Tim Dang

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Timothy "Teflon" Dang
Hawaii, United States
Years active1986-present

Timothy Dang is an American actor and theatre director originally from Hawaii of Asian origin. He served as the artistic director at the Asian American theatre company, East West Players (EWP), in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California until 2016. He graduated in 1980 with a bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre from the University of Southern California.


Dang has been affiliated with EWP since 1980, as actor and director. He became Artistic Director in 1993, succeeding Nobu McCarthy, guiding the company's transition from a small theatre company producing Equity 99-seat shows, to a mid-sized company in a 240-seat house in 1995. As a director, he has mounted productions at Singapore Repertory Theatre, Asian American Theater Company in San Francisco, Mark Taper Forum New Works Festival, Celebration Theatre, West Coast Ensemble, and the Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, Alaska. He has won numerous awards for directing and performing, including two Ovation Awards. He has served on the board of LA Stage Alliance.[1]

In 2019, Dang was awarded the Visionary Award at EWP's annual gala for his contributions toward furthering API visibility in the industry.[2]


Selected filmography
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Avatar The Last Airbender (TV series) Yon Rha in episode The Southern Raiders (voice)
2004 GoldenEye: Rogue Agent Voice of Triad Informant Video game
2003 Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman Kevin Feature film, credited as Tim Dang
2001-2004 Jackie Chan Adventures Chang / Young Chang / Kuniko Kasahara voice only, 5 episodes
1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV series) Various characters voice only. as Tim Dang
The Blues Brothers Animated Series voice of Fun Cartoon series
Blade Runner Voice of Izo Video game, credited as Tim Dang
1994 Deadly Target Choy Feature film
Brooklyn Bridge (TV series) Donald Lee in episode War of the Worlds
1990 Hunter Tun Roh in episode "A Snitch'll Break Your Heart"
1989 Listen to Me Bobby Chin Feature film
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation Tactical Officer "Main Bridge Security" Episode: Encounter at Farpoint
1986 Night Court Prince Maurice in episode "Prince of a Guy"


  1. ^ Tim Dang's 15th Anniversary at EWP on PinoyWired.com
  2. ^ Wood, Ximón. "East West Players' 53rd Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction". East West Players. Retrieved 2019-07-11.

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