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Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 4, 1961 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Highland Park, Illinois, USA Profession: actor

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Alluring stage-trained actress of Asian heritage, active in stage, TV and film. Tom studied acting and music in her native Illinois, and her first professional credit was as an addition to the national tour of "A Chorus Line", which led her to Broadway. She appeared in the Broadway production of "Hurlyburly" and, as the intrepid Honey (sidekick to Duke), in the Broadway musical adaptation of the comic strip "Doonesbury" (1983-84). Tom earned an OBIE Award for her performance in "American Notes" while with the New York Shakespeare Festival; she also appeared in such shows as "Volpone", "Tiger on the Right" and "Family Devotions".

Alluring stage-trained actress of Asian heritage, active in stage, TV and film. Tom studied acting and music in her native Illinois, and her first professional credit was as an addition to the national tour of "A Chorus Line", which led her to Broadway. She appeared in the Broadway production of "Hurlyburly" and, as the intrepid Honey (sidekick to Duke), in the Broadway musical adaptation of the comic strip "Doonesbury" (1983-84). Tom earned an OBIE Award for her performance in "American Notes" while with the New York Shakespeare Festival; she also appeared in such shows as "Volpone", "Tiger on the Right" and "Family Devotions".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
2.
3.
 Disney's Teacher's Pet (2004) Voice Of Younghee
4.
 In Good Company (2004) Obstetrician
6.
 Bad Santa (2003) Lois
7.
 Jack the Dog (2002) Angel
8.
9.
 Y2K (1999) Ann Lee
10.
 With Friends Like These (1998) Yolanda Chin
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Performed in the national tour and Broadway productions of "A Chorus Line"
:
TV series debut in a recurring role, "The Facts of Life"
1982:
Feature acting debut, "Nothing Lasts Forever"
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Appeared as Honey in the Broadway musical, "Doonesbury"
1984:
TV-movie debut, "Mom's on Strike"
1993:
First feature in a lead role, "The Joy Luck Club"
1995:
Played recurring role of Julie, Ross' girlfriend on the NBC sitcom "Friends"
1997:
Joined cast of the ABC sitcom "Grace Under Fire" in its last season
1999:
Acted in the independent feature "Catfish in Black Bean Sauce"
2000:
Co-starred in the fall NBC sitcom "DAG"
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Education

New York University: New York , New York -
Northwestern University: Evanston , Illinois - 1977

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husband:
Glenn Lau-Kee. Married on October 23, 1982.
husband:
Curt Kaplan.

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father:
Chan Tom.
mother:
Nancy Tom.

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