15 Up and Coming Asian American Actors

List of 15 Up and Coming Asian American Actors
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Justin Chon
Actor, Twilight
Justin Chon was born in Garden Grove, Orange County, California, and was raised in Irvine, California. He is the son of Kyung, a pianist, and Sang Chon, a former child actor. Justin is of Korean descent. His acting career started at 2005. He was in shows such as 'Jack & Bobby' and 'Taki & Luci'. He...
 
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Osric Chau
Actor, 2012
Osric Chau was born in Vancouver, Canada, to a father from Hong Kong and a mother from Malaysia. He had spent years training martial arts with aspirations to work in stunts when he landed his first leading role alongside the late David Carradine in "Kung Fu Killer" that was shot in Hengdian, China. The following year Osric played Nima...
 
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Fernando Chien
Born in Taipei, Taiwan and who's real name is Chien Fu-Nan. Fernando was given his "Western" name when he immigrated to Canada. Fernando's passion for acting began in Canada, performing on stage in musical theater productions in college which lead to various roles in TV and Film. In 2002 he moved to Los Angeles to pursue the film business full-time and is where he resides today...
 
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Randall Park
Randall Park is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He was born in Los Angeles, California, to Korean parents, and graduated from the Humanities Magnet Program at Hamilton High School. Park went on to receive a Bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing and a Master's degree in Asian American Studies from UCLA. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter
 
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Jake Choi
Actor, Hypebeasts
Jake Choi is an American actor born and raised in Queens, New York. He has performed throughout New York on stage, film, TV and national commercials. He is an ensemble member of the Barefoot Theatre Company based in New York City. During his free time, Jake enjoys playing basketball and volunteers for various organizations.
 
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James Chen
James Chen is an American actor who is known for his versatile work in TV, international film, and theater. He trained as an actor at the prestigious Yale School of Drama where upon graduation he led the School of Acting in commencement ceremonies and was awarded the Dexter Wood Luke Memorial Prize...
 
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Simon Wong
Simon Wong was born in Hong Kong. The first role he booked was a recurring role on a Canadian Family Channel series called "The Adventures of Nilus the Sandman". He has been booking roles on various film and television productions ever since. Simon is fluent in English and Cantonese. Simon is currently based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
 
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Shane Yoon
Actor, The Agent
Born and raised in Southern California, Shane Yoon is a Korean American actor, writer and host. His overall gregarious-yet-grounded nature soon landed him a gig hosting the first U.S. National tour of the South Korean Pop group JYJ. He also found early success appearing in commercials ranging from McDonald's to Virgin Mobile...