Yeo, Gwendoline (Gwendalyn Yeo)

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YEO, Gwendoline
(Gwendalyn Yeo)


Born in Singapore; daughter of an endocrinologist and a dental assistant. Education: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, diploma; University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., communications and linguistics (summa cum laude); also trained at Beverly Hills Playhouse with Milton Katselas; studied film technique with Richard Brander, Silvana Gallardo, Brian Reise, and Sal Romeo; studied improvisation with the Groundlings and Second City; studied voice with Jeffrey Allen. Avocational Interests: Martial arts, yoga.

Addresses: Agent The Geddes Agency, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (theatrical); Sutton, Barth & Vennari, 145 South Fairfax Ave., Suite 310, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (voice work); Abrams Artists, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069 (commercials).

Career: Actress, voice artist, and musician. Performed as a musician, playing the Chinese zither. Second City, Los Angeles, resident member in the role of Whang Whang, Los Angeles Soap ensemble; Los Angeles Connection Theatre, member of company for the show Sketch Bob, Sketch Pants. Performer in trailers for films; performer in television network showcases; appeared in television and radio advertisements, including television commercials for Toyota, 2000, GTE, 2000, Verizon, 2002, CompUSA, and, and in radio advertisements for Corona, 2002; worked as a model in San Francisco, CA, and in Los Angeles; worked as a spokesmodel; pageant contestant, named Miss Teen Chinatown, 1994, Miss Asia America, 1996, and Miss Chinatown USA, 1998.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Musicians, Phi Beta Kappa.

Awards, Honors: DramaLogue awards, outstanding acting and outstanding music, 2002.


Television Appearances; Episodic:

Linda, "Dream On," Grounded for Life, The WB, 2001.

Linda, "Smoke on the Daughter," Grounded for Life, The WB, 2001.

Happy Dragon waitress, "Don't Make Me Have Sex in the Hamptons," The Random Years, UPN, 2002.

Brigette Murray, General Hospital, ABC, 2002.

Andrea Barlow, "Shrink," Watching Ellie, NBC, 2003.

Voice of Lieutenant Keiko Tanaka, "Big Appetite in Little Tokyo," What's New, ScoobyDoo? (animated), The WB, 2003.

Voice of Hu, This Just In (animated), Spike TV, 2004.

Voice of Paine in Cartoon All Stars to the Rescue: Stop Digimon! (animated).

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Appeared in Scratch, The WB; also appeared as the voice of Showgirl, Bench Pressley and Showgirl (animated).

Film Appearances:

Shu shan zheng zhuan (also known as The Legend of Zu and Zu Warriors ), Miramax, 2001.

A Day without a Mexican (also known as Un dia sin mexicanos ), Altavista Films, 2004.

Appeared as a businessperson, Issues; as a dominatrix, The Studio; and as the title role, The Perfect Girl. Also appeared in Ghost in the Mirror, The Mind's Eye, and Saga of the Massive Baiters.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Phoenix, Dream of the Red Chamber; as Kate, "Rite of Spring," in Four, Beverly Hills Playhouse, Beverly Hills, CA; as Dr. Jane Young, Mrs. Feurenstein; as Maggie, Overtones, and as Nina, The Seagull, both Hudson Theatre; and as Miranda and Ariel, The Tempest, EastWest Players; also appeared in productions of Antigone, A Beautiful Country, and Broken Hearts, all Cornerstone Theatre.

Radio Appearances; Specials:

Narrator for the special The Politics of Culture, broadcast on KCRWFM Radio, a National Public Radio affiliate.


Video Games:

Voice of Lady Deathstrike, XMen: Next Dimension, Activision, 2002.

Voice of Lady Deathstrike, X2Wolverine's Revenge (also known as XMen 2: Wolverine's Revenge ), 2003.

Voice of Paine, Final Fantasy X2 (also known as Fainaru fantajii X2 ), Square Enix USA, 2003.

(As Gwendalyn Yeo) Voice characterization, Forgotten Realms: Baldur's GateDark Alliance II, Activision, 2003.

Voice characterization, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (also known as Tenchu 3 ), Activision, 2003.


Singles include "Beautiful" and "Eventually," both broadcast on KCRWFM Radio.


Radio Specials:

Writer and composer for the special The Politics of Culture, KCRWFM Radio.


Singles include "Beautiful" and "Eventually," both broadcast on KCRWFM Radio.



Asia Pacific Arts Online,, October 5, 2003; November 7, 2003;.

Gwendoline Yeo Official Site,, March 26, 2004.