Lanny Joon

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Lanny Joon
Born Cincinnati
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007-present

Lanny Joon is a Korean-American actor, known for his roles on Lost as Dr. Bae, and as a Vice Cop in the feature film Takers, Agent Cole in Black Gold, as well as Saeng in Michael Kang's West 32nd alongside John Cho, Grace Park, and Jun-seong Kim.[1] He also played the role of JD in Edgar Wright's film Baby Driver, opposite Jamie Foxx and Ansel Elgort.

Joon also stars as the protagonist "John" in Daniel DPD Park's "Ktown Cowboys," which won Best Feature Film at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.[2][3] He has also appeared in TV shows such as Castle (as Philip Lee), The Big Bang Theory (as Officer Shin), Wizards of Waverly Place (as Sensei), in J.J. Abrams' Undercovers (as a French Translator), The Forgotten (as an Asian Cop), Numb3rs (as Danny Pang), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Jin Ming/Mr. Pan), Mind Games ( as Paul Wang episode 5 cauliflower Man), Crisis (as FBI Agent episode 9: You do not know war) and more.[4]

Joon is a graduate of New York University (NYU), where he majored in Broadcast Journalism and Theater.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 West 32nd Saeng
2009 Boom Director Short
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Paramedic
The Letter Adam Short
2010 Takers Vice Cop
Bathroom Battle Royale Luke Short
2011 The Charles Kim Show Danny - David Short
Black Gold Agent Cole
Two for Hollywood Man at the Bar Short
2012 Black November Agent Cole
2014 Lucky Bastard Nico
2017 Baby Driver JD
TBA About Abigail Patrick


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Lost Dr. Bae Episode: "Ji Yeon"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jin Ming / Mr. Pan Episode: "Say Uncle"
2009 Numbers Colin Ping Episode: "Trouble in Chinatown"
2010 The Forgotten Asian Cop Episode: "Living Doe"
Ktown Cowboys John
Undercovers French Translator Episode: "Not Without My Daughter"
2010-2015 Hollywood Wasteland Roy Jones Recurring
2011 Wizards of Waverly Place Sensei Episode: "Daddy's Little Girl"
The Big Bang Theory Officer Shin Episode: "The Zarnecki Incursion"
Castle Philip Lee Episode: "Kick the Ballistics"
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Ryan Cheng Episode: "The Livelong Day"
2014 Recorded Lives Derek Guest
2016 Lucifer Yellow Viper Episode: "Sweet Kicks"
2017 NCIS Edward Jin Tao Episode: "Willoughby"


  1. ^ Scott Eriksson, Asians on Film, Lanny Joon Interview: His Career and Upcoming Projects,
  2. ^ Award Winners, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival,
  3. ^ KTown Cowboys, The Cast,
  4. ^ Lanny Joon, IMDb,
  5. ^ Lisa Lee, Film Festival Gossip,

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