TV Actor of the Day: TIM KANG

TIM KANG

What he’s in: The Mentalist which airs Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS.

His Character: Agent Kendall Cho

Why we like him: Tim Kang is finally getting some real face time in his new part in The Mentalist. We feel that he has great poise in his delivery and that, given the right script, can do wonders on the screen.

Biography:
Born the 16 March 1973, San Francisco, California, Tim Kang graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Science and received an M.F.A. from the A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University.

He has worked in several movies and TV series including:

# Mr. Sadman (2008) (post-production) …. Agent Wang

# “The Mentalist” …. Kendall Cho / … (6 episodes, 2008)
– Ladies in Red (2008) TV episode …. Kendall Cho
– Red Tide (2008) TV episode …. Kendall Cho
– Red Hair and Silver Tape (2008) TV episode …. Kendall Cho
– Pilot (2008) TV episode …. Kendall Cho
– Redwood (2008) TV episode …. Kendall Cho
(1 more)
# Rambo (2008) …. En-Joo
… aka John Rambo (Germany) (USA: working title)
… aka Rambo 4 (India: English title) (Singapore: English title)
… aka Rambo 4: John Rambo (Singapore: English title)
# “The Unit” …. Chaplain / … (2 episodes, 2007)
– Gone Missing (2007) TV episode …. Chaplain Lantz
– Play 16 (2007) TV episode …. Chaplain
# “The Office” …. Koh (1 episode, 2007)
… aka The Office: US Version (Australia)
– Local Ad (2007) TV episode …. Koh
# “Monk” …. Mr. Brenneman (1 episode, 2007)
– Mr. Monk Is Up All Night (2007) TV episode …. Mr. Brenneman
# “Ghost Whisperer” …. Warren Chen (Burning Ghost) (1 episode, 2006)
– The Night We Met (2006) TV episode …. Warren Chen (Burning Ghost)
# “Chappelle’s Show” …. Car Wash Manager / … (2 episodes, 2006)
… aka Chappelle’s Show: The Lost Episodes (USA: third season title)
– Episode #3.3 (2006) TV episode (uncredited) …. Mummy’s Probation Officer
– Episode #3.1 (2006) TV episode (uncredited) …. Car Wash Manager
# What Remains (2006) …. Ender
# Spectropia (2006) …. Client
# “Law & Order: Trial by Jury” …. Dr. Liam Kelly (1 episode, 2005)
– Baby Boom (2005) TV episode …. Dr. Liam Kelly
# The Forgotten (2004) …. Agent Alec Wong
… aka Stranger (Philippines: English title: review title)
# “Third Watch” …. Detective Kent “Yoshi” Yoshihara / … (5 episodes, 2004)
– More Monsters (2004) TV episode …. Detective Kent Yoshihara
– Monsters (2004) TV episode …. Detective Kent “Yoshi” Yoshihara
– Higher Calling (2004) TV episode …. Detective Kent “Yoshi” Yoshihara
– Spanking the Monkey (2004) TV episode …. Detective Kent “Yoshi” Yoshihara
– Family Ties: Part 2 (2004) TV episode …. Detective Kent “Yoshi” Yoshihara
# Flight Safety (2004)
# Justice (2003) …. Bodega Owner
# “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” …. Murakami (1 episode, 2003)
… aka Law & Order: CI (USA: promotional abbreviation)
– Legion (2003) TV episode …. Murakami
# Robot Stories (2003) …. Young John
# Two Weeks Notice (2002) …. Paul the Attorney
# “The Sopranos” …. Dr. Harrison Wong (1 episode, 2002)
– Whoever Did This (2002) TV episode …. Dr. Harrison Wong

(Source: Imdb)

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Tim Kang (1st on left)

Tim Kang (1st on left)

Tim Kang

Tim Kang

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