Christina Chang

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Christina Chang
Born (1971-06-29) June 29, 1971 (age 43)
Taipei, Taiwan
Alma mater University of Washington
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present

Christina Chang (born June 29, 1971) is a Taiwanese-born American actress, best known for her television roles in 24, CSI: Miami, and Nashville.

Life and career[edit]

Chang, a Taiwanese American, was born in Taipei, Taiwan to a Chinese Filipino father and an American mother. She grew up in Taipei, and at the age of 17, she moved to the United States to study theatre and film in her mother's home state of Kansas. Later, she moved to Seattle, Washington where she graduated from the University of Washington. After graduation, she got her first acting role in Naomi's Road at the Children's theatre in Seattle.[1] She later moved to New York City and guest starred in various television programs including Cosby and As the World Turns. She earned feature film roles in such films as 28 Days and Random Hearts.[2]

Chang is best known for her roles on television. She had a regular role on ABC series Dragnet (2003-2004), and played recurring roles on 24 as Dr. Sunny Macer,[3] and as State Attorney Rebecca Nevins on CSI: Miami. In 2010, Chang was cast as a regular in ABC's series No Ordinary Family, but exited after two episodes.[4] She also appeared in Once and Again, Boston Legal, Close to Home, Brothers & Sisters, Private Practice, Suits, and Desperate Housewives. In 2013 she was cast in another recurring role, in the second season of the ABC drama series Nashville, as Megan Vannoy, Charles Esten's character's love interest.[5] In 2014, Chang was cast as regular in the ABC drama pilot Sea Of Fire, opposite Jennifer Carpenter.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Brother Tied Camille
1999 Random Hearts Laurie
2000 28 Days Bridesmaid
2000 Cosby Wendy Episode: "Raising Paranoia"
2000-2001 Deadline Beth Khambu Episodes: "Lovers and Madmen" and "Shock"
2001 Once and Again Amanda 3 episodes
2001 Dinner and a Movie Rhonda
2002 Girls Club Rhanda Clifford 3 episodes
2003 War Stories Camera Woman TV Movie
2003 Without a Trace Ms. Rossi Episode: "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been"
2004 The West Wing Alex Moreau Episode: "The Warfare of Genghis Khan"
2004 Hack Cate Tann Episode: "One for My Baby"
2004 Medical Investigation Jenny Small Episode: "Escape"
2003-2004 Dragnet ADA Sandy Chang 12 episodes
2005 Boston Legal Attorney Elizabeth Tyler Episode: "Let Sales Ring"
2005 Breadwinners Anne Lowell TV Movie
2005 Numb3rs Val Eng Episode: "Soft Target"
2006 Women in Law Liz Episode: "High Bar"
2007 Union Jackass Sonya Wang TV pilot
2007 Suspect Justine Lambroso TV Movie
2005-2007 Close to Home Becky Brokaw 5 episodes
2007 Live Free or Die Hard Taylor
2007 Standoff Dr. Meredith Golden Episode: "Backfire"
2007 Traveler Alex Episode: "The Trader"
2008 Play or Be Played Diane Hobbs TV pilot
2008 Man of Your Dreams Malinda TV pilot
2008 A Line in the Sand Robin
2008 Yoga Matt Christina Short film
2008 Eleventh Hour Professor Anna Young Episode: "Flesh"
2009 The Peanut Butter Theory Lucy Short film
2003-2009 24 Dr. Sunny Macer 11 episodes
2009 The Forgotten Claire Post Episodes: "Diamond Jane" and "Parachute Jane"
2009 Brothers & Sisters Professor Jane Condon Episode: "From France with Love"
2009 The Mentalist Lillian Foster Episode: "Red Scare"
2010 The Deep End Jan Episode: "White Lies, Black Ties"
2010 Private Practice Dr. Vanessa Hoyt 4 episodes
2004-2010 CSI: Miami State Attorney Rebecca Nevins 10 episodes
2010 No Ordinary Family Detective Yvonne Cho Episodes: "Pilot" and "No Ordinary Marriage"
2011 Almost Perfect Charlene Lee
2011 Suits Vivien Tanaka Episode: "Dirty Little Secrets"
2012 The Firm Prosecutor Rebecca Crowell Episode: "Chapter Four"
2012 Overnight Lisa
2012 Desperate Housewives D.A. Stone 3 episodes
2011-2012 Single Ladies Ashlee 4 episodes
2011-2012 Revenge Karrie Thurgood Episodes: "Pilot" and "Intuition"
2013-2014 Nashville Megan Vannoy 13 episodes
2014 Sea Of Fire Kristen Harper TV pilot

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christina Chang - Biography - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. 1971-06-29. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Christina Chang Credits". Tvguide.com. 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  3. ^ "Christina Chang". Tvsa.co.za. 1971-06-29. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  4. ^ Arellano, Jennifer (2010-06-03). "Exclusive: Tate Donovan and Christina Chang exit 'No Ordinary Family' | Inside TV | EW.com". Insidetv.ew.com. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Candice Bergen, Charles Grodin To Play 'Michael J. Fox' Parents; Christina Chang Recurs On 'Nashville'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (1970-01-01). "UPDATE: Jeffrey Nordling & Christina Chang In ABC's 'Sea Of Fire', Trio Cast In 'Murder'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 

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