She’s been in the MCU, DCAU, Disney Universe, and more.
We all know and love the amazing Fennec Shand from Boba Fett’s Book and The Mandalorian. And if you didn’t already know, Fennec Shand is played by the beautiful, amazing and fabulous Ming-Na Wen!
Wen always wanted to be part of the star wars franchise, so the role is a dream come true for her. “I have dreamed of being in some star wars project. It’s kind of surreal,” she told Bustle.
“I really admire who Fennec is because there are so many attributes about her that I wish I had. She’s fearless. She’s extremely skilled at her craft. And she’s very honest. Oh, well, I guess those are my attributes.” She continued.
star wars fans also embraced Wen as Fennec Shand, which came as a huge relief to the Chinese-American actress. “It’s such an emotional and satisfying relief that your character is well received, because the star wars the fans are very, very strong in their opinions, and they know what they like, and it’s great when it matches their expectations,” Wen told People.
She even went on to voice the beloved character from the anime series, Star Wars: The Bad Batch.
In addition to Fennec Shand, Ming-Na Wen has performed many other iconic roles (IYKYK 😉). So if you can’t wait to see her again in the next seasons of Boba Fett’s Book and The Mandalorianhere are 22 other movies and shows you can watch her in:
Jing-mei (June) Woo in Joy of Luck Club
Chun Li in street fighter
She went on to voice Mulan in Ralph breaks the internet, sofia the first, mouse house, and the Kingdom Hearts video games. She also made an appearance as an “estimated guest” in the 2020 live-action Mulane adaptation.
Lisa Wu / Jade in Spawn: The Animated Series
Dr. Jing-Mei “Deb” Chen in Emergency room
Detective Ellen Yin in The Batman
Agent Lin Mei in Faded away
Gui Nai Nai in Ni Hao, Kai Lan
Dr. Elisha Crowe in prom night
Linda Harris in two and a half men
Camille Wray in Stargate SGU Universe
US Senator Michaela Wen in Eureka
Farmworld Minerva in adventure time
Dr. Hirano in Phineas and Ferb
Agent Melinda May in Agents of SHIELD
Vega in sofia the first
Phyla-Vell in guardians of the galaxy (the animated series)
Constable Savannah in Milo Murphy’s Law
Elaine Lee / Stephanie in Fresh off the boat
Aunt Sandra in Nora from Queens
Natsumaru in Yasuke
…and finally Jasmine in Smart enough
Ming-Na Wen is set to appear in Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai like Fong Wing and Glitter & Doom like Ivy. You can also discover it in season 2 of hacks premiering May 12 on HBO Max!
What are your favorite Ming-Na Wen roles? If we missed any, feel free to shout them out in the comments below!
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