Deborah S Craig is an American actress/writer who played Luli Zeng, part of Red's security detail in NBC's The Blacklist.

Early LifeEdit

Craig graduated from the Ma-Yi Theater Company's Writers Lab.


Craig is best known on TV series such as Hart of Dixie and Six Degrees. Other TV positions include shows such as Dumb Girls and the web series Room8, a spinoff of The Bold and the Beautiful.

As a writer/actor, Craig’s original work has been featured on the homepage of Funny or Die many times and became a hit for her cult web hit Yoga For Black People which has over a 1,000,000 hits worldwide. She can also be seen in the feature films Ghost Town, alongside Ricky Gervais, and Just Wright, alongside Queen Latifah.

On Broadway, Craig originated the role of Marcy Park in the award-winning musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, earning herself a Drama Desk Award and making Marcy Park the first Korean-American character created on Broadway. Off Broadway, Craig was part of the core cast of Don't Quit Your Night Job, an improv act.

Outside of acting, Craig is also a certified yoga instructor, a classically trained pianist and a singer/songwriter, with notable works such as the title song for the film Purity.

The Blacklist Cast and Crew (Season 1)
Main Cast: · James Spader · Megan Boone · Diego Klattenhoff · Harry Lennix · Parminder Nagra · Ryan Eggold ·
Recurring Cast: Deborah S Craig · Hisham Tawfiq · Charles Baker · Amir Arison · Rachel Brosnahan · Alan Alda ·
Writers: · Jon Bokenkamp · Lukas Reiter · Patrick Massett & John Zinman · John C. Kelley · Wendy West ·
 · J. R. Orci · Amanda Kate Shuman · Joe Carnahan & Jason George · Brandon Margolis & Brandon Sonnier ·
 · Anthony Sparks · Jim Campolongo · Jonathan Shapiro · John Eisendrath · Daniel Voll · Elizabeth Benjamin ·
 · Richard D'Ovidio ·
Directors: · Joe Carnahan · Jace Alexander · Michael Watkins · Vince Misiano · Nick Gomez · Adam Arkin ·
 · Steven Surjik · Dan Lerner · Michael Zinberg · Peter Werner · Randy Zisk · Steven A. Adelson · Paul Edwards ·
 · Karen Gaviola ·
Executive Producers: Jon Bokenkamp · John Eisendrath · John Davis · John Fox
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