Ellen Wong plays Jill "The Mouse" Chen
Ellen Wong stars in the drama series The Carrie Diaries as the extremely bright and loyal Jill “Mouse” Chen, one of Carrie’s best friends.
About Ellen Wong
Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Wong knew that she wanted to be an actress after seeing Kate Winslet’s performance in Titanic. Eager to be a part of film and TV, she took jobs working behind the scenes on local film and television productions, reading scripts and watching auditions at the local television network she worked at until she felt ready to make her move in front of the camera.
Her first role was on the award-winning television series This Is Wonderland,followed by an appearance on The CW’s Runaway. She went on to steal scenes as Knives Chau opposite Michael Cera in the 2010 feature film, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.Not only did Chen get to show off her talent as an actress, but she also was able to showcase her ability to learn intense fight choreography, wirework and weaponry. Following Scott Pilgrim, Wong booked a recurring role as Major Suzy Chao in Combat Hospital.
Trading action for thrillers, Wong’s next role put her into the award-winning short film Silent Cargo, in which her nuanced performance garnered an ACTRA Nomination for Best Female Performance. She can also be seen in the horror feature Silent Night, opposite Malcolm McDowell and Jamie King.
Wong currently splits her time between Toronto and New York.