“The Walking Dead” – BD Wong guest stars as Navy Lieutenant Commander Dr. Gabriel Lin, who is in impeccable shape but turns to Pride and the NCIS team to solve his imminent murder after discovering he has been poisoned with a lethal dose of radiation, on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, Tuesday, Feb. 3 (9:00-10:01 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. The espisode was written by David Appelbaum and directed by Ed Ornelas. Click here to see the episode.
“NCIS: New Orleans” stars Scott Bakula as NCIS Special Agent Dwayne Pride, Lucas Black as NCIS Special Agent Christopher LaSalle, Zoe McLellan as Special Agent Meredith “Merri” Brody, CCH Pounder as Dr. Loretta Wade and Rob Kerkovich as Forensic Scientist Sebastian Lund.
Guest starring are Diane Neal (CGIS Agent Abigail Borin), BD Wong (Navy Lieutenant Commander Dr. Gabriel Lin), Russell Wong (Cam Lin), Anne Dudek (Dawn Lin), Eyal Podell (Doctor Samuel Wilkins), Robert Walker-Branchaud (Dominick Cole), Dave Maldonado (Carlos Zarate), Ryan Broussard (Training Partner), Michael Buonomo (Kieran) and Michael Shane Hughes (Mike).
BD Wong received the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Theater World, Clarence Derwent and Tony Awards for his Broadway debut in M. Butterfly – an unprecedented achievement. Television credits include” Law & Order: SVU,” “All-American Girl,” “Oz,” “And the Band Played On,” “Awake” and HBO’s “The Normal Heart”. Film credits include Jurassic Park, The Freshman, Father of the Bride, Seven Years in Tibet, Executive Decision, The Salton Sea and Mulan. Broadway credits include the revivals of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Pacific Overtures. Regional theatre credits include Herringbone (Williamstown Theatre Festival, McCarter Theatre). He is the author of the critically-acclaimed memoir Following Foo: (the electronic adventures of the Chestnut Man) (Harper Entertainment). He has been honored by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Asian AIDS Project, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, The Anti-Violence Project, Lambda Legal and Marriage Equality New York. He is a board member of The Actors’ Fund and Rosie’s Theater Kids. Upcoming acting projects include the films Focus (Warner Bros.) and Jurassic World (Universal). He is a San Francisco native and holds an honorary M.F.A. from American Conservatory Theatre.
ABOUT NCIS: NEW ORLEANS NCIS: NEW ORLEANS is a drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in the Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence. Leading the team is Special Agent Dwayne, aka “King,” a native of New Orleans who is driven by his need to do what is right. Working with Pride is Special Agent Christopher LaSalle, who plays hard but works harder, and Special Agent Meredith “Merri” Brody, a charismatic and tough interrogator who transferred from the Great Lakes office in search of a fresh start. Supporting them is coroner Dr. Loretta Wade, who is as eccentric as she is smart. This colorful city that harbors a dark side is a magnet for service personnel on leave, and when overindulgence is followed by trouble, Pride’s team is at its best.
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The Orphan of Zhao starring BD Wong, Sab Shimono, Julyana Soelistyo, Stan Egi, Orville Mendoza, Paolo Montalban and More at La Jolla Playhouse through August 3, 2014
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