Five Things You Didn’t Know about Sydney Park

TVOvermind | 10/12/2017 | Nat Berman
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Primarily, people will know Sydney Park for being a comedian. In fact, even when she is acting, she tends to play comedic roles, though it is important to note that she has played more serious roles in more serious projects as well. For proof, look no further than her role in Wish Upon, which was a supernatural horror movie that was released in July of 2017. Even more recently, Park has a role in Altar Rock, which is an upcoming thriller in post-production that was inspired by the Boston Marathon bombing.

Here are five things that you may or may not have known about Sydney Park:

Park - Family - Name - Child - Mother

Park’s family name is Korean because she is the child of an African American mother and a Korean American father. It is believed to have come from the Korean noun for the calabash, which is a vine that produces a distinctive gourd that saw use in Asia, Africa, Europe, and even the Americas for making bottles as well as other tools and instruments. Theoretically, people with the family name Park are supposed to be descended from a man named Hyeokgeose, who was the first ruler of the state that went on to unite the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

It is interesting to note that Park has the distinction of having been the youngest person to perform at The Improv’s Los Angeles location. This is remarkable because The Improv happens to have a towering reputation as a comedy club, as shown by the sheer number of famous names such...
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