Julia Ling

Julia Ling

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Julia Ling
Julia Ling, 2011 (cropped).jpg

Julia Ling Picture

Julia Ling in 2011.
Born Xiao Wei Lin 林小微
Temple City, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003-present
Website www.julialing.com

Julia Ling, born Xiao Wei[1] Lin (Chinese: 林小微; pinyin: Lín Xiǎowēi) is an American actress. Her television work includes recurring roles on NBC series such as ER, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and as a series regular on Chuck.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Ling was born in Temple City, California.[1][3]

At age 6, Ling won the “Best Storyteller Award” by Chinese World News for storytelling. Ling’s artwork was featured on the front page of Pasadena Star News and in magazines and festivals. By age 9, Ling was performing award-winning solo dances throughout California, and her umbrella dance had aired on national television.

At Temple City High School, as a scholar athlete, she competed in dance, tennis, and swimming.

At UCLA, Ling majored in biomedical chemical engineering. She was Treasurer of the Chemical Engineering Society, Vice President of the Engineering Society of UCLA, and honorary member of the Society of Women Engineers.


Ling has starred in over 20 independent films and had numerous TV roles. She made her TV debut in 2003 on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and later starred in the recurring role of Kim Tao on NBC’s Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. She played Anna Wu on NBC’s Chuck for 3 seasons. Her other major guest and recurring roles on television include stints on House, ER, Grey’s Anatomy, The O.C. and The Deep End.

In 2007, Ling competed in the martial arts competition Jackie Chan Disciples. She was selected as a “Top Four Finalist” representing the U.S. at the International Finalists tournament in China. Her performance also won her the “Best Acting Award”. She was unable to compete in China because of her role on Chuck.

In 2008, Ling voiced and filmed her first live action series for the video game Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3.


All credits are from IMDb.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Educating Lewis Julia Television film
2005 We All Fall Down Schoolgirl Short film
2005 Guess Who Speedracer Uncredited
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Spring Festival Dancer Uncredited
2006 Undoing Linda
2009 Angus Petfarkin Pants His Masterpiece Epsilon
2010 High School Charlyne
2010 Cinder Mei Short film
2010 Love Sick Diaries Origami Girl
2011 Halloween Knight Val Short film
2013 Dynamite Swine Lulu


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Power Potential #2 Episode “Chosen
2006–2007 ER Michelle, Mae Lee Park 6 episodes
2006 House Anne Ling Episode: “Sleeping Dogs Lie”
2006–2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Kim Tao 5 episodes
2007 The O.C. Lucy Episode: “The Dream Lover”
2007–2010 Chuck Anna Wu 22 episodes
2007 Grey’s Anatomy Emma Rachel Lane Episode: “Forever Young”
2010 The Deep End Mei Brundage Episode: “To Have and to Hold”
2011 I Hate My Teenage Daughter Jane Episode: “Pilot”

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising Izumi
Actress (36 credits)
  Justice Angel (pre-production)
Xiaoying (rumored)
 2018 The Criminal Kind (pre-production)
Special Agent
 2018 We Need to Talk (TV Series) (pre-production)

Episode #2.6 … Server
 2018 Chuck’s Apartment (Short) (filming)
  Tango Down (Short) (post-production)
Samantha Salas
 2018/I Solus (Short) (post-production)
Alexa Martingale
 2016-2018 Tactical Girl (TV Series)
Tactical Girl

Tactical Girl Does Tombstone (2018) … Tactical Girl
Tactical Girl Goes Corporate (2018) … Tactical Girl
Tactical Girl Chills and Kills (2018) … Tactical Girl
Tactical Girl Explains the Dick Flick Pick (2018) … Tactical Girl
Dating Tactical Girl – Part 2 (2017) … Tactical Girl
 2017 Bonds of Brotherhood (Short)
 2016 Tell Me How I Die
Sorority Girl
 2013 Dynamite Swine
 2011 I Hate My Teenage Daughter (TV Series)

Pilot (2011) … Jane
 2011/I Halloween Knight (Short)
 2010 Love Sick Diaries
Origami Girl
 2010 Cinder (Short)
 2007-2010 Chuck (TV Series)
Anna Wu

Chuck Versus the Tooth (2010) … Anna Wu
Chuck Versus the Ring (2009) … Anna Wu
Chuck Versus the Colonel (2009) … Anna Wu
Chuck Versus the First Kill (2009) … Anna Wu
Chuck Versus the Dream Job (2009) … Anna Wu (credit only)
 2010 The Deep End (TV Series)
Mei Brundage

To Have and to Hold (2010) … Mei Brundage
 2010 High School
 2008 Buy More (TV Series)
Anna Wu

Leadership (2008) … Anna Wu
Customer Service (2008) … Anna Wu
 2008 Chuck: Meet the Nerd Herders (TV Series)
Anna Wu

Nerd Herd Reviews: Heroes DVD (2008) … Anna Wu
Nerd Herd Reviews: Avril Lavigne (2008) … Anna Wu
Anna’s Sword Skills (2008) … Anna Wu
Anna’s Mad Skillz (2008) … Anna Wu
 2008 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Video Game)
 2008 Chuck Versus the Webisodes (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Wu

Buy More #7: Customer Service (2008) … Anna Wu
Buy More #17: Leadership (2008) … Anna Wu
 2007 Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series)

Forever Young (2007) … Emma
 2006-2007 ER (TV Series)
Mae Lee Park / Michelle

Sea Change (2007) … Mae Lee Park
I Don’t (2007) … Mae Lee Park
Photographs and Memories (2007) … Mae Lee Park
From Here to Paternity (2007) … Mae Lee Park
Out on a Limb (2006) … Michelle
 2006-2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Kim Tao

The Harriet Dinner: Part II (2007) … Kim Tao
The Harriet Dinner: Part I (2007) … Kim Tao
Monday (2007) … Kim Tao
Nevada Day: Part 2 (2006) … Kim Tao
Nevada Day: Part 1 (2006) … Kim Tao
 2007 The O.C. (TV Series)

The Dream Lover (2007) … Lucy
 2006 Undoing
 2006 House (TV Series)

Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006) … Anne
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
Spring Festival Dancer (uncredited)
 2005 Ride or Die
Mei Lin
 2005 Guess Who
Speedracer (uncredited)
 2005/II We All Fall Down (Short)
 2004 Educating Lewis (TV Movie)
 2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Potential with Power #2

Chosen (2003) … Potential with Power #2

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