Jadyn Wong

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Jadyn Wong
Jadyn Wong at Camp Conival 2016.jpg
Born
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active2006–present
Known forHappy Quinn in Scorpion (2014–18)

Jadyn Wong is a Canadian actress, born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, best known for playing Happy Quinn on the CBS show Scorpion. She has a black belt in karate and is also a classical pianist.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Jadyn Wong was born May 11, 1989 in Canada[2] to immigrants from the then-British Hong Kong. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce at the University of British Columbia.[3][1]

Career[edit]

Wong made her professional acting debut in the Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated miniseries Broken Trail (2006), with Academy Award-winner Robert Duvall. Her first audition, she was handpicked for the role by Duvall after hundreds of actresses were auditioned across North America.

From 2014 to 2018 Wong starred in the CBS television series Scorpion, as Happy Quinn.[4][5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Space Buddies Chinese Reporter
2010 The Letters April Jung Short film
2012 Cosmopolis Money Channel Interviewer
2014 Debug Diondra
2016 You're Killing Me Susana
TBA Needle in a Timestack Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Broken Trail Ghee Moon (#1) Mini-series
2010 Caprica Game master 2 episodes
2011 Rookie Blue Mary Vu Episode: "Brotherhood"
2011 Being Erica Rachel 6 episodes
2011 Stay with Me Li Unaired CTV pilot
2014 Lost Girl Dao Ming Episode: "Destiny's Child"
2014 Working the Engels Shirl Episode: "Pilot"
2014 Spun Out Esther Wing Episode: "Carpoolers"
2014 Client Seduction Molly TV film
2014–2018 Scorpion Happy Quinn[6][7] Main cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Volmers, Eric (September 21, 2014). "Medicine Hat actress Jadyn Wong plays genius problem solver, and kicks some butt, in CBS action series Scorpion". Calgary Herald. Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  2. ^ TV.com. "Jadyn Wong". TV.com. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  3. ^ Wong, Tony, "Scorpion’s Jadyn Wong tickled to play Happy : Alberta actress talks about her role on hit CBS show and Happy’s potential romance with Toby", Toronto Star, January 29, 2015
  4. ^ " Fall 2014 TV: “Forever,” “Gotham” and “Scorpion”" Archived October 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. RogerEbert.com. by Brian Tallerico, September 18, 2014.
  5. ^ "Fall Television Shows With Asian American Actors" Archived December 28, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Audrey Magazine, September 12, 2014.
  6. ^ Hinckley, David. "‘Scorpion,’ TV review ". New York Daily News
  7. ^ Goodman, Tim. "Scorpion': TV Review". Hollywood Reporter.

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