Nan Zhang

Recent Role:

Kati Farkas on Gossip Girl

Born:

11/1/1986, Anhui, China

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  • Nan grew up as an only child in China and later on resettled to New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland before pursuing an acting career in New York.

    Her first appearance on the big screen was in West 32nd (2007). Nan had recurring role on the CW's hit TV show, Gossip Girl. The Shanghai Hotel is the movie she has lined up for herself in 2008, in which she plays a Party Girl.

    Birth Name:

    Nan Zhang

    Gender:

    Female

    Birth Place:

    Anhui, China

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    • Nan Zhang: I studied for ophthalmology and neuroscience research, and later I focused on photoreceptor retinal damage and ear protection. So just after the [first Gossip Girl episode] wrapped, I was also working on stem cell research.

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    • Nan Zhang's parents raised her with a strict, traditional Chinese upbringing, but she tried to live as the typical American teenager.

    • According to Jason Schwartz (creator of Gossip Girl), Nan Zhang enrolled in Brown University during the writer's strike and did not tell anyone on the show.

    • Both of Nan Zhang's parents are doctors.

    • Nan has decided to pursue her education and has currently left Gossip Girl for the rest of the show's first season.

    • Nan shares her birthday with her Gossip Girl co-star Penn Badgley.

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