Garrett Wang

 

Born, on the 15th December 1968, in Riverside, California to Chinese immigrant parents, Wang spent his formative years on the move. He lived in Indiana, Bermuda and Tennessee. He moved to Los Angeles attended UCLA where he majored in Asian Studies and dabbled in theatre. He credits UCLA theatre professor Jenny Roudtree as a key influence in his development as an actor.

Wang, in his first performance outside college, garnered unprecedented critical acclaim for his portrayal of John Lee in the lead of Chay Yew’s ‘Porcelain’ . Despite a busy schedule, Garrett has continued to perform in various staged readings such as ‘Model Minority’, ‘Woman Warrior’ and ‘A Language Of Their Own’.

Prior to joining Star Trek: Voyager, Garrett guest-starred in the premiere episode of ‘All American Girl’.

Wang recently appeared in two films ‘Ivory Towers’ and ‘Hundred Percent’. In 1997, he was named one of the ‘50 Most Beautiful People’ by People magazine. Additionally, E! Entertainment Television has selected Garrett as one of the ‘20 Coolest Bachelors’ in the country (2001).