Daniel Dae Kim
Avatar: The Last Airbender credits Edit
- Character information: Fong
- 201. "The Avatar State"
The Legend of Korra credits Edit
Hiroshi Sato Edit
- Character information: Hiroshi Sato
- 104. "The Voice in the Night"
- 107. "The Aftermath"
- 110. "Turning the Tides"
- 111. "Skeletons in the Closet"
- 112. "Endgame"
Selected other credits Edit
Television work Edit
Other credits Edit
- Looking for Bobby D (short)
- Ride or Die (video game)
- Saints Row (video game)
- Saints Row 2 (video game)
- Saints Row: The Third (video game)
- Scarface: The World Is Yours (video game)
- Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (video game)
Biographical information Edit
Personal life Edit
Kim was born in Pusan, South Korea and moved to the United States with his family when he was two, growing up in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. Kim is a graduate of Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Haverford College in Haverford Township, Pennsylvania. His theater major was completed at the neighboring Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He graduated from NYU's Graduate Acting Program in 1996.
Daniel Dae Kim's film career began with roles in The Jackal, For Love of the Game, The Hulk, Spider-Man 2, and The Cave, as well as the 2005 Best Picture Academy Award winner Crash.
Kim is best known to audiences for his portrayal of Jin on the critically-acclaimed television series Lost. For his performance, he shared a 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble, and was individually honored with an AZN Asian Excellence Award, a Multicultural Prism Award and a Vanguard Award from the Korean American Coalition, all for Outstanding Performance by an Actor. In 2009, he was recognized with the prestigious KoreAm Journal Achievement Award in the field of Arts and Entertainment.
On television, Kim's credits include Hawaii Five-0, CSI, ER, and 24. In 2008, he starred in the Emmy Award-nominated miniseries, The Andromeda Strain. Kim has also lent his voice talents to video games including Saints Row, Saints Row 2, Scarface: The World Is Yours, Tenchu, and 24, as well as the animated television series Justice League Unlimited and Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender as General Fong.
Kim played the King of Siam in Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I from June 12–28, 2009 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.
In February 2010, it was announced that Kim was cast in the CBS reboot Hawaii Five-0 playing Chin Ho Kelly. He was the first actor cast for the series. That show premiered on September 20, 2010.
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