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Overview (2)

Born in Harbin, China
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Simu is a Canadian Screen Award nominated actor, writer and producer, known for his role as Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience (2016).

Immigrating from China at the age of 5, Simu was raised in Mississauga, Ontario. After graduating from the Richard Ivey School of Business and working at a top accounting firm for nearly a year, Liu was laid off. Deciding to pursue work in film and television instead, he quickly landed roles on series such as Heroes Reborn (2015), Nikita (2010), Warehouse 13 (2009) and Air Crash Investigation (2003).

He has since starred on Blood and Water (2015) and Taken (2017), and guest starred on shows such as The Expanse (2015), Bad Blood (2017), and Fresh Off the Boat (2015).

Liu has written and produced for television as well as in film. His short film Meeting Mommy was selected as a semi-finalist for the NBC Universal Shorts Festival. He was also a writer on the second season of Blood and Water, contributing as a story editor for the season and as the main writer for one episode.

Simu trains extensively in martial arts and stunt work in addition to television and theatrical performance.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Management

Trivia (5)

Worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP as an associate, passed his first of three Chartered Accountant examinations before switching careers.
Was Pete Wentz's stunt double for the Fallout Boy music video for their hit single "Centuries".
Was once a shirtless greeter for clothing retailer Abercrombie and Fitch.
His Kim's Convenience (2016) co-star Andrea Bang plays his younger sister Janet Kim but in actuality, they're just two weeks apart in age. He was born on April 19, 1989, and she was born on May 2, 1989.
In 2014, Simu Liu modeled in stock photos for Getty Images and was paid about $100. These photos ended up being used in numerous places and is now a running joke between him and his fans as he was paid so little for it. Simu can be seen in photos for companies such as YMCA, IMAX and more.

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