Her mother was unable to provide for Margaret on her own, so she sent Margaret to Korea to live with her father and grandparents.
Just 3 days after she was born, her father was deported because he failed to obtain a work permit -- her mother was allowed to remain in San Francisco.
Margaret Cho Quotes
In a 2000 interview, Margaret Cho was asked if she had desire to work in TV again and she replied:
I don't know if I'm excited about going back to television. I would love to do something on cable, something that would suit me now. I love Six Feet Under. I'm totally addicted.