Jue, Francis 1963–

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JUE, Francis 1963


Born September 29, 1963, in San Francisco, CA; son of Frank and Jennie Jue. Education: Yale University, B.A., 1986.

Career: Actor. Performed with TheatreWorks, the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Company, and the Asian American Theatre Company. San Francisco AIDS Foundation, executive secretary, 198789.

Member: Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors: Bay Area Critics Circle Award, best featured actor, 1989, for Cabaret; DramaLogue Award, for Kiss of the Spider Woman; Zony Award, for The Illusion.


Stage Appearances:

Confucian, geisha, boy, Dutch admiral, and British sailor, Pacific Overtures, York Theatre Company, Church of the Heavenly Rest Theatre, New York City, 1984, then Promenade Theatre, New York City, 19841985.

Master of ceremonies, Cabaret, California production, c. 1989.

Song Liling, M. Butterfly, Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson, 19921993.

Bush and Exton's man, The Tragedy of Richard II, New York Shakespeare Company, Anspacher Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Oscar, A Language of Their Own, New York Shakespeare Festival, Susan Stein Shiva Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Antiochus's daughter and Thaisa, Pericles, New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 19981999.

Dream True: My Life with Vernon Dixon, Vineyard Theatre, New York City, 1999.

The Winter's Tale, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Bun Foo, Thoroughly Modern Millie (musical), Mandell Weiss Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 2000, then Marquis Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Appeared in the title role, Amadeus, regional production; as Mike, Ronald, and Skunk, As Bees in Honey Drown, regional production; as Skeets Miller, Floyd Collins, regional production; as the player queen and Osric, Hamlet, New York Shakespeare Festival; as Amanuensis and Geronte, The Illusion, regional production; as Parsi man, Just So, regional production; in King Lear, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre; as Molina, Kiss of the Spider Woman, West Coast production; as Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, regional production; in the title role, Peter Pan; as Thomas, A Question of Mercy, regional production; as Jeffrey, A Song for a Nisei Fisherman; and in Timon of Athens, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice of James, Nikki (animated), Cartoon Network, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Appeared as Darian in an episode of Talk to Me, ABC.



Los Angeles Times, December 31, 1991.