Roger Fan, January 2007
August 11, 1972 |
|Occupation||Actor for films, theatre, and television|
|Awards||Distinguished Moviemaker Mentor Award (2007 Sundance Film Festival) |
Roger Fan (born August 11, 1972) is an American actor of film, theatre and episodic television best known for his collaborations with Justin Lin and his appearances in the films Annapolis, Finishing the Game and Better Luck Tomorrow.
Fan, a Taiwanese American, was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Southern California, growing up in Upland, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. He graduated from the Webb Schools of California and also graduated with a degree in economics from Brown University. He initially worked on Wall Street and in San Francisco as a financial consultant, but spent his off time acting in theatre.
Fan is likely most known for his role as Daric Loo in Justin Lin's seminal Asian American film, Better Luck Tomorrow (2002). He also appeared as Bruce Lee's rival "Breeze Loo" in Lin's Finishing the Game (2007). Fan has also appeared in Lin's Annapolis as Loo, and in Lin's Fast & Furious as an FBI Agent.
Fan has also appeared in the films Drillbit Taylor (2008) (as Bodyguard with Knives), Jessica Yu's Ping Pong Playa (2007) (as Michael Wang, the brother of Jimmy Tsai's character), Corky Romano (2001) (as Agent Bob Cox), Gene Rhee's The Trouble with Romance (2007) (as Jimmy) and Rush Hour (as Soo Yung's bodyguard).
Fan has also appeared on the TV shows Arli$$ (as Comet), Party of Five, NewsRadio (as Orderly), Martial Law (as Johnny Lao), Frasier (as Waiter), Bull (as Woo), ER, Karaoke Nights (as Irving), American Dad!, and the web series Easy to Assemble.
- The King of Fighters (2010)
- Fast & Furious (2009)...FBI Agent #3
- Drillbit Taylor (2008)...Bodyguard with Knives
- Ping Pong Playa (2007)...Michael Wang
- The Trouble With Romance (2007) (post-production)...Jimmy
- Finishing the Game (2007)...Breeze Loo
- Annapolis (2006)...Loo
- D.E.B.S. (2004)...News Anchor #1
- Stuck On You (2003)...Executive #1
- Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)...Daric Loo
- Corky Romano (2001)...Agent Bob Cox
- Backyard Dogs (2000)...Rick
- Rush Hour (1998)...Soo Yung's Bodyguard
- Roger Fan BLOG
- ROGER FAN - Official MySpace Site
- Roger Fan at the Internet Movie Database
- TWITCH FILM Review
- Interview with Roger Fan
- Roger Fan Enrolls In "Annapolis"
- Roger Fan - Loving Every Minute Of It!
Media related to Roger Fan at Wikimedia Commons