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Changing the Face of Hollywood JIMMY O. YANG

After starting out as a stand-up comedian in college, the Chinese immigrant, 29, now stars in HBO’s Silicon Valley and will be appearing alongside Mark Wahlberg in the Boston bombing film Patriots Day.

ALE RUSSIAN

PROFESSION

Actor, Comedian

BORN

Hong Kong

LIVES

Los Angeles

With T.J. Miller on Silicon Valley

HBO

HONORING HEROES

“You have this weight on your shoulders to honor the people because it’s based on this tragic and real event, so you want to do them justice,” Yang says about playing Dun Meng in Patriots Day, in

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People 12/12/16

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