Asian actors to watch for...

by rowanderaven | created - 20 Jul 2017 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

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1. Daniel Henney

Actor | Big Hero 6

Daniel Henney was born on November 28, 1979 in Carson City, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for Big Hero 6 (2014), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Last Stand (2013).

2. Ian Anthony Dale

Actor | The Hangover

Ian Anthony Dale was born on July 3, 1978 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Hangover (2009), Hawaii Five-0 (2010) and Salvation (2017). He has been married to Nicole Garippo since October 8, 2016. They have two children.

3. Archie Kao

Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Archie Kao was born on December 14, 1969 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Chicago P.D. (2014) and Nothing Gold Can Stay (2017). He was previously married to Xun Zhou.

4. Will Yun Lee

Actor | Altered Carbon

Will Yun Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia, to Jung Ja Lee and Soo Won Lee, who had recently emigrated from Korea. He was raised by both immediate and extended family and moved often, exposed to life on the tough Bronx streets and idyllic Hawaiian beaches. By his teens he was living in the San ...

5. Brian Tee

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Brian Tee can be seen as a series regular on the hit NBC television drama "Chicago Med," produced by Dick Wolf. Tee plays "Dr. Ethan Choi," the sexy doctor on rotation who found his calling in medicine while serving in the Navy. He is a tireless yet impulsive doctor who suffers from his own trauma ...

6. Yûsuke Iseya

Actor | Blindness

Yûsuke Iseya was born on May 29, 1976 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Blindness (2008), 13 Assassins (2010) and Kakuto (2002).

7. 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 ...

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. Steven Yeun

Actor | Minari

Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, to June and Je Yeun. His family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year, and then moved to the U.S. He has a brother named Brian. He began acting while at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, where he studied Psychology as a major (BS in ...

11. Hiroyuki Sanada

Actor | Tasogare Seibei

Hiroyuki Sanada was born on October 12, 1960 in Tokyo. He made his film debut when he was 5 in Game of Chance (1965) (Shin'ichi Chiba played the lead role.) His father died when he was 11. He joined Japan Action Club, organized & run by Sonny Chiba, when he was 12. He 1st became famous as an action...

12. Chang Chen

Actor | Wo hu cang long

Chang Chen, an international renowned actor, first earned his attention at the age of 14 when he took the lead role in A Brighter Summer Day. Since then, he was nominated three times at the Golden Horse Awards, and several times for best actor at the Berlinale and the Cannes Film Festival. He won ...

13. Rick Yune

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Rick Yune was born on August 22, 1971 in Washington D.C., USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Fast and the Furious (2001), Die Another Day (2002) and Olympus Has Fallen (2013).

14. Andrew Lin

Actor | The Man with the Iron Fists

Andrew Lin was born on August 7, 1969 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is known for The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), New Police Story (2004) and Dream Home (2010). He is married to Amanda.

15. Wenzhuo Zhao

Actor | Su Qi-er

Wenzhuo Zhao was born on April 10, 1972 in Ning'an, Heilongjiang, China. He is an actor and director, known for True Legend (2010), Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993) and Hero Zheng Chengong (2001).

16. Terence Yin

Actor | The Man with the Iron Fists

Terence Yin was born on May 19, 1975 in Hong Kong. He is an actor and producer, known for The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) and New Police Story (2004).

17. Ju Jin-Mo

Actor | Ssang-hwa-jeom

Jin-mo Ju first became interested in acting when he watched Richard Gere in "Officer and a Gentleman" at the age of ten. After graduating from Koyang High School, Ju entered the Incheon National University as a physical education major. Ju then entered South Korea's mandatory military service. ...

18. Ken'ichi Matsuyama

Actor | Death Note: Desu nôto

Kenichi Matsuyama was born in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture. In 2001, Matsuyama started his career modeling and the following year made his debut as an actor landing a small role in the NTV drama Gokusen (2002). In 2003, Matsuyama made his film debut in a supporting role in Bright Future (2002). His ...

19. Hiroshi Tamaki

Actor | Rokkazu

Hiroshi Tamaki was born on January 14, 1980 in Nagoya, Japan. He is known for Rokkazu (2003), Taira no Kiyomori (2012) and Here Comes the Morning (2015). He has been married to Haruka Kinami since June 26, 2018.

20. Gackt

Actor | Bunraku

Gackt was born Gakuto Oshiro in Okinawa, Japan. His father was a music teacher, and his mother also a teacher. He is the second of three children, with an older sister and younger brother.

His musical education began early, and he started learning classical music theory and piano from the age of ...

21. 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.

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