|Distinctions||Theatre, Comedy, Film|
Benedict Wong is a British actor and comedian of Chinese descent. Wong was born in Manchester, Lancashire, and attended school in Salford, Lancashire. His first role was in a 1993 BBC Radio play called Kai Mei Sauce, written by Kevin Wong. He appeared alongside Sean Lock in the situation comedy 15 Storeys High, and as Dr. Franklin Fu in the second series of Look Around You. In 2003, he earned a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Guo Yi in Dirty Pretty Things.