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'''Jamie Jilynn Chung''' (b. April 10th 1983) is an American actress and blogger.

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'''Jamie Jamie Jilynn Chung''' (b. Chung (born April 10th 1983) is an American actress and blogger.

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* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3'' (2008) as 'Commander Takara Sato'


* ActorAllusion: [[invoked]]
** She played two characters called Amber in back-to-back films - ''Film/GrownUps'' and ''Film/SuckerPunch''.
** In ''Film/PremiumRush'', the romance between the leads is compared to the ''Real World''.

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* ActorAllusion: [[invoked]]
** She played two characters called Amber in back-to-back films - ''Film/GrownUps'' and ''Film/SuckerPunch''.
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In ''Film/PremiumRush'', the romance between the leads is compared to the ''Real World''.


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* CastingGag:[[invoked]] She played two characters called Amber in back-to-back films - ''Film/GrownUps'' and ''Film/SuckerPunch''.

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* ''Film/TheManWithTheIronFists'' (2012) as 'Lady Silk'


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** Claims she was turned down for a part in the ''Crazy Rich Asians'' adaptation, because producers wanted someone who was Chinese (as she is Korean). She later criticised the casting directors for their hypocrisy when they cast another part with an actor who [[ButNotTooBlack was half white]].

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** Claims she was turned down for a part in the ''Crazy Rich Asians'' ''Film/CrazyRichAsians'' adaptation, because producers wanted someone who was Chinese (as she is Korean). She later criticised the casting directors for their hypocrisy when they cast another part with an actor who [[ButNotTooBlack was half white]]. Later, she apologized for her comments after people accused her for attacking Eurasians. [[note]]the actor in question, Henry Golding, who is Malaysian-British and had stayed in Singapore for years, was hurt with the accusation for not being too Asian[[/note]]



** She has auditioned to play {{ComicBooks/Psylocke}} twice - in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' (went to Mei Melançon) and in ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' (went to Creator/OliviaMunn).

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** She has auditioned to play {{ComicBooks/Psylocke}} twice - in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' (went to Mei Melançon) and in ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' (went to Creator/OliviaMunn).

http://comoeliminarlasestriaspro.com/
Creator/OliviaMunn).


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** She has auditioned to play {{ComicBooks/Psylocke}} twice - in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' (went to Mei Melançon) and in ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' (went to Creator/OliviaMunn).

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** She has auditioned to play {{ComicBooks/Psylocke}} twice - in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' (went to Mei Melançon) and in ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' (went to Creator/OliviaMunn).Creator/OliviaMunn).

http://comoeliminarlasestriaspro.com/


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* ActorInspiredElement: She and Sarah Bolger picked up on the LesYay between Mulan and Aurora, and read their scenes as if they were lovers. The show then decided to reveal [[spoiler: Mulan was secretly in love with Aurora]].
* DawsonCasting: In ''Film/AbductionOfEden'', Eden is kidnapped at the age of eighteen. Jamie was in her late twenties, but she also plays Eden across a TimeSkip.
* DyeingForYourArt: Underwent three months of gruelling workouts, combat and weapons training to prepare for ''Film/SuckerPunch''.
* EnforcedMethodActing: For ''Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong'', she and her husband stayed in separate hotel rooms during production. As they were playing two people who just met, it helped convey the unfamiliarity between them.
* FakeNationality: Despite being of Korean descent, she has played Chi Chi (who is Japanese) in ''Film/DragonballEvolution'' and Ruby (who is Chinese) in ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong''. Mulan in ''Series/OnceUponATime'' is borderline - while the Enchanted forest is a fantasy world, Mulan is shown coming from a kingdom heavily inspired by Chinese culture. But pointedly averted as [=GoGo=] Tomago, who is Japanese in the comic, and becomes Korean to accommodate Jamie.
* MagnumOpusDissonance: Lists ''Film/SuckerPunch'' as her favourite role, calling it a "beautiful movie" and citing the friendships she made with the other girls.
* OldShame:

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* ActorInspiredElement: ActorInspiredElement:[[invoked]] She and Sarah Bolger picked up on the LesYay between Mulan and Aurora, and read their scenes as if they were lovers. The show then decided to reveal [[spoiler: Mulan was secretly in love with Aurora]].
* DawsonCasting: BigEater: Confesses to being one, saying she'd love to "eat my way through the entire world".
* DawsonCasting:[[invoked]]
In ''Film/AbductionOfEden'', Eden is kidnapped at the age of eighteen. Jamie was in her late twenties, but she also plays Eden across a TimeSkip.
* DyeingForYourArt: DyeHard:[[invoked]] Has been known to add blonde into her hair.
* DyeingForYourArt:[[invoked]]
Underwent three months of gruelling workouts, combat and weapons training to prepare for ''Film/SuckerPunch''.
* EnforcedMethodActing: EnforcedMethodActing:[[invoked]] For ''Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong'', ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong'', she and her husband stayed in separate hotel rooms during production. As they were playing two people who just met, it helped convey the unfamiliarity between them.
* FakeNationality: TheFashionista: She runs a fashion blog called ''What The Chung?'' - and given her penchant for doing action roles, this technically makes her an ActionFashionista too.
* InterchangeableAsianCultures:
Despite being of Korean, she rarely plays Korean descent, she has played Chi Chi (who is Japanese) in characters. Chi-Chi of ''Film/DragonballEvolution'' and is Japanese, Ruby (who of ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong'' is Chinese) in ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong''. Chinese, and Mulan in of ''Series/OnceUponATime'' is borderline - while the Enchanted forest is a fantasy world, Mulan is shown coming from a kingdom heavily inspired by FantasyCounterpartCulture based on a Chinese culture. But pointedly averted as ballad. Averted with [=GoGo=] Tomago, Tomago though - who is Japanese in the comic, and comics but becomes Korean to accommodate Jamie.
* MagnumOpusDissonance: IronyAsSheIsCast: In ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong'' Bryan Greenberg tries to convince her to split up with her fiancee for him. Bryan is her husband in real life.
* MagnumOpusDissonance:[[invoked]]
Lists ''Film/SuckerPunch'' as her favourite role, calling it a "beautiful movie" and citing the friendships she made with the other girls.
* OldShame:OldShame:[[invoked]]



* TheOtherDarrin: Replaces Devon Aoki as Miho in the second ''Film/SinCity'' film, due to the latter's pregnancy.
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* TheOtherDarrin: TheOtherDarrin:[[invoked]] Replaces Devon Aoki as Miho in the second ''Film/SinCity'' film, due to the latter's pregnancy.
* PlayingAgainstType: PlayingAgainstType:[[invoked]]



* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Mulan was [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Brother Chucked]] in Season 3 of ''Once Upon A Time'' due to Jamie being cast in ''Believe''. When the series was cancelled, she returned for a couple of episodes in Season 5.
* RealitySubtext: In ''Film/AbductionOfEden'' she plays a Korean girl who is forced to pretend to be Chinese. She herself has played a lot of Chinese roles.
* RomanceOnTheSet: She met her husband Bryan Greenberg after working together on two different films. They starred together as the leads in ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong''.
* TomHanksSyndrome: She invoked this with ''Film/AbductionOfEden''. Having done mostly comedies or horror movies, she won critical acclaim for her role in the dark drama about a girl sold into sex trafficking.
* TypeCasting: Early in her career she was stuck as an AsianAirhead. She's now called on to do a lot more ActionGirl roles.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Claims she was turned down for a part in the ''Crazy Rich Asians'' adaptation, because producers wanted someone who was Chinese (as she is Korean). The part went to an actress who was [[MonochromeCasting half-white]].
** Creator/EmmaStone was the original choice for Amber in ''Film/SuckerPunch''. After she dropped out, Freida Pinto was the second choice.

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: RaceLift: A proxy example. She plays Valerie Vale in ''{{Series/Gotham}}'' - who is the aunt of Vicki Vale, according to WordOfGod. Vicki is a blonde white woman in the comics. Valerie is single, so she's not a Vale by marriage.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot:[[invoked]]
Mulan was [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Brother Chucked]] in Season 3 of ''Once Upon A Time'' due to Jamie being cast in ''Believe''. When the series was cancelled, she returned for a couple of episodes in Season 5.
* RealitySubtext: RealitySubtext:[[invoked]] In ''Film/AbductionOfEden'' she plays a Korean girl who is forced to pretend to be Chinese. She herself has played a lot of Chinese roles.
* RomanceOnTheSet: RomanceOnTheSet:[[invoked]] She met her husband Bryan Greenberg after working together on two different films. They starred together as the leads in ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong''.
* TomHanksSyndrome: TomHanksSyndrome:[[invoked]] She invoked this with ''Film/AbductionOfEden''. Having done mostly comedies or horror movies, she won critical acclaim for her role in the dark drama about a girl sold into sex trafficking.
* TypeCasting: TypeCasting:[[invoked]] Early in her career she was stuck as an AsianAirhead. She's now called on to do a lot more ActionGirl roles.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
WhatCouldHaveBeen:[[invoked]]
** Claims she was turned down for a part in the ''Crazy Rich Asians'' adaptation, because producers wanted someone who was Chinese (as she is Korean). The She later criticised the casting directors for their hypocrisy when they cast another part went to with an actress actor who [[ButNotTooBlack was [[MonochromeCasting half-white]].
half white]].
** Creator/EmmaStone was the original choice for Amber in ''Film/SuckerPunch''. After she dropped out, Freida Pinto was the second choice.choice.
** She has auditioned to play {{ComicBooks/Psylocke}} twice - in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' (went to Mei Melançon) and in ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' (went to Creator/OliviaMunn).


* ''Series/{{The Gifted|2017}}'' (2017) as [[ComicBook/{{Blink}} Clarice Ferguson / Blink]]

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* ''Series/{{The Gifted|2017}}'' (2017) as [[ComicBook/{{Blink}} Clarice Ferguson / Blink]]Blink]]

* ActorAllusion:
** She played two characters called Amber in back-to-back films - ''Film/GrownUps'' and ''Film/SuckerPunch''.
** In ''Film/PremiumRush'', the romance between the leads is compared to the ''Real World''.
* ActorInspiredElement: She and Sarah Bolger picked up on the LesYay between Mulan and Aurora, and read their scenes as if they were lovers. The show then decided to reveal [[spoiler: Mulan was secretly in love with Aurora]].
* DawsonCasting: In ''Film/AbductionOfEden'', Eden is kidnapped at the age of eighteen. Jamie was in her late twenties, but she also plays Eden across a TimeSkip.
* DyeingForYourArt: Underwent three months of gruelling workouts, combat and weapons training to prepare for ''Film/SuckerPunch''.
* EnforcedMethodActing: For ''Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong'', she and her husband stayed in separate hotel rooms during production. As they were playing two people who just met, it helped convey the unfamiliarity between them.
* FakeNationality: Despite being of Korean descent, she has played Chi Chi (who is Japanese) in ''Film/DragonballEvolution'' and Ruby (who is Chinese) in ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong''. Mulan in ''Series/OnceUponATime'' is borderline - while the Enchanted forest is a fantasy world, Mulan is shown coming from a kingdom heavily inspired by Chinese culture. But pointedly averted as [=GoGo=] Tomago, who is Japanese in the comic, and becomes Korean to accommodate Jamie.
* MagnumOpusDissonance: Lists ''Film/SuckerPunch'' as her favourite role, calling it a "beautiful movie" and citing the friendships she made with the other girls.
* OldShame:
** Played with when it comes to ''Series/TheRealWorld''. She doesn't regret doing it, and still keeps in touch with her cast mates. But she left it off her resumes and struggled to be taken seriously as an actress for years because of it.
** ''Film/INowPronounceYouChuckAndLarry'' is a straighter example, where she had a small role as a FanserviceExtra. She was mortified when her mother called her up after seeing it, and says the only good thing about it is that it got her into the union.
* TheOtherDarrin: Replaces Devon Aoki as Miho in the second ''Film/SinCity'' film, due to the latter's pregnancy.
* PlayingAgainstType:
** She plays Mulan as a ProudWarriorRaceGirl in ''Once Upon A Time''. Notable because her characterization in the Disney movie is closer to Jamie's usual type.
** And as a Woobie forced into sex slavery in ''Film/AbductionOfEden''.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Mulan was [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Brother Chucked]] in Season 3 of ''Once Upon A Time'' due to Jamie being cast in ''Believe''. When the series was cancelled, she returned for a couple of episodes in Season 5.
* RealitySubtext: In ''Film/AbductionOfEden'' she plays a Korean girl who is forced to pretend to be Chinese. She herself has played a lot of Chinese roles.
* RomanceOnTheSet: She met her husband Bryan Greenberg after working together on two different films. They starred together as the leads in ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong''.
* TomHanksSyndrome: She invoked this with ''Film/AbductionOfEden''. Having done mostly comedies or horror movies, she won critical acclaim for her role in the dark drama about a girl sold into sex trafficking.
* TypeCasting: Early in her career she was stuck as an AsianAirhead. She's now called on to do a lot more ActionGirl roles.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Claims she was turned down for a part in the ''Crazy Rich Asians'' adaptation, because producers wanted someone who was Chinese (as she is Korean). The part went to an actress who was [[MonochromeCasting half-white]].
** Creator/EmmaStone was the original choice for Amber in ''Film/SuckerPunch''. After she dropped out, Freida Pinto was the second choice.


* ''Series/{{The Gifted|2017}}'' (2017) as [[Characters/GenerationX Clarice Ferguson / Blink]]

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* ''Series/{{The Gifted|2017}}'' (2017) as [[Characters/GenerationX [[ComicBook/{{Blink}} Clarice Ferguson / Blink]]


* ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' (2016) as Valerie Vale

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* ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' (2016) as Valerie ValeVale
* ''Series/{{The Gifted|2017}}'' (2017) as [[Characters/GenerationX Clarice Ferguson / Blink]]


* ''Eden'' (2012) as 'Eden'

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* ''Eden'' ''Film/{{Eden}}'' (2012) as 'Eden'



* ''Believe'' (2014) as 'Janice Channing'
* ''Resident Advisors'' (2015-present) as 'Olivia'
* ''Film/AreadyTomorrowInHongKong'' (2015) as 'Ruby Lin'.
* ''{{Series/Gotham}}'' (2016) as Valerie Vale

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* ''Believe'' ''Series/{{Believe}}'' (2014) as 'Janice Channing'
* ''Resident Advisors'' ''Series/ResidentAdvisors'' (2015-present) as 'Olivia'
* ''Film/AreadyTomorrowInHongKong'' ''Film/AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong'' (2015) as 'Ruby Lin'.
* ''{{Series/Gotham}}'' ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' (2016) as Valerie Vale

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* ''Film/AreadyTomorrowInHongKong'' (2015) as 'Ruby Lin'.

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'''Jamie Jilynn Chung''' (b. April 10th 1983) is an American actress and blogger.

Her career began on ''Series/TheRealWorld'' of all things. She was a contestant on ''The Real World: Sandiego'', the fourteenth season of the show. However she has since gone onto bigger and better things - and has had one of the most successful media careers out of ''The Real World'''s alumni. Not that it wasn't tough to shake her reputation from it however; she claims she left it off her resume in most of her early auditions. She's also one of the most successful Asian-American actors working in Hollywood today. Though she too still falls victim to the MinorityShowGhetto - as evidenced by the DevelopmentHell for the biopic ''Eden'', which struggled to find investors due to its absence of a WhiteMaleLead. They didn't have to in the end, and Jamie won critical acclaim for her performance.

Early roles included guest spots on ''Series/VeronicaMars'', ''{{Series/ER}}'', ''{{Series/CSINY}}'', ''Series/GreysAnatomy'' and a SmallRoleBigImpact on ''Series/DaysOfOurLives''. She got slightly more exposure with notable roles in ''Film/GrownUps'', ''Film/TheHangoverPartII'', ''Film/SuckerPunch'' and ''Princess Protection Programme''. ''Film/PremiumRush'' is recognised as her breakout role.

She's also got Disney cred for her role as {{Disney/Mulan}} on the TV show ''Series/OnceUponATime'' and as the voice of [=GoGo=] Tomago in ''Disney/BigHero6'' - a role she reprised for the TV adaptation. She's also TheFashionista and you can view her blog 'What The Chung?' [[http://whatthechung.com/ here]]

!! Selected Filmography:

* ''Film/INowPronounceYouChuckAndLarry'' (2007) as 'Hooters Girl'
* ''Series/DaysOfOurLives'' (2007) as 'Cordy Hann'
* ''Film/SororityRow'' (2009) as 'Claire'
* ''Film/DragonballEvolution'' (2009) as 'Chi Chi'
* ''Film/GrownUps'' as 'Amber Hilliard'
* ''Film/SuckerPunch'' (2011) as 'Amber'
* ''Film/TheHangoverPartII'' (2011) as Lauren
** ''Film/TheHangoverPartIII'' (2013)
* ''Eden'' (2012) as 'Eden'
* ''Film/PremiumRush'' (2012) as 'Nina'
* ''Series/OnceUponATime'' (2012-present) as 'Mulan'
* ''Film/SinCity A Dame To Kill For'' (2014) as 'Miho'
* ''Disney/BigHero6'' (2014) as '[=GoGo=] Tomago' (voice)
* ''Believe'' (2014) as 'Janice Channing'
* ''Resident Advisors'' (2015-present) as 'Olivia'
* ''{{Series/Gotham}}'' (2016) as Valerie Vale

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