Ken Jeong Biography

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Score: 6.17 / 10
Released: October 12, 2018
Director: Ari Sandel
Producer: Neal H. Moritz, Deborah Forte
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Caleel Harris, Chris Parnell, Ken Jeong, Jack Black
Genre: Action/Adventure
Length: 90 minutes
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Ken Jeong Biography

KEN JEONG

Date of Birth: July 13, 1969

Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, Ken Jeong earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University, his medical degree at the University of North Carolina and completed his internal medicine residency in New Orleans, all while doing stand-up. In 1995, Ken won the Big Easy Laff Off and was invited to Los Angeles by judges former NBC President Brandon and Improv founder Budd Friedman. Ken began performing regularly at the Improv and Laugh Factory, and was seen on a number of television shows, including The Office, Entourage and MADtv.

In 2006, Ken and fellow comedian Mike O'Connell's spoof rap duo, Million Dollar Strong, posted on YouTube, garnering over one million views.

Judd Apatow's 2007 box office smash Knocked Up marked Ken's feature film debut, in the role of Dr. Kuni. He followed with his first major role, as villain King Argotron, in 2008's Role Models. That same year, he appeared in Pineapple Express (2008) and Step Brothers (2008).

Ken played Asian mobster Mr. Chow in the hit motion picture The Hangover (2009) and reprised the role for both sequels. Ken also plays the recurring role of angry Spanish teacher Senor Chang on the NBC comedy series Community.

Other movies include The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009), Couples Retreat (2009), Transformers: The Dark Side of the Moon (2011) and the comedy The Zookeeper (2011) opposite Kevin James. Ken also appeared in Pain & Gain (2013) alongside Ed Harris and Mark Wahlberg and The Hangover Part III (2013).

His voice can be heard in Despicable Me (2010) and the sequel, Despicable Me 2 (2013) with Steve Carell, as well as in Turbo(2013) and Wonder Park (2019). Most recently, he appeared in the romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians(2018) and in the children's adventure film Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween(2018).

Ken and his wife, Tran, have twin daughters, Zooey and Alexa.

Filmography:

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Norm of the North (2016)
The DUFF (2015)
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Turbo (2013)
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
The Hangover Part III (2013)
Pain & Gain (2013)
The Hangover Part II (2011)
Furry Vengeance (2010)
Vampires Suck (2010)
Couples Retreat (2009)
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
All About Steve (2009)
The Hangover (2009)
Role Models (2008)
Pineapple Express (2008)
Step Brothers (2008)
Knocked Up (2007)


Filmography

Actor Boss Level (2019)
Actor My Spy (2019)
Actor Wonder Park (2019)
Actor Wonder Park 3D (2019)
Actor Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Actor Norm of the North (2016)
Actor Ride Along 2 (2016)
Actor The DUFF (2015)
Actor Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Actor Turbo (2013)
Actor Turbo 3D (2013)
Actor Turbo FAST (2013)
Actor Furry Vengeance (2010)
Actor Vampires Suck (2010)
Actor All About Steve (2009)
Actor The Hangover (2009)