Charlyne Yi is an actress who pursued a career in stand-up comedy after attending the University of California.So far, she has performed at The Steve Allen Theater, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, in the New York Comedy Festival and HBO’s Comedy Arts Festival in Colorado.
In 2007, Yi made her acting debut in the movie Knocked Up. The following year, she participated in Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, and later was seen on the film Paper Heart, in which she served as one of the writers and producers.
Yi, who sings lead vocals and plays electric guitar as part of the band The Glass Beef, has also appeared on Semi-Pro, Miss Guided, Love Bites and All About Steve. In 2011, she joined the cast of House season 8 as Dr. Chi Park.