Comedian Ken Jeong Stops Gig To Help Woman Having A Seizure

Ken Jeong Helps Woman Who Suffered Seizure ... During His Stand-Up Set

Jeong - who began his career as a medical doctor and is now licensed as a physician and surgeon in California, but does not practice medicine - was performing at the Stand Up Live comedy club in Pheonix, Arizona, on Saturday, when a woman in the audience suddenly had a seizure.

"He jumps off stage to assist".

"And he was brilliant", Holmberg said.

By then, Jeong transitioned to acting full time and stole scenes in "The Hangover" series as the flamboyant gangster Leslie Chow.

Jeong is about 48 years old and his action was admirable, says Heather Holmberg, a Phoenix resident who was in the audience. He was playing with them from the stage for a second and it was like, 'No, no, no.

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And in the age of the smartphone, the audience members were restrained and did not appear to record the incident en masse.

A representative for Jeong confirmed to EW that he and an emergency medical technician helped the woman until paramedics arrived, as first reported by TMZ. "Holmberg added. "[Jeong] is gracious and grateful.AND flipping amusing!"

Sources report that he cleared the area and attended to the woman up until paramedics arrived; an audience member who was an EMT also helped out, according to reports.

Although he no longer practices, he's a licensed physician in the state of California.

"What do you call the guy who graduates last in your class at med school?" he asked The Post in 2011.

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