Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jennie Kwan, a native Angelino, started performing at the age of 11 years old in the performing troupe, "Kids of the Century." Audiences first recognized Jennie when she played the lead role of "Kim" in the first National Touring Company of "Miss Saigon" having landed the coveted role after producer Cameron Mackintosh conducted a worldwide search.
Jennie was then introduced to television as series regular, Samantha Woo, the wacky singing sensation on NBC-TV's situation comedy, "California Dreams" which aired for five successful seasons. Some of Jennie's other television credits include The Nanny, Family Matters, Beverly Hills 90210 and Oliver Stone's mini series "Wild Palms." Film credits include "Trojan War"
For two years Jennie traveled with "Faces of America," a one-person show regarding diversity and tolerance in America. She was an original cast member of "Bare, the Musical" and had a short stint in "Jewtopia." Both shows have since moved on to off Broadway.
Not being a stranger to the music world, Jennie was a proud member of Hollywood Record's vocal group, "Nobody's Angel" who earned their first gold record for performing two songs on the "Princess Diaries" soundtrack in 2002 and was a creator for the pilot, "Nobody's Angel" for the television network ABC Family.
She lends her voice to the character, Suki, on Nickelodeon's hit animated series "Avatar: The Last Air Bender," as well as all video games for the series. Jennie has also voiced numerous anime and video games.
Recently, Jennie toured the United States with the Broadway Tony Award Winning Musical, First National Tour of "Avenue Q" getting the chance to play the role of "Christmas Eve." As well as becoming a puppeteer and playing the role of "Mrs. T", "Bears" and Others."
Recently Jennie starred in "Play Time" a film short revolving around a 1950's couple that argues over a misunderstanding premiered at the Los Angeles Pacific Film Festival, Young Cuts Film Festival in Montreal, Canada, and The Silent River Film Festival in Irvine, California.
Look for Jennie on an upcoming episode of "Anger Management" starring Charlie Sheen.