Khanh Doan is a Vietnamese stage, film and television actress, best known for her roles as Mai Ly in Family, Khanh in Chop Socky Boom and Andie in Knights of Badassdom.

She voiced Melissa Sing, Elizabeth Harris and the 911 Operator in Saw: The Video Game.

Early Life

Khanh Doan was born in Vietnam and moved to the United States as a child. She was a dedicated student following her immigration, but also appreciated theater. She took her first acting class in ninth grade, graduated from Stanford University and began a professional acting career in Seattle, Washington, in 2003.


Doan has performed onstage at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in Miss Saigon, at Village Theater in Jesus Christ Superstar and at the ACT Theatre in A Christmas Carol. In 2012, Doan performed the lead role of Sita in the ACT Theatre staged retelling of the sacred Hindu epic Ramayana. Doan performs regularly at the Seattle Children’s Theatre and has appeared in Sleeping Beauty, Harold and the Purple Crayon, Peter Pan, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Art Dog, Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like, Busytown, High School Musical, Lyle the Crocodile and Go, Dog Go.

On screen, Doan has appeared alongside Peter Dinklage in The Knights of Badassdom, Elliott Gould in Switchmas, Timothy Hutton in Leverage and Antonio Banderas in The Big Bang. She has also appeared in several Independent Film projects, including Simply Fobulous, God Machine, Family and the short film Safe Passage. From 2012-2014, she starred as Khanh, the Red Dragon Warrior, in the Original Web television Series Chop Socky Boom. Besides that, she voiced several characters in various video games, such as Daylight, Saw: The Video Game and Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy.



Year Title Role
2005 Simply Fobulous Vietnamese Nurse
2009 Safe Passage The One Who Goes Back
2010 The Big Bang Mail Carrier
2012 God Machine Dr. Tran
Ira Finkelstein's Christmas Female Airline Escort
2013 Knights of Badassdom Andie


Year Title Role
2009 Family Mai Ly
2012-2014 Chop Socky Boom Khanh
2012 Leverage Reporter

Video Games

Year Title Role
2009 Saw: The Video Game Melissa Sing / 911 Operator / School Councilor
Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy Izzy Romero
2014 Daylight


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