Margaret Cho

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Moran Cho
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/05/1968, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; writer; producer
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Margaret Cho Fast Facts:
  • Parents emigrated from Korea to the Polk-Haight area of San Francisco in 1964.
  • Began stand-up at age 16 in a comedy club named The Rose & Thistle which was located above a bookstore run by her parents.
  • Won the 1991 U.S. College Comedy Competition, West Coast Division which offered opening for Jerry Seinfeld as the first prize.
  • Won the 1994 American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic.
  • Starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom All-American Girl in 1994.
  • Performed in the one-woman Off-Broadway show I'm the One That I Want that chronicled her experiences on the ill-fated sitcom.
  • Received GLAAD's first Golden Gate Award in 2000 honoring her as "an entertainment pioneer who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity."
  • Margaret Cho Relationships:
  • Al Ridenour - Husband
  • Seung Hoon Cho - Father
  • Hahn Cho - Brother
  • Young Hie Cho - Mother
  • Margaret Cho Awards:
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee

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