Actor, producer, writer and comedian Ken Jeong, will bring his scene stealing abilities and laughter to Mohegan Sun Arena. Presented by Comix.
In May of 2009, Jeong appeared as the Asian-mobster “Mr. Chow” in the sleeper-hit comedy The Hangover also starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, which earned Jeong an MTV Movie Award in 2010, and in which the film itself won The Golden Globe for “Best Comedy/Musical” and Critics' Choice Award for “Best Comedy in 2010.” The film was the highest-grossing R-rated comedy to date, with over $467 million worldwide, only to be trumped by The Hangover Part II, which grossed $581 million worldwide.
Since his feature film debut playing the doctor in Knocked Up in 2007, Jeong has gone on to star in a number of memorable roles in a series of successful comedies. In 2008, Jeong had his first major role opposite Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott as the villain in David Wain's Role Models. That same year he also appeared in the cult comedy hits Pineapple Express and Step Brothers.
This past summer, Jeong appeared in the Warner Bros box office sensation Crazy Rich Asians which grossed over $150 million worldwide and earned multiple nominations including Golden Globes, SAG, and People’s Choice. Crazy Rich Asians won the “Best Acting Ensemble” award at the National Board of Review awards as well as “Best Comedy” at the Critics’ Choice Awards. He was also seen in Goosebumps 2. Upcoming projects include Elsewhere, Wonder Park, Occupation Rainfall, My Spy, Boss Level and El Tonto.
In television, Jeong was most recently seen starring on ABC’s Dr. Ken, which he was the creator, writer, and executive producer. He also was a series regular on the critically acclaimed NBC show Community from 2009-2015, which won the Critics' Choice Award for “Best Comedy Series” in 2012. In 2015, Jeong directed an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Student Athlete, and he also starred in and produced the Sundance award-winning film Advantageous, which received an Independent Spirit Award nomination. Jeong can currently be seen as a judge on the FOX ratings success The Masked Singer.
Jeong returns to his stand-up roots for his first-ever Netflix comedy special, Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho which launched globally on February 14, 2019. Filmed at the Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena, California, where Jeong first got his start in comedy, the special reflects on how Jeong went from being a doctor to a comedy superstar and opens up about how his wife’s courageous battle with breast cancer led to him starring in one of the biggest comedy franchises of all time, The Hangover, and more recently, Crazy Rich Asians.