Ellen Wong is an internationally acclaimed, SAG award nominated actress from Toronto, Canada. Her career began after a global casting search landed her the breakout role of Knives Chau in Universal Studios’ cult classic Scott Pilgrim VS The World.
Ellen Wong and Michael Cera in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Ellen is currently playing Jenny Chey (aka Fortune Cookie) on Netflix’s Golden Globe and Emmy Nominated show GLOW, which hails from executive producer Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black).
Ellen has been cast in numerous other TV shows and films, including her starring role as “Jill Chen” on CW’s The Carrie Diaries, and “Sarah Tan” on Audience Network’s Condor.
Most recently, Ellen headlined the independent Cambodian film In The Life of Music. The movie won the Audience Award at the L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival, and garnered Ellen a Rising Star award from the Philadelphia Asian Film Festival.
Ellen Wong in ‘In the Life of Music‘. Cambodia Oscar Selection Committee’s official selection to represent Cambodia in the 92nd Academy Awards.
Ellen is currently an Ambassador for TIFF’s Share Her Journey, a campaign dedicated to fighting for gender equality in the film and television industry. She also sits on the board of directors of the Cambodia Town Film Festival and The Haing S. Ngor Foundation.
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