Sign in. Actor The Hangover. Ken Jeong is an American actor, comedian, and physician.
As the film and TV industry grow in diversity, who do you think are the biggest Asians in Hollywood right now? In short, the best Asian actors continue to rise and land serious roles on the big screen. Who's your pick for the most popular Asian actors in Hollywood right now?
Is there a more acceptable type of an Asian leading man? And is that type half-white? The Sun Is Also A Star, whose movie trailer was just releasedis a blockbuster YA love story about two teenagers—a Jamaican American girl named Natasha Kingsley and a Korean American boy named Daniel Bae—who happen to meet just as her immigration status is in jeopardy.
Sign in. Actor Grey's Anatomy. From a young age, he was focused on sports with a career goal as a professional tennis player. His parents took him to his first Broadway show, The Lion King, which sparked his interest in acting.
Sign in. Actor Dark Matter. Born in the Philippines and raised in Scarborough, Canada Alex Mallari Jr quickly learned the meaning of hard work and dedication.
Think carefully: When's the last time you saw a Hollywood flick with an Asian actor in the lede role? Tough one. As Hollywood is struggling with diversity, women and black people are making a few strides, but, as actor Masi Oka — known for Heroes and Hawaii — tells The Hollywood Reporter, Asians are getting left behind:.
Mickey Rooney as Mr. Ashton Kutcher as a Bollywood producer, Raj, in a commercialhis skin darkened, a brown mustache affixed to his face, speaking in a cheap singsong voice, swaying his body, which is clad in a bright blue silk sherwani, back and forth to imitate the Indian head waggle. I have never quite seen myself on-screen.
Fun fact: Naveen has spoken about his heroin addiction and alcoholism in the mid-'90s and said he decided to get clean when he was driving drunk and scared his son. Claims to fame: Rock On!! Fun fact: He married former Miss India and supermodel Mehr Jesia and they have two daughters, who are very likely to be drop-dead gorgeous too. Fun fact: Sendhil could have been a hot doctor: He was pre-med at Tufts University and graduated in
After completing undergraduate work at Duke and getting a medical degree at the University of North Carolina, he pursued his interest in comedy while completing his residency in internal medicine in New Orleans. Jeong grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina, where his father, D. Jeong later told USA Today that he inherited his sense of humor from his father.
Even when Landi got into acting, he continued his athletic training in anticipation of doing martial arts as part of a role. It was about 12, 13 hours a day of just straight-up weapon training, stamina training, weight lifting, strength training. He exudes confidence in real life, too. The overall reaction has been very welcoming.