Born in Macao, China, Ming-Na moved the United States when she was four years old. In 1988 she became the fist Asian-American actress to land a contract role on a daytime soap, As the World Turns.

After appearing in films like The Joy Luck Club and voicing the Disney princess Mulan, Ming-Na starred in the prime time medical drama ER. Ming-Na Wen is best known for her series regular role on NBC’s hit show, ER, where she played Dr. Jing-Mei ‘Deb’ Chen. She also played Camile Wray on SGU Stargate Universe  as political attache  and had a recurring role on Eureka as the inquisitive U.S. Senator Michaelaserving as a major villain in the fifth and final season.

Ming-Na made an appearance in “Disney Through the Decades”, a short documentary about the history of the Walt Disney Company through to the present, as the hostess of the 1990’s section.

Currently Ming-Na plays Agent Melinda May in the ABC action drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which premiered on September 24, 2013 and still runs strong today.

In August 2014, Wen reprised her role as Mulan for the first time since Kingdom Hearts II in the Disney Channel show Sofia the First.

We are so happy that she was able to take time from her busy schedule to join us for StarFest Denver.