APA Month Day 4 – Comedian Dr. Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong aka Dr. Ken has been blending comedy & medicine all of his life. After graduating Duke University & attaining his MD at the University of North Carolina, Ken completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans while developing a cult comedy following.

While in New Orleans, Ken won the Big Easy Laff-Off. Late NBC president Brandon Tartikoff and Improv founder Budd Friedman judged the competition and advised Ken to move to Los Angeles. Once residing in LA, Ken began performing regularly at the Improv & Laugh Factory. He is also part of the Kims of Comedy consisting of Bobby Lee, Kevin Shea, Steve Byrne, and Dr. Ken Jeong

Ken’s background in theater & improv has led to several television appearances including “The Office,” “Entourage” “Boston Legal” and “The Shield.”. He is a recurring voice on FOX’s American Dad. In 2007, Dr. Ken made his feature film debut in Knocked Up as Dr. Kuni. Here’s clip from the movie:

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Dr. Ken will reteam with Judd Apatow & Seth Rogen in The Pineapple Express. He recently completed filming All About Steve starring Sandra Bullock, Little Big Men starring Paul Rudd, and The Goods: The Don Ready Story starring Jeremy Piven. He also wrapped a cameo in Step Brothers starring Will Ferrell. Look for Pineapple Express and Step Brothers this summer.

Dr. Ken also has a following for the viral video Million Dollar Strong where he plays Yoshido. Watch this hilarious music video What’s It Gonna Be? by Million Dollar Strong:

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According to Variety, MTV Films plan to make this into a full blown movie.
They story will revolve around the meteoric rise of a delusional rapper (Mike O’Connell) and his Asian foreign exchange student friend (Ken Jeong) as they take on the hip-hop world.

Add Dr. Ken as you myspace friend.

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