Keong's first film line was: "In the butt?" in "Marci X", starring Lisa Kudrow and Damon Wayans. Though edited out, he has since worked on other films.

On stage, Keong has performed extensively in New York as well as nationally. He has collaborated with luminaries such as: George Wolfe, The Public Theatre (world premiere of "Radiant Baby"); Tony-winner and Academy Award nominee Frank Galati, Steppenwolf Theatre, (world premiere of "after the quake"); Chita Rivera, Papermill Playhouse ("Anything Goes"); Jim Simpson, Flea Theatre (a production of the Obie-winning show "Benten Kozo"); Tony-winner John Glines ("Butterflies & Tigers"). He has also had the opportunity to travel abroad for acting gigs including Cuba, Canada, England and the Czech Republic.

On television, he has appeared on The Forgotten, Southland, Law & Order, Rescue Me, Law & Order Criminal Intent, ED, Hope & Faith, Late Night w/Conan O'Brien, As the World Turns and Starved. Keong was also on the ensemble of MTV's Boiling Point.

In improv, he has studied at IOWest; Upright Citizens Brigade; Chicago City Limits; and the Peoples Improv Theatre (PIT) in New York. He has toured with Chicago City Limits' National Touring Company and performed on Iowest's THE LIST and several PIT house teams.

He also has performed for corporate training with TeamAct, Performance of a Lifetime and Laughter for a Change. He's especially proud of his improv teaching with the teenagers at Pacific Lodge.

Keong grew up in Chicago and attended the University of Chicago, receiving a BA in English Literature.

 
 
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