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Melissa Tang (born May 7, 1985) is an American actress.

Melissa Tang
Born (1985-05-07) May 7, 1985 (age 34)
EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
Years active2006–present


Early life and educationEdit

Tang was born in Los Angeles, California, of Chinese descent. She studied acting at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[citation needed]


She has guest starred in The Big Bang Theory, Mom The Unit, Lie to Me, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Harry's Law, Good Luck Charlie, New Girl and Baby Daddy. She has also appeared in the films Beginners (2010) and the internet film Inside (2011).

She co-starred as April Cho in the Fox sitcom The Goodwin Games,[1] which premiered in May 2013.[2]

In The Big Bang Theory, she was cast in 2015 as the character Mandy, a character that the main character Leonard kissed on an expedition to the North Sea. She appeared in the second episode of the ninth season.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Routes of Wild Flowers Contestant #1
2008 Man Stroke Woman Various characters TV film
2008 The Unit Anna Episode: "Sacrifice"
2009 Lie to Me Young Woman Episode: "Blinded"
2009 Post Grad College Friend #1
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Erin Nagano Episode: "Long Ball"
2010 Beginners Liz
2010 My Freakin' Family Llewelyn Unsold TV pilot
2011 Inside Jennifer Myer
2011 Harry's Law Marnie Russert Episode: "Head Games"
2012 New Girl Jenn Episode: "Backslide"
2012 Good Luck Charlie Rita Episode: "Special Delivery"
2012 Baby Daddy Katie Episode: "Something Borrowed, Something Ben"
2013 The Goodwin Games April Cho Series regular
2013 A Good Day To Die Hard Lucas
2013 How I Met Your Mother Amanda Episode: "The Broken Code"
2014 Mom Suzanne Taylor 4 episodes
2015 The Big Bang Theory Mandy Chao Episode: "The Separation Oscillation"
2017 Young Sheldon Ms. Fenley Episode: "Pilot"
2018 The Kominsky Method Margaret Recurring


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 28, 2012). "Regina Hall To Co-Star In Martin Lawrence Comedy Pilot; 3 Other Pilots Add To Casts". Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 8, 2012). "3rd Update: Fox Picks Up Kevin Williamson, Mob Doc Drama, Three Comedy Series". Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  3. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (August 12, 2015), Casting Roundup: ‘Big Bang Theory’ Casts Leonard’s Other Woman & More, Variety

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