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Ali Wong          

Award-Winning Actor, Comedian & New York Times Best-Selling Author; Known for "Beef" & "Always Be My Maybe"

Ali Wong is a stand-up comedian, actress, writer, producer, and director. She is acclaimed for her Netflix stand-up specials, which include "Baby Cobra" (2016), "Hard Knock Wife" (2018), and "Don Wong" (2022). Wong's comedic prowess extends to her acting career, where she has showcased her versatility in the romantic comedy film "Always Be My Maybe" (2019) and the Netflix dark comedy series "Beef" (2023). Her captivating performance in "Beef" earned her a Golden Globe Award, a further testament to her dynamic range.

Wong's influence extends beyond her on-screen performances. She was a key contributor to the first three seasons of the sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat," reflecting her aptitude for situational comedy. Her voice acting skills have also been recognized, with roles in the animated series "Tuca & Bertie" and "Big Mouth." In addition to her performances, Wong's writing talents have been recognized, with her book "Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life" winning the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Humor in 2019.

Her impact in the entertainment industry has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by her inclusion in Time's 100 Most Influential People in 2020 and 2023. This recognition, coupled with her nominations for prestigious awards like the Emmy Awards, Critics Choice Awards, and AFI Awards, speaks volumes about her influence and value in her field.


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