CONSTANCE WU (Destiny) will be seen in her starring role as
'Jessica Huang' in
season six of ABC's comedy series "Fresh off the Boat." The critically acclaimed
loosely based off of the life of chef Eddie Huang. For this role, Constance was
nominated for a
Critics' Choice Television Award in the category of "Best Actress in a Comedy
Series" and was
honored as part of the TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2017. "Fresh Off the
made Hollywood history as the first American Network TV show to center an Asian
family in over 20 years. As of this year, it will also mark another milestone as
the first AsianAmerican led TV show ever to reach syndication.
Last year, Constance starred in Warner Brother's romantic comedy hit, Crazy
Asians, directed by Jon M. Chu. For this role, Constance received a Golden
in the category of "Best Actress in a Motion Picture in a Musical or Comedy" and
Choice nomination in the category of "Best Actress in a Comedy." The film
many accolades including a Golden Globe nomination in the category of "Best
in a Musical or Comedy," SAG Award nomination in the category of "Outstanding
by a Cast in a Motion Picture" and Critics' Choice Award nomination in the
categories of "Best
Acting Ensemble" and "Best Comedy," coupled with box office success which made
it the most
successful studio romantic comedy in nearly a decade. Crazy Rich Asians also
history as the first studio movie in over 25 years to star an Asian American
Crazy Rich Asians and "Fresh Off the Boat" finds Constance in the unique
being the sole actor to star in and lead both breakthrough projects for Asian
representation in Hollywood.
Additional film credits include Eric Darnell's Crow: The Legend, Jenee
Feels, Christopher Leone's Parallels, Zal Batmanglij's Sound of My Voice, Matt
Architect, and Hilary Brougher's Stephanie Daley.
Constance holds a BFA in Acting from SUNY Purchase's prestigious Conservatory
Theatre Arts and Film where she trained in classical theatre.
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