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American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and recording artist


Margaret Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially those pertaining to race, sexuality, and sex. She has also directed and appeared in music videos and has her own clothing line. She has frequently supported LGBT rights and has won awards for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of women, the transgender community, Asians, and the LGBT community.

Margaret Cho Info

Birth nameMargaret Cho
Date of BirthDecember 5, 1968
Place of BirthSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Spouse (s)Al Ridenour (2003–present)
GenresLiberal/Political Humor, LGBT Humor
Years active1994–present
MediumStand-up comedy, television, film
Subject(s)Gay rights, race, liberal issues
InfluencesBill Hicks
Notable works and rolesAssassin, I'm the One That I Want
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 When I was a teenager, I was bullied a lot, and I felt very insecure and very scared, and I didn’t want to live. And I just want to reach out to these kids and make sure that they stay with us. 
— Margaret Cho was bullied a lot when she was a teenager / October 05, 2010
 It’s about having pride in who you are and that’s why we wore the rainbow colors, because we want to talk about pride. We want to just really, really express that in ourselves and impart that to the world. 
— Margaret Cho was bullied a lot when she was a teenager / October 05, 2010