|Atsuko Okatsuka Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||May 27, 1988|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Atsuko Okatsuka is a Taiwanese stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and voice actor who was named one of Variety‘s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in 2022. She has been a part of several podcasts such as Why Won’t You Date Me?,The Margaret Cho, Pep Talks, Hollywood Handbook, Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, Trusty Hogs, Natch Beaut, Sloppy Seconds, The Bechdel Cast, I Said No Gifts, WTF with Marc Maron, Go Fact Yourself, Mike Birbiglia’s Working It Out, Don’t Ask Tig, Busy Phillips Is Doing Her Best, Lovett or Leave It, Office Hours Live with Tim Heidecker, The Three Questions with Andy Richter, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, Las Culturistas, and Yo, Is This Racist?. In addition to that, Atsuko Okatsuka has also been cast in many shows and movies which include Fairview, Bigfoot Famous, Room 104, Wallflower, Scare Package, When I’ve Wanted to Die, Distance, Let Them Die Like Lovers, Get Your Life, The Day of Forevermore, Discreet, and Herb and Sissy.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer, Voice Actor
Stand-up, Podcasts, Television, Film
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
47 kg or 103.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Atsuko Okatsuka has dated –
- Ryan Harper Gray – She is married to Ryan Harper Gray.
Race / Ethnicity
Atsuko Okatsuka is of Japanese and Taiwanese descent.
Bowl cut hairstyle
Atsuko Okatsuka Facts
- She spent her childhood years growing up in Japan.
- She was 10 years old when she shifted to the United States with her mother and grandmother and lived undocumented for 7 years.
- Along with Jenny Yang and Yola Lu, Atsuko Okatsuka co-founded Dis/orient/ed Comedy (the United States’ first-ever Asian American, mostly-women stand-up tour) in 2012.
- In 2019, she was cast in an episode of the horror comedy drama anthology television series Room 104.
- Along with her grandmother, Atsuko Okatsuka started the viral #Dropchallenge.
- During an earthquake in 2019, she performed a stand-up set at The Ice House comedy club in Pasadena, California, and received praise for keeping the audience calm and serving quick-witted jokes while the earthquake went on.
- Atsuko Okatsuka released her first album But I Control Me with Comedy Dynamics in 2020.
- She brought to life the character of Ray in the 2020 anthology horror comedy film Scare Package.
- In 2022, she started providing vocals to the character of Mary in the adult animated satirical sitcom Fairview.
- Atsuko Okatsuka’s debut stand-up special The Intruder premiered on HBO and HBO Max on December 10, 2022, and The New York Times named it the “Best Debut of 2022” and Vulture listed it as one of the “Best Comedy Specials of 2022”.
Featured Image by Atsuko Okatsuka / Instagram