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Lauren Tom

Lauren Tom is an Obie Award-winning actress, known for her roles as a dutiful daughter in the film The Joy Luck Club (1993), and a recurring role as Ross's girlfriend on NBC's Friends (1994).Lauren plays the role of "Mai Washington" on the new ABC series Men in Trees (2006). She recently appeared in a recurring role on the Showtime series Barbershop (2005), and in the film In Good Company (2004) with Scarlett Johansson and Dennis Quaid.She has also appeared in the films, Bad Santa (2003), When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), Mr. Jones (1993), With Friends Like These... (1998), Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999) and Manhood (2003).On television, Lauren was a series regular in NBC's DAG (2000) as Delta Burke's secretary, "Ginger Chin", and on ABC's Grace Under Fire (1993) with Brett Butler.On Broadway, she has appeared in "A Chorus Line", "Hurlyburly" and "Doonesbury", and has worked with directors such as Peter Sellars and 'Joanne Akalaitis' at the Goodman and Guthrie Theaters, the La Jolla Playhouse and the Kennedy Center.Her one-woman show, "25 Psychics", an engaging, humorous look at her quest for inner peace premiered at HBO'S U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. The show received Dramalogue Awards for Best Performance and Best Direction.Lauren's voice work can be heard in the animated series, Futurama (1999), King of the Hill (1997), Codename: Kids Next Door (2002), Teacher's Pet (2004), Rocket Power (1999), Max Steel (2001), Batman Beyond (1999), Superman (1996), Kim Possible (2002), Baby Clifford, American Dragon: Jake Long (2005) and the recently released animated DVD, Mulan II (2004).She has also published personal essays in Brain, Child Magazine, East West Woman, Strut, Freshyarn.com, and is currently writing a book based on these essays.


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Born:
Aug 4, 1961 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
67
First Appeared:
In the series ABC Afterschool Specials 1972-10-04
Latest Project:
Series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero 2014-12-05

2 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Futurama
Filmography
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Unknown 2014-12-05
Teen Titans Go! Unknown 2013-04-23
Turbo FAST Unknown 2013-12-24
Napoleon Dynamite Unknown 2012-01-15
The Newsroom Unknown 2012-06-24
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Unknown 2011-09-19
Reed Between the Lines Unknown 2011-10-11
Pretty Little Liars Unknown 2010-06-08
Fish Hooks Unknown 2010-08-28
Hawthorne Unknown 2009-06-16
The Penguins of Madagascar Unknown 2008-11-29
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
Men in Trees Mai Washington 26 episodes, 2006-2008 2006-09-12
Curious George Unknown 2006-09-04
Legion of Super Heroes Unknown 2006-09-23
Avatar: The Last Airbender Unknown 2005-02-21
American Dragon: Jake Long Susan Long / ... 25 episodes, 2005-2007 2005-01-21
W.I.T.C.H. Susan Vandom / ... 51 episodes, 2004-2006 2005-01-15
Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Threshold Unknown 2005-09-16
The Closer Unknown 2005-06-13
The Boondocks Unknown 2005-11-06
Supernatural Unknown 2005-09-13
All Grown Up! Unknown 2003-04-12
Teen Titans Unknown 2003-07-19
Duck Dodgers Unknown 2003-08-23
Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Fillmore! Karen Tehama / ... 19 episodes, 2002-2004 2002-09-14
Codename: Kids Next Door Numbuh 3 / ... 75 episodes, 2002-2007 2002-11-29
What's New, Scooby-Doo? Unknown 2002-09-14
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
My Wife and Kids Unknown 2001-03-28
The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Totally Spies! Unknown 2001-11-03
Samurai Jack Unknown 2001-08-10
Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
The Weekenders Unknown 2000-02-26
Clerks 2 episodes, 2000-2001 2000-05-31
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
As Told by Ginger Unknown 2000-10-11
Batman Beyond Dana Tan / ... 27 episodes, 1999-2001 1999-01-10
Futurama Amy Wong / ... 130 episodes, 1999-2013 1999-03-28
Rocket Power Unknown 1999-08-16
Vengeance Unlimited Unknown 1998-09-29
King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Johnny Bravo Unknown 1997-07-07
The New Batman Adventures Unknown 1997-09-13
Extreme Ghostbusters Unknown 1997-09-01
Pepper Ann Unknown 1997-09-13
Dexter's Laboratory Unknown 1996-03-24
Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Superman: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-06
Pinky and the Brain Unknown 1995-09-09
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Grace Under Fire Unknown 1993-09-29
The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Quantum Leap Unknown 1989-03-26
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Thirtysomething Unknown 1987-09-29
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
The Facts of Life Unknown 1979-08-24
ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1972-10-04