Jennifer Lim Biography

Gender: Female

Jennifer Lim starred in the premiere of CHINGLISH at the Goodman Theatre. Jennifer was born and grew up in Hong Kong but now resides, works and dreams out of NYC. After graduating with a BA in Drama from Bristol University in the U.K., she attended the Yale School of Drama for her MFA in Acting. Her New York credits include the world premiere of Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven (by Obie Award winner Young Jean Lee) at HERE Arts Center, Ching Chong Chinaman at Pan Asian Rep, Vengeance Can Wait at P.S.122 and YokastaS Redux (directed by Richard Schechner) at La MaMa, E.T.C. Regionally, she has appeared in Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella and Iphigenia at Aulis at Yale Rep and A Christmas Carol at Actors Theatre of Louisville. International theater credits include This Isn't Romance at Soho Theatre in London; the European tour of Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven; The Medea at Adana State Theatre Festival, Turkey and Hamlet at Shanghai Experimental Theatre Festival and Grotowski International Theatre Festival, Wroclaw, Poland. Her film credits include The Savages, 27 Dresses and The Boy Who Cried Bitch: The Adolescent Years, and on television she has appeared in The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: CI, Royal Pains and Dirty Sexy Money. Jennifer is also a member of Gia Forakis & Co.

Jennifer Lim Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Jennifer Lim, Chinglish
Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Debut Performance
Jennifer Lim, Chinglish