Originated the role of "Hanai" in the world premiere of Ten Thousand Years, a play written by John Ridley
and directed by Kipp Shiotani
. Performances were held February 5 - March 3, 2005 at the El Portal Forum Theatre in North Hollywood, California, USA.
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on Asians in film] Hollywood used to look at Asian actors as the bad boys, the delivery boys, whatever. But now, they are starting to see beyond that; they're starting to see Asian actors as human beings and casting them in better roles. So I always tell Asian actors, especially Filipinos wanting to break into Hollywood to study, study and study, and show their best. I haven't stopped studying. ...
Parents wanted him to be a doctor, regardless of the fact that this would have made him unhappy. Instead, he became an actor and ended up much happier.
Frequently plays law enforcement officers