facebook twitter rss
Hudson Yang stars in "Fresh Off the Boat" on ABC as Eddie Huang.

Child actor Hudson Yang is a newcomer to the world of television, having begun his performing career less than 18 months before being cast as the irrepressible protagonist Eddie in "Fresh Off the Boat." After a classmate told him about her experiences acting in a TV commercial, he begged his parents for the chance to try it for himself, finally convincing them to bring him to an open call for the movie "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete" (2013).

Despite his lack of experience, Yang was one of two finalists for the co-lead role of Pete, and impressed the casting director enough that she urged him to pursue acting seriously — even referring him to his current agents, Ellen Gilbert and Rachel Altman at Paradigm.

Shortly thereafter, Yang was cast as Henry in the independent feature "The Sisterhood of Night" (2014), and then tried out for "Fresh Off the Boat," where his audition caught the eye of Eddie Huang, series producer and author of the best-selling book that inspired the show.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Yang attends NEST+m, a math and science focused public high school in New York City. When not acting, Yang enjoys playing Minecraft, singing karaoke and eating shockingly large breakfasts.

Constance Wu Slams Matt Damon Casting in 'The Great Wall': It Perpetuates a 'Racist Myth'
Constance Wu on 'The Great Wall': 'Our Heroes Don't Look Like Matt Damon'
Contance Wu Starring in 'You and Me Both' (Exclusive)
Steven Yeun, 'Fresh Off the Boat's' Constance Wu & Randall Park Toast to More Asians on TV at the Unforgettable Awards
Location Pros for 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Steve Jobs' and 'True Detective' Are Among COLA winners
TV Upfronts: ABC Entertainment Chief on 'Grey's Anatomy's' Future, 'SHIELD' Spinoff, More
'Fresh Off the Boat' Ratings Even in Finale, 'Weird Loners', 'Chicago Fire' & 'CSI Cyber' Down, ...
Fresh Off the Boat Review: Asian-American Wonder Years Fits on ABC


How old is Hudson Yang? Find out here.

Age: 12 years old
Birthday: October 24, 2003
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

"Notorious" (TV show) cast members Piper Perabo and Daniel Sunjata ABC Unveils 2016-17 Primetime Schedule — New series include comedies "American Housewife," "Downward Dog," "Imaginary Mary" and "Speechless," and dramas "Conviction," "Designated Survivor," "Notorious," "Still Star-Crossed" and "Time After Time." Read more...
"The Muppets" (TV show) characters Kermit the Frog and Gonzo ABC Announces 2015-16 Primetime Schedule — New series include "The Catch," "Dr. Ken," "The Family," "The Muppets," "Of Kings and Prophets," "Oil," "Quantico," "The Real O'Neals," "Uncle Buck" and "Wicked City." Read more...
"How to Get Away with Murder" (TV show) cast member Viola Davis ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule — New series include "American Crime," "Black-ish," "Cristela," "Forever," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Galavant," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Manhattan Love Story," "Marvel's Agent Carter," "Secrets and Lies," "Selfie" and "The Whispers." Read more...

Who is Hudson Yang dating? What do you think of Hudson Yang?

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
  BB code and links are not permitted.