Cici Lau

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Cici Lau

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My Story

Cici Lau was born in Shanghai, grew up in Hong Kong, graduated from Kubasaki High School in Okinawa,
and is fluent in several Chinese dialects. Though her degree from University of San Francisco is Business,
she is determined to be an actor. Cici attended various acting schools, seminars, and had private coaching.
In the late 80’s she started working a lot in small theatres in the Los Angeles area, was cast in “Joy Luck Club” playing the leads of two moms in two different productions. She now has over 70 movies and TV credits under her belt, and continues to pursue acting roles.
Over the years, she has appeared in numerous national TV commercials such as “Marriott’s Bon Voy”, “Apple Music”, “Jack in the Box” , “McDonald’s”, “Southwest Airlines”, “Comcast”, “Barclay’s Investment”, “Kleenex”, “State Farms”, and “Emerald Nuts”. Cici is also a Youtube sensation as playing as the Mom of the Fung Brothers in 14 episodes of “Things Asian Parents Do”. The first Episode has over 7.2 million viewers.

FILMS IN PRODUCTIONS:

Los Lobos (2019)
Mrs. Chan

All Aboard (2019)
Mary

Paper Tiger (2019)
Mrs. Chang

Mondo Hollywoodland (2019)
Baker

RELEASED FILMS:

Love Never Forgets (2019)
(Short) Nana

Metamorphosis (2015)
(Short) May Wong

Model Home (2018)
Mrs. Fan

The Jade Pendant (2017)
Grandma

Spicy Grandma (2015)
(Short) Grandma

Love Arcadia (2015)
Aunt Mei

Touch (2015)
(Short) Chen Mei Feng

Mantervention (2014)
Old Thai Lady

HOP (2011)
Chinese Woman

Burning Palms (2010)
Soon Li

Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Mamasan

Ping Pong Playa (2007)
Mrs. Chen

American Fusion (2005)
Rose

Breaking Dawn (2004)
Chinese Woman

Legally Blonde (2001)
LA Nail Technician

Talkin’ Dirty After Dark (1991)
Chinese Waitress

RELEASED TELEVISION:

Better Things (2019)
(TV Series) Elderly Woman (1 episode, 2019)
Get Lit (May 9, 2019) Season 3, Episode 11 – Elderly Woman

Arrested Development (2018 – 19)
(TV Series) Bev (2 Episodes, 2018)
Taste Makers (Mar 15, 2019) Season 5, Episode 10 – Bev
An Old Start (May 29, 2018) Season 5, Episode 4 – Bev

S.W.A.T. (2019)
(TV Series) Mina (1 Episode, 2019)
The B Team (Feb 7, 2019) Season 2, Episode 14 – Mina

Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (2019)
(TV Series) Mrs. Sai Hong (Episode, 2017)
Hanging for Justice (Oct 25, 2017) Season 1, Episode 5 – Mrs. Sai Hong

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2017)
(TV Series) Mrs. Lin (1 Episode, 2017)
Type A (May 3, 2017) Season 2, Episode 10 – Mrs. Lin

Love (2016)
(TV Series) – Ming Wu (1 Episode 2015)
The Draft of Innocence (Sep 16, 2015) Season 7, Episode 2 – Ming Wu

Fear of the Walking Dead (2015)
(TV Series) – Susan Tran (1 Episode 2015)
The Dog (Sep 13, 2015) Season 1, Episode 3 – Susan Tran

The Comedians (2015)
(TV Series) – Fortune Teller (1 Episode, 2015)
Billy’s Birthday (May 21, 2015) Season 1, Episode 7 – Fortune Teller

Mike & Molly (2015)
(TV Series) – Server (1 Episode, 2014)
Pie Fight (Mar 23, 2015) Season 5, Episode 15 – Server

Sons of Anarchy (2014)
(TV Series) – Chinese Mama (1 Episode, 2014)
Playing With Monsters (Sep 23, 2014) Season 7, Episode 3 – Chinese Mama

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
(TV Series) – Woman at Mahjong (1 Episode, 2013)
Thanksgiving (Nov 26, 2013) Season 1, Episode 10 – Woman at Mahjong

Breaking In (2012)
(TV Series) – Mei Wei (1 Episode, 2012)
Who’s the Boss? (Mar 13, 2012) Season 2, Episode 2 – Mei Wei

Whitney (2011)
(TV Series) Flower Lady (1 Episode, 2011)
A Decent Proposal (Oct 13, 2011) Season 1, Episode 4 – Flower Lady

Torchwood (2011)
(TV Series) – Chinese Woman (1 Episode, 2011)
Miracle Day: The Blood Line (Sep 9, 2011) Season 4, Episode 10 – Chinese Woman

Grey’s Anatomy (2011)
(TV Series) – Trial Partner #1 (1 Episode, 2011)
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) (Feb 10, 2011) Season 7, Episode 14 – Trial Partner #1)

Journeyman (2007)
(TV Series) – Actress (1 Episode, 2007)
A Love of a Lifetime (Sep 24, 2007) Season 1, Episode – Actress

The Come Back (2005)
(TV Series) – Dry Cleaning Lady (1 Episode, 2005)
Valerie Demands Dignity (Jul 10, 2005) Season 1, Episode 5 – Dry Cleaning Lady

10-8: Officers on Duty (2004)
(TV Series) Cleaner’s Owner (1 Episode, 2004)
Wild and the Innocent (Feb 1, 2004) Season 1, Episode 15 – Cleaner’s Owner

Robbery Homicide Division (2003)
(TV Series) – Asian Woman (1 Episode 2003)
Hellbound Train (Apr 7, 2003) Season 1, Episode 11 – Asian Woman

Lucky (2003)
(TV Series) – Korean Woma (1 Episdoe, 2003)
Calling Dr. Con (Apr 1, 2003) Season 1, Episode 2 – Korean Woman

The Tick (2001)
(TV Series) Asian Woman (1 Episode, 2011)
Arthur needs Space (Dec 13, 2001) Season 1, Episode 5, Asian Woman

ER (2001)
(TV Series) – Mrs. An (1 Episode,2001)
Fear of Commitment (May 3, 2001) Season 7, episode 20 – Mrs. An

The Michael Richard Show (2000)
(TV Series) – Woman #2 (1 Episode, 2000)
USA Toy (Dec 12, 2000) Season 1, Episode 7 – Woman #2

Strong Medicine (2000)
(TV Series) – Mrs. Hong (1 Episode, 2000)
Pre-Existing Conditions (July 31, 2000) Season 1, Episode 2 – Mrs. Hong

Arrest & Trial (2000)
(TV Series) – Kiki Hahn (1 Episode 2000)
Burning Love (2000) Season 1, Episode 75 – Kiki Hahn

My Filmography

  • Year Film Title Director(s)

My Award

  • Year Film Title Award(s)
  • 2015 Best Actress for Metamorphosis Asians On Film Festival Won, Spring Award
  • 2016 Best Lead Actress for My Spicy Grandma (short film) 2016 Depth of Field International Film Festival Competition Won, Best of Show Tianwei Wang Studio ( Production Company and Distributor)