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Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho

Stand-up Comedian

Margaret Moran Cho is an American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho, of Korean descent, is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially those pertaining to race and sexuality. She has also directed and appeared in music videos and has her own clothing line.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Margaret Cho.


1968 Birth Born on December 5, 1968.
1974 5 Years Old Posters for Assassin featured Cho in paratrooper gear and holding a microphone in the style of an automatic rifle, a reference to the infamous 1974 photo of heiress Patty Hearst.


1992 23 Years Old …  In 1992, she appeared on the unsuccessful Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace in a small role.
1994 25 Years Old In 1994, Cho won the American Comedy Award for Best Female Comedian. … Read More
1995 26 Years Old After the show's 1995 cancellation, Cho became addicted to drugs including alcohol. … Read More


1999 30 Years Old Cho's career and personal life were challenging after the cancellation of the show, but Cho eventually sobered, refocused her energy and developed new material. In 1999, she wrote about her struggles with the show in her first one-woman show, I'm the One That I Want.
2000 31 Years Old Cho then released her book of the same name, and the show was filmed and released as a concert film in 2000. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old Cho married Al Ridenour, an artist involved in the production of Cacophony Society and the Art of Bleeding, in 2003. … Read More
In late 2004, Cho began work on her first self-written film in which she starred. … Read More
2005 36 Years Old In 2005, Cho started promoting and touring with her new show, Assassin. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Cho launched "The Sensuous Woman" burlesque-style variety show tour in Los Angeles on August 10, 2007, with tour dates scheduled through November 3, as of October 10. … Read More
On January 25, 2008, Cho officially gave her support to Barack Obama for the nomination on the Democratic ticket for the 2008 U.S. presidential election. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2009, Cho was photographed by photographer Austin Young and appeared in a Bettie Page–inspired "Heaven Bound" art show.
2010 41 Years Old 1 More Event
The album was nominated for a 2010 Grammy award for Best Comedy Album. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old In 2011 Cho sang the Bob Mould song "Your Favourite Thing" at the tribute concert 'See A Little Light' with Grant-Lee Phillips. … Read More
In July 2014, Cho appeared in the "Weird Al" Yankovic music video "Tacky."
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