"I was fighting a lot of people’s expectations of what comedy was and who should be delivering the jokes," says Margaret Cho. But if you really want to do something, you should just go for it and never let go.
The star of VH1's "The Cho Show" talks about her comedy, her parents, and her Korean heritage.
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Margaret Moran Cho is an American comedian, actress, fashion designer, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially regarding race and sexuality. She has created music videos and has her own clothing line of crotchless underwear for men and women. Cho has also frequently supported LGBT rights and has won awards for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of women,Asians, and the LGBT community.
As an actress, she has acted in such roles as Charlene Lee in It's My Party and John Travolta's FBI colleague in the action movieFace/Off. Cho was part of the cast of the TV series Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime Television, in which she appeared as Teri Lee, a paralegal assistant.