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Overview (3)

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameWai Luon Choy
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Wai Choy is a film and television actor best known for his role as Mathlete Tim Pak in the hit film, "Mean Girls" (2004). Born and raised in downtown Toronto, starting at a young age Wai trained in various aspects of the creative and performing arts, studying singing, acting, dance, and musical instruments. During his senior high school year at Upper Canada College, Wai landed roles in the feature films "Foolproof" (2003) and "Mean Girls" (2004) and played the lead role of Narrator in the school's production of the British musical, "Blood Brothers". Since then, Wai has gone on to play a wide range of roles in independent projects. As an undergraduate at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Wai expanded his interests and skills to include screenwriting, cinematography, and directing. In May of 2008, Wai graduated from NYU with a B.F.A. in Film & Television Production and a double major in Journalism. Soon after, Wai won the 2008 Clive Davis Award for Excellence in Music in Film. That same year, Wai shot his film festival debut, "This Is Life," which he wrote, produced, directed, and played the lead role in. "This Is Life" screened in the U.S. and internationally in late 2009 and early 2010. Wai is a member of SAG-AFTRA and ACTRA.

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Trivia (5)

Attended Upper Canada College. Graduated in 2004.
Favorite books: The Great Gatsby, The Rum Diary, The Catcher in the Rye.
Undergraduate student at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in 'Film and Television'. [August 2004]
Began the J.D. program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. [September 2009]
Currently in preproduction for his major festival debut film, "This is Life," which he is writing, directing, and starring in. [October 2007]

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