Cindy Chang

Cindy Chang is a film, television, and theatre actress and singer. She was born in Seoul, Korea, raised to obey her parents’ wishes, and graduated with a B.A. in Speech Communications, Pre-law from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. However, after attending a PhD prep program and working in the corporate world, she realized she had to pursue her heart and calling to act and sing. Cindy’s television and film credits include Lovecraft Country on HBO Max in the role of Soon Hee (mom/umma of Jamie Chung’s character Ji-Ah); Amazon’s original series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams; recurring role of Mari on NBC’s Chicago Fire; NBC’s America's Got Talent Season 6 where she sang in front of the largest audience ever in her life, became an internet sensation, and dubbed the American Susan Boyle; Family Weekend (with Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine and Shirley Jones); Baby on Board (with Heather Graham, Jerry O’Connell and John Corbett); Rain Beau’s End (with Sean Young and Ed Asner); Alex/October (with Brad Hunt and Shameless star Ethan Cutkosky); and the short film Technically, Marvin, which premiered at the Cleveland International Film Festival. Theatre credits include Christmas Eve in Avenue Q, where Cindy received a BroadwayCleveland Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Musical-Equity; Merrell in Brownsville Song (b-side for Tray); Ravinia’s production of Annie Get Your Gun (with Patti Lupone, Patrick Cassidy, and George Hearn); and cast as Bloody Mary in the upcoming production of South Pacific at Barrington Stage Company. Cindy speaks Korean, loves watching kdramas, enjoys playing piano, and has a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Cindy lives with her magnificent husband and their adorable dog!

Location Chicago
Union SAG/AFTRA
Union 2 Equity
Height 5'1"
Hair Black
Eyes Brown