Asian / Pacific Islander Talents

by daryla-10685 | created - 03 May 2019 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

1. Charles Melton

Actor | Riverdale

Charles Melton was born on January 4, 1991 in Juneau, Alaska, USA. Charles is an actor, known for Riverdale (2017), The Sun Is Also a Star (2019) and Bad Boys for Life (2020).

2. Matt Post

Actor | Dave

Matt Post is known for Dave (2021), ChannelSeventySeven: The David Bop (2018) and The Game (2019).

3. Jet Li

Actor | Huo Yuan Jia

Jet Li born Li Lian Jie in Beijing, China. He started training at the Beijing wushu academy (wushu is China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles) at age eight. He won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11. In his teens,...

4. Liu Yifei

Actress | Mulan

Liu Yifei was born in Wuhan, on August 25, 1987. She began modeling at 8. She was trained in singing, dancing & the piano. She moved to the U.S. at 10 w/ her mom, where she lived for 4 years. She returned to China in June 2002 to pursue a modeling & acting career.

In September 2002, she was accepted...

5. Constance Wu

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Constance Wu was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother is a computer programmer and her father is a college professor. Both are immigrants from Taiwan. Constance grew up in Richmond performing in the local community theater scene. At 16, she moved to New York City to study at the famed ...

6. Henry Golding

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Malaysian television host, actor and model Henry Ewan Golding was born in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, to Margaret Likan and Clive Golding. His father is English and his mother is Malaysian. His mother is from the Iban people, an Indigenous group in Sarawak, and Henry completed the bejalai, an Iban ...

7. Michelle Yeoh

Actress | Everything Everywhere All at Once

Michelle Yeoh was born in Ipoh, Malaysia. She's the daughter of Janet Yeoh & Kian Teik Yeoh. She's of Hokkien descent, speaking English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since 4, she moved to London to study at the Royal Academy as a teen. After a brief dance career, she won the Miss ...

8. Gemma Chan

Actress | Eternals

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She played Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007); Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat (2011); Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars...

9. Lisa Lu

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Lisa Lu is a Chinese-American actress. She started her career as a teenager, performing in Kunqu theatrical productions, a traditional style of Chinese opera. The Chinese Civil War (1927-1949) ended with a Communist victory. While the new regime financially subsidized China's theaters for most of ...

10. Awkwafina

Actress | Ocean's Eight

Nora Lum, known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress and rapper. She has played supporting roles in the comedy films Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians (2018), and her leading role in the comedy-drama The Farewell (2019) earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress nomination.

She ...

11. Harry Shum Jr.

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Harry Shum Jr. (born April 28, 1982) is a Costa Rican-born Chinese American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He is best known for his roles as Mike Chang on the Fox television series Glee (2009-15) and as Magnus Bane on the Freeform television series Shadowhunters (2016-19). He was nominated for ...

12. Ken Jeong

Actor | The Hangover

Ken Jeong is an American actor, comedian, and physician. He is known for his roles as Ben Chang on the critically acclaimed NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community (2009) and gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover (2009) Trilogy. He appeared in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain (2013), as Johnny Wu, a motivational ...

13. Sonoya Mizuno

Actress | Ex Machina

Sonoya Mizuno's a Japanese-born English actress, model & ballet dancer. She was born on July 1, 1986 in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from the Royal Ballet School.

She has starred in Ex Machina (2014), Annihilation (2018) & Devs (2020). She had minor roles in La La Land (2016), Beauty and the Beast (...

14. Chris Pang

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Chris Pang was born on December 29, 1984 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Chris is an actor and producer, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Palm Springs (2020) and Charlie's Angels (2019).

15. Jimmy O. Yang

Actor | Patriots Day

Jimmy O. Yang's a stand-up comedian & actor. He was born on June 11, 1987 in Hong Kong as Man-Sing Au-Yeung. He stars as Jian-Yang on Silicon Valley (2014), Bernard Tai in Crazy Rich Asians (2018) & Dun Meng in Patriots Day (2016). As a stand-up, he performed on The Arsenio Hall Show (1989) where ...

16. Ronny Chieng

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Ronny Chieng is a Chinese comedian and actor born in Malaysia and raised in New Hampshire and Singapore. He started performing stand-up in 2009 after graduating with a dual degree in Law and Commerce from The University of Melbourne, Australia. His act caught the attention of the esteemed Montreal ...

17. Remy Hii

Actor | Marco Polo

Remy Hii began his career on stage at the age of 19 with the Queensland Theatre Company in the award winning play The Estimator. Television roles soon followed, and three years of full time study with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia where he graduated in 2011.

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18. Nico Santos

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Santos was born in Manila, Philippines and moved with his family to the United States when he was sixteen, residing in Gresham, Oregon and attending Gresham's Centennial High School. Santos studied acting at Southern Oregon University. He worked for several years in the costume department of the ...

19. Randall Park

Actor | WandaVision

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 ...

20. Hudson Yang

Actor | Fresh Off the Boat

Hudson Yang was born on October 24, 2003 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Hudson is an actor and producer, known for Fresh Off the Boat (2015), The Sisterhood of Night (2014) and Honor Student.

21. Forrest Wheeler

Actor | Fresh Off the Boat

Forrest Wheeler knows that if you want to live the dream, it takes commitment and hard work. Forrest has always strived for excellence in his many ventures and activities: Acting, IMPROV, Xtreme Martial Arts, Action Stunts, Hip Hop and Tennis to name a few.

Forrest's first acting class was at the ...

22. Ian Chen

Actor | Shazam!

Ian Chen was born on September 7, 2006 in Los Angeles. At age 5, Ian booked his first national commercial and has since then, steadily worked in commercials, print, and television shows. In March 2014, he landed his big break when he booked the comedic role of Evan Huang in ABC's Fresh Off the Boat...

23. Lucille Soong

Actress | Freaky Friday

Lucille Soong was born in Beijing, China and moved to Hong Kong when she was 22. Discovered by the famous English director Lewis Gilbert, Lucille was cast to play a bride in the feature Ferry To Hong Kong with Orson Welles. After moving to London during the Swinging 60's, she was chased down by an ...

24. Ian Ho

Actor | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Ian Ho is a Canadian-born actor from Toronto, Ontario. He landed his first major film role at the age of 7, playing Nicky Nelson in Paul Feig's, A Simple Favor. Ian appears in Season 3 of the Hulu series The Handmaids' Tale - Unfit, and Netflix's A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, based on ...

25. Aparna Nancherla

Actress | A Simple Favor

Aparna Nancherla was born on August 22, 1982 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for A Simple Favor (2018), Mythic Quest (2020) and Crashing (2017).

26. Pom Klementieff

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Pom Klementieff (born 3 May 1986) is a French actress. She was trained at the Cours Florent drama school in Paris and has appeared in such films as Loup (2009), Sleepless Night (2011) and Hacker's Game (2015). She plays the role of Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the ...

27. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. He has Filipino and Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself to achieve his dream of...

28. Kumail Nanjiani

Actor | The Big Sick

Kumail Nanjiani was born on May 2, 1978 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He is an actor and writer, known for The Big Sick (2017), Life as We Know It (2010) and Stuber (2019). He has been married to Emily V. Gordon since July 14, 2007.

29. Jackie Chan

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.

Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ...

30. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...

31. BD Wong

Actor | Jurassic Park

BD Wong was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He made his Broadway debut in "M. Butterfly." He is the only actor to be honored with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theater World Award for the same performance. He starred in the ...

32. George Takei

Actor | Star Trek

George Takei was born Hosato Takei on April 20, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. His mother was born in Sacramento to Japanese parents & his father was born in Japan. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, he & his family were relocated from Los Angeles to the Rohwer Relocation Center in Arkansas. ...

33. Pat Morita

Actor | The Karate Kid

Abundantly busy and much-loved Asian-American actor who became an on-screen hero to millions of adults and kids alike as the wise and wonderful Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid (1984), the sparkling Noriyuki Morita was back again dishing out Eastern philosophy and martial arts lessons for The Karate ...

34. Ki Hong Lee

Actor | The Maze Runner

Ki Hong Lee was born on September 30, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and writer, known for The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018). He has been married to Ha Young Choi since March 7, 2015.

35. Michael Bow

Actor | The Maze Runner

Michael Bow is known for The Maze Runner (2014), In Between (2017) and S.W.A.T. (2017).

36. Timothy DeLaGhetto

Actor | Escape the Night

Tim Chantarangsu aka Tim de la Ghetto aka Traphik is a machine. Since he began to post videos on YouTube In 2006, Tim has blown up into a comedic and musical star. Including his main channel, Tim runs YouTube channels for style, vlogging and music with a total subscriber base of over 4.1 million ...

38. Ritesh Rajan

Actor | Definition Please

Ritesh Rajan was born on October 23, 1988 in White Plains, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Definition Please (2020), Russian Doll (2019) and Barbie: Epic Road Trip (2022).

39. Peter Adrian Sudarso

Actor | Power Rangers Ninja Steel

Peter Adrian Sudarso was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. Peter Adrian is an actor and writer, known for Power Rangers Ninja Steel (2017), Chunk & Bean (2016) and Fam (2019).

40. Steve Terada

Stunts | Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Steve attended his first Karate class was at the age of 5. He hated it and did not come back until he was 9 and decided to be able to kick like the Turtles. There he began again at the Tom Bloom Karate in Thousand Oaks in California. He trained terribly hard and only stopped to eat and sleep.

After ...

41. Philip Wang

Writer | Single by 30

Philip Wang is known for Single by 30 (2016), Everything Before Us (2015) and Agents of Secret Stuff (2010).

42. Desmond Chiam

Actor | The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Desmond Chiam was born on July 30, 1987 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Desmond is an actor and writer, known for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021), With Love (2021) and Partner Track (2022). Desmond has been married to Sami Jayne since June 26, 2015.

43. Steven Lim

Producer | Worth It

Steven Lim is known for Worth It (2016), Ghost Files (2022) and Are You Scared? (2020).

44. Simu Liu

Actor | Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Simu is a Chinese-Canadian actor who won a Game Changer Award and People's Choice Award for his role as Shang-Chi in the Marvel movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). Before his leading role in a Marvel movie, he played Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience (2016). He is ...

45. Jean Yoon

Actress | Kim's Convenience

Jean Yoon is a playwright and actress born in Illinois and raised in Toronto. Jean has lived and worked in Vancouver, Edmonton, Harbin City and Yanji City in North Eastern China and makes her home in Toronto.

Jean began her career in Toronto in the early 1980s performing with now long gone companies...

46. Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Actor | Kim's Convenience

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee was born on August 16, 1972 in Daejeon, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Kim's Convenience (2016), The Mandalorian (2019) and The Book of Boba Fett (2021). He is married to Anna. They have two children.

47. Andrea Bang

Actress | Kim's Convenience

Andrea Bang was born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. She is known for Kim's Convenience (2016), Luce (2019) and Running with Violet (2017).

48. Andrew Phung

Actor | Run the Burbs

Andrew Phung is an award winning actor, improv comedian, emcee, and writer. His infectious and relatable personality has made him one of Canada's top comedic performers. His work on Kim's Convenience has earned him four Canadian Screen Awards (2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021) in the category of Best ...

49. Ishan Davé

Actor | Charlie Bartlett

Ishan Davé was born in North York, Ontario in 1989. A multiple Gemini award nominee and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, he began acting at the age of 13 as Sandi Bhutella on the Vérité Films gritty coming-of-age series 'Renegade Press .Com.' Since then he has performed lead and...

50. Kiki Sukezane

Actress | Heroes Reborn

Kiki Sukezane is a Japanese actress, active both in America and Japan. Born in Kyoto to a family with historical samurai ancestry, Kiki was inspired to learn English and studied abroad in South Dakota. Upon returning to Japan and graduating, Kiki attended acting school in Tokyo before moving to Los...

51. Hiro Kanagawa

Actor | Star Trek: Discovery

Hiro Kanagawa is a Vancouver-based actor and writer. Born in Sapporo, Japan, he spent his childhood in Guelph, Ontario and Sterling Heights, Michigan before attending International Christian University High School in Tokyo where he acted in his first student films and stage productions. Returning ...

52. Masi Oka

Actor | Heroes

Masayori "Masi" Oka is a Japanese American actor, producer and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura and in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 as Doctor Max Bergman. Oka was born in Tokyo, Japan, to Setsuko Oka. His parents divorced when he was one month old; ...

53. 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", James is next appearing in the feature Year 2, and was recently seen in Netflix movie Yes Day, and the HBO show Lovecraft County. He recently guest...

54. Sendhil Ramamurthy

Actor | The Slammin' Salmon

Sendhil Ramamurthy (born May 17, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes and Jai Wilcox in the action spy series Covert Affairs. He appeared as Abhay in the Indian film Shor in the City. He played Gabriel Lowen in The ...

55. Motoki Maxted

Actor | NCIS: Los Angeles

Motoki Maxted is known for NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), Into the Dark (2018) and Anime Crimes Division (2017).

56. Dominic Sandoval

Actor | Agents of Secret Stuff

Dominic Sandoval was born on October 15, 1985 in Sacramento, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Agents of Secret Stuff (2010), Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) and Smosh (2005).

57. 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.

Justin Chon is a writer, director, and actor known for his '90s LA Riots drama Gook (2017), ...

58. Brandon Soo Hoo

Actor | Tropic Thunder

Brandon Soo Hoo was born on November 2, 1995 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Tropic Thunder (2008), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and Ender's Game (2013).

59. Lucy Liu

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Born to immigrants in New York City, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Her mother, Cecilia, a biochemist, is from Beijing & her father, Tom Liu, a civil engineer, is from Shanghai. Once ...

60. Sandra Oh

Actress | Killing Eve

Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-Nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet ...

61. Benedict Wong

Actor | Annihilation

Benedict Wong is a British actor. He is known for his roles as Kublai Khan in Netflix's Marco Polo (2014-2016), Bruce Ng in The Martian (2015), and Wong in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since Doctor Strange (2016). Wong was born on 3 July 1971 in Eccles, Greater Manchester, the son of Hong Kong ...

62. Yoshi Sudarso

Actor | Buffalo Boys

Actor/Model/Stuntman Yoshua "Yoshi" Sudarso was born in Indonesia and moved to Los Angeles at the age of nine. He and his brother, Actor/Model Peter Adrian Sudarso, developed a fanbase through social media by creating YouTube videos, doing fashion blogging, and cosplay. He has done commercial work ...

63. Max Willems

Actor | Let's Kick It

Born in Bangkok to a Dutch father and Chinese/Thai mother, Max was raised in Munich, Germany where he attended a European school graduating Cum Laude at age 17. From age four until 17, Max played professional tennis and considered going to a tennis University or to medical school before deciding to...

64. Melissa O'Neil

Soundtrack | Canadian Idol

Melissa grew up in Calgary, Alberta. Fresh from her turn in Broadway's Les Miserables, and Jesus Christ Superstar, Melissa has had a flourishing theatre career in both Canada, and abroad, leading her to now star in Syfy's new series Dark Matter. Career highlights include Les Miserables (Mirvish ...

65. Daniel Wu

Actor | San ging chaat goo si

Daniel Wu was born on September 30, 1974 in Berkeley, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for New Police Story (2004), One Nite in Mongkok (2004) and Warcraft (2016). He has been married to Lisa S. since April 6, 2010. They have one child.

66. Ross Butler

Actor | Shazam!

Ross Fleming Butler was born in Singapore & was raised in the Northern Virginia/Washington D.C. area. He attended Ohio State University studying biomolecular & chemical engineering but decided to drop out after 1 year after discovering he had no passion or interest in that field of study. He moved ...

67. Arden Cho

Actress | Teen Wolf

Arden Cho was born on August 16, 1985 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Teen Wolf (2011), Chicago Med (2015) and The Honor List (2018).

68. Keahu Kahuanui

Actor | Teen Wolf

Keahu Kahuanui was born on August 7, 1986 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Teen Wolf (2011), Duel Club (2015) and Hawaii Five-0 (2010).

69. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...

70. Auli'i Cravalho

Actress | Moana

Aulii Cravalho is an American actress and singer who made her acting debut as the voice of the titular character in the 2016 Disney 3D computer-animated musical feature film Moana. She went on to star in the NBC drama series Rise (2018), the Netflix drama film All Together Now (2020) and the Hulu ...

71. Rushi Kota

Actor | Never Have I Ever

Rushi Kota can be seen in the new Netflix Award Winning and Global hit show "Never Have I Ever" created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. Kota plays the role of Prashant in the series. Kota is most familiar to fans as Dr. Vik Roy on ABC/Shonda Rhimes hit drama "Grey's Anatomy" and "Grey's Anatomy ...

72. Alex Landi

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Alex Landi is a half-Korean, half-Italian actor born in New York City. He is a main cast member on ABC's long-time hit show Grey's Anatomy playing the role of orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nico Kim. He likewise appears as Dr. Kim on crossover episodes with Grey's sister show Station 19. Notably, Landi is ...

73. Conrad Ricamora

Actor | How to Get Away with Murder

Widely known for his ground breaking role of Oliver on How To Get Away With Murder, Conrad Ricamora is also an accomplished Broadway singer/actor, earning a Grammy Nomination for his work on the Original Cast Recording of The King and I at Lincoln Center. Other notable roles include Soft Power and ...

74. Behzad Dabu

Actor | How to Get Away with Murder

Behzad Dabu is an actor, writer, producer, and activist based in Los Angeles. He grew up in Syracuse, NY and got his BFA in Acting from Columbia College Chicago, where he also worked after graduation, as the Senior International Admissions Officer; traveling all over the world working with students...

75. Intae Kim

Actor | Succession

Born and raised in the Boston area, Intae moved to California to attend college at UC Berkeley, where he would graduate with dual degrees in English and Theater. Near the end of his college career, Intae's award-winning performance in Philip Kan Gotanda's "After the War Blues" caught the attention ...

76. Mindy Kaling

Actress | The Office

Vera Mindy Chokalingam is an Indian-American actress, comedienne, producer, writer and director from Cambridge, Massachusetts known for playing Kelly Kapoor from The Office, Disgust from Inside Out and creating The Mindy Project. She also acted in Wreck-It Ralph, Despicable Me, The 40-Year-Old ...

77. John Cho

Actor | Star Trek

John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to Los Angeles, California as a child. 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 ...

78. Christopher Larkin

Actor | The 100

Born in Taegu, South Korea. Adopted by parents of Irish and French-Canadian descent. Raised in Hebron, Connecticut.

In 2001, Larkin was discovered by director Martha Coolidge and cast in the lead role of the young son in Hallmark Entertainment's "The Flamingo Rising." He then went on to train at the...

79. Shannon Kook

Actor | The Conjuring

Shannon Kook was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. His mother is natively South African, and his father is from the Mauritian Islands. He is a classically trained actor from the prestigious National Theatre School of Canada, accepting only 12 acting students a year. Shannon also ...

80. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

81. Daniel Dae Kim

Actor | Insurgent

Daniel Dae Kim has made a career of creating multifaceted and stereotype-breaking roles as an actor, director and now, producer. Prior to his seven-season portrayal of Chin Ho Kelly on "Hawaii Five-0," Kim was best known for his role as Jin Soo Kwon on the hit TV series "Lost," for which he shared ...

82. Susan Park

Actress | Snowpiercer

Susan Park is known for Snowpiercer (2020), Vice Principals (2016) and Fargo (2014).

83. Karan Soni

Actor | Safety Not Guaranteed

Karan Soni was born in New Delhi, India. He made his film debut as Kemal in Yusuf Sumer's short comedy film Kaka Nirvana (2010), in which he co-starred with Rachel Quinn. In 2016, Soni rose to international prominence for his role as Dopinder in Tim Miller's action film Deadpool (2016), a role he ...

84. Charlyne Yi

Actress | This Is 40

Californian Charlyne Yi has many strings to their bow as an actress, comedian, writer, musician and artist. She grew up in the Inland Empire in California. After attending the University of California, Riverside, they left and began a career as a comedian. Their innovative routine includes jokes, ...

85. Vivian Bang

Actress | Always Be My Maybe

Vivian Bang co-wrote, co-produced, and stars in the Sundance 2018's Indie Feature: "White Rabbit." She is Jenny in Netflix's Romantic Comedy, "Always Be My Maybe."

She was Susan Sullivan on TBS hit comedy series, "Sullivan and Son" for 3 seasons (2012-2014) and plays the North Korean Landlady turned...

86. James Saito

Actor | Always Be My Maybe

James Saito is an American actor of Japanese descent, best known as the original Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) and as Dr Chen in the ABC series Eli Stone (2008). Along with film and television, James has worked extensively in theater, including the Broadway productions of The King...

87. Ali Wong

Producer | Ali Wong: Baby Cobra

Ali Wong was born on April 19, 1982 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Ali Wong: Baby Cobra (2016), Always Be My Maybe (2019) and Birds of Prey (2020). She has been married to Justin Hakuta since November 27, 2014. They have two children.

88. Emerson Min

Actor | Black-ish

Emerson Min is known for Black-ish (2014), Always Be My Maybe (2019) and Speechless (2016).

89. Miya Cech

Actress | The Darkest Minds

Recently named by Refinery 29 as an "Unforgettable Breakout Star" of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival for her role as Sammy Ko in "Marvelous and the Black Hole", actress Miya Cech is described as "a revelation" and "enthralling to watch". Critics call her "A standout" and "perfectly cast" in her ...

90. Jackson Geach

Actor | Just Beyond

Jackson "Jax" Geach is best known for his roles in Baywatch and Fresh Off The Boat. He began acting and singing at a young age and has added dancing into the mix. Being home schooled allows him to continue to grow his talents and he looks forward to continuing in this profession. He is fortunate to...

91. Ashley Liao

Actress | Always Be My Maybe

Ashley Liao was born on October 21, 2001 in the USA. Ashley is an actor, known for Always Be My Maybe (2019), The Kicks (2015) and The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (2023).

92. Joshua Chang

Actor | Silicon Valley

Joshua Chang is known for Silicon Valley (2014), Jane the Virgin (2014) and Touch (2015).

93. Jonathan Patrick Foo

Actor | Tekken

Jon Foo was born October 30th, 1982 in London England. He is known for his roles in The Protector (2005) Tekken (2010) WEAPONiZED (2016) and Rush Hour (2016) . Inspired by His fathers karate and mothers Judo He began training Kung Fu and now trains mixed styles. He went from performing at festivals...

94. Jessika Van

Actress | Seoul Searching

Jessika Van started in music as a classically-trained pianist and singer. As a child, she won dance competition titles and music awards that led to her performing for local Philharmonic Society events and the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson.

As an actress, Jessika broke onto the Hollywood scene in ...

95. Byron Mann

Actor | The Big Short

Byron Mann was born on January 7, 1967 in Hong Kong, British Crown Colony. He is an actor and producer, known for The Big Short (2015), Skyscraper (2018) and Altered Carbon (2018).

96. Stephen Oyoung

Actor | Spider-Man

Stephen Oyoung was born on February 23, 1989. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man (2018), Insecure (2016) and For All Mankind (2019).

97. Leon Lee

Actor | Kong tian lie

Leon Lee (pinyin: Li Chenhao)was born in Chongqing, China. His first name means "Ocean in the morning "in Chinese. Leon's father is a geography teacher, and his mother is a physician. He has wanted to became an actor since he was age 8, inspired by his uncle who owned a video rental store. Growing ...

98. Tzi Ma

Actor | Rush Hour

For over four decades, Tzi Ma (pronounced "TIE MA") has blazed new trails for the representation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in Hollywood with a groundbreaking career that encompasses virtually every genre across film, television and theater.

From big budget blockbusters like ...

99. Mike Moh

Actor | Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Mike grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was inspired by one of his heroes, Jackie Chan, while working as a stuntman in Hong Kong on the film "Robin-B-Hood" to pursue a career in acting. Mike relocated to Los Angeles and landed roles in numerous commercials, TV shows, and films like "Street Fighter:...

100. Abraham Lim

Actor | The Boys

Abraham Lim was born in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Boys (2019), Clickbait (2021) and The Fix (2019).



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