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Here’s What ONLINE BULLIES Did To Make Kelly Marie Tran Delete Her Instagrams | What
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Published: 2018/06/06
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Was Grace Randolph right about Kelly Marie Tran?
Published: 2018/06/07
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Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi With Kelly Marie Tran and BB-8 | Oh My Disney Show by Oh My Disney
Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi With Kelly Marie Tran and BB-8 | Oh My Disney Show by Oh My Disney
Published: 2018/03/16
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Published: 2018/06/09
Channel: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Interview with Kelly Marie Tran
Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Interview with Kelly Marie Tran
Published: 2017/11/29
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Published: 2018/06/07
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Star Wars’ Kelly Marie Tran Deletes Instagram Due to Fan Harassment - Mailbag
Star Wars’ Kelly Marie Tran Deletes Instagram Due to Fan Harassment - Mailbag
Published: 2018/06/10
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The Last Jedi Actress Kelly Marie Tran leaves Instagram.... #MyTwoCents
The Last Jedi Actress Kelly Marie Tran leaves Instagram.... #MyTwoCents
Published: 2018/06/06
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Star Wars SJWs Use Kelly Tran Drama To Cover Up Solo's Flop
Published: 2018/06/08
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Published: 2018/06/07
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Are You Asian Enough?
Published: 2015/10/06
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Published: 2018/06/06
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PROTECT OUR TICO!! Rose Tico actress Kelly Marie Tran abandons Instagram, causing much worry w/fans.
PROTECT OUR TICO!! Rose Tico actress Kelly Marie Tran abandons Instagram, causing much worry w/fans.
Published: 2018/06/05
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Star Wars Racist Fanbase Needs To Stop (Kelly Marie Tran Instagram Harassment)
Star Wars Racist Fanbase Needs To Stop (Kelly Marie Tran Instagram Harassment)
Published: 2018/06/05
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Star wars the last jedi 2017 Ngô Thanh Vân niềm tự hào dân tộc Việt Nam
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Toxic Star Wars Fans & Kelly Marie Tran Fallout : Adam Rants Movies
Toxic Star Wars Fans & Kelly Marie Tran Fallout : Adam Rants Movies
Published: 2018/06/12
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Kelly Marie Tran Rose interview - Star Wars The Last Jedi Red Carpet World Premiere
Kelly Marie Tran Rose interview - Star Wars The Last Jedi Red Carpet World Premiere
Published: 2017/12/10
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Kelly Marie Tran Deletes Instagram Photos | E! News
Kelly Marie Tran Deletes Instagram Photos | E! News
Published: 2018/06/05
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Meet Rose, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Meet Rose, Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Newest Hero - Kelly Marie Tran Interview
Published: 2017/12/12
Channel: IGN
The Last Jedi Cast Competes in a Compliment Battle | Teen Vogue
The Last Jedi Cast Competes in a Compliment Battle | Teen Vogue
Published: 2017/12/12
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Becoming Rose
Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Becoming Rose
Published: 2017/12/20
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Response To Kelly Marie Tran Harassment
Response To Kelly Marie Tran Harassment
Published: 2018/06/06
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BOMBSHELL: Did Disney Lucasfilm SILENCE Kelly Marie “Rose Tico” Tran? PROBABLY, YES!!
Published: 2018/06/09
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Kelly Marie Tran Before Star Wars
Published: 2018/01/02
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Kelly Marie Tran
Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Kelly Marie Tran
Published: 2018/04/09
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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' | Unscripted | John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Mark Hamill, Kelly Tran
Published: 2017/12/11
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Mega64 Podcast 465 - Kelly Marie Tran
Mega64 Podcast 465 - Kelly Marie Tran
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Que Realmente Paso Con Kelly Marie Tran? Star Wars
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Kelly Marie Tran Overhears Fans Talking About Her, Has The Sweetest Response
Kelly Marie Tran Overhears Fans Talking About Her, Has The Sweetest Response
Published: 2017/12/19
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Published: 2018/06/12
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WHAT IF THE MEDIA WAS WRONG ABOUT KELLY MARIE TRAN LEAVING SOCIAL MEDIA? (from Itchy Bacca's Blog)
Published: 2018/06/09
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Published: 2018/06/05
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Kelly Marie Tran On Where Rose Tico
Kelly Marie Tran On Where Rose Tico's Story Could Go in 'Star Wars: Episode IX' (Exclusive)
Published: 2018/02/08
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Kelly Marie Tran harassed on Instagram by "toxic Star Wars fanbase!?!
Kelly Marie Tran harassed on Instagram by "toxic Star Wars fanbase!?!
Published: 2018/06/06
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Kelly Marie Tran (Late to the Party)
Published: 2018/06/29
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El triste caso de Kelly Marie (Rose Tico) - Star wars
El triste caso de Kelly Marie (Rose Tico) - Star wars
Published: 2018/06/07
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Full talkshow Kelly Marie Tran and Ngô Thanh Vân - Tico Sisters Star Wars
Full talkshow Kelly Marie Tran and Ngô Thanh Vân - Tico Sisters Star Wars
Published: 2017/11/29
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THE LAST JEDI Interview with ROSE TICO actress Kelly Marie Tran for Star Wars episode VIII
THE LAST JEDI Interview with ROSE TICO actress Kelly Marie Tran for Star Wars episode VIII
Published: 2017/12/15
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We Need to Talk About This Star Wars Situation - SJU
We Need to Talk About This Star Wars Situation - SJU
Published: 2018/06/07
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STAR WARS KELLY MARIE TRAN BULLIED OFF INSTAGRAM
STAR WARS KELLY MARIE TRAN BULLIED OFF INSTAGRAM
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Kelly Marie Tran Faces Unacceptable Internet Backlash.
Kelly Marie Tran Faces Unacceptable Internet Backlash.
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Star Wars The Last Jedi / Kiss Scene (John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran)
Star Wars The Last Jedi / Kiss Scene (John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran)
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Star Wars "Fans" Are Pathetic
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A Message to Kelly Marie Tran
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Kelly Marie Tran
Born (1989-01-17) January 17, 1989 (age 29)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011-present

Kelly Marie Tran (born January 17, 1989) is an American actress. She has had roles in short films and television episodes, and came to wider attention for her role as Rose Tico in the 2017 film Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Tran was born on January 17, 1989 in San Diego, California. Her parents are refugees from Vietnam who fled the country following the Vietnam War.[2][3] As a child, her father was homeless and grew up on the streets of Vietnam.[4] After moving to the United States, he worked at Burger King to support the family, and his wife worked at a funeral home.[5]

Tran attended Westview High School in San Diego and worked at a yogurt shop, Golden Spoon, in Rancho Penasquitos to earn money for head shots.[6][4] Tran then graduated from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.A. in Communications.[5][7]

Career[edit]

Tran spent her early years in Los Angeles auditioning for small parts and doing improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade and The Second City. In 2013, she starred in the web series Ladies Like Us. She also appeared in various CollegeHumor videos.[8]

In 2015, Tran was cast as Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Rose Tico is a rebel mechanic who joins up with main character Finn after the sacrifice of her oldest sister, Paige Tico (Veronica Ngo), a gunner trained by Resistance commander Poe Dameron.[9] She was unable to tell her family that she had won the role. When she went to film her scenes at Pinewood Studios in early 2016, she said she was filming a small movie in Canada.[10] With her role in The Last Jedi, Tran became the first Asian-American woman to play a leading role in a Star Wars film.[8] In 2017, she also became the first Asian woman to appear on the cover of Vanity Fair when she appeared on the cover of the summer 2017 issue with John Boyega and Oscar Isaac.[11]

Negative receptions and attacks[edit]

Despite the critical and box office success of The Last Jedi, Tran received online attacks, some racist, from people who disliked the character of Rose Tico.[12][13] In response to that criticism, Anthony Nguyen praised Tran for being "the first woman of color to be cast in a leading role in the Star Wars franchise". Condemning the racist attacks, Nguyen remarked that "people of color, especially Asian-Americans, are grossly underrepresented in TV and film."[14] In addition, freelance writer and journalist Nicole Karlis opined that attacks on Tran's race and appearance reflected a fear of women who broke sexist stereotypes.[15] In June 2018, Tran deleted all of her posts on Instagram after months of harassment.[16] Rian Johnson, who directed The Last Jedi, criticized her attackers.[17] Other Star Wars fans expressed support for the actress[18][19][20], which Johnson indicated appreciation for.[17]

Johnson's sentiments were co-expressed by Boyega[21] and Mark Hamill.[22][23]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Untouchable Jamie Short film
2011 The Rising Cost of Cosmetics Chun Hei Park Short film
2011 Impressions Alice Short film
2011 Hot Girls on the Beach Boba Chick/Student Segment: "Great White Shark Movie"
2012 The Cohasset Snuff Film Christine Chan Uncredited
2013 Andy's CDs Kelly Short film
2016 XOXO Butterfly Rave Girl
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rose Tico
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 This Indie Girl Hero Girl Episode: "Just the Way It Is"
2012 Fabulous High Sierra Mar Student #4 Television film
2013–15 Ladies Like Us Kelly/Larry Television series
2014–16 CollegeHumor Originals Full Asian/Kate/Kelly/Startup "Foodler" Girl/Melissa/Amber Television series
2014–16 Life on Normal Street Sara 3 episodes
2014 To the Bridge Lydia Pilot episode
2014 About a Boy Marguerite 2 episodes
2014 Hope & Randy Tina Television mini-series
2014 Currently Cool Jenny Episode: "Baby Daddy Daddy Daddy"
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Teen Friend Episode: "Thomas Middleditch Wears an Enigmatic Sweatshirt and Sweatpants with Pockets"
2015 Ladies Like Us: The Rise of Neighborhood Watch Larry 2 episodes
2015 Adam Ruins Everything Sharon/Phone Woman 2 episodes
2015 Discount Fitness Betsy Episode: "Goal Met"
2016 Pub Quiz Asia Television film
2016 History of the World...For Now Daughter Episode #1.4
2016 Fall Into Me Eva Episode: "British Billionaire"
2016 Sing It! Twinkle Twinkle Auditioner Episode: "THE SHOW BEGINS!"
2018 Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Rose Tico Episode: "Shuttle Shock"
2018 Sorry for Your Loss Jules Series regular

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2018 23rd Empire Awards Best Female Newcomer
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Nominated
44th Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yee, Lawrence (April 14, 2017). "Meet Rose, the 'Biggest New Part' in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'". Variety. 
  2. ^ Yam, Kimberly (November 30, 2017). "Kelly Marie Tran Promotes 'The Last Jedi' In Traditional Vietnamese Garb". HuffPost. 
  3. ^ Jasper, Marykate (December 10, 2017). "Kelly Marie Tran, the Daughter of Refugees, Couldn't Help Crying with Joy at the Last Jedi Premiere". The Mary Sue. 
  4. ^ a b Flaherty, Keely (November 14, 2017). "Kelly Marie Tran: The Rise of Rose". Buzzfeed News. 
  5. ^ a b Plattner, Seth (December 10, 2017). "Kelly Marie Tran Is Bringing a New Brand of Hero to Star Wars". Elle. 
  6. ^ Rocha, Michael James (February 15, 2016). "San Diego native joins 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' cast". San Diego Union-Tribune. 
  7. ^ Dornbush, Jonathon (February 15, 2016). "Who is Star Wars: Episode VIII actress Kelly Marie Tran?". Entertainment Weekly. 
  8. ^ a b Hiatt, Brian (December 12, 2017). "'The Last Jedi's New Hope: Meet 'Star Wars' Breakout Kelly Marie Tran". Rolling Stone. 
  9. ^ Kamp, David (March 24, 2017). "Cover Story: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Definitive Preview". Vanity Fair. 
  10. ^ Yee, Lawrence (April 14, 2017). "Meet Rose, the 'Biggest New Part' in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'". Variety. 
  11. ^ Truffaut-Wong, Olivia (May 24, 2017). "'The Last Jedi' Star Kelly Marie Tran Is The First Asian Woman To Cover 'Vanity Fair' & Her Appearance Couldn't Matter More". Bustle. 
  12. ^ Menta, Anna (19 December 2017). "Racist Attacks Against Kelly Marie Tran posted to Rose Tico's Wookieepedia page". Newsweek. Retrieved 4 January 2018. 
  13. ^ Moye, David (27 December 2017). "Kelly Marie Tran Of 'Last Jedi' Facing Racist, Sexist Comments Online". HuffPost. Retrieved 4 January 2018. 
  14. ^ "Attorney Anthony Nguyen Comments on the Racist Backlash Against Vietnamese-American Actress Kelly Marie Tran". Cision. Retrieved 4 January 2018. 
  15. ^ Karlis, Nicole (29 December 2017). "Threats against Kelly Marie Tran highlight a fear of women who break sexist stereotypes". Salon. Retrieved 4 January 2018. 
  16. ^ Chuba, Kirsten (June 5, 2018). "'Star Wars' Actress Kelly Marie Tran Leaves Social Media After Months of Harassment". Variety. Retrieved June 6, 2018. 
  17. ^ a b "Rian Johnson slams Star Wars trolls after Kelly Marie Tran quits social media". 
  18. ^ Kitchener, Shaun. "Star Wars fans support Kelly Marie Tran as she quits Instagram after horrific abuse". The Express. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  19. ^ Welsh, Daniel. "'Star Wars' Fans Support Actress Kelly Marie Tran Wipes Her Instagram After Months Of Abuse". HuffPost. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  20. ^ Cavanaugh, Patrick. "Star Wars Fans Show Support For 'The Last Jedi' Star Kelly Marie Tran Following Social Media Departure". Comicbook.com. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  21. ^ Lam, Katherine (13 June 2018). "John Boyega slams 'Star Wars' fans for harassing costars". Fox News. 
  22. ^ Clark, Travis (June 7, 2018). "Mark Hamill defends Kelly Marie Tran after online harassment and calls out 'Star Wars' fans". Business Insider. 
  23. ^ Cavanaugh, Patrick (June 6, 2018). "Star Wars: Mark Hamill Shares Support for 'The Last Jedi' Co-Star Kelly Marie Tran After Social Media Deletion". Comicbook.com. 

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