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Suzanne Whang

Television Host & Comedian
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Biography

Suzanne Whang is a multi-talented entertainer with a career spanning two decades as an actor, television host, and stand-up comedian.

Since 1999, Whang has been hosting House Hunters, the #1 rated show on HGTV (Home & Garden Television Network), and she also hosts the new hit spin-off show, House Hunters International. She was co-host of TV's Censored Bloopers, while concurrently co-hosting New Attitudes on Lifetime Television. Prior to that, she was a field host for Breakfast Time, receiving a NAMIC Award nomination for her work, Personal FX and The Pet Department. Also an accomplished emcee, she has been a red carpet host of An Evening at the Academy Awards as well as a large variety of charity events. She was a celebrity presenter at the 2003 Vision Awards, which celebrates diversity in cable television.

In 2006, Whang wrote her first book, entitled Suzanne Whang's Guide to Happy Home Buying. The book conveys her lighthearted style and irreverent sense of humor to deliver great information about the home buying process. She also wrote and starred in a sold-out one-woman show called “I Make You Laughing” and got standing ovations every night.
Whang has appeared in numerous television series, including a hilarious recurring role as “Polly” the oversexed spa manager on Las Vegas, a memorable guest starring role on Cold Case, and co-starring roles on Two & A Half Men, Boston Legal, Still Standing, Criminal Minds, Nip/Tuck, The Practice, Strong Medicine, Robbery Homicide Division, Norm, and NYPD Blue. Whang also starred in the short film Seoul Mates, which won Best Acting Award and Audience Award at the Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Festival.

As a stand-up comedian, Whang won the first annual Andy Kaufman Award at the New York Comedy Festival. This award guaranteed her appearance on Comedy Central's Premium Blend. She also won Best Up & Coming Comedian at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, playing her controversial, shocking, and politically incorrect alter-ego, Sung Hee Park. Whang regularly performs one-week stints at the Improv in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe. She has performed at clubs in New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, including the Laugh Factory and the Comedy Union.

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The Power of Humor for Enlightenment and Healing

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Life As An Asian-American Woman

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