Margaret Cho was bornon 5 December 1968 in San Francisco, California, U.S, American, is American comedian. Comedy was a something this stand-up comedian developed and used during teenage years to deal with bullying. Interesting, isn’t it as to how Margaret Cho journey with comedy began! Inspired by her father’s Korean joke books, Cho began performing at the tender age of 14. Soon she moved to Los Angeles to seek better opportunities and appeared in a series of films in minor roles. She later appeared in the short-lived sitcom, 'All-American Girl', about a Korean-American family. She has appeared in numerous comedy specials, films, has gone on a series of stand-up tours and also launched her own album. She is also an acclaimed author and has authored numerous books including, ‘I'm The One That I Want’ and ‘I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight’. She is a passionate gay rights activist and has been an avid speaker about racism and sexuality related issues, which also have been an intrinsic part of her stand-up acts. Furthermore, she is also an acclaimed fashion designer and has her own clothing line. She has also appeared in music videos. Her role in the TV comedy series, '30 Rock', earned her an Emmy Award nomination. To learn more interesting and intriguing facts about her childhood, personal life and achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.
In 2013, she played the role of 'Mistress Lena' on the episode of 'Bears in Chains' in the comedy-mystery web series titled, 'Where the Bears Are'
The Jake Sessions' and 'Thugs, the Musical!'In 2012, she was seen in the short films, 'Amelia's 25th' and 'The Immigrant'
In 2011, she played the role of 'Kim Jong-II’ in the TV comedy series, '30 Rock'
In 2010, she appeared in the music video, ‘I Wanna Be a Bear’
In 2009, she was seen in, ‘Drop Dead Diva’, An American TV series
Soon after the same-sex marriage became legal in California, in 2008, this Korean-American actress and comedian was deputized to perform marriages
In 2007, she was seen in the video song, 'Shores of California' by ‘The Dresden Dolls'
In November 2006, she became a board member of the San Francisco based corporation, 'Good Vibrations'
In 2005, she starred in the comedy film, ‘Bam Bam and Celeste’, which was also written by her
In 2004, she launched the ‘Hip Wear’ collection, a set of belly dancing belts and accessories
In 2003, she performed a stand-up act, ‘Revolution’, which was released the following year
In 2002, she played ‘Coach’ in the 'Me & My Shadow’ episode of the TV show, ‘One on One’
In 2001, she played the role of 'Lynne' in the 'The Real Me' episode of the TV series, 'Sex and the City'
In 2000, a concert film, ‘I'm The One That I Want’ was released
In 1999, she appeared in the movies, 'Can't Stop Dancing' and 'The Tavern'
In 1998, she played, ‘Caryn’ in the 'Mom’s the Word' episode of the American sitcom, ‘The Nanny’
In 1997, she played a voice role in ‘The Little Mermaid’ episode of the animated TV series, 'Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child'
In March 1996, she starred in the American drama film, 'It’s My Party', which was directed by Randal Kleiser
in 1995, she played the role of 'Queen' in ‘The Princess and the Pea’ episode of the animated TV series, 'Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child'
In 1994, she played a voice role on the TV show, ‘The Critic’ and appeared in the film, 'Angie'
In 1993, she appeared in the episode, ‘Hotline’ of the erotic TV drama series, ‘Red Shoe Diaries’
In 1992, she played a minor role on the CBS sitcom, ‘The Golden Palace’, which was cancelled after one season
She moved to Los Angeles in the 1990’s for better opportunities