MOST MEMORABLE MOVIE ROLE(S): Leslie Chow, the nutjob gangster in both Hangover movies; and Dr. Kuni in Knocked Up
THE INTEL: The son of South Korean immigrants, Jeong was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina (where his father taught at nearby North Carolina A&T State). A distinguished high-school student, Jeong embarked on the academic arc that is every Asian parent’s dream: four years at a prestigious university (Duke) and an M.D. from a top medical school (UNC – Chapel Hill). It was during his residency in internal medicine at a New Orleans hospital that Jeong began working on his comedy.
CELEBRITY-BRAINIAC RATING, ON A “1” (SNOOKI) to “10” (COLLEGE PROFESSOR) SCALE: 8
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