Ken Leung

Biography

Date of Birth 21 January 1970, New York City, New York, USA Height 5' 7" (1.70 m) Ken Leung is an American actor. Leung was initially raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey. Leung later attended New York University (NYU) as a University Scholar and discovered acting in his junior year, where he studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne Jackson at HB Studio. During this time he also acted mostly in downtown spaces and black boxes, finding artistic homes with groups such as Ma-Yi, New Perspectives, and STAR, a traveling group of actors-educators based in Mount Sinai Hospital. In 1997, he made his debut in Brett Ratner's Rush Hour. Edward Norton cast him in his directorial debut, Keeping the Faith in 2000. Since then he has appeared in several independent and television films, as well as features, including four films with Brett Ratner and two with Spike Lee. In 1998, he played James the Less and God in Terrence McNally's passion play, Corpus Christi, and in 2002 made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. Leung will be joining the latest series ABC's Lost in 2008

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Rush Hour

Sang

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Shanghai Kiss

Liam Liu

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Sucker Free City

Lincoln Ma

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Face

Willie

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Pictures of Baby Jane Doe

Shopkeeper

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Falling for Grace

Ming

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Missing

Kevin

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Maze

Dr. Mikao

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

Barry

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Old

Jarin

Starring In
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Missing

Kevin

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Old

Jarin

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Admiral Statura

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Shanghai Kiss

Liam Liu

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Falling for Grace

Ming

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Kid Omega

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Inside Man

Wing

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The Squid and the Whale (Prime)

School Therapist

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Saw

Detective Steven Sing

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Sucker Free City

Lincoln Ma

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Red Dragon

Lloyd Bowman

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Vanilla Sky

Art Editor

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Spy Game

Chinese Prison: Li

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Syatyoo-Sama

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Face

Willie

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The Family Man

Sam Wong the Deli Clerk

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Keeping the Faith

Don

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Maze

Dr. Mikao

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Rush Hour

Sang

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Kundun

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Red Corner

Peng

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

Barry

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Pictures of Baby Jane Doe

Shopkeeper

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