Sung Kang

Sung Kang

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    • April 8th, 1972
Kang was born in Gainesville, Georgia, to South Korean immigrant parents and spent his adolescence in California. He attended the University of California, Riverside. While in college he chose acting over law school, a decision which was met with disappointment from his parents due to their concerns over the lack of Asians on American television and lack of job prospects. His first major role was in Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), in which he played Han Hue, an aloof gang member and the cousin of Virgil Hu (played by Jason Tobin). He was one of the stars in The Motel, in which he played Sam Kim. He played the recurring character Han Lue in The Fast and the Furious film franchise, appearing in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, and F9 as well as the short film Los Bandoleros. He also had a role in Jet Li's film War (2007), playing an FBI agent, and was featured in the movie Forbidden Warrior as Doran, a son of Genghis Khan. He had a small role in the action movie Live Free or Die Hard, and he appeared in Walter Hill's movie Bullet to the Head (2013) as Detective Taylor Kwon, opposite Sylvester Stallone. Kang has had several notable television roles, including the recurring role of the narcissistic President Gin Kew Yun Chun Yew Nee in the Korean drama parody "Tae Do (Attitudes and Feelings, Both Desirable and Sometimes Secretive)" alongside Bobby Lee on MADtv. He portrayed FBI Agent Tae Kim in the short-lived crime procedural Gang Related on FOX. Both roles required him to speak Korean, which he is conversant in. The character Tae Kim was written specifically for him by creator Chris Morgan, who had worked on the Fast & Furious film franchise.

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Acting (27 Credits)

2023Fast & Furious 10 as Han Seoul-Oh
2021F9: The Fast Saga as Han Lue
2021Raya and the Last Dragon as Dang Hai (voice)
2021Raya and the Last Dragon as Dang Hai (voice)
2021Raya and the Last Dragon as Dang Hai (voice)
2020We Can Be Heroes as Blinding Fast
2019Code 8 as Park
2017Party Boat as GregWatch Free
2016Code 8 as Alex Park
2016The Free World as Detective Shin
2015Pali Road as Mitch Kayne
2015Furious 7 as Han Lue (Archive Footage)
2014Gang Related as Tae Kim
2013Fast & Furious 6 as Han Lue
2012Bullet to the Head as Taylor Kwon
2011Fast Five as Han Lue
2009Ninja Assassin as Hollywood
2009Los Bandoleros as Han Lue
2009Fast & Furious as Han Lue
2007Finishing the Game as Cole Kim
2007War as Special Agent Goi
2007Live Free or Die Hard as Raj
2006The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift as Han Lue
2005Forbidden Warrior as Doran
2005The Motel as Sam
2002Better Luck Tomorrow as Han Lue
2001Pearl Harbor as Listener


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