Kenneth Choi

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Kenneth Choi
Born (1971-10-20) October 20, 1971 (age 44)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Other names Ken Choi
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present

Kenneth "Ken" Choi (born October 20, 1971) is an American actor.[1] He is best known for playing the character Henry Lin on the television series Sons of Anarchy. He is also known for his roles such as Jim Morita in the film Captain America: The First Avenger and Chester Ming in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street.[2]

Early life[edit]

Choi was born in Chicago, Illinois, of Korean descent. He originally studied to be an accountant and majored in this at Purdue University, but later gave this up to become an actor.[citation needed]


He has appeared in a number of films and television series since 1998.[citation needed]


Choi has appeared in the films The Wolf of Wall Street (as Chester Ming),[2] Captain America: The First Avenger (as Jim Morita), Red Dawn (as Smith), Street Kings (as Boss Kim), War (film) (as Takada), Baby (as Mike), Walk The Talk (as Dave), The Heart Specialist (as Mitchell Kwan), Undoing (as Danny), Only the Brave (as Private Dave "Bullseye" Fukushima), Harsh Times (as Fujimoto), The Terminal (as CBP Officer), Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision (as Professor Josh Chan), Woman on Fire (as the Janitor), Beyond the Pale (as Douglas), Koreatown (as Sil the Well Dressed Drug Dealer), Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (as Ambassador Li Sung Park), and Deep Core (as Wayne Lung).[citation needed]


On TV, Choi has most notably played Henry Lin in Sons of Anarchy and Captain Ed Rollins on the NBC TV series Ironside. He has also appeared on the TV series Longmire (as Dr. Bloomfield), the YouTube webseries Dr0ne (as Jay), The Newsroom (as Dr. Lee), Last Man Standing (as Dr. Wong), Funny or Die Presents, Hawthorne (Dr. Paul Hyun), Glee (as Dr. Wu), Burning Hollywood (as Louie), Heroes (as Sam Douglas), Without A Trace (as Agent Philip Shen), Crash (as Mikey Han), Samurai Girl (as Sato), 24) (as Cheng's Operative), Lincoln Heights (as Anthony Moon), Shark (as Kirk Bagley), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Jason Tua), Las Vegas (as Duncan Sabusawa), House M.D. (as Dr. Lim), Dragnet (TV series) (as C.I. Burrell), According to Jim (as the Lab Technician), Becker (as Kim Nam Kyu), Crossing Jordan (as Garma), Presidio Med (as Dennis), The King of Queens (as Todd Ling), Reba (as Officer Aoki), Dead Last (as Syd the Junkie), The Brothers Garcia (as Alec Lind), The Division (as Louis Tang), Kristin (as Smoove), V.I.P. (as Desmond Kusari), Roswell (as Ken), Arli$$ as Tommy Takega, The Huntress (as Douglas Ho), The West Wing (as the first Secret Service Agent), and Martial Law (as the Biohazard Driver).[citation needed]

Video games and voicework[edit]

Choi has also provided his voice as Jim Morita for the videogame, Captain America: Super Soldier, as well as provided voicework for the game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.[citation needed]

Selected Filmography[edit]


Year Film Role Notes
2000 Deep Core Wayne Lung
2001 Beyond the Pale Douglas
2002 Woman on Fire Janitor
2003 Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision Professor Josh Chan Straight-to-DVD
2004 The Terminal CBP Officer
2005 The Road to Canyon Lake Pong
2005 Harsh Times Fujimoto
2006 Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil South Korean Ambassador Li Sung Park Straight-to-DVD
2006 Undoing Danny
2006 The Heart Specialist Mitchell Kwan
2006 Only the Brave Dave Fukushima
2007 Walk the Talk Dave
2007 War Takada
2007 Koreatown Sil the Well Dressed Drug Dealer
2008 Street Kings Boss Kim
2008 Baby Mike
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger James "Jim" Morita
2012 Red Dawn Smith
2012 Dr0ne Jay YouTube film
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Chester Ming
2016 The Whole Truth
2016 Stephanie Filming


Year Show Role Notes
1998 Halloweentown Hip-sales-creature TV film
1999 Martial Law Todd 1 episode
2000 The West Wing Secret Service Agent #1 1 episode
2000 The Huntress Douglas Ho 1 episode
2000 Arli$$ Tommy Takega 1 episode
2000 V.I.P. Desmond Kusari 1 episode
2000 Roswell Ken 1 episode
2001 The Division Louis Tang 1 episode
2001 The Brothers García Alec Lind 1 episode
2001 Kristin Smoove 1 episode
2001 Dead Last Syd the Junkie 1 episode
2002 Reba Officer Aoki 1 episode
2002 The King of Queens Todd Ling 1 episode
2003 Presidio Med Dennis 2 episodes
2003 Crossing Jordan Garma 1 episode
2003 Becker Nam 1 episode
2003-04 Dragnet C.I. Burrell 2 episodes
2004 According to Jim Lab Technician 1 episode
2004-05 House Dr. Lim 2 episodes
2005 Las Vegas Duncan Sabusawa 1 episode
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jason Tua 1 episode
2007 Shark Kirk Bagley 1 episode
2007 Lincoln Heights Anthony Moon 1 episode
2007 24 Cheng's Operative 4 episodes
2008 Samurai Girl Sato TV miniseries
2008-09 Crash Mikey Han 3 episodes
2008-10, 2014 Sons of Anarchy Henry Lin 9 episodes
2009 Without a Trace Agent Philip Shen 1 episode
2009 Heroes Sam Douglas 1 episode
2009 Glee Dr. Wu 2 episodes
2010 Hawthorne Paul Hyun 3 episodes
2013 Ironside Captain Ed Rollins recurring
2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. James "Jim" Morita 1 episode
2015 Allegiance Sam Luttrell Series regular
2015 American Crime Story Judge Lance Ito Miniseries

Video games[edit]

Year Film Role
2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Gangster
2011 Captain America: Super Soldier Jim Morita


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