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Drop Dead Diva

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Margaret Cho plays Teri Lee


Margaret Cho as Teri Lee in Drop Dead Diva on TV2

Maragret Cho plays Teri Lee, Jane's free-speaking assistant. She has an affinity for large, scary, tattooed men and serves as Jane's loyal "right-hand-woman".

Margaret Cho has is a comedy veteran who has been performing stand-up since the age of 16, when she sneaked into a comedy club above her parents' bookstore in San Francisco. 

She has had several hit comedy shows including I'm The One That I Want, Notorious C.H.O., and Revolution. Cho was also nominated in 2003 for a Grammy® for Best Comedy Album of the Year.

In 2004, Cho launched her politically charged State of Emergency and was hailed by The New York Times as "murderously funny." That show ultimately gave rise to Assassin, perhaps her most political and topical Cho's first narrative feature, Bam Bam and Celeste, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in late 2005 and has also played at the AFI Fest, Frameline, Fusion and the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

In the summer of 2007, Cho hit the road with 80's legends Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and Erasure, along with indie faves The Dresden Dolls and The Cliks, to host the True Colors tour, benefiting the Human Rights Campaign. 

In addition to her many successful comedy shows, Cho is also an established writer and blogger. 

Cho's many television credits include her groundbreaking ABC sitcom All-American Girl, a recent recurring role on Fox's 'Til Death, and, most recently, her semi-scripted comedy The Cho Show for VH1. She also appeared in the smash-hit film 17 Again opposite Zac Efron and was featured in the FunnyorDie.com sketch Prop 8: The Musical.

An advocate for equal rights, Cho has been honored by the ACLU of Southern California, GLAAD, American Women in Radio and Television, the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, PFLAG and the National Organization for Women.