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TODAY   |  May 14, 2013

Ken Jeong on ‘Hangover’: It ‘changed my life’

Actor and physician Ken Jeong talks about reprising his role as Mr. Chow in “The Hangover Part III,” saying the franchise has “changed my life from black and white to technicolor” and revealing he still keeps his medical license current, though he’s not currently practicing.

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>>> can we say hello to ken, who is back. the director of this movie says this is alan's story. i disagree. i think this is mr. chow's story. you're everywhere in this movie.

>> it's such an honor -- this is the biggest part i ever had in a movie. it's the best thing i've ever been a part of. i'm so grateful. i can't even believe i'm talking to not just one but all four of you guys. dream come true. check it off.

>> for us as well. this is amazing. this franchise has obviously done so much to change your life. are you sad it's coming to an end? do you think it's coming to an end?

>> yeah. it will be the last hangover movie. i'm sad. that first movie changed my life from black and white to technicolor. it change everything for me. i'm sad to see it end, but at the same time, you know, to do not one but three movies with like your best friends , you can't ask for more than that in this business.

>> you still, i is in, are a medical doctor . do you practice at all or keep your medical license current?

>> i do keep my medical license current. i'm not practicing right now. my doctor is a doctor and she still practices. i still make her practice, no matter how rich or famous i get, she's working right now.

>> she's on call.

>> she's on call.

>> congratulations for the pickup coming back for another season.

>> thank you. grateful to the network and fans. had concession tweets at the ready in case we got canceled. i wanted my stump speech for the fans and so glad i didn't send those out. so grateful.

>> it couldn't happen to a better guy.

>> thank you so much.

>> we want to tell people "hangover part 3 " opened may 3. thanks again.