Russell Wong

Russell Wong
Name: Russell Girard Wong
DOB: March 1, 1963
Where: Troy, New York
Occupation: Actor, photographer
Years Active: 1985-present
Spouse: Flora Cheong-Leen

-Brother of actor/model Michael Wong

-The 6th of 7 kids, Wong was born in Troy, New York to Chinese American restaurateur William Wong and American artist Connie Van Yserloo
-When he was a baby, his fmaily moved to Albany, where his dad ran a restaurant. When he was 7, his parents divorced and his mother moved him out to California
-In 1981, he enrolled in the Santa Monica City College, where he supported himself as a dancer and photographer.
-In 1989, he appeared on 21 Jump Street

-He found himself working with director Wayne Wang on the movie The Joy Luck Club, based on Amy Tan's novel of the same name.
-In 2001, he appeared as a bodyguard named Kai in Romeo Must Die

Personal Life
-Married to Hong Kong based designer Flora Zetz. Has one daughter, Eja Robinson Wong with African American dancer Eartha Robinson

-True Crime: Streets of L.A.(Det. Nick Kang)