Helen Hong just might be the hardest working comedian in Hollywood. With starring roles in film and TV, Helen recounts the audition that got her into a Coen Brothers film, and a Trekkie nerd-out experience with Patrick Stewart. She also discusses dating difficulties, supportive parents, and her spiritual life. (Intro: Termites)
Helen Hong is a comedian, actor, and host, having performed standup comedy on numerous shows including Last Call with Carson Daly, The Arsenio Hall Show, and Gotham Comedy Live. Helen plays Janet Fung in the Coen Brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis and her voice can be heard as Thistle Lady in 20th Century Fox Animation’s Epic. Her TV appearances include roles on Parks and Recreation, Bones, Pretty Little Liars, New Girl, and Inside Amy Schumer. Helen channels her own Asian mother as recurring character Mrs. Wong on Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans. Helen loves to karaoke, play board games, and watch British crime dramas on Netflix. She also goes on A LOT of first dates.