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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Cute Asian Guys

These actors and musicians that are somewhat unknown to some and well known to others.

Jang Don-gun
Major Hottie!!!!
DOB: March 7, 1972
Where: Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Early Life
-Attended National University of Arts, dropping out before earning a degree
-Entered entertainment through a talent contest in 1992. His most well known role is that of Yang in The Warrior's Way

James Iha
Birth name: James Yoshinobu Iha
DOB: March 26, 1968
Where: Chicago, Illinois
Genres: Alternative rock
Occupation: Musician(guitarist, producer, writer, singer)
Instrument: Guitar, vocals
Associated Acts: The Smashing Pumpkins, Starchildren, A Perfect Circle, Vanessa and the O's, Tinted Windows
-Guitarist and co-founder of alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins.
-Co-owns Scratchie Records with Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne
-Majored in graphic design at Loyola University Chicago before dropping out to dedicate himself to The Smashing Pumpkins
-He is a seond generation Japanese-American and can only speak a little Japanese.
-Lived in New York since 2000

Aaron Yoo
DOB; May 12, 1979
Where: East Brunswick Township, New Jersey
Years Active: 2000-present
Occupation: Actor
Personal Life
-Born to Korean parents
-Has an older sister
-He played cello for the East Brunswick High School orchestra and ran track

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Daniel Dae Kim
DOB: August 4, 1968
Where: Busan, South Korea
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 1991-present
-Best known for the role of Jin-Soo Kwon on Lost, and Det. Chin Ho Kelly on Hawaii Five-O
-Graduate of Freedom High School in Bethelehem, Pennsylvania, and Haverford College in Haverford Township, Pennsylvania
-In 2005, he was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive
-In February 2010, he was cast as Det. Chin Ho Kelly on the remake of Hawaii Five-O
-On October 25, 2007, he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was released after posting $500 bail and had to perform 72 hours of community service.

John Cho
Birth name: John Yohan Cho
DOB: June 16, 1972
Where: Seoul, South Korea
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 1997-present
Spouse: Kerri Higuchi(2006-present)
Early Life
-Born in Seoul, raised in Los Angeles
-Father was a minister in Church of Christ.
-Graduated from Herbert Hoover high School in Glendale, Calif. in 1990. Then attended University of California, Berkley graduating in 1996 with a BA degree in English.
-Began his career as a model for Korean magazines
-In 2006 and 2009, was chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive
-In 2009, he played the role of Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek, a role that originally belonged to George Takei.

Masi Oka
Birth name: Masayori Oka
DOB: December 27, 1974
Where: Tokyo, Japan
Occupation: Actor/Digital effects artist
Years active: 1998-present
-Digital effects artist, Japanese-born, American actor
-Most known as Hiro Nakamura on Heroes
-Currently lives in LA
-Parents divorced when he was a month old, raised in a single parent household and never met his father.
-He was 6 years old when he and his mother moved to LA from Japan.
-His IQ was said to be 180
-In 2006, Oka was cast for the show Heroes. He translates his character's lines from English to Japanese
-He is fluent in Japanese, Spanish, English
-His interests/activities include kendo, where he carries the rank of shodan, plays video games, watching/writing romantic comedies, playing piano, beatboxing, singing, collecting manga

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