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Ian Chen (born September 7, 2006) is an American actor. In 2014, he was cast as a series regular in the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat.

Ian Chen
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Ian Chen at the 2018 Fox LA Screenings
Born (2006-09-07) September 7, 2006 (age 12)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Ian Chen
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese 陈琦烨

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AppearancesEdit

In November 2016, Chen opened the "FASO Goes Pops!" orchestra concert with a performance of the young Michael Jackson hit, "Ben."[1]

In June 2016, he starred as the main character in Eric Nam's music video "Into You".[2] In 2017, he was cast in the live-action Shazam! movie.[3]

FilmographyEdit

TV ShowsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Modern Family Episode: "Larry's Wife"
2014 Grey's Anatomy Luca Episode: "I Must Have Lost It on the Wind"
2015–present Fresh Off the Boat Evan Huang Series regular
2016 Dr. Ken Henry Guest star (episode: "The Wedding Sitter")
2016 Loosely Exactly Nicole Troy Guest star (episode: "Babysitting")
2017 Family Guy Guest star (episode: "Dearly Deported)"
2018 Fancy Nancy Jonathan Recurring Role

MoviesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Shazam! Eugene Choi Post-production

Awards and nominationsEdit

Chen was ranked #3 in Entertainment Weekly's "12 Under 12: The Best Child Actors of 2015", behind Jacob Tremblay and Marsai Martin.[4]

Chen was named one of Hollywood's Top 30 Stars Under Age 18 by The Hollywood Reporter.[5]

Year Award Category Work Result
2015 Vulture Best Child Actor Fresh Off the Boat Nominated[6]
2016 Young Artist Awards Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast In A TV Series Won[7]
Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actor Nominated
Young Entertainer Awards Best Young Ensemble Cast - TV Series Won
2017 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor Loosely Exactly Nicole Won
Young Entertainer Awards Best Leading Young Actor 14 and Under - Television Series Fresh Off the Boat Nominated

Personal lifeEdit

Chen has a younger brother and is fluent in Mandarin.[8]

He is a big fan of Minecraft.[9]

He also sings and plays guitar in a band.[10]

References[5]Edit

  1. ^ "FASO Goes Pops! A night of musical talent and nostalgia".
  2. ^ "ERIC NAM DETAILS UPCOMING 'INTO YOU' MUSIC VIDEO, JULY K-POP COMEBACK: EXCLUSIVE".
  3. ^ http://deadline.com/2017/12/ian-chen-jovan-armand-shazam-brian-astro-bradley-jr-luce-1202225185/
  4. ^ "EW's 12 Under 12: The Best Child Actors of 2015".
  5. ^ a b "Hollywood's Top 30 Stars Under Age 18". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-09-19.
  6. ^ "Vulture TV Awards 2015: Best Child Actor". vulture.com.
  7. ^ "ABC and Nickelodeon Actors Lead Winners at Young Artist Awards". backstage.com. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Evan Huang played by Ian Chen - Character Biography".
  9. ^ "ANGRY READER OF THE WEEK: IAN CHEN".
  10. ^ "My Interview With Ian Chen, from Fresh Off the Boat".

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