15 Up and Coming Asian American Actorsby dancingqueen2880 | created - 30 Sep 2011 | updated - 30 Sep 2011 | Public
List of 15 Up and Coming Asian American Actors
2. 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 ...
3. 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 (2008) that was shot in Hengdian, ...
Actor | The Accountant
In 2010, Fernando turned his focus to his acting career, appearing as Fenroy in Gavin O'Connor's WARRIOR alongside Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte (who received an Academy Award nomination). The film has attained cult status and is currently #135 on IMDB's Top 250 films of all time.
5. Randall Park
Actor | Ant-Man and the Wasp
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 ...
7. Jake Choi
Actor | Front Cover
Jake Choi is an American actor born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, New York.
Choi received his training at The Lee Strasberg Institute, T. Schreiber Studio under Peter Miner, and Bob Krakower.
He has performed throughout New York on stage, film, TV and national commercials.
During his free time, Jake...
10. James Chen
Actor | The Walking Dead
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.
11. Simon Wong
Actor | The Incredible Hulk
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 ...
13. Shane Yoon
Actor | Ktown Cowboys
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 ...