Lydia Look

Lydia Look, a multiple award winning multi-lingual actress and adept at both comedy and drama, is described in the Lifetime TV Movie Mistress Hunter as “Lydia’s character, Hannah, is unsettlingly confident and shrewd…She’s not someone you would want to mess with. Ever! That being said, Look offsets the tension with choice moments of understated humor, giving Hannah a wonderful depth and gifting the film with some of its most memorable scenes. The chemistry between Lydia and Lauralee is magical” (Allen Foster/Entertaining Options) or as the audiobook narrator of best selling author Kevin Kwan’s CrazyY Rich Asians sequels, China Rich Girlfriend and Rich People Problems where booklistreader raves that “Lydia Look…with energetic aplomb, provide emphatic punctuation to the shenanigans of Kwan’s uber-rich characters.” Lydia was born in Singapore where she was hand picked at age six and written up in her report card as being “Gifted, dynamic and talented” and possessing “The gift of the gab” by famed Speech & Drama teaching Irish nuns, Sister Dolores & Sister Josephine Healy. The Sisters nurtured her in all things Shakespeare, unabridged, and made sure she graduated with an Associate in Speech & Drama with their famed alma mater Guildhall School of Music & Drama before she could legally drive. As a teen, she was lucky to stay out of trouble, courtesy of Singapore’s only television station, SBC, where she voice dubbed hundreds of local Mandarin television episodes into English and honed her acting with various stage companies. At eighteen, she got an arts scholarship to USC School of Film & Television and USC School of Theater for acting. In her sophomore year, she got cast in the leading role in the stage show The Woman Warrior where she played to full houses to critical acclaim at the Berkeley Repertory Theater and The Huntington Theatre. Graduation was furthered stalled as she optioned her first feature film script to The Samuel Goldwyn Company and was also hired to write a freelance episode for The Sentinel. Lydia has since graduated from college and still gratefully works, both as an actress & a writer in Hollywood. A hybrid creative that writes, produces and acts, her hidden talent includes making something out of absolutely nothing. Upcoming films include Steven Soderberg’s “The Laundromat” and Paul Kowalski’s “Paper Tiger”. Lydia can be followed at https://www.instagram.com/thelydia_look/

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