Alexandra Bokyun Chun
|Alexandra Bokyun Chun|
|Born||February 11, 1967
|Revised Romanization||Jeon Bok-yeon|
Early life and education
She immigrated to the United States when she was seven years old. After attending a boarding school in Maryland, she pursued a study in Western Philosophy at St. John’s College, U. S. in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Intent on becoming a medical doctor after graduation, she entered a relationship with Ottmar Liebert in her senior year which dramatically changed the course of her life to pursue the performing arts.
Shortly after moving to Los Angeles for an acting career in film, she was cast for a regular role on the soap, Another World, which moved her to New York City. When her contract ended with the soap opera, she returned to Los Angeles to work in numerous film and television shows.
In 1999, along with three other theatre professionals, she founded and co-artistic directed a theatre company called Lodestone Theatre Ensemble. In the Fall of 2004, as writer, director, and producer, Alexandra Chun launched a website of short films that take place in hotel rooms.
On July 25, 2016, Alexandra Chun returned to her birthplace, South Korea to protest the torture and slaughter of dogs in the Asian Dog Meat Trade. She returned to the US with three dogs rescued from slaughter.
- Mugunghwaggoti pieotseubnida (1995) – Daughter of Dr. Lee Hui So
- Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (1996) – Angela
- Strategic Command (1997) – Amie
- Cold Night Into Dawn (1997) – Shen
- Where’s Marlowe? (1998) – Detective Hsu
- Ali (2001) – Asian Cosmetologist
- A Ribbon of Dreams (2002) – June Wong
- Saw (2004) – Carla
- Innocent Blood (2013) – Susan Park