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Christina Chang
Born (1971-06-29) 29 June 1971 (age 52)
Alma mater University of Washington
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s)
Soam Lall
(m. 2010)
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Christina Chang (Chinese: 張韻明) (born 29 June 1971) is an American actress, who has appeared in 24, CSI: Miami, and Nashville. Currently she plays Dr. Audrey Lim, Chief of Surgery, on The Good Doctor.

Early life

Chang was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, to a Taiwanese-Filipino father and an American mother. She attended Taipei American School and is fluent in Mandarin. At the age of 17, she moved to the United States to study theatre and film at the University of Kansas in her mother's home state of Kansas. Later, she moved to Seattle, Washington where she graduated from the University of Washington. After graduation, she got her first acting role in Naomi's Road at the Children's theatre in Seattle. and then appeared in an off-Broadway play by Tina Landau.

Career

Chang later moved to New York City and guest starred in various television programs including Cosby and As the World Turns. She earned feature film roles in such films as 28 Days and Random Hearts. Chang is best known for her roles on television. She had a regular role on ABC series L.A. Dragnet (2003–2004), and played recurring roles on 24 as Dr. Sunny Macer, and as State Attorney Rebecca Nevins on CSI: Miami. In 2010, Chang was cast as a regular in ABC's series No Ordinary Family, but was killed off-camera in the second episode when the plot line was changed. She also appeared in Once and Again, Boston Legal, Close to Home, Brothers & Sisters, Private Practice, Suits, The Mentalist and Desperate Housewives. In 2013 she was cast in another recurring role, in the second season of the ABC drama series Nashville, as Megan Vannoy, love interest of Charles Esten's character. In 2014, Chang was cast in the ABC drama pilot Sea Of Fire, opposite Jennifer Carpenter. She also had a recurring role as Kiki, Vince Korsak’s life coach, then love interest and wife, in Rizzoli & Isles in Season 6 & 7. Since 2017, Chang has played Dr. Audrey Lim on The Good Doctor.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Brother Tied Camille
1999 Random Hearts Laurie
2000 28 Days Bridesmaid
2001 Dinner and a Movie Rhonda
2007 Live Free or Die Hard Taylor a.k.a. Die Hard 4
2008 A Line in the Sand Robin
Yoga Matt Christina Short film
2009 The Peanut Butter Theory Lucy Short film
2011 Almost Perfect Charlene Lee
2012 Overnight Lisa
2022 Press Play Mrs. Knott

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Ghost Stories Amy Vong Episode: "From the Ashes"
2000 Cosby Wendy Episode: "Raising Paranoia"
2000–2001 Deadline Beth Khambu Recurring role
2001 Once and Again Amanda Recurring role
2002 Girls Club Rhanda Clifford Recurring role
2003 War Stories Camera Woman Made-for-TV-movie
Without a Trace Ms. Rossi Episode: "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been"
2003–2009 24 Dr. Sunny Macer Recurring role
2003–2004 L.A. Dragnet ADA Sandy Chang Recurring role
2004 Medical Investigation Jenny Small Episode: "Escape"
Hack Cate Tann Episode: "Calibrated Arguments"
The West Wing Alex Moreau Episode: "The Warfare of Genghis Khan"
Hack Cate Tann Episode: "One for My Baby"
2004–2010 CSI: Miami State Attorney Rebecca Nevins Recurring role
2005 Boston Legal Attorney Elizabeth Tyler Episode: "Let Sales Ring"
Breadwinners Anne Lowell Made-for-TV-movie
Numb3rs Val Eng Episode: "Soft Target"
2005–2007 Close to Home Becky Brokaw Recurring role
2006 Women in Law Liz Episode: "High Bar"
2007 Union Jackass Sonya Wang Episode: "Pilot"
Suspect Justine Lambroso Made-for-TV-Movie directed by Guy Ritchie.
Standoff Dr. Meredith Golden Episode: "Backfire"
Traveler Alex Episode: "The Trader"
2008 Play or Be Played Diane Hobbs Made-for-TV-movie
Unhitched Gabby Episode: "Conjoined Twins Pitch No-Hitter"
Eleventh Hour Professor Anna Young Episode: "Flesh"
Man of Your Dreams Malinda Made-for-TV-movie
2009 The Forgotten Claire Post Episode: "Diamond Jane"
Brothers & Sisters Professor Jane Condon Episode: "From France with Love"
The Forgotten Claire Post Episode: "Parachute Jane"
The Mentalist Lillian Foster Episode: "Red Scare"
2010 The Deep End Jan Episode: "White Lies, Black Ties"
Private Practice Dr. Vanessa Hoyt Recurring role
No Ordinary Family Detective Yvonne Cho 2 episodes
Lie to Me Candice Episode: "The Royal We"
2011–2012 Single Ladies Ashlee Recurring role
2011 Suits Vivien Tanaka Episode: "Dirty Little Secrets"
Revenge Karrie Thurgood Episode: "Pilot"
2012 The Firm Prosecutor Rebecca Crowell Episode: "Chapter Four"
Revenge Karrie Thurgood Episode: "Intuition"
Desperate Housewives D.A. Stone Recurring role
2013–2014 Nashville Megan Vannoy Recurring role
2014 Sea Of Fire Kristen Harper Made-for-TV-movie
2015 Childrens Hospital Duenna Episode: "Just Like Cyrano de Bergerac"
Extant Dr. Dowling Episode: "Change Scenario"
Rizzoli & Isles Kiki Recurring role
2016 NCIS NCIS Special Agent Valeri Page Episode: "React"
Lucifer Vanessa Dunlear Episode: "St.Lucifer"
2017–present The Good Doctor Dr. Audrey Lim Recurring role (Season 1),
Main cast (Season 2–present)
2023 Unstable Jean Recurring role
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