Teresa Huang was raised to be a doctor but born to be an artist. A genuine graduate of MIT, she gave up problem sets and thermodynamics to become a writer, actor, and producer. Her parents are still scratching their heads.
Teresa worked as a staff writer on NBC’s Knight Riderremake, writing lines for the talking car, and recently created and developed the one-hour drama The Big Kahuna with CBS Television Studios. Her original pilot Children of Eden was a Finalist in the Script Pipeline TV Writing Competition. She is also an active member of the storytelling community in Los Angeles, having told her stories at The Moth, Tasty Words, Word Salad, and Tales by the Sea. She is currently in the CBS Writers Mentoring Program and recently released her first short story collection Heartborn, available at Amazon.com.
As an actor, Teresa has made numerous television appearances, including Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, LOST, though she is best known for playing Kimmie, Eddie Izzard's assistant on The Riches on FX. Stage credits include A Chorus Line (Seacoast Repertory), Putting It Together (Speakeasy Stage), Asian Pacific Tales (East West Players), multiple touring productions with the hereandnow theatre company, and several shows at the Disneyland Resort. She has also studied improv at Second City and performed the one-woman show The Yellow Dress all over the country.