Grace Lynn Kung

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Grace Lynn Kung (born 1987, Ottawa) is a Canadian actress. She received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for the spy series InSecurity as Jojo Kwan.[1]

Kung holds two certificates of distinction from Trinity College London in the UK, where she also studied naturopathic medicine. She plays a lobbyist with Jessica Chastain in Miss Sloane, a drama thriller about America's gun lobby. Screen roles include The Strain, The Expanse, Being Erica, Away From Her, Slings & Arrows, Odd Squad, House Party,[2] and Cube 2: Hypercube. On stage she has performed The Vagina Monologues in Oranjestad, Aruba and with Soulpepper Theatre Company as Janet in the award winning play Kim's Convenience, Izzy in Seminar by Theresa Rebeck (Mirvish Productions and Manitoba Theatre Centre), Zoe/The Girl in La Ronde, Yuko in Yukonstyle at Canadian Stage Company, collaborating with Judith Thompson on her new works and playing writer-historian Iris Chang in the international debut of A Nanking Winter by Marjorie Chan at Nightwood Theatre, a theatre specialising in forging creative alliances among female artists.

Her voice can be heard on several animated series and video games including Far Cry 4.[3][4][5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

List of film credits
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Lost and Delirious Lauren Credited as Grace Kung
2002 Cube 2: Hypercube Sasha
2006 Injustice Erica Lam Short film
2006 Away from Her Nurse Betty
2007 Blue State Esther Yang
2007 P2 Kim Phu (Woman in Elevator)
2008 One Week n/a Uncredited
2013 Alice Couple in Love Short film
2013 Bank$tas Diane
2015 Portrait of a Serial Monogamist Eve
2016 The Death (and Life) of Carl Naardlinger Pam Naardlinger Nominated – ACTRA Award for Outstanding performance - Female[6]
2016 Miss Sloane Lauren
2016 Dissecting Gwen Gwen Short film
2016 Birdland Claire Post-production
2017 Expiry Date Madison Von Boheme Short film
2017 Cult of Chucky Claire Post-production


Television[edit]

List of television credits
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Open House Lavender Blue Television film
2005 Plague City: SARS in Toronto April Television film
2005 Slings & Arrows Emily Lu 5 episodes
2006 G-Spot Belinda Episode: "Lucky"
2006 Night of Terror Donna Television film
2006 House Party Allison Television film[7]
2007 Billable Hours The Bad Ass Episode: "Cancer, Baby!"
2007 Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming Friendly Nurse Television film
2008 The Border Lab Tech Episode: "Enemy Contact"
2008 House Party Allison 6 episodes
2009 Retail Jill Television film
2009–2010 Being Erica Meeri Kung 9 episodes[8]
2011–2012 InSecurity JoJo Kwan Regular role[9]
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role (2011)[10]
2012 The Listener Lucy Estevez Episode: "Crossed"
2013 Mother Up! Suzi Chu 2 episodes
2013 The Doozers The Doozer Reuser Episode: "Doozers Re-Users"
2013 Degrassi: The Next Generation Police Officer Episodes: "Karma Police (Parts 1 & 2)"
2014 Remedy Dr. Livia Fung Episode: "The Living Things"
2014 The Lottery Sara Bell Episode: "Rules of the Game"
2014 Touring T.O. Samantha 8 episodes
2015 Hard Rock Medical Heather 4 episodes
2015 The Strain Grace Wu Episode: "Intruders"
2015 Heartland Vanessa Episode: Fearless
2015-2016 Odd Squad Evil Teddy 2 episodes
2016 12 Monkeys Stacy Episode: Bodies of Water
2017 Mary Kills People Annie Chun TV mini-series
2017 The Expanse Doris Episode: Pyre
2017 Designated Survivor Mae Yoshida Episode: One Hundred Days


Video games[edit]

List of video game credits
Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Doozers Doozer Reuser
2014 Far Cry 4 Kirat, Female Rebel Soldiers
2017 Secret Video Game

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/player/Shows/Shows/More+Shows/InSecurity/Season+1/ID/1809954597/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ from Grace Lynn Kung 3 years ago Not Yet Rated (2012-07-22). "House Party | Allison on Vimeo". Vimeo.com. Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  3. ^ from Grace Lynn Kung 3 years ago Not Yet Rated (2012-08-27). "Voice Reel on Vimeo". Vimeo.com. Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  4. ^ Grace Lynn Kung at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ "Program Guide - Personalities". CBC.ca. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  6. ^ "2017 ACTRA Awards in Toronto Nominees | ACTRA Toronto". www.actratoronto.com. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "House Party | Grace Lynn Kung on Vimeo". Vimeo.com. 2012-07-05. Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  8. ^ CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/player/Shows/Shows/Being+Erica/Season+2/ID/1311033374/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "InSecurity - Female Spies (NISA Declassified)". YouTube. 2011-01-17. Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  10. ^ "26th Annual Gemini Awards 2011". geminiawards.tribute.ca. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 

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