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‘Awkwafina is Nora from Queens’ renewed by Comedy Central for Season 3

  • Comedy Central announced that its hit TV series “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens” is returning for another season.
  • Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, will return to play Nora Lin, a fictionalized version of herself, for Season 3.
  • The show stars the 33-year-old actor alongside BD Wong, Bowen Yang and Lori Tan Chinn. Wong plays Lin’s father Wally, while Yang plays her cousin Edmund and Chinn plays her grandmother.
  • Season 3’s official release date has yet to be announced.

Comedy Central has officially announced that its hit TV series “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens” is returning for another season.

Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, will return to play Nora Lin, a fictionalized version of herself, for Season 3. The upcoming season’s official release date has yet to be announced.

Actress Lori Tan Chinn About to Go on Food Stamps Before Starring in ‘Awkwafina is Nora from Queens’

Lori Tan Chinn

After a five-decade career that involved years of discrimination, Lori Tan Chinn was ready to quit acting and rely on welfare — until she snagged a role in Awkwafina’s “Nora from Queens.”

In a recent interview with Time, the 71-year-old actress, who plays Awkwafina’s foul-mouthed grandmother, opened up about her struggles as an Asian American actor, including the fact that she still lives in a rodent-infested New York apartment.