Top Rising Asian-American Leading Men Actors

As there continue to be more and more Asian-American actors redefining the entertainment industry, I decided to create a list of rising Asian-American leading men actors to watch out for in the film and television industry. I listed them in no particular order and tried to include up and coming actors as well as veterans.
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Daniel Dae Kim
Through the diversity of his roles on stage and screen, Daniel Dae Kim continues to expand our perceptions of the Asian-American man. In characters ranging from the King of Siam, a Shakespearean hero, a social worker for the Chicago needy, to a counter-terrorist agent, his work has consistently proven to transcend the historical barriers of race and stereotype...
 
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Aaron Yoo
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Ken Leung
Ken Leung was raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side in New York City. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey. He attended NYU and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne Jackson at HB Studio...
 
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John Cho
John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. Upon graduation...
 
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Steven Yeun
Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea and his family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year and moved to United States. He began acting when studying at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI. When he realized his love for acting he went to study theatre in college instead of med school...
 
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Dominic Zhai
Dominic Zhai is a Chinese-American actor with native level fluency in American English and Mandarin Chinese. He studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Aaron Speiser Acting Studio, Upright Citizens Brigade and graduated with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin - Madison with an emphasis in Biology, Chinese, Theatre & Drama...
 
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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
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 Kyson
Actor, Preacher
One of today's most exciting & versatile actors, voted by Buzzfeed as a Top 10 Asian-American Leading Man, and by TV Guide as "Hollywood's 25 Hottest Body", James recently guest starred in AMC's Preacher, CBS' Elementary and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, and FOX's Sleepy Hollow. He also recently starred in NCIS:LA...
 
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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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Roger Fan
Actor, Rush Hour
Roger Fan has been impressing audiences with his range and versatility since his remarkable one-two punch at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. While co-starring as the charismatic and manipulative Daric Loo in Justin Lin's breakout indie feature "Better Luck Tomorrow," Fan also starred in, co-produced...