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  • Writer's pictureLoren Javier

PROFILE: Jamie Chung

Continuing our Asian Pacific American Heritage Month profiles, we look at actress Jamie Chung.

Chung was born Jamie Jilynn Chung in 1983 in San Francisco to a Korean American family. She first garnered fame when she starred in MTV's The Real World: San Diego in 2004.

Photo: ABC

She started her career at Disney in 2008 starring on an ABC Family mini-series entitled Samurai Girl which was loosely based on the young-adult novel series by Carrie Asai.

In 2012, she starred as Mulan in ABC's Once Upon A Time. In addition to this, she starred as Sienna in the ABC Family TV show Greek, Trina Paiz in the ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Romy Lee in the ABC's Castle, and Chelsea Barnes in the 2009 Disney Channel Original Movie Princess Protection Program.

Photo: Disney

Her most famous role for Disney, though, is as the voice of Go Go Tomago, the fast flying hero from Disney's animated classic Big Hero 6. She has also reprised the role in the Big Hero 6 series on Disney XD as well as the video game Kingdom Hearts III.

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