Brandon Soo Hoo
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|Brandon Soo Hoo|
November 2, 1995 |
Pasadena, California, U.S.
Brandon began his acting career in 2006, at the age of 10, when he was featured in television advertisements for Toys "R" Us, Land Rover, and ExxonMobil. The following year he was featured on the television programs Sesame Street and the Disney Channel’s What’s the Word. Later that year he made his feature film debut in Ben Stiller’s Tropic Thunder, playing "Tran", the young leader of the Flaming Dragon gang, in which he won a Young Artist Award .
In 2009, he played Young Storm Shadow in the action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and was again nominated for a Young Artist Award for his performance. He also co-starred in the short film Chico's Kidz, which was directed by Ellen Gittelsohn featuring casts from the series Half & Half. Soo Hoo has guest starred on the TV series My Name is Earl and 'Til Death. He also had a voice over role in the award winning animated series Family Guy.
In 2010, he had guest starring role on NBC's new hit series Community. He also completed two pilots, Comedy Central's Workaholics, in which he had a guest starring part and also a Nickelodeon Pilot, "Everyday Kid".
Brandon has booked a recurring role as cousin Connor on Nickelodeon's new hit series Supah Ninjas, starring alongside Ryan Potter, Gracie Dzienny, Carlos Knight, George Takei, and Randall Park. He also signed contracts with video game maker, Yoostar2.
In 2012, Soo Hoo filmed a role in the science fiction feature film Ender's Game, as Fly Molo. He worked alongside Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, and Hailee Steinfeld. The film was released November 1, 2013.
He is also starring in Nick Cannon's new sketch comedy Incredible Crew which is now airing Cartoon Network. On July 29, 2013, Variety.com confirmed that Cartoon Network decided not to renew the show for a 2nd season.
In 2009, Soo Hoo was nominated for and won the award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor at the Young Artist Awards for his role as "Tran" in Tropic Thunder. In 2010, he was nominated for Best Performance in a Feature Films - Supporting Young Actor at the Young Artist Awards for his role as "Young Storm Shadow" in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. In 2011, he was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor award at the Young Artist Awards for his role as "Abed's Chang" in Community.
In 2012, Soo Hoo was nominated for Best performance in a TV series, recurring young actor in Nickelodeon's Supah Ninjas and also for Best Performance in a TV series, guest starring young actor in comedy central's new hit series Workaholics.
In 2013, Brandon was nominated for Best performance in a TV series, recurring young actor in Nickelodeon's Supah Ninjas and also for Outstanding young ensemble in a TV series for Cartoon Network's Incredible Crew.