Jodi Long

Actor
Regally attractive Asian-American character actor of stage, film, and TV. The only child of two performers, Long's father was an actor-tap dancer of Chinese-Scottish extraction and her mother was a Japanese-American ... Read more »
Born: 01/07/1954 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (35)

A Picture of You 2014 (Movie)

Mother (Actor)

Sullivan & Son 2011 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Beginners 2011 (Movie)

Dr Long (Actor)

Law & Order: LA 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

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Without 2010 (Movie)

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Miss Match 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 (Tv Show)

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The Hot Chick 2002 (Movie)

Korean Mother (Actor)

Sex and the City 1999 (Tv Show)

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Celebrity 1998 (Movie)

Father Gladden's Fan (Actor)

His and Hers 1998 (Movie)

Corey Chang (Actor)

Michael Hayes 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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L.A. Law 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

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The Wayans Bros. 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

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All-American Girl 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Cafe Americain 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Amos and Andrew 1993 (Movie)

Wendy Wong (Actor)

Designing Women 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Robocop 3 1993 (Movie)

Nikko's Mom (Actor)

Striking Distance 1993 (Movie)

Kim Lee (Actor)

The Pickle 1993 (Movie)

Yakimoto Yakimura (Actor)

Alice 1990 (Movie)

Park Avenue Couple (Actor)

William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III 1990 (Movie)

First Dream Woman (Actor)

Born on the Fourth of July 1989 (Movie)

1st Reporter (Actor)

New York Stories 1989 (Movie)

TV Interviewers (Actor)

Soursweet 1989 (Movie)

Mui (Actor)

Patty Hearst 1988 (Movie)

Wendy Yoshimura (Actor)

The Bedroom Window 1987 (Movie)

Cocktail Waitress (Actor)

Splash 1984 (Movie)

Reporter (Actor)

Rollover 1981 (Movie)

Betsy Okamoto (Actor)

Nurse 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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How to Murder a Millionaire (TV Show)

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Murder in Mind (TV Show)

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Vestige of Honor (TV Show)

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Biography

Regally attractive Asian-American character actor of stage, film, and TV. The only child of two performers, Long's father was an actor-tap dancer of Chinese-Scottish extraction and her mother was a Japanese-American showgirl. She made her stage debut at age seven and later toured with her father in "Flower Drum Song". Long's numerous NY and regional theater credits have included several non-traditional roles for Asian actresses including Ophelia in "Hamlet", Billie Dawn in "Born Yesterday", Cherie in "Bus Stop", and Helena in "A Midsummer Night's Dream". In 1988, she toured the USA, Europe, and Australia in David Henry Hwang's "1000 Airplanes on the Roof", a one-woman multimedia monologue with music by Phillip Glass.

Relationships

Lawrence Long

Father
Chinese-Scottish immigrated to USA from Australia

Kimiye Tsunemitsu

Mother
Japanese-American

EDUCATION

The School of Performing Arts

New York , New York

State University of New York, Purchase

Purchase , New York 1976

Milestones

2001

Had featured role in the revised revival of "Flower Drum Song"; played in Los Angeles

2000

Co-starred in Wendy Wasserstein's Off-Broadway play "Old Money"

1999

Had leading role of a Chinese-American author in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of "Red" by Chay Yew

1990

TV-movie debut, "How to Murder a Millionaire"

1988

First substantial supporting role in a feature, "Patty Hearst"

1988

Toured the USA, Europe, and Australia with the David Henry Hwang/Phillip Glass collaboration, "1000 Airplanes on the Roof", a one-woman multimedia monologue

1988

First major feature role, "Soursweet", a British film directed by Mike Newell

1985

First TV guest shot, "The Equalizer"

1981

Feature debut, "Rollover", starring Jane Fonda

1980

TV debut, "Nurse", a TV-movie which served as the pilot for the dramatic series starring Michael Learned

1980

Appeared in The Chorus in an off-Broadway production of the Greek tragedy, "The Bacchae"

1979

Acted on Broadway for a year in the Circle in the Square production of "Loose Ends", starring Kevin Kline and Christine Lahti

1962

NY stage debut at age seven in "Nowhere to Go But Up"

Cast as Mom, the mother of Margaret Cho, on the ABC sitcom, "All-American Girl"

Toured with her father in "Flower Drum Song"

Watched her parents perform vaudeville on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

Raised in Queens, New York

Debut as a TV series regular, "Cafe Americain", an NBC sitcom

Within a year of graduating college, performed at the New York Shakespeare Festival ("Fathers and Sons" 1978, with Richard Chamberlain) and the Arena Stage ("Loose Ends" 1979)

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