Ken Leung Biography

Birthday: 1970-01-21
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: 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 as a University Scholar and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne Jackson at HB Studio. He emerged from Manhattan's downtown theater community in the 1990s. He flourished in non-traditional productions that included Jeff Weiss' Hot Keys; Terrence McNally's passion play Corpus Christi; and as Buckingham opposite Austin Pendleton's Richard III. His early career is defined by the relationships he established with theater groups like Ma-Yi, New Perspectives, and STAR, a traveling troupe of actors-educators based in Mount Sinai Hospital. In 2002, he made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. Leung has gone on to establish himself in mainstream features including two films with Spike Lee and four with Brett Ratner. He played Carter Chong in the final season of The Sopranos and plays Miles Straume on ABC's Lost.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Strip Search 2004 Drama
Sucker Free Lincoln Ma 2011
Zero Hour Father Reggie 2013 Sport
Zero Hour (2013) Father Reggie 2013
Lost & Found (2013) Miles Straume 2013 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Pictures of Baby Jane Doe Shopkeeper 1995 Drama, Romance
Welcome to the Dollhouse Barry 1996 0
Rush Hour Sang 1998 Game Show, 0, 0
Keeping the Faith Don 2000 Comedy, Drama, Romance
A.I. Artificial Intelligence Syatyoo-Sama 2001 0, 0
Face Willie 2002 Drama
Red Dragon Lloyd Bowman 2002 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Saw Detective Steven Sing 2004 Comedy, Reality Tv
Strip Search 2004 0
Year of the Fish 2006
Shanghai Kiss Liam Liu 2007
Sucker Free City 2009 Crime, Drama