October 20, 1971 |
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Kenneth "Ken" Choi (born October 20, 1971) is an American actor. 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.
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.
He has appeared in a number of films and television series since 1998.
Choi has appeared in the films The Wolf of Wall Street (as Chester Ming), 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).
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).
Video games and voicework
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.