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Thursday, January 26, 2012

John Cho

John Cho

Name: John Yohan Cho
DOB: June 16, 1972
Where: Seoul, South Korea
Years Active: 1997-present
Occupation: Actor
Spouse: Kerri Higuchi(m. 2006)


-Best known for roles such as the American Pie movies, Harold & Kumar movies
-Most recently starred in Star Trek, playing Hikaru Sulu
-In 2009, starred on the TV drama FlashForward, as FBI agent Demitri Noh

Early Life
-Born in Seoul, South Korea
-Raised in Los Angeles, where his family settled in 1978.
-Father was a minister in Church of Christ, was originally from North Korea
-Graduated from Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, California in 1991
-Attended University of California at Berkley, graduating in 1996 with a BA degree in English and taught English at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood, California

-Began his career as a print model for Korean magazines
-Moved to LA after graduating Berkley and worked with Asian American theatre company East West Players
-Landed a small role in 1999 movie American Pie.

-Most successful role? The Harold & Kumar movies
-In 2002, he starred in Better Luck Tomorrrow, which focused on the lives of a group of Asian Americans living in Southern California who are smart, but not socially inclined and as a result, engage in violent, criminal behavior. In 2006 and 2009, was voted People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive

-In 2009-2010, he starred as FBI agent Demitri Noh on FlashForward.
-In April 2008, him and wife Kerri Higuchi announced they are expecting their first child, a boy
-Immigrated to LA in 1978 when he was just 6


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