 2008. Diakses tanggal 2008-05-19. 
  5. ^ "Theatre World Awards Recipients". Theatre World. 2008. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 16 May 2008. Diakses tanggal 2008-05-19. 
  6. ^ Chris Tilly (March 18, 2014). "Dr. Henry Wu Returns in Jurassic World". IGN. 

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