Katie Leung is a young Scottish actress best known for her role as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter series (2005-2011). After a role that gave Leung worldwide media coverage, she has since moved onto more serious and intimate roles. Her stage début was as Jung Chang in the autobiographical Wild Swans (2011) which has its world premier in Massachusetts before returning to London in 2012.

In 2011, she announced as one of the leads in Channel 4’s acclaimed drama Run, co-starring Olivia Coleman. More recently, she has starred in BBC 1’s Father Brown (2014) co-starring Mark Williams and received rave reviews for her recent stage performance in the National Theatre’s The World Of Extreme Happiness (2013).

Next up for Leung is a new two-part BBC drama One Child, written by the BAFTA-winning Guy Hibbert. She was announced as one of BAFTA’s 2014 breakthrough Brits, a new initiative to celebrate and support emerging new talent in the UK.

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