Elizabeth Sung was fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. She held a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School and was a member of The Alvin Ailey Dance Company. Elizabeth studied acting with Sanford Meisner and Milton Katselas. She was in the Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute where she made her first award winning film, Requiem. Her graduate thesis film, The Water Ghost, earned Elizabeth an MFA in directing from the AFI.
For Disney, she played Khun Yai in The Suite Life on Deck, the second wife in The Joy Luck Club, a technician in The Puppet Masters, and Ms. Kim in Gotta Kick It Up!, she also voiced Flying Snow in Hero, and she was part of the ADR loop group in Once Upon a Time.