Date of Birth : Aug 4th 1968
Korean-born American actor. Although he has appeared in numerous television shows, Kim is well known for playing Jin-Soo Kwon on the series Lost.
Prior to his casting as Jin in Lost, he was probably best known for numerous recurring roles in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. He has been seen in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as a treasury agent as well as Angel, 24, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Crusade, Charmed, The Shield, Seinfeld, NYPD Blue, and ER.
He recently starred in the A&E TV miniseries The Andromeda Strain.
His film credits include a small part in Spider-Man 2 as a scientist working in Doctor Octavius’ laboratory and Crash, the 2004 Best Picture Academy Award winner.
Kim was named one of People Magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive” in 2005. Kim is the voice of the character Johnny Gat in the Xbox 360 game Saints Row, which he reprised in the sequel Saints Row 2. He also provided his voice for 24: The Game in which he played his character from the show, Tom Baker. He also provided the voice for Metron in the final two episodes of Justice League Unlimited.
Kim has been cast as the King of Siam in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I (alongside Maria Friedman as Anna Leonowens) to be presented June 12-28, 2009 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.