- Lived in refugee camps in Mozambique until she was 2.
- Developed her acting skills at a mixed-race theater company, Over the Edge, in Zimbabwe.
- Received the Trumbull College Arts Prize from Yale University.
- Is a member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Council.
- Founded the charity Sponsored Arts for Education.
- Fay Chung — Mother
- Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (BA in Theatre and Fine Art); Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (2003)