Feodor Chin

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Feodor Chin
Chin at the 2017 Comic Con Revolution
Born (1974-08-18) August 18, 1974 (age 49)
Occupation(s)Actor, producer, writer, director
Years active2000–present
SpouseJessica Rau (m. 2018)

Feodor Chin (born August 18, 1974) is an LA-based actor, writer, and comedian from San Francisco, CA. As an actor, he was classically trained at UCLA, the American Conservatory Theater, and has studied with renowned acting coach, Larry Moss. He was a Maude Night performer at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for three seasons. TV credits include Big Little Lies, Good Trouble, American Auto, Pam & Tommy, Medical Police, Lethal Weapon, Jane the Virgin, The Affair, Speechless, and New Girl. Animation credits include the title role in Netflix's Uncle from Another World, Futurama, Marvel's Hit-Monkey, and Cartoon Network's Regular Show. He is the voice of Zenyatta and Lee Sin in the hit video games, Overwatch / Overwatch 2 and League of Legends. He was a performer for the ABC Discovers Talent Showcase and a writer for the CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase.

Early life[edit]

Chin was born and raised in San Francisco, California, and attended Lowell High School where he found an interest in acting, taking drama classes and performing in musicals in the Carol Channing auditorium (named for one of Lowell's most notable alumni). He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, and though his major was Communication Studies, he spent most of his time in the theater department, taking classes and acting in plays and student films. He trained at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.[1]


Film, Television and Writing[edit]

Feodor made his SXSW Film Festival debut in 2023 as the fertility doctor in Leah McKendrick's comedy about a broke, single millennial freezing her eggs, Scrambled from Lionsgate.[2][3]

Under his banner Iron Oxide Productions, Chin wrote, directed and starred in the short film Spice It Up, which won an Audience Choice Award at the 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival.[4] Chin wrote, produced and starred in the TV Pilot Golden Boy (directed by William Lu), which screened at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and the DisOrient Film Festival.

Chin wrote a pilot, along with Will Henning, for a TV series titled Chinatown Squad, about a police squad responsible for cleaning up corruption in 1890 San Francisco Chinatown and which Stephane Gauger directed and produced.[5] In it, he stars as Pistol Pete, a Chinatown mob boss who dons European clothes, a character who is also based on the real-life historical figure of Little Pete.[6][7] The pilot also stars Baby co-stars David Huynh and Robert Wu, as well as Kelvin Han Yee.[5][7] He received an Honorable Mention for the screenplay at the 2014 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival - Project Catalyst.[8]

Chin played the antagonist "Benny" in Juwan Chung's Baby opposite the protagonist "Baby", played by David Huynh - the film won a Special Jury Award for Best Feature Length Film, Narrative at the 2007 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, among other accolades.[9]

On TV, Chin has appeared on Big Little Lies (as Kevin), The Affair (as Chen), Jane the Virgin (as Dr. Park), Lethal Weapon (as The Florist), Future Man (as the Bartender), Weird City (as Doctor Lance), and Good Trouble (as Jian).[10][11] Chin has also appeared as "Dan Chang" in the Lifetime movie, Lost Boy, opposite Virginia Madsen.[11]


Chin may be best known for his voicework in video games,[12] most notably voicing the robot monk Zenyatta in Blizzard Entertainment's game Overwatch[13] and its sequel Overwatch 2,[14] and the reworked Lee Sin in Riot Games' League of Legends.[15] Other notable roles include Harunobu Adachi (both voice and PCAP) and the blind musician Yamato in Ghost of Tsushima,[16] and Splinter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.[11]

Chin voiced the title character of Ojisan/Uncle in the Netflix English-language version of the Japanese anime series Uncle from Another World. He has also voiced characters in animated series such as Marvel's Hit-Monkey (as Police Captain, The Real Rooster, News Anchor, Baldy, etc.), Cartoon Network's Regular Show (as Earl, Game and Joe), and the animated short Legendary Place (as Baba Lee) created by Calvin Wong, which screened on Cartoon Network and was also produced by Cartoon Network Studios.[11][17] Chin voiced the main villain "Evil Lord" in the animated CG film Monkey King: Hero is Back, also starring the voices of Jackie Chan and James Hong. He took over the supporting role of Amy Wong's father Leo Wong in the 2023 revival of Futurama, replacing Billy West.[18]

Feodor has narrated over 100 audiobooks and is a five-time Earphones Award Winner from AudioFile.[19][20] He has narrated such titles as Timothy Dalrymple's Jeremy Lin: The Reason for the Linsanity and received an Earphones Award from AudioFile for his narration of Snakehead by Patrick Raden Keefe and for his narration of Richard C. Morais' Buddhaland Brooklyn[21] and has added his voice to "Books on Tapes" selections including Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jay Caspian Kang's The Dead Do Not Improve, Ed Lin's Ghost Month, Joyful Wisdom, Journey of a Thousand Miles, and The Physics of the Impossible.[22]

Starting in season 8 of Futurama, Chin became the new voices of Leo Wong and Scoop Chang who were previously voiced in earlier seasons by Billy West and Maurice LaMarche.

Theatrical and Stage Work[edit]

Chin has appeared on stage at The Colony Theater as "Jinwu" in Climbing Everest,[23] as Malcolm in A Noise Within theater's production of Macbeth,[24][25] as Dr. Albert Chang in John Pollono's Rules of Seconds,[26] as George Deever in The Matrix Theater Company's multi-racial production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons,[27] as Mr. Wang in Uranium Madhouse's production of Bertolt Brecht's A Man's a Man,[28] A Winter People, Chay Yew's adaptation of The Cherry Orchard at the Boston Court in Pasadena,[23] as Chester in Artist at Play's production of Michael Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai,[29] and various plays with the Lodestone Theatre Ensemble, including Claim to Fame, Grace Kim and the Spiders from Mars, Ten to Life,[30] Choke, in the Company of Angels production of Henry Ong's Fabric[30] and in Chalk Repertory Theater's productions of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan,[31] The Flash Festival at the La Brea Tar Pits,[32] The Debate Over Courtney O'Connell of Columbus, and in Anton Chekov's Three Sisters (as Andrei Sergeevich Prozorov) opposite Joy Osmanski and Ricardo Antonio Chavira, which was staged at the Historic Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.[33][34]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Troy & Julie Greg
2007 Baby Benny
2007 ATF: Asian Task Force David Short film
2009 La La Land Henry Television film
2009 Golden Boy Scott Wong Television film; also writer and producer
2010 Spice It Up! Man Short film; also writer, director and producer
2011 Law & Chicoban Bronson Law Television film; also writer
2012 Chinatown Squad Pistol Pete Television film; also writer
2012 Keye Luke Keye Luke Short film; also writer
2012 The Moral Paper Route Father Video short
2012 What If People Died
2012 Raskal Love Vanna's Father
2012 Goodbye Kitty Spencer Short film
2013 Hidden Hills Oriental Oscar
2013 Guitar Hero Hoodlum #1 Short film
2014 Anita Ho Cousin Bruce
2015 1st Date Gary Fong
2015 Monkey King: Hero Is Back Evil Lord (voice) English version
2015 Lost Boy Dan Chang Television film
2015 Jackson Arms Chuin
2016 Comfort Cute Couple (Man)
2016 Miss Stevens Guy Next to Her Uncredited
2017 Two Wongs Make a White Lester Ching Video short
2017 The Vomit Solution to Thirsty Men Man at Restaurant 1 Short film
2022 40ish Ron Short film
2022 The Unquiet Dead Dr. Burke Short film
2023 Scrambled Doctor Feature film


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Nash Bridges Jay Episode: "Blood Bots"
2011–2012 Slanted Truman 3 episodes
2013 Bunheads Jason Episode: "You Wanna See Something?"
2013 The Bold and the Beautiful International Buyer 3 episodes
2013 The Mindy Project Karate Guy Episode: "Christmas Party Sex Trap"
2014–2015 Film Lab Presents Henry, Obnoxious Guy, Guy in Bar 7 episodes
2015 Down & Out Cell Phone Guy Episode: "Everybody Out!"
2016 New Girl Waiter Episode: "Return to Sender"
2016 Lopez John Episode: "George Goes All In"
2016–2017 Regular Show Earl, Joel, Game (voices) 4 episodes
2018 Jane the Virgin Dr. Park Episode: "Chapter Seventy-Eight"
2018 The Affair Chen Episode: "Episode #4.5"
2018 Speechless Man Episode: "L-O-N-- LONDON: Part 1"
2018 Legendary Place Baba Lee (voice) Pilot
2019 Weird City Doctor Lance Episode: "Go to College"
2019 Lethal Weapon The Florist Episode: "A Game of Chicken"
2019 Good Trouble Jian Episode: "Vitamin C"
2019 Big Little Lies Kevin Episode: "Kill Me"
2020 Medical Police Lead Detective Episode: "Everybody Panic!"
2020 Bulge Bracket Bolo Series regular
2021 Hit-Monkey Police Captain, The Real Rooster, News Anchor, EMT 2, Talking Head 2, Warden, Baldy, Gambling Yakuza Boss, Guard (voices) 7 episodes
2022 Pam & Tommy 1st AD on Baywatch set, VH1 Behind the Music voice 2 episodes
2022 Curious George Bellhop #1 (voice) Episode: "Hawai'i"
2023 Welcome to Chippendales Prison Guard #2 Episode: "Switzerland"
2022-2023 Uncle from Another World Ojisan (English voice) Series regular
2023 American Auto Eric Episode: "Hack"
2023-present Futurama Leo Wong, Scoop Chang Replaced Billy West and Maurice LaMarche

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 New Legends Sun Soo, Flyer, Prison Guard #1
2011 League of Legends Lee Sin
2012 Sleeping Dogs Tran
2012 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Mudmug
2012 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Shaojie Zhang
2013 Aliens: Colonial Marines Weyland Yutani
2013 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Additional Voices
2013 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Splinter
2014 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
2015 Evolve Additional Voices
2016 XCOM 2 U.S. Soldier
2016 Overwatch Zenyatta
2018 Paladins Zhin
2018 Metal Gear Survive Dan
2018 Far Cry 5 Lost on Mars DLC
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 The Local Pedestrian Population
2020 Ghost of Tsushima Harunobu Adachi, Yamato, Goro
2020 Wasteland 3 Marshal Darius Kwon
2020 Yakuza: Like a Dragon Additional voices [35]
2022 Ghostwire: Tokyo Hannya, Man C [36]
2022 Overwatch 2 Zenyatta

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Maram, Cindy. "Dig In Magazine Interview with Asian American Actor & Filmmaker, Feodor Chin". Diginmag.com. Archived from the original on September 30, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  2. ^ "Scrambled the movie". IMDb. Retrieved May 17, 2023.
  3. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (January 11, 2023). "SXSW Lineup Includes 'Dungeons & Dragons' On Opening Night, 'Evil Dead Rise', Eva Longoria's 'Flamin' Hot', A24's 'Problemista' & More". deadline.com. Retrieved May 17, 2023.
  4. ^ "7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival Audience Choice Awards". HollyShorts. August 24, 2011. Archived from the original on November 9, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  5. ^ a b "Channel APA, Chinatown Squad trailer". Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved September 5, 2012.
  6. ^ "Chinatown Squad Spec Trailer".
  7. ^ a b Toka, Tony. "Chinatown Squad - Behind The Scenes".
  8. ^ "Visual Communications, LAAPFF Festival Award Winners".
  9. ^ "Award Winners | Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival". Asianfilmfestla.org. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  10. ^ "Feodor Chin, UCB Comedy, User Profile".
  11. ^ a b c d "3G Management, Feodor Chin".
  12. ^ "VAM 178 | Interview with Feodor Chin, Part 1". Voice Acting Mastery with Crispin Freeman. Apple Podcasts. Retrieved May 17, 2023.
  13. ^ Carter, Justin. "Here Are the Voice Actors of Overwatch". Twinfinite.
  14. ^ "All Overwatch 2 hero voice actors: Lifeweaver, D.Va, Mercy, Reinhardt, Kiriko & more".
  15. ^ "Feodor Chin Twitter Announcement". Twitter. Retrieved May 18, 2023.
  16. ^ "Ghost of Tsushima Out Now". FeodorChin.com. July 18, 2020.
  17. ^ "Feodor Chin, ioWest Performers".
  18. ^ "Futurama Season 11 Confirms New Leo Wong Voice Actor". ComicBook.com. Retrieved August 1, 2023.
  19. ^ "Reviews of books narrated by Feodor Chin". AudioFile. Retrieved May 17, 2023.
  20. ^ "Audiobooks narrated by Feodor Chin". Audible. Retrieved May 17, 2023.
  21. ^ "Audiobook Reviews, Buddhaland Brooklyn, Richard C. Morais, Read by Feodor Chin".
  22. ^ "Books Read by Feodor Chin". Booksontape.com. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  23. ^ a b "Colony Theatre Artist Feodor Chin". Colonytheatre.org. April 1, 2005. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  24. ^ "A Noise Within, Macbeth". Archived from the original on June 26, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  25. ^ "Frances Baum Nicholson, Witches Rule the Dark in A Noise Within's "MacBeth"". stagestruckreview.com. March 18, 2014.
  26. ^ Pizzolorusso, Patrick (March 19, 2017). "John Pollono's Rules of Seconds World Premieres in Los Angeles".
  27. ^ "The Matrix Theatre Company: 'All My Sons' Review". Asians on Film. Archived from the original on March 3, 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012.
  28. ^ Bonadonna, Mia (July 18, 2012). "Uranium Madhouse Explores Brainwashing & Identity in 'A Man's a Man' at Atwater Village". LAist. Archived from the original on March 10, 2014. Retrieved July 25, 2012.
  29. ^ "Artists at Play: The Cast of Cowboy versus Samurai".
  30. ^ a b Leigh, Steven (May 18, 2009). "Stage Raw: Ten to Life - Los Angeles Art - Style Council". Blogs.laweekly.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  31. ^ "Photo Flash: First Look at LADY WINDERMEre's FAN at UCLA's William Andrews Clark Memorial Library".
  32. ^ "LA Stage Times, A Night at the Tar Pits Museum with Chalk Rep". September 4, 2012.
  33. ^ "Feodor Chin - AboutTheArtists theatre profile". Abouttheartists.com. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  34. ^ "Review: 'Three Sisters' at Masonic Lodge of Hollywood Forever Cemetery - latimes.com". Latimesblogs.latimes.com. February 5, 2009. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  35. ^ Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Sega. Scene: Ending credits, 0:41.
  36. ^ Tango Gameworks. Ghostwire: Tokyo. Bethesda Softworks. Scene: Ending credits, 7:37 in, ENGLISH CAST.