Lola Tung Biography – Lola Tung Wiki
Lola Tung is an American actress, known for her role as Isabel “Belly” Conklin in The Summer I Turned Pretty (2022). She made her television debut in the lead role of Belly in Jenny Han’s Amazon YA drama series The Summer I Turned Pretty, based on The New York Times bestselling trilogy of the same name.
In an interview with PEOPLE, Tung spoke about her experience bringing Jenny Han’s bestselling 2009 book to live in Prime Video’s series adaptation. Tung told PEOPLE she “really wanted to show the importance of this part of her life and how relatable it is to go through this period of figuring everything out, and growing up.”
“This was the summer that she was really discovering who she was and who she wanted to be and creating her own path and finding her independence,” Tung said. “And I related to that a lot.”
The 19-year-old New York native told PEOPLE that being close in age to Belly helped her dive deeper into the character. “It’s always inevitable that when you play a character, you bring a little bit of yourself into it,” she said. “And especially with a character who’s so close in age to me, whose experiences I could understand so well.”
Tung is a graduate of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, and is currently studying at Carnegie Mellon University in The School of Drama Acting and Music Theater.
The Summer I Turned Pretty star signed with talent agency CAA in September 2021. She continues to be repped by manager Carissa Stewart at GSA Entertainment and attorney Marcy Morris at Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
Lola Tung Age
She was born on October 28, 2002 in New York City. She is 19 years old.
Lola Tung Parents
The New York native was born to Asian American parents, Lola Tung (father) and Pia Tung (mother). The actress paid tribute to her mother on International Women’s Day (March 8, 2022) on Instagram, writing, “Mamma, I love you. I hope that someday I’ll be as bad*** as you❣️ #strongestwomaniknow #internationalwomensday.”
Lola Tung Height
She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m).
Lola Tung Movies and TV Shows
The actress is credited for The Summer I Turned Pretty (2022) and Burning Questions (2021), according to her IMDB biography. The Summer I Turned Pretty is her first major acting gig.
Lola Tung Nationality
She is of American nationality.
Lola Tung Ethnicity
She is of Asian ethnicity.
Lola Tung Instagram
Lola Tung’s Instagram is @lola.tung.