Asian Actors in Network TV Pilots 2017-18by JohnJones2000 | created - 28 Apr 2017 | updated - 28 Apr 2017 | Public
Actress | House of Cards
Sandrine Holt made her feature film debut in Bruce Beresford's epic Black Robe (1991), which earned her a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has starred in such films as Rapa Nui (1994), Dance Me Outside (1994) and Pocahontas: The Legend (1995). In addition, she co-starred with ...
Sandrine Holt is set as the lead in ABC's THE CROSSING.
2. Justin Chon
Actor | Twilight
Justin Chon was born in Garden Grove, Orange County, California, and was raised in Irvine, California. He is the son of Kyung, a pianist, and Sang Chon, a former child actor. Justin is of Korean descent.
Justin Chon is a writer, director, and actor known for his '90s LA Riots drama Gook (2017), ...
Justin Chon is set to star in ABC's DECEPTION.
3. Irene Keng
Actress | The Curse of La Llorona
Irene Keng will star in ABC's THE GOOD DOCTOR
4. Mike Moh
Actor | Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
Mike grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was inspired by one of his heroes, Jackie Chan, while working as a stuntman in Hong Kong on the film "Robin-B-Hood" to pursue a career in acting. Mike relocated to Los Angeles and landed roles in numerous commercials, TV shows, and films like "Street Fighter:...
Mike Moh will star in Marvel and ABC's INHUMANS as Triton!
5. Ken Leung
Actor | The Sopranos
Ken Leung was raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side in New York City. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey. He attended NYU and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne ...
Ken Leung will star in Marvel and ABC's INHUMANS as Karnak!
Actress | Inhumans
Sonya Balmores will star in Marvel and ABC's INHUMANS!
7. Elaine Tan
Actress | Tully
Elaine was born in London, England. She attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School and performed in West End stage productions, including South Pacific and The King & I, Royal Variety Shows, film, television, radio and commercials. After leaving to attend a regular academic school, she continued ...
Elaine Tan will star in ABC's SALAMANDER!
8. Tim Kang
Actor | Rambo
Tim Kang will star in ABC's THE TRUSTEE!
9. Camille Chen
Actress | Game Night
Camille Chen was born on September 1, 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress and director, known for Game Night (2018), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) and The New Guy (2002). She has been married to Christian Anderson since March 4, 2017.
Camille Chen will star in ABC's LOSING IT!
10. Bobby Lee
Bobby Lee was born on September 17, 1972 in San Diego, California, USA as Robert Lee Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011), Paul (2011) and Pineapple Express (2008).
Bobby Lee will star in ABC's SPLITTING UP TOGETHER!
11. Amy Hill
Actress | 50 First Dates
Amy Hill's television and film credits number over 168. She is recurring on "Crazy Ex Girlfriend", "UnReal", "Preacher" and "MOM". She's a regular on Amazon Prime's "Just Add Magic" which is streaming the first, second and season 2 part 2. As a voice actor, she's been heard as recurring characters ...
Amy Hill will star in ABC's Untitled Single Dad Project.
12. Jeananne Goossen
Actress | The Walking Dead
Jeananne Goossen is a dual citizen of the US and Canada, raised in Toronto, New York and various cities in Japan.
Her mother, Tam Goossen, is from Hong Kong and became an activist and municipally elected official in education after immigrating to Toronto. Her father, Ted Goossen, from Manhattan, NY,...
Jeananne Goossen will star in CBS' THE GET!
13. Liza Lapira
Actress | 21
Liza Lapira will star in CBS' 9J, 9K, and 9L!
14. Brenda Song
Actress | The Social Network
Brenda Song was born in Carmichael, California. Her father is Hmong and her mother is Thai-American. Brenda, her parents, and her younger brothers Timmy and Nathan now live in a suburb of Los Angeles.
Brenda was named an All-American Scholar in ninth grade and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Brenda Song will star in CBS' REAL LIFE!
15. Jamie Chung
Actress | Big Hero 6
Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...
Jamie Chung will star in Marvel and ABC's Untitled X-Men Pilot as Blink!
16. Rodney To
Actor | Parks and Recreation
Rodney To will star in NBC's Redliners
17. Jessica Lu
Actress | Awkward.
Jessica Lu was born and raised in a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, to artistic parents who grew up in more practical times. Her parents are from South Korea, with her father being Chinese and Japanese, and her mother being Chinese. They speak English, Mandarin and Korean at home. Despite ...
Jessica Lu will star in NBC's REVERIE!
18. Nadia Gan
Actress | Mr. Robot
Nadia Gan will star in NBC's SHELTER!
19. Isabella Russo
Born in New Jersey, Isabella Russo spent most of her childhood on the road traveling the US/Canada with her father's work in Wicked the musical (1st national tour) from 2005-2015. At the age of 11, she was cast as "Summer Hathaway" in the Off-Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of ...
Isabella Russo is set as the lead of NBC's WHERE I'M FROM!
20. Kenneth Choi
Actor | The Wolf of Wall Street
Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Choi dreamed of becoming an actor. Against his family's wishes, Choi left college to pursue that dream. He literally ran away from home, cutting all ties with his family for 5 years to train and study before moving to Los Angeles. His dream became a reality as ...
Kenneth Choi will star in NBC's WHERE I'M FROM!
21. Mary Sohn
Actress | Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Mary Sohn will star in NBC's A.P. BIO!