Multi-talented actress Tina Huang is best known for her role as ‘Susie Chang’ the senior criminalist of the Boston Police Department’s crime laboratory in TNT’s critically acclaimed crime-drama series “Rizzoli & Isles,” ranked as the second most-watched show on TNT history behind ‘The Closer.’
Currently, Huang is recurring as ‘Janet’, in NBCs “The Night Shift.” In addition to her breakout role on “Rizzoli & Isles,” Huang is also best known for her recurring role as ‘Dr. Linda Chu’ on America’s longest running soap opera “General Hospital” and her role as ‘Lily Park’ in Nickelodeon’s “Hollywood Heights.” Other television credits include“Shameless,” “Switched at Birth,” “CSI,” “The Office,” “The Kroll Show,” “House,” and “Criminal Minds, among many others. On the big screen, Huang has worked alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood which include Tom Hanks in LARRY CROWNE and Ryan Gosling in DRIVE and has starred in several independent films which include PIG HUNT and TENDERLOIN. Her stage credits include an award-winning production of Amy Tan’s IMMORTAL HEART that went on a west coast tour and a French Tour. Active in theater, Huang is one of the founding members of Ammunition Theater Co. in Los Angeles and served as Co-Artistic Director for the first two years. She has produced and performed in various productions and readings with Ammunition which includes devising and directing "One Day" based on the company's work with homeless youth, with 1:1 co-founder Karla Mosley. Huang also stars in the hilarious sketch comedy production of “Fairy Tale Theatre: 18 & Over” which garnered rave reviews from various publications including the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly. With its success, the sketch show was invited to perform overseas in Edinburgh in the UK in 2015. Huang is also an associate member of another LA based company, IAMA Theatre Co.
Born in Dallas and raised in New York, Huang is a first generation Taiwanese-American and is a fluent Mandarin speaker. Raised in Chinatown and the Lower East Side of NYC, Huang studied theatre at LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts and NYU's Tisch School of Arts. Huang is also a member of the Lower East Side Girl's Club, an organization working to provide innovative, community-based holistic programs and services for girls and young women.
Karla Mosley made headlines in 2015 when her character, Maya Avant, on CBS’s Emmy Award winning daytime drama series, “The Bold and The Beautiful", disclosed that she is Transgender. A 2014 NAACP Image Award Nominee, Mosley's portrayal of Maya became the only representation of a Trans character in a lead role on Broadcast TV. An NYU Tisch grad who previously starred as sweet natured, pre-med student “Christina Moore Boudreau” in the final cast of the Emmy Award winning soap, “Guiding Light,” Mosley had a breakout role in the 2008 Cohen Brothers comedy "Burn After Reading". She has also had recurring roles on CW's critically acclaimed "Hart of Dixie" and CBS's "Angel From Hell" with Jane Lynch. Mosley got her professional start on TLC's Emmy Nominated musical children's series “Hi-5".
Hailing from the stage, she also performed the role of Deena in the musical production Dreamgirls at TUTS & MUNY Theater Cos. alongside Jennifer Holliday. In 2008, Mosley starred in Expatriate, an off-Broadway show at the Culture Project Theater for which she was commended on her excellent voice and acting capabilities by notable publications such as The New York Times, Time Out New York and Variety.
As a producer, Mosley was commissioned by CBS to write, produce and star in the fictional web series, “Room 8,” which marks the first time a network soap has taken a character’s story arc and turned it into a separate series for the internet. This was preceded by a web series which she co-created and starred in called “WedLocked."
Theatrically, Mosley has been producing for over 10 years. She is currently the Philanthropic Chair of Ammunition Theater Co., an LA based company that is composed of working Hollywood actors committed to fostering new, diverse work, fresh ideas and merging activism with art. She recently produced, devised and directed "One Day" based on the company's work with homeless youth, with 1:1 co-founder Tina Huang. Mosley was also a member of Real TheatreWorks in New York City. And she has produced numerous fundraising concerts including one that sent 2 mac trucks worth of supplies to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and a sold out "Broadway For Obama" concert in largely Republican Easton, PA.