In addition to receiving three SAG Award cast nominations, Lee's performance won him the 2007 and 2008 Asian Excellence Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Television and the KoreAm Achievement in Entertainment Award in 2007.
Lee has a solid background in theatre and has several independent features to his credit, including the '08 ensemble comedy Shades of Ray. He has guest starred in a number of TV shows, including Dave's World, Son of the Beach, Lucky and Andy Richter Controls the Universe, and has appeared in numerous commercials.
Born in Warren, Ohio, Lee has been a Southern California resident since age nine. He studied music and theatre at Oberlin, where he received his BA, and returned to Southern California to pursue his career as an actor.
Early in his career Lee took jobs in retail and worked at a coffee house by day while acting in local theatre at night. While co-starring in such productions as the controversial AIDS polemic, Queen of Angels, the revival of Charles Ludlam's Camille and Letters to a Student Revolutionary at East/West Players, Lee discovered how art can make lasting statements and generate debate about important issues. This experience shaped his passion for significant and controversial work.
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|Birthday||January 7, 1969 (50)|
|Birthplace||Warren, Ohio, USA|
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