Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
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Ken Jeong has been blending comedy & medicine all of his life. After graduating Duke University & attaining his MD at the University of North Carolina, Ken completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans while developing a cult comedy following.
While in New Orleans, Ken won the Big Easy Laff-Off. Late NBC president Brandon Tartikoff and Improv founder Budd Friedman judged the competition and advised Ken to move to Los Angeles. Once residing in LA, Ken began performing regularly at the Improv & Laugh Factory. Soon after he appeared on ABC's The View and was named "The Funniest Doctor in America." Subsequent appearances on Comedy Central & BET cemented his reputation as a comic who appeals to a wide variety of audiences.
Ken's background in theater & improv has led to several television appearances including NBC's The Office, HBO's Entourage & Curb Your Enthusiasm, CBS' Two and a Half Men, ABC's Boston Legal & FX's The Shield. Ken made his feature film debut in Knocked Up and will reteam with Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen in The Pineapple Express. He will appear in All About Steve starring Sandra Bullock, Thomas Haden Church, and Bradley Cooper(Wedding Crashers).
- Wife Tran is also a doctor.
- Has twin daughters, Alexa and Zooey.
- Grew up in Greensboro, NC and graduated from Walter Hines Page High School in 1986.