Gwendoline Yeo


Gwendoline Yeo
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Gwendoline Yeo, voice of Rika Raja.
Born July 10, 1977
Singapore[1]
Nationality Asian-American
Uncharted work Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Uncharted: Eye of Indra
Other notable work General Hospital
Desperate Housewives
Broken Trail


Gwendoline Yeo, born July 10, 1977 in Singapore, is an Asian-American actress. Perhaps best known for her appearances in the television series Desperate Housewives and General Hospital, Yeo is the voice of Rika Raja in the Uncharted series.

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[edit] Biography

Gwendoline Yeo was born on July 10, 1977 in Singapore. After being raised in Singapore, Yeo moved to America with her family when she was a teenager. Before her acting career, Yeo graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. degree. Furthermore, she was also named 1996 Miss Asia America and 1998 Miss Chinatown USA.[1]

[edit] Career

Gwendoline Yeo started out her career in the early 2000s. During her early years, she spent some time voicing characters on video games series such as X-Men and Final Fantasy, voicing the character of Paine in Final Fantasy X-2. During this time, she also captured one of her more notable roles, as she was cast as a recurring character in medical drama General Hospital. After her work on General Hospital, Yeo was cast in a recurring role on Desperate Housewives, appearing in nine episodes. Yeo was also cast alongside Robert Duvall in the widely-praised television miniseries Broken Trail.[2] For this role, Yeo was nominated for an award at the 2007 NAMIC Vision Awards, in the Best Actress in a Drama category.[3]

[edit] Uncharted work

Yeo's first work in the Uncharted series came when she voiced Rika Raja, a character new to the series, in the 2009 motion comic Uncharted: Eye of Indra.[4] When Rika and the main antagonist of Uncharted: Eye of Indra, Daniel Pinkerton, were released as downloadable skins for the multiplayer component of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Yeo returned to provide additional voice work for the character.[5]

Media Role
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009) Rika Raja
Uncharted: Eye of Indra (motion comic) (2009)

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Biography for Gwendoline Yeo" on IMDB
  2. "Gwendoline Yeo" on IMDB
  3. "Awards for Gwendoline Yeo" on IMDB
  4. "Full cast and crew for Uncharted: Eye of Indra" on IMDB
  5. "Full cast and crew for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" on IDMB
Last edited by In Motion on 31 October 2011 at 16:48
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