B.D. Wong

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Bradley Darryl Wong
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/24/1962, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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B.D. Wong Fast Facts:
  • Made professional acting debut in a New York production of Androcles and the Lion at age 20 in 1982.
  • Changed his stage name from Bradd Wong when producers of M. Butterfly wanted to keep the gender of the show's main character in question.
  • In 1988, became the first actor to be honored with all five major New York theater awards for a single role, receiving a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Clarence Derwent and Theatre World awards for his work in M. Butterfly.
  • Authored the 2003 book Following Foo: (the electronic adventures of the Chestnut Man), which details his son Jackson's battle to survive after being born 11 weeks premature.
  • Received the 2005 Family Tree Award from the Family Pride Coalition for his efforts in advancing the causes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents and their families.
  • B.D. Wong Relationships:
  • Boaz Dov Wong - Son
  • Richie Jackson - Ex-significant Other
  • Barry Wong - Brother
  • Jackson Foo Wong - Son
  • Bill D. Wong - Father
  • Roberta Wong - Mother
  • B.D. Wong Awards:
  • 1988 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

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