|Born||c. 1974 (age 38–39)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Park was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, to Korean parents. Park graduated from Hamilton High School's Humanities Magnet Program. Park attended UCLA and finished with an undergraduate degree in English, Creative Writing and a Master's Degree in Asian American Studies.
While attending UCLA, Park co-founded the LCC Asian American Theater and the coalition of artists known as Proper Gander in Los Angeles.
Films and TV
Park has appeared in feature films such as Larry Crowne (as Trainee Wong opposite Tom Hanks), Dinner for Schmucks (as Henderson), and The Five-Year Engagement (as Ming). Park made his acting debut in 2003 in the short film Dragon of Love, which won the Best Short Film at the 2003 Hawaii International Film Festival.
Park has made guest appearances on NBC's Four Kings (as Server Pat), Las Vegas, House (as Brad), Veep (as Danny Chung), New Girl (as Will), ER (as Young-Jo Pak), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Scott Katsu), Svetlana (as Dr. Park), Community (as Crime Boss), Curb Your Enthusiasm (as Doctor), iCarly (as Mr. Palladino), Cold Case (as Manny Kim '07), MADtv (as Ando/Bobby's Cousin/Korean Man), The Bold and the Beautiful (as an E.R. Doctor), Alias as Korean Soldier, Las Vegas (as Jasper), Reno 911! (as a Mailman), The Office (as Fake/Asian Jim) and more. Park currently stars as recurring series regular Martin Fukanaga, the father character, on Nickelodean's TV show Supah Ninjas. Park was a castmember on MTV's Wild 'N Out. Park portrays "Gizmo Lee" in segments of AZN TV's XBytes.
Park also appeared in various independent film projects such as Quentin Lee's The People I've Slept With (2009) (as "Nice But Boring Guy"), the short film Dragon of Love (2003) (as the main character, Joel), American Fusion (2005) (as Josh).
Writing and Directing
In 2005, Park co-wrote and starred in the feature film American Fusion directed by Frank Lin, which won the Audience Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival.
He has also created, directed, written and starred in several short internet series, including Dr. Miracles, The Food, and Dumb Professor. In 2007, he appeared in the filmmaking reality show On the Lot. Park also wrote a short film (directed by David J. Lee) entitled Blueberry (also starring Marques Ray), which won an award for Best Actor at the NBC Shortcuts Film Festival for short films.
As a writer, Park has also won a CAPE (Coalition for Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Award for his TV Pilot Script, "The Erasists" which is currently in production and which he is currently directing.
He has also written and starred in a series featuring his baby daughter entitled Baby Mentalist.
Commercials and Online Work
Park is in Wong Fu Productions' short film "Too Fast" as Brandon and the new web series "Home is Where the Hans Are" as the step-dad. Park portrayed Officer Yo' Ass in The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It.
Park was a member of Ill Again a multi-racial, funk, hip-hop, jazz collective.
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