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How Kim's Convenience actress Andrea Bang landed her starring role — with no TV experience

The hit TV comedy Kim's Convenience has connected with viewers around the world — but when Andrea Bang landed a starring role, it was a whole new world for the Burnaby-born actress.

The hit TV comedy has connected with viewers around the world, and landed a spot on Netflix

The hit TV comedy Kim's Convenience has connected with viewers around the world — but when Andrea Bang landed a starring role, it was a whole new world for the Burnaby-born actress. 14:47
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Kim's Convenience is kicking off its fourth season on CBC this week; the hit TV comedy has connected with viewers all over the world, and has also been picked up by Netflix. The show is about two generations of Korean-Canadians who are running a store, and actress Andrea Bang returns as an independent, endearingly awkward art student named Janet, also the youngest member of the Kim family. Remarkably, Bang landed the role with no TV experience at all — and she reveals how it all happened in an interview with q host Tom Power.

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