Simu Liu


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Simu is a Chinese-Canadian actor who won a Game Changer Award and People's Choice Award for his role as Shang-Chi in the Marvel movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). Before his leading role in a Marvel movie, he played Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience (2016). He is also a writer and producer. Immigrating from China at ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2016-2021)
Taken Faaron
(2017)
Blood and Water Paul Xie
(2015-2016)

Filmography

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 2025 Avengers: Secret Wars (announced)
Shang-Chi
  Atlas (filming)
 2021 Bright: Samurai Soul
Izo (voice)
 2021 Star Wars: Visions (TV Series)
Lah Zhima
- The Ninth Jedi (2021) ... Lah Zhima (English version, voice)
 2021 Corner Gas Animated (TV Series)
Gerald Mesmerizer
- The Fresh Prints Of Bell Heir (2021) ... Gerald Mesmerizer (voice)
 2016-2021 Kim's Convenience (TV Series)
Jung
- Friends and Family (2021) ... Jung
- Hugs & Prayers (2021) ... Jung
- Matchy Matchy (2021) ... Jung
- Who's Pranking Who? (2021) ... Jung
- Field of Schemes (2021) ... Jung
 2021 Women Is Losers
Gilbert
 2020 Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (TV Series)
Garbage Boy
- Grandma & Chill (2020) ... Garbage Boy
 2019 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Willie
- Under the Taipei Sun (2019) ... Willie
 2018 Asian Bachelorette 2 (Short)
Ben
 2018 Yappie (TV Mini Series)
Tom
- (re)Model Minority (2018) ... Tom
- Homeostasis (2018) ... Tom
- I'm a Bad Asian (2018) ... Tom
- What is a Yappie? (2018) ... Tom
 2018 An Awkward Girl Dates (TV Series)
The Hot Guy
- An Awkward Girl Dates... a Hot Guy (2018) ... The Hot Guy
 2018 The Expanse (TV Series)
Lt. Paolo Mayer / MCRN Lt.
- Dandelion Sky (2018) ... Lt. Paolo Mayer
- Intransigence (2018) ... MCRN Lt. (uncredited)
 2017 Bad Blood (TV Series)
Guy
- When You Got Nothin'... (2017) ... Guy
- Home is Where the Gun is (2017) ... Guy
 2017 Slasher (TV Series)
Luke
- Between Good and Evil (2017) ... Luke
- Six Feet Under (2017) ... Luke
 2017/I Fowl Play (Short)
Dubbz
 2017 Meeting Mommy (Short)
John
 2017 Dark Matter (TV Series)
Technician
- Nowhere to Go (2017) ... Technician
 2017 Orphan Black (TV Series)
Mr. Mitchell
- Clutch of Greed (2017) ... Mr. Mitchell
 2017 Taken (TV Series)
Faaron
- I Surrender (2017) ... Faaron
- Gone (2017) ... Faaron
- Leah (2017) ... Faaron
- Solo (2017) ... Faaron
- Hail Mary (2017) ... Faaron
 2015 Blood and Water (TV Series)
Paul Xie
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Paul Xie
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... Paul Xie
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Paul Xie
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Paul Xie
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Paul Xie
 2015 Antisocial 2
Male Nurse
 2015 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
EMT #1
- Both Sides Now (2015) ... EMT #1
 2015 Crimson Defender vs. The Slightly Racist Family (Short)
Damien / Crimson Defender
 2015 Make It Pop (TV Series)
Randy
- Rumors & Roommates (2015) ... Randy
 2015 Air Crash Investigation (TV Series documentary)
Narita Air Traffic Controller
- The Final Push (2015) ... Narita Air Traffic Controller
 2014 Fall Out Boy: Centuries (Music Video short)
Pete Wentz: Gladiator
 2014 The Akira Project (Short)
Lt. Yamada
 2014 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Bartender
- Secret Services (2014) ... Bartender
 2014 Out with Dad (TV Series)
Waiter
- Vanessa's Pain (2014) ... Waiter (uncredited)
- Double-Date with Dad (2014) ... Waiter
 2013 Bike Cop: Begins
Yakusa Koto
 2013 Open Gym (Short)
Rob / Coach
 2013 Played (TV Series)
Gunman
- Made - Daniel (2013) ... Gunman
 2013 Kung Fu Cops
Mr. Ying
 2013 Raider Origins (Short)
Head Mercenary
 2013 Omega (TV Series)
Dustin
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... Dustin
- Episode #1.7 (2013) ... Dustin
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Dustin
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Dustin
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Dustin
 2013 Noiropolis (Short)
Buddy The Statue (voice)
 2012 Summer Child (Short)
Chase
 2012 Nikita (TV Series)
Desk Officer
- 3.0 (2012) ... Desk Officer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his memoir, "When We Were Dreamers".

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter

Alternate Names:

simuliu

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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My favorite memory of working with [tt=0000706] is that she loves to dance in between takes. She's honestly such a such a goofball in real life, I feel like she plays a lot of these really like kind of frigid intimidating characters. Just how fun she is and goofy and warm so I think that's definitely my favorite part of working with her and also how much she loves getting people together for ... See more »

Trivia:

Canadian actor.

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