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John Cho

Actor / Musician / Teacher | * 06/16/1972 (49) | Seoul (South Korea)
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John Cho (born Cho Yo-Han; June 16, 1972) is an American actor known for his roles as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films, and Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek reboot film series. Early in his career, Cho also starred in the Asian American–centered films Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), Shopping for Fangs (1997), and Yellow (1998). In 2017, he received critical acclaim for his performance in the hit indie film Columbus. In 2018, he starred in the thriller film Searching, making him the first Asian American actor in history to headline a mainstream thriller film in Hollywood. He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his performance in Searching. He also made history in American television in the 21st century as ... ()
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John Cho is a Korean American actor best known as playing Harold in the Harold and Kumar film series, as well as playing helmsman Hikaru Sulu in 2009's Star Trek.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Science Fiction

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Movies with John Cho as Actor(62)

as Long (voice)2021 Wish Dragon
as Peter Spencer2020 The Grudge
as Father (voice)2020 Over the Moon
as himself2019 Love, Antosha
as Peter2018 The Oath
as David Kim2018 Searching
as Kamal2018 Caller ID: Entity
as Detective Edward Ahn2017 Gemini
as Jin2017 Columbus
as Sulu2016 Star Trek Beyond
as Brian Bender2016 Get a Job
as himself2016 Quantum Is Calling
as Chau2015 Grandma
as EJ2015 Zipper
as Roger Whitacre2014 That Burning Feeling
as himself2014 To Be Takei
as Hikaru Sulu2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
as Daniel Casey2013 Identity Thief
as himself2012 Get a Life!
as MILF Guy #22012 American Reunion
as McClane2012 Total Recall
as Narrator2010 Backwash
as Hikaru Sulu2009 Star Trek
as John Kim2007 West 32nd
as Mikey2007 Smiley Face
as Banker2007 The Air I Breathe
as Ittles2006 American Dreamz
as Larry Finkelstein2004 See This Movie
as Petey2004 In Good Company
as John2003 American Wedding
as DBA Emissary2002 Solaris
as Dustin Wong2002 Big Fat Liar
as Steve Choe2002 Better Luck Tomorrow
as Mr. Hugo2001 Delivering Milo
as Fengmo Wu2001 Pavilion of Women
as Phil Quon2001 Down to Earth
as Student2001 Evolution
as John2001 American Pie 2
as John1999 American Pie
as Nightclub Cleaner1999 Bowfinger
as Sale House Man #11999 American Beauty
as Jerry Chang1998 The Tiger Woods Story
1998 Yellow
as Clarance1997 Shopping for Fangs

TV Shows/Series with John Cho as Actor(34)

as Spike Spiegel2021 Cowboy Bebop
as Inigo Montoya2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride
as Raff Hanks2019 The Twilight Zone
as Andrew Kim2016 The Exorcist
as Male Improviser (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Henry Higgs2014 Selfie
as Andy Dunn2013 Sleepy Hollow
as Andy Brooks2013 Sleepy Hollow
as Steven2012 Go On
as Daniel Grant2011 New Girl
as Demetri Noh2009 FlashForward
as Ivan Throckmorton2007 The Singles Table
as Kenny2006 Ugly Betty
2006 30 Rock
as Teddy Wong2005 Kitchen Confidential
as Jeff Coatsworth2005 How I Met Your Mother
as Harvey Park2004 House
as Chau Presley2001 Off Centre
as Navigator (voice)2000 Static Shock
as Tantrum / Thomas Kim (voice)2000 Static Shock
as Flower Delivery Guy1998 V.I.P.
as Mark Chao1998 Charmed
as Larry1996 Boston Common
1995 MADtv

Movies with John Cho as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Tigertail

Additional Information

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Full Name: John Cho
Born: Friday, 06/16 1972 (June) in Seoul (South Korea) (current age: 49 years + 164 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of California, Berkeley, Herbert Hoover High School
Other names for John Cho (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Yohan Cho"
"존 조"
"조요한"
"Cho Yo-han"
"Джон Чо"
"Τζον Τσο"
"존 요한 조"
John Cho frequently works together with these people:
Patton Oswalt (19x, Actor)
Paul Weitz (15x, Crew)
Chris Weitz (12x, Crew)
Justin Lin (10x, Crew)
Fred Savage (10x, Actor)
Hayden Schlossberg (10x, Crew)
Jon Hurwitz (10x, Crew)
Adam Herz (10x, Crew)
Seth MacFarlane (9x, Actor)
Paget Brewster (9x, Actress)
Tom Kenny (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1721, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/25/2021