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Hudson Yang
Hudson Yang
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Yang on February 25, 2015
Hudson David Yang

(2003-10-24) October 24, 2003 (age 16)
Years active2014-present

Hudson David Yang (born October 24, 2003[2]) is an American child actor. In 2014 he was cast as the lead, Eddie Huang, in the ABC television series Fresh Off the Boat.

Personal life

Yang was born on October 24, 2003 in New York City, New York, to Jeff Yang, a Taiwanese-American writer, journalist, businessman, and business/media consultant, and Heather (Ying), a Taiwanese-American physician assistant who worked in cardiothoracic surgery.[3][4][5] Up until 2015, he attended NEST+M (New Explorations into Science Technology + Math) and The New York Performing Arts Academy's "FutureStar" Program.[6][7]


Yang at a panel discussion for Fresh off the Boat, February 5, 2015

On May 9, 2014, he was interviewed by the Angry Asian Man as the Angry Reader of the Week, where he joked "it's all about the bling - cha-ching, cha-ching".[8]Fresh Off the Boat was picked up by ABC on May 10, 2014,[9] and premiered on February 4, 2015 with the first of the two preview episodes garnering 7.93 million viewers, becoming the second highest rated comedy premiere that season.[10]

He appeared on The View on February 3, 2015 ahead of the show's debut[11] and portrayed Henry in the mystery drama film The Sisterhood of Night.[12]


Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Sisterhood of Night Henry Huang Film
2015--present Fresh Off the Boat Eddie Huang Main role (79 episodes)
2016 Liv & Maddie Frankie Chang / "Doctor Questions" Guest Starring
2017 Hum Cho Short film
2018 Sofia the First Octavio (voice) Episode: "Return to Merroway Cove"
2019 Where's Waldo? Liu (voice) Episode: "Little Trouble in Big China"
The Lion Guard Baliyo (voice) 7 episodes

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Mini-series) Fresh Off the Boat Nominated
Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast In A TV Series Won[13]
Young Entertainer Awards Best Young Ensemble Cast - TV Series Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Scene Stealer Nominated
2017 NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Mini-series) Nominated
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Teen Actor Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedy TV Actor Nominated


  1. ^ (December 6, 2014). "?ABC". World Journal. Archived from the original on February 12, 2015. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Today's top celebrity birthdays list (October 24, 2017)". October 24, 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Why the ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ TV Series Could Change the Game - Speakeasy - WSJ". Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "Heather Ying and Jeff Yang". The New York Times. 25 August 2002. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "Wedding Vows Heather Ying and Jeff Yang".
  6. ^ "Hudson Yang To Topline ABC Comedy Pilot 'Far East Orlando'; Barry Rothbart Joins NBC's 'Love Is Relative' -". Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ "Hudson Yang To Topline ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Far East Orlando’; Barry Rothbart Joins NBC’s ‘Love Is Relative’". Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ "Angry Reader of the Week: Hudson Yang". Retrieved 2014.
  9. ^ "ABC Renews 'Last Man Standing,' Orders Two More Comedies - Hollywood Reporter". Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ Bibel, Sara (February 5, 2015). "TV Ratings Wednesday: 'Empire' Hits New High, 'Fresh Off The Boat' Debuts Strong, 'Arrow', 'Modern Family' & 'The 100' Up". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ ""The View" Martin Short/Randall Park & Hudson Yang (TV Episode 2015)". IMDb. 2015-02-03. Retrieved 2015.
  12. ^ "The Sisterhood of Night". DC. February 5, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  13. ^ "ABC and Nickelodeon Actors Lead Winners at Young Artist Awards". Retrieved 2016.

External links

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