Hong Chau Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Watchmen, Family, Downsizing, Golden Globe and Instagram

Hong Chau Bio

Hong Chau born 1979, is an American actress, famous for her appearance in the US film Downsizing of 2017 as Vietnamese amputee and political activist Ngoc Lan Tran. She was nominated for her performance, for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, and several other awards for best supporting actress. Before being featured in Downsizing, she appeared in the US television series Treme from 2010 to 2013 and the US film Inherent Vice in 2014. She guess starred in several TV series, in 2018.

Hong Chau Age

Born in 1979, Chau is 40 years old as of 2019.

Hong Chau Height

Although her specific height ain’t known, its speculated to be more than 5 feet.

Hong Chau Husband

Chau is not married yet.


Her parents were among the Vietnamese boat people who fled Vietnam in 1979, and Chau’s mother was six months pregnant with her. Later in the year, Chau was born in a refugee camp in Thailand. A Vietnamese Catholic church in New Orleans, Louisiana organized for a local Vietnamese family, not related to Chau, to sponsor her family. She grew up speaking Vietnamese as her first language and later learned English in school. She was the eldest of three children, and her parents worked in menial labor to ensure that the children went to college when they grew up. She climed that her family needed public assistance, that she went to public school and needed lunch assistance.

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She depended on Pell Grants, for college. Chau said her parents, who speak in heavy Vietnamese accents, were shunned as Asian migrants. She said, “My whole life, I’ve always felt like I was the more acceptable of my parents, and they were always the people who had to stay in the background, or hide in the broom closet.” Chau was raised in the eastern part of New Orleans. In New Orleans, she attended Eleanor McMain Secondary School and Ben Franklin Senior High School. She finished at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Hong Chau Career

One of her first major roles was in the US television series Treme (2010–2013), which was set in New Orleans. Her first feature film role was in the film Inherent Vice (2014). For a year after her role, she was not able to get an audition for another film role. In 2015, she had a key role in the 2015 Off Broadway play John by Annie Baker, and Chau credited the experience for strengthening her acting.

Hong Chau Big Little Lies

She also had a supporting role in the HBO TV miniseries Big Little Lies alongside Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

Hong Chau Downsizing

She later in 2017, appeared in Downsizing , with her performance having been highlighted as a standout by several reviews.Some criticized her character Ngoc Lan Tran as stereotypical since Chau spoke in broken English for the role, but Chau said that she found her character “so multifaceted and complex and well-written”.

After Downsizing, Chau appeared in guest roles in several TV series in 2018. The Ringer’s Alison Herman said another actor would have sought to accumulate more recurring roles on TV series and said instead, “In the Peak TV Era, Chau opted for something much savvier: taking some choice guest parts in a few critically acclaimed TV shows… Chau benefits from these shows’ prestige; the shows benefit from her talents.”

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Hong Chau Bojack – Hong Chau Pickles

He was featured in BoJack Horseman as the voice of Pickles.

Hong Chau Homecoming

He was cast in the Tv Show Homecoming on the role of Audrey Temple.

Hong Chau Forever

He was cast on the role of Sarah in the series Forever.

Hong Chau Inherent Vice

He played the role of Jade in the film, Inherent Vice, for which he won the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award.

Hong Chau Treme

He was cast on the role of Linh in the series, Treme from 2011 to 2013.

Hong Chau Artemis Fowl

He is expected to feature in the film Artemis Fowl but her role is not decided yet.

Hong Chau Golden Globe

Chau was nominated for several awards for best supporting actress, including Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, for her role in Downsizing.

Hong Chau Leg

In the movie Downsizing Chau played the role of Ngoc Lan Tran an amputee who was shrunk against her will . She later revealed that she had an “amputee consultant” to prepare for her role in the movie.

Hong Chau Watchmen

She is to be featured in the movie Watchmen in 2019 on the role of Lady T.

 Instagram and Twitter

She has no social media accounts.

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Hong Chau Joins HBO’s ‘Watchmen’

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Hong Chau, who is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated role in last year’s “Downsizing,” has joined HBO’s upcoming drama “Watchmen,” expected to air sometime this year.

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The show, based on a comic series, is “set in an alternate history where superheroes are treated as outlaws,” according to Deadline, and comes from Damon Lindelof, who co-created “Lost.”

Chau, who is Vietnamese American, will reportedly play Lady T., a new character who is of Vietnamese descent.

She will join a large cast that includes Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Tim Blake Nelson, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Sara Vickers.

Chau was most recently seen in “Homecoming,” a web thriller series, and will appear in the fantasy adventure film “Artemis Fowl,” out in August, as a fairy who can rejuvenate at will.

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