Californian Charlyne Yi has many strings to her bow as an actress, comedian, writer, musician and artist. She was born in Los Angeles, to Lydia and Luciano Yi. After attending the University of Califo Charlyne Yi nia, Riverside, she left and began a career as a comedian. Her innovative routine includes jokes, music, magic and crowd participation.She made her movie debut with a supporting turn in the hit Knocked Up (2007). In 2009, she wrote, produced and starred in Paper Heart (2009), alongside Michael Cera. In 2011, she landed the role of Dr. Chi Park in the popular series “House”.Yi also has a musical career. She performed in a band called ‘The Glass Beef’ with Paul Rust, and now performs as a solo artist and in the band ‘Old Lumps’.