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Daniel Dae Kim


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 a 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble... See full bio »

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Known For

Lost Jin-Soo Kwon
(2004-2010)
Insurgent Jack Kang
(2015)
Spider-Man 2 Raymond
(2004)
For Love of the Game E.R. Doctor
(1999)

Filmography

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 2019 Hellboy (post-production)
Ben Daimio
 2018 Mirai no Mirai
Great Grandfather (English version, voice)
 2017 Agents of Mayhem (Video Game)
Agent Gat (Johnny Gat) (voice)
 2010-2017 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Chin Ho Kelly
- Ua mau ke ea o ka 'aina i ka pono (2017) ... Chin Ho Kelly
- He ke'u na ka 'alae a Hina (2017) ... Chin Ho Kelly
- Wehe 'ana (2017) ... Chin Ho Kelly
- Waimaka 'ele'ele (2017) ... Chin Ho Kelly
- Ua Malo'o Ka Wai (2017) ... Chin Ho Kelly
 2017 MacGyver (TV Series)
Chin Ho Kelly
- Flashlight (2017) ... Chin Ho Kelly
 2016 Allegiant
Jack Kang
 2015 Ktown Cowboys
David
 2015 Insurgent
Jack Kang
 2015 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Fast Food Worker
- Darkness on the Edge of Town (2015) ... Fast Food Worker (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell (Video Game)
Johnny Gat (voice)
 2012-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Hiroshi Sato
- Day of the Colossus (2014) ... Hiroshi Sato (voice)
- Enemy at the Gates (2014) ... Hiroshi Sato (voice)
- Skeletons in the Closet (2012) ... Hiroshi Sato (voice)
- Endgame (2012) ... Hiroshi Sato (voice)
- Turning the Tides (2012) ... Hiroshi Sato (voice)
 2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Great Counselor Otomo (English version, voice)
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game)
Johnny Gat (voice)
 2012 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Chin Ho Kelly
- Touch of Death (2012) ... Chin Ho Kelly
 2011 Saints Row: The Third (Video Game)
Johnny Gat (voice)
 2011 Arena (Video)
Taiga
 2011 G.I. Joe: Renegades (TV Series)
Teddy Lee
- The Anomaly (2011) ... Teddy Lee (voice)
 2004-2010 Lost (TV Series)
Jin-Soo Kwon
- The End (2010) ... Jin-Soo Kwon
- What They Died For (2010) ... Jin-Soo Kwon (credit only)
- Across the Sea (2010) ... Jin-Soo Kwon (credit only)
- The Candidate (2010) ... Jin-Soo Kwon
- The Last Recruit (2010) ... Jin-Soo Kwon
 2008 The Andromeda Strain (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Tsi Chou
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Dr. Tsi Chou
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Dr. Tsi Chou
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Dr. Tsi Chou
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Dr. Tsi Chou
 2008 Saints Row 2 (Video Game)
Gat (voice)
 2007-2008 Lost: Missing Pieces (TV Mini-Series)
Jin Kwon
- Jin Has a Temper-Tantrum on the Golf Course (2008) ... Jin Kwon (uncredited)
- Buried Secrets (2007) ... Jin Kwon (uncredited)
- Arzt & Crafts (2007) ... Jin Kwon (uncredited)
 2008 The Onion Movie
Ivy Leaguer
 2007 Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Burning Earth (Video Game)
General Fong (voice)
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game)
Mr. Lee - Macau Manager (voice, as Daniel Day Kim also)
 2006 Saints Row (Video Game)
Johnny Gat (voice)
 2006 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Metron / Chinese Man
- Destroyer (2006) ... Metron / Chinese Man (voice)
- Alive! (2006) ... Metron (voice)
 2006 Avatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series)
General Fong
- The Avatar State (2006) ... General Fong (voice)
 2006 24: The Game (Video Game)
Agent Tom Baker (voice)
 2005 The Cave
Alex Kim
 2004/I Crash
Park
 2004 Spider-Man 2
Raymond
 2004 The Shield (TV Series)
Thomas Choi
- Riceburner (2004) ... Thomas Choi (as Daniel Day Kim)
 2003-2004 24 (TV Series)
Tom Baker
- Day 3: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (2004) ... Tom Baker
- Day 3: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. (2004) ... Tom Baker
- Day 3: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2004) ... Tom Baker
- Day 2: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2003) ... Tom Baker
- Day 2: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (2003) ... Tom Baker
 2003-2004 ER (TV Series)
Ken Sung
- Abby Normal (2004) ... Ken Sung
- Missing (2003) ... Ken Sung
- Death and Taxes (2003) ... Ken Sung
- Out of Africa (2003) ... Ken Sung
 2004 Tenchu: Return from Darkness (Video Game) (voice)
 2003-2004 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Corporal Chang
- Hatchery (2004) ... Corporal Chang
- Extinction (2003) ... Corporal Chang
- The Xindi (2003) ... Corporal Chang
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Mark Hiroshi
- Exposure (2004) ... Mark Hiroshi
 2003 Miss Match (TV Series)
Clifford Kim
- Miss Communication (2003) ... Clifford Kim
- All in the Family (2003) ... Clifford Kim
- Who's Sari Now? (2003) ... Clifford Kim
- Santa, Baby (2003) ... Clifford Kim
 2003 Sin
Lakorn
 2003 Ride or Die (Video)
Miyako
 2003 Street Time (TV Series)
Vo Nguyen
- Born to Kill (2003) ... Vo Nguyen
 2003 Hulk
Aide
 2003 Momentum (TV Movie)
Agent Frears
 2003 Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (Video Game)
Rikimaru (English version, voice)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave
Visiting Expert
 2001-2003 Angel (TV Series)
Gavin Park
- Habeas Corpses (2003) ... Gavin Park
- Apocalypse, Nowish (2002) ... Gavin Park
- Deep Down (2002) ... Gavin Park
- Tomorrow (2002) ... Gavin Park
- The Price (2002) ... Gavin Park
 2002 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Mr. Chung
- Call Him Macaroni (2002) ... Mr. Chung
 2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Special Agent Beckman
- Ellie (2001) ... Special Agent Beckman
 2001 Charmed (TV Series)
Yenlo
- Enter the Demon (2001) ... Yenlo
 2001 Once and Again (TV Series)
Co-Worker #3
 2001 Looking for Bobby D (Short)
Timmy
 2000 Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (TV Movie)
Everett Jang
 2000 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Astronaut - Gotana-Retz
- Blink of an Eye (2000) ... Astronaut - Gotana-Retz
 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Kahn
- The Lynn Sisters (1999) ... Kahn
 1999 For Love of the Game
E.R. Doctor
 1999 Crusade (TV Series)
Lt. John Matheson
- Each Night I Dream of Home (1999) ... Lt. John Matheson
- Visitors from Down the Street (1999) ... Lt. John Matheson
- The Needs of Earth (1999) ... Lt. John Matheson
- The Memory of War (1999) ... Lt. John Matheson
- Racing the Night (1999) ... Lt. John Matheson
 1998 No Salida
Hu-jan
 1998 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- Dreams (1998)
 1998 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Police Officer
- The Inmates (1998) ... Police Officer
 1998 The Practice (TV Series)
Testifying Officer
- Axe Murderer (1998) ... Testifying Officer
 1998 Brave New World (TV Movie)
Ingram
 1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Student #1
- The Burning (1998) ... Student #1
 1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
Lenny Duc
- Collateral Damage (1998) ... Lenny Duc
 1997 NightMan (TV Movie)
Roland Yates
 1997 The Jackal
Akashi
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Simon Lee
- It Takes a Village (1997) ... Simon Lee
 1997 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Dr. Sturla
- The Way We Weren't (1997) ... Dr. Sturla
- Forgive and Forget (1997) ... Dr. Sturla
 1997 NightMan (TV Series)
Roland Yates
- Pilot: Part 1 (1997) ... Roland Yates
 1997 Pacific Palisades (TV Series)
Kate's Attorney
- Sweet Revenge (1997) ... Kate's Attorney
 1997 Addicted to Love
Undergrad Assistant
 1995 All My Children (TV Series)
Dr. Kim
- Episode #1.6501 (1995) ... Dr. Kim
 1994 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Stan
- Ratting on Ruthie (1994) ... Stan (as Daniel Kim)
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Harry Watanabe
- Golden Years (1994) ... Harry Watanabe
 1992-1993 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Su-Ya's Brother-In-Law
- Episode #6.5 (1993) ... Su-Ya's Brother-In-Law
- Episode #5.6 (1992) ... Su-Ya's Brother-In-Law
 1991 American Shaolin
Gao
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for AT&T (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Daniel Day Kim | Daniel Kim | Daniel Day Kim also

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on leaving Hawaii Five-O] As an Asian American actor, I know first-hand how difficult it is to find opportunities at all, let alone play a well developed, three dimensional character like Chin Ho. I will miss him sincerely. What made him even more special is that he was a representative of a place my family and I so dearly love. It has been nothing short of an honor to be able to showcase the ... See more »

Trivia:

Grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania. See more »

Nickname:

DDK

Star Sign:

Leo

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