Cho is currently in production on J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Trek movie where he plays Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu. Star Trek is set for release in May 2009 through Paramount Pictures.
Cho has appeared in numerous films, including the Weitz Bros' American Dreamz, starring alongside Willem Dafoe and Hugh Grant, Margaret Cho's feature comedy, Better Luck Tomorrow, the American Pie series, Pavilion of Women, Steven Soderbergh's Solaris and 2000's Best Picture Oscar winner American Beauty. In addition to numerous guest roles on television, he was a series regular on the Weitz Bros' Off Centre for the WB and had a recurring role on last season's Kitchen Confidential for FOX.
Born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Los Angeles, California, Cho began acting while studying English literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He toured with his first show, an adaptation of the renowned memoir by Maxine Kingston, The Woman Warrior, across the country. Other stage roles include Laertes in Singapore Repertory Theater's production of Hamlet, and a variety of shows for East West Players. Cho resides in Los Angeles and is the lead singer for the band Left of Zed.
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John Cho Facts
|Birthday||June 16, 1972 (47)|
|Birthplace||Seoul, South Korea|
|Height||5' 10" (1m78) How tall is John Cho compared to you?|
|Star Trek Beyond|
|Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay|
|In Search of Balance|
|Star Trek Into Darkness|
|Wag The Dog|