Eunice Wong is a classically trained actor who works in professional theatres across the United States and in New York City, as well as having appeared on HBO, NBC, ABC, Comedy Central, and in various films. Eunice is a graduate of the Juilliard School Drama Division. Eunice is also an avid student of circus aerials, with skills in aerial silks, as well as rope and trapeze.
Eunice appeared in the critically acclaimed world premiere of Lydia Diamond’s Smart People at Boston’s Tony Award winning Huntington Theatre, following a hiatus of several years away from the stage to raise her children. She has also appeared at New York’s Atlantic Theater, Classic Stage Company, Target Margin, the Guthrie in Minneapolis, Yale Rep in New Haven, Cincinnati Playhouse, Studio Theater in Washington D.C., Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia, Virginia Stage Company, Berkshires Theatre Group, Merrimack Rep, La MaMa, Pearl Theatre Company, National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO), Katharsis Theater, Working Theater, and Penguin Rep, among others. Appearances on television and film include Law & Order (NBC), Sex & the City (HBO), Strangers with Candy (Comedy Central), The Job (ABC), Deadline (NBC), and My Sassy Girl (Gold Circle Films).
Eunice was the recipient of the 2006 Helen Hayes Award (Washington Theatre Awards Society) for Outstanding Lead Actress, for her performance as Jennifer Marcus in the Studio Theater’s production of The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow. In 2007 Eunice was nominated for a Barrymore Award (Philadelphia Theater Alliance) for Outstanding Lead Actress, for her performance as Hope in the Walnut Street Theater’s production of An Infinite Ache. She spent the summer of 2006 in Kyrgyzstan, living with Kyrgyz nomads and working with the Sakhna Theater Company and Yara Arts Group in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Eunice is a member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and SAG-AFTRA. She is the editor of the Truthdig Book Review (www.truthdig.com), which under her direction has won two National Entertainment Journalism Awards (Los Angeles Press Club) for Online Critic. She has also written for Truthdig’s Arts and Culture section, the Truthdig Book Review, and the Philadelphia Inquirer Book Review. Eunice is certified as a personal trainer (W.I.T.S.), and studied piano and singing at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto.
Eunice is married to writer and journalist Chris Hedges. She has two children, Konrad and Marina, and two step-children, Thomas and Noëlle. She thanks Chris, the kids, and her parents and brother, Eric, Eleanor, and Eugene Wong, for their constant love and support.