Lynn Chen (Chinese: 陳凌; pinyin: chén líng; born December 24, 1976) is an American actress. Lynn Chen is best-known for playing "Vivian Shing" in Sony Pictures Classic's feature film Saving Face, a role for which she won the "Outstanding Newcomer Award" at the 2006 Asian Excellence Awards.[1]

Early life

Chen was born in Queens, New York and raised in Cresskill, New Jersey.[2] Her mother is an opera singer and father was the founding president of The Kunqu Society, Inc. She has one brother; he is also in the music field. Her parents came to America from Taiwan in the late 60’s. She is currently married to Abe Forman-Greenwald.

Chen attended Wesleyan University.



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  1. Official Website of Lynn Chen
  2. Chang, Althea D. "Asian American and Female in American Television and Films: Lynn Chen from All My Children", AsianLife Magazine. Accessed September 30, 2007. "As a young student in Cresskill, NJ, she was defined by her acting, so she eventually wanted to try something new."

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