Steve Park (comedian)

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Steve Park
Born March 14th 1952
United States
Occupation Comedian, actor, voice actor
Years active 1989-present
Spouse(s) Kelly Coffield Park (1991-present)

Steve Park is a Korean American actor. Originally a stand-up comedian, his best-known work includes being a cast member of In Living Color during the 1991–1992 season and the roles of Mike Yanagita in Fargo, Sonny in Do the Right Thing, and Detective Brian in Falling Down. During his run on In Living Color, he often portrayed Asian characters bringing dishonor and shame to his ancestors. He is married to another former cast member of In Living Color, Kelly Coffield Park.

After witnessing a racist incident while appearing in a guest role on the show Friends, he wrote a mission statement requesting that mainstream media portray Asian people in a more positive light.[1]

He played a secondary character, Mike Sorayama, in the Cartoon Network Adult Swim cartoon The Venture Bros. Park also had minor roles in critically acclaimed independent films, such as Rocket Science (2007) and two Coen Brothers movies, Fargo (1996) and A Serious Man (2009).


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