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Olivia Cheng

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20, 1979
Edmonton, Canada
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20, 1979 (age 43)
Edmonton, Canada


Actress and former broadcast journalist most well known for bringing to life Mei Lin in the hit Netflix series Marco Polo. She first gained popularity as a freelance journalist for ET Canada but later went on to pursue acting, earning small roles in shows like Broken Trail, Eureka, and Supernatural.

Before Fame

She took her first acting class at the age of six but didn't book her first commercial until nineteen. She went on to study commerce at the University of Alberta but, dissatisfied with the discipline, went on to study at the NAIT's Radio and Television Arts program.


She co-founded the group One Asian, an organization dedicated to supporting education and empowerment for women of Asian heritage.

Family Life

She was born in Edmonton, Canada to Cantonese-speaking immigrant parents from China.

Associated With

She appears alongside Benedict Wong in the Netflix series Marco Polo.