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Jodi Long

Jodi Long returns to the small screen as Claire, Jerrold Fox & Associates' meddling office manager who inadvertently becomes involved in Kate's matchmaking enterprise when calls from potential clients begin to flood the office phone lines on NBC's new romantic drama Miss Match.

Long, who made her Broadway debut at the age of seven in Nowhere to Go But Up, most recently starred as Madame Liang in the David Henry Wang revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Flower Drum Song. As a child actor, she also appeared in the tour of Flower Drum Song, which starred her father, Larry Leung.

In addition to her role on Miss Match, Long is currently preparing her one-woman show, Surfing DNA, which explores her ethnic and showbiz background, to debut at the Mark Taper Forum's New Works Festival this September.

Her other television credits include starring roles in the series Cafe Americain, Michael Hayes, and as Margaret Cho's mother in All American Girl. She has also made notable guest appearances on such series as NBC's Law & Order: SVU, Sex and the City and The Cosby Show. Her feature film credits include Patty Hearst, Sour Sweet, Striking Distance and most recently in Rob Schneider's The Hot Chick.

In her spare time, Long enjoys Tai Chi, yoga and sea kayaking. She currently resides in New York City.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Jodi Long Facts

OccupationActress
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.