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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 starred in AMC's Preacher (2016), CBS' Elementary... See full bio »

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Known For

Preacher The Technician
Elementary Joey Ng
NCIS: Los Angeles James Kang
Hawaii Five-0 Sean Leung


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  Adrenochrome II (pre-production)
Private Mac
  Year 2 (post-production)
Miles Chen
 2022 Oyakodon (Short) (post-production)
  Shapetown (TV Series) (announced)
Nate Parker
- Pilot ... Nate Parker
 2022 Always Together (Short)
 2021 Music City Paranormal (TV Movie)
Jason Wu
 2021 Yes Day
Mr. Hwang
 2020 Next (TV Series)
Bill Zhai
- FILE #7 (2020) ... Bill Zhai
 2020 Lovecraft Country (TV Series)
- Meet Me in Daegu (2020) ... Byung-Ho
 2017-2019 We Bare Bears (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Cousin Jon (2019) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Spa Day (2017) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 2018-2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil (TV Series short)
Additional Voices / Bam Ui Pati Actor
- The Ponyhead Show!/Surviving the Spiderbites (2019) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Bam Ui Pati!/Tough Love (2018) ... Bam Ui Pati Actor / Additional Voices (voice)
 2019 Anthem (Video Game)
Dr. Harken (voice)
 2019 7 Days to Vegas
 2018 Edge of Internment (Short)
 2018 Glimpse (TV Series)
Scientist Schulze (2017)
- Sebastian Moller (2018) ... Scientist Schulze (2017)
 2018 Breaking & Exiting
 2018 Banana Season
 2018 Another Time
 2018 No Trace (Short)
 2017 Candle (Short)
 2017 Preacher (TV Series)
The Technician
- Sokosha (2017) ... The Technician
 2017 Nobility
Lt. Bob Takashima
 2017 Adrenochrome
Mack Delaney
 2017 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (TV Series)
Detective Joon-Ho Kim
- Pretty Like Me (2017) ... Detective Joon-Ho Kim
 2017 Elementary (TV Series)
Joey Ng
- Rekt in Real Life (2017) ... Joey Ng
 2017 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Mark Wong
- Columbia (2017) ... Mark Wong
 2017 Blade of Honor (TV Series)
John 'Hoss' O'Tekjac
- Frying Pan (2017) ... John 'Hoss' O'Tekjac
- Interlopers ... John 'Hoss' O'Tekjac
- Trapped and Tagged ... John 'Hoss' O'Tekjac
- Defiler ... John 'Hoss' O'Tekjac
- Turnbuckle ... John 'Hoss' O'Tekjac
 2016 Convenience Store Diet (TV Short)
Jacked Bro (voice)
 2016 Criticsized
Officer Carey
 2016 Altered Reality (Documentary)
 2016/III The Next Big Thing
James Kyson
 2016 Where Love Found Me
 2016 School of Rock (TV Series)
David Kwan
- We're Not Gonna Take It (2016) ... David Kwan
 2016 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
James Kang
- Seoul Man (2016) ... James Kang
 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Floor Manager
- Rats (2016) ... Floor Manager (voice)
 2012-2016 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Big Destiny / Trami
- Crossover (2016) ... Big Destiny (voice)
- Finn the Human (2012) ... Big Destiny / Trami (voice)
- Jake the Dog (2012) ... Big Destiny / Trami (voice)
 2015 Orizuru 2015 (Short)
Mr. Lee
 2015 The Livingston Gardener
Pierce Lawrence
 2015 Battlefield: Hardline (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2015/VI The Other Side (Short)
Guard #1 / Hank Lee
 2015 The Startup (TV Series)
 2014 At the Maple Grove
 2014 Melody and Her Many Men, Episode 2: The Jungle (Short)
Charles Van De Hayden
 2014/II The Interview
Secretary of Communication (uncredited)
 2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2014 Smuggler
 2014 Born to Race: Fast Track (Video)
 2014 Justified (TV Series)
- Raw Deal (2014) ... Yoon
- Kill the Messenger (2014) ... Yoon
 2014 The Perfect 46
 2014 Pretty Rosebud
Jun / Cecilia's brother (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2014 Ragamuffin
Matt Gast
 2013 At Dawn They Sleep (Short)
 2013 Between Bullets (TV Series)
Johnny Parker
- Johnny Wanted (2013) ... Johnny Parker
- Simple Job (2013) ... Johnny Parker
- Pilot (2013) ... Johnny Parker
 2013 Waiting for SuperMEN?! (Short)
 2013 When Kings Battle (Short)
The Emperor
 2013 Patient Number Seven (Short)
Patient Number Seven
 2013 Non-Stop (TV Movie)
 2013 Don't Know Yet
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)
The Local Population (voice)
 2013 Plush
Coat & Tie Fan
 2013 Armed Response (TV Series)
Charlie Scortino (2013)
 2012 Have You Met Miss Jones? (Short)
 2012 Never Say Never (Video short)
Company President
 2012 Tea (Short)
Japanese Captain
 2012 Have You Met Miss Jones? (TV Series)
- Cakes & Cookies (2012) ... Jacob
- Atheist (2012) ... Jacob
- Pilot (2012) ... Jacob
 2012 Daybreak (TV Series)
Gregg Harding
- Chapter 1 (2012) ... Gregg Harding
 2012 Chasing the Hill (TV Series)
Curt Barboa
- Send in the Dancing Chihuahuas (2012) ... Curt Barboa
 2011/II The Mark (Short)
John (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2011 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Sean Leung
- Ma Ke Kahakai (2011) ... Sean Leung (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2010 Hard Breakers
Evan (as James Kyson Lee)
 2010 How to Make Love to a Woman
Aaron (as James Kyson Lee)
 2010 Despicable Me
Additional Voices (voice, as James Kyson Lee)
 2006-2010 Heroes (TV Series)
Ando Masahashi
- Chapter Eighteen 'Brave New World' (2010) ... Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
- Chapter Fifteen 'Pass/Fail' (2010) ... Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
- Chapter Fourteen 'Close to You' (2010) ... Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
- Chapter Twelve 'Upon This Rock' (2010) ... Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
- Chapter Eleven 'The Fifth Stage' (2009) ... Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
 2009 Necrosis
Jerry (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2009 Star Runners (TV Movie)
Lei Chen (as James Kyson Lee)
 2009 White on Rice
Tim Kim (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2009 Why Am I Doing This?
Eric (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2008 Disarmed (Short)
Spencer (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (Video Game)
Shang Tsung (voice, as James Lee)
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Officer Kwan
- Say Uncle (2008) ... Officer Kwan (as James Kyson Lee)
 2008 Pretty to Think So
Yong Kang (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2008 Certainty (Short)
Sergeant (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2008/I Shutter
Ritsuo (as James Kyson Lee)
 2007 A Couple of White Chicks at the Hairdresser (Short)
Shu Men (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2007 Doberman (Video)
Johnny the Bartender (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2007 Beef Palace
John (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2007 Akira's Hip Hop Shop (Short)
Akira (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2007 The Darkness (Video Game)
Cop / Pete Chen (voice, as James Kyson Lee)
 2007 Moola
Jimmy Woo (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2007 Deface (Short)
Agent Jae Sun (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2007 Las Vegas (TV Series)
June Ho Park
- Wagers of Sin (2007) ... June Ho Park (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Point of Contact
Dr. Ken Shin (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Big Dreams Little Tokyo
Murakami (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Family Guy (Video Game)
Train Conductor (voice)
 2005-2006 Untold Stories of the ER (TV Series documentary)
Resident Park / Reenactments / X-Ray Doctor
- Code Black (2006) ... Resident Park (as James Kyson-Lee)
- How Can This Happen? (2005) ... Reenactments (as James Kyson-Lee)
- Prepare for the Worst (2005) ... X-Ray Doctor (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 On the Rocks (Short)
Donald Park (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Heist (TV Series)
Tour Guide #2
- Ladies and Gentlemen... Sweaty Dynamite (2006) ... Tour Guide #2 (as James Kyson Lee)
 2006 Honey (Short)
Honey (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Asian Stories
Jim Lee (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Stranger Adventures (TV Series)
Mysterious Man
- Helen Beaumont (2006) ... Mysterious Man (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006/I Know Your Enemy (Short)
Takeshi Kazumoto (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2006 Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (Video)
Private J.J. (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Bunny & Clydo (Short)
Clydo (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2005 I See (Short)
Kevin Parks (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2005 Snapdragon (Short)
Hyun (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2005 Xtreme Fakeovers (TV Series)
James Parker
- Xtreme Fakeover (2005) ... James Parker (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2005 The Franklin Spirit (Short)
 2005 Chinese Beauty (Short)
Jerry (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Chinese Translator Zheng
- Impact Winter (2004) ... Chinese Translator Zheng (as James Kyson Lee)
 2004 Up Against the 8 Ball
Bruce (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2004 ShellShock: Nam '67 (Video Game)
Monty / Vietnamese Soldiers / Prisoners and Civilians #4 (voice, as James Lee)
 2004 Harlequin (Short)
Emeril Park (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2004 Unsolved History (TV Series documentary)
Korean Co-Pilot
- Flight KAL-007 (2004) ... Korean Co-Pilot (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2004 Haircut (Short)
Joe the Barber #1 (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2004 Threat Matrix (TV Series)
Vargas Killer
- PPX (2004) ... Vargas Killer (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2003 All About the Andersons (TV Series)
- Joe's Big Break (2003) ... Josh (as James Kyson-Lee)
 2003 JAG (TV Series)
Lieutenant Pak
- Close Quarters (2003) ... Lieutenant Pak (as James Kyson Lee)
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Alternate Names:

James Kyson-Lee | James Kyson Lee | James Lee


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