Catherine Dao (I)

Actress | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Symphoria | Contact (1997) | The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
AKA 
Catherine Jah Fong Dao
HEIGHT *
5' 3" (1.60m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 40-50
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG
ETHNICITY *
Asian
HAIR *
Black (Shoulder Length)
EYES *
Brown
WEIGHT *
120 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Average
VOICE TYPE *
Alto | Soprano
ATHLETICS *
Tennis | Martial Arts
ACCENTS *
Southern | Chinese | French | British  Less
LANGUAGES *
Chinese | French
INSTRUMENTS *
Drums | Piano
DANCE *
Ballroom | Club/Freestyle | Swing | Waltz | Disco | Tap  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Industrial | Commercial | Theater | Radio | Music Video | Film | Voice Over | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Directing | Acting | Writing | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/catherinedao
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for SymphoriaSymphoria JT Dalton, Director, Producer, Writer  Less $400K Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Nanny InterviewsThe Nanny Interviews (TV Series) Asian Nanny (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The ShieldThe Shield (TV Series) Mrs. Kim (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for UnfabulousUnfabulous (TV Series) Madam Lisska (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Dr. Knox (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The DivisionThe Division (TV Series) Miller the Tech (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Fire & IceFire & Ice (TV Movie) Reporter #1  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Karaoke NightsKaraoke Nights (TV Series) Pearl  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Arrest & TrialArrest & Trial (TV Series) Mrs. Kim (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Sketch Actor (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for MoeshaMoesha (TV Series) Vendor #1 (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Reporter / Reporter #2 (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1994 2
  • Primary photo for Love Can Be MurderLove Can Be Murder (TV Movie) Madame Butterfly (as Catherine Jah Fong Dao)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for They Came from Outer SpaceThey Came from Outer Space (TV Series) Technician (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Unsolved MysteriesUnsolved Mysteries (TV Series) Nun Lucy (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1

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Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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  • Director *
  • Writer *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

RESUME DETAILS
  • * DIRECT: 310.560.2043

    Reels: http://resumes.actorsaccess.com/catherinedao

    or http://www.lacasting.com/catherinedao|

    FILM (partial list) |DIRECTOR / COMPANY

    PING PONG PLAYA Principal Jessica Yu

    MEGIDDO: The Omega Code 2 Principal Brian Trenchard-Smith

    CONTACT Principal Robert Zemeckis

    CYBER BANDITS Principal Erik Fleming

    KILLER BABE FOR THE CIA Lead Margot Hope

    SHE DREAMS Lead Francesca Talenti

    CLOUD AND MOON Lead Cheng-Sim Lim

    THE ENEMY Lead W. Drake Marquis

    CHINA CRY Principal James Collier

    KALITO Principal Mary Jane Eisenberg

    TELEVISION (partial list) |

    THE SHIELD Guest-Star Rohn Schmidt, FX

    MIND OF MENCIA Guest-Star Comedy Central

    GREY’S ANATOMY Co-Star Wendey Stanzler, ABC

    UNFABULOUS Guest-Star Joe Menendez, Nickelodeon

    KARAOKE NIGHTS (pilot, shot 10 episodes) Series Regular Jacqueline Kong, Lucky Koko Prd.

    THE TONIGHT SHOW with Jay Leno Recurring various, NBC

    GENERAL HOSPITAL Recurring various, ABC

    THE DIVISION Co-Star Patrick Norris, Lifetime

    FIRE AND ICE Principal Bryan M. Goeres, BET

    MOESHA Guest-Star Terri McCoy, UPN / Big Ticket TV

    INSIDE OUT Guest-Star Nigel Dick, Propaganda Films

    UNSOLVED MYSTERIES Guest-Star John Joseph, NBC

    THEATRE(partial list) |

    PROOF Catherine Malibu Stage Company

    CHINESE MEN DON'T BOOGIE Aunt Bridget The Egyptian Arena Theatre / LA

    THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER Mrs. Clark The Coronet Theatre / LA

    WORDS ACROSS CULTURES Ensemble Barnsdall Gallery Theatre / LA

    MONKEY KING AND THE SPIDER WOMEN Spider-Cat Lyceum Theatre / San Diego

    A-BOMB BEAUTIES Kumi Nakayama The Burbage Theatre / LA

    THE CHAIRMAN'S WIFE Zhang Yu Feng/Li East West Players / LA

    COMPANY Susan East West Players / LA

    THE SAME BOAT Eriko White Stoner Rec. Ctr. Studio / LA

    FOREIGN LANGUAGES

    Chinese-Mandarin (fluent, read/write/can translate)

    French (conversational)

    AWARDS: Catherine performed in: “A Community of Caring” by Mary Lou Belli, which won the L.A. EMMY. ”Birds of A Feather” by Lisa Dalton, which won the Houston Worldfest Bronze Award AND the Crystal Award of Excellence.

    TRAINING

    Tim Phillips (Audition Techniques)

    The Michael Chekhov Studio (Lisa Dalton/Jack Colvin: Advanced Studies & Comedy)

    East West Players (Rick Edelstein: Advanced Acting / Scene Study)

    The Tracy Roberts Actors Studio (Steve Kavner: Improvisation, Howard Fine: Scene Studies)

    Scott Wissner (Commercial Workshop)

    USC / Occidental College (Theatre Arts / Chemistry)

    SPECIAL SKILLS

    DANCE: Tap dance (Tony Coppola), Hawaiian Hula, some Ballroom

    VOCALIST: Alto and Soprano (Jazz, R&B, Musicals, Pop, Soft Rock)

    DIALECTS: French, British, Southern, New York, Valley Girl, All Asian Accents

    OTHER: Ice Skating, Tennis, Karate (brown belt), Chemical Expert, Stand-Up Comedy, Clowning,Balloon Sculpture,Great with kids

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