Ping Wu

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Ping Wu
Born Ping Wu
(1956-06-16) 16 June 1956 (age 58)
New Haven, Connecticut

Ping Wu (born May 16, 1956) is an American television and film actor.

Personal life[edit]

Wu, is Chinese American. His father was author and educator, Nelson Ikon Wu, and his sister, Dr. Ting Wu, is a genetics professor at the Harvard Medical School.

At 19, he graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, with dual bachelors' degrees, having double-majored in physics and electrical engineering. He was an electrical engineer with National Semiconductor, in Santa Clara, CA, before becoming an actor in the 1980s.


He is best known for the recurring role of "Ping," the delivery boy, on the television sitcom, Seinfeld.[1] He has also appeared on How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men, The King of Queens, and Rules of Engagement. He played Paul Choy in the 1988 TV mini-series, Noble House; and in 2007, appeared as Li Shung Sui in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Journey of Radiance. He played a Japanese officer In the 2001 film, Pearl Harbor.[1]

He also appeared in an episode of Californication; and has been featured in several television commercials.[2][3]