Cheryl is born in China, became an orphan at the age of four as her mother left the country in pursuit of a better life, she was given away by her father, who later tried to kidnap her back, a volatile childhood lead her to grow up in a hurry.
Coming to America changed her course of life, from being a shy FOB wearing pony tail and singular Mandarin dress, to a stand up comedian who writes her own material while tending bars in Waikiki.
While attending University of Hawaii, she was part of the Honolulu Improv Group, also performed in various theatre and tourists venues.
She majored in Drama, minored in Broadcasting, produced and performed in Mixing UP, an Oceanic Cable show.
she moved to Hollywood in 2000, giving up surfing and scuba diving; she produced her first independent comedy film on 35mm which emptied her piggy bank.
RICE GIRL, starring Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Ian Lithgow, Dean Haglund and herself.
She learned a lot about the trade from the nitty gritty of filmmaking, though she went to film festivals and had some success but no decent distribution deals was struck, most deals on the table were of no money advance, also from other filmmaker’s horror stories, she decides to keep the rights and solely market it by the word of mouth and through her website.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, writes screenplays, monologues, auditions, appearing on stage as Honey Booboo from China(stand up acts), produces videos, commentaries on her youtube channel.
She is also developing a movie, a fantasy, tongue and cheek horror, GHOST CAT;
A comedy series, MY WORST COOK FROM CHINA, comparing it to SEINFELD and NIGHT COURT, she wants to explore MY WORST COOK MEILING the movie with the right cast; A reality show: xoxox(name hidden) she is pitching to the studio, looking for partnerships in all the aforementioned shows.
Cheryl Ling holding PBR at Ogden
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Cheryl Ling is Chinese Honey Boba recruiting Southern chefs, video samples from youtube