Ping Wu

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Ping Wu
Born (1956-06-16) 16 June 1956 (age 62)
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.

Ping Wu graduated in 1974 from St. Louis Country Day School (now known MICDS).

At 19, he graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, with dual bachelor's 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 other sitcoms, such as How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men, The King of Queens, Anger Management, 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]

He played Jessica Huang's (played by Constance Wu) father in Fresh Off The Boat and has a recurring role as Henry in Silicon Valley.

He was also a voice actor in the video game Fallout 4.