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Brian Tee (born March 15, 1977) is an American actor. Tee was born in Okinawa, Japan of Japanese and Korean descent. At the age of two, he moved to Hacienda Heights, CA and was raised there ever since. He attended Glen A. Wilson High School and was ASB president and a star captain of the football team. While in high school, he worked at Blackjack Pizza. Blackjack Pizza was also frequented by another Hacienda Heights local, Fergie. He is most famous for his appearance as D.K. in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. He speaks Korean, Japanese and English. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, playing sports, and practicing martial arts. He also had a short part in Austin Powers Goldmember as a Japanese pedestrian ("Run! It's Goldzilla!"; "Still we should run like it is Godzilla!"). Brian can also be seen on an episode of Hollywood Squares presented by Tom Bogeron playing in 1999 against a woman named Heidi.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Brian Tee (born March 15, 1977) is an American actor. Tee was born in Okinawa, Japan of Japanese and Korean descent. At the age of two, he moved to Hacienda Heights, CA and was raised there ever since. He attended Glen A. Wilson High School and was ASB president and a star captain of the football team. While in high school, he worked at Blackjack Pizza. Blackjack Pizza was also frequented by another Hacienda Heights local, Fergie. He is most famous for his appearance as D.K. in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. He speaks Korean, Japanese and English. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, playing sports, and practicing martial arts. He also had a short part in Austin Powers Goldmember as a Japanese pedestrian ("Run! It's Goldzilla!"; "Still we should run like it is Godzilla!"). Brian can also be seen on an episode of Hollywood Squares presented by Tom Bogeron playing in 1999 against a woman named Heidi.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1977-03-15

Place of Birth Okinawa, Japan

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Also Known As

  • Jae-Bum Takata

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Roswell FM as Dwayne Archimedes
2017 The Beautiful Ones as Casper
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as Shredder
2015 Chicago Med (83 episodes) as Ethan Choi
2015 Jurassic World as Hamada
2014 One Christmas Eve as Dr. Chen
2014 No Tears for the Dead as Chaoz
2014 The Gabby Douglas Story as Liang Chow
2014 Chicago P.D. (1 episode) as Jesse Kong
2013 Wedding Palace
2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1 episode) as Toshiro Mori
2013 The Wolverine as Noburo Mori
2012 Chicago Fire (1 episode) as Ethan Choi
2012 Baby Daddy (1 episode) as Tommy Kwan
2011 Grimm (2 episodes) as Akira Kimura
2011 Mortal Kombat: Legacy (10 episodes) as Liu Kang
2010 Sym-Bionic Titan (1 episode)
2009 Dark Blue (1 episode)
2009 Lie to Me (1 episode) as Bodyguard (Han Yong-Dae)
2008 Crash (13 episodes) as Eddie Choi
2006 Jericho (1 episode)
2006 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift as D.K.
2006 The Unit (1 episode)
2005 Bones (1 episode)
2005 Wanted (1 episode)
2005 Grey's Anatomy (2 episodes)
2005 Zoey 101 (2 episodes) as Kazu
2004 Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation as Cpl. Thom Kobe
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember as Japanese Pedestrian
2002 Monk (1 episode)
2002 We Were Soldiers as Pfc. Jimmy Nakayama
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode)
2000 The Invisible Man (1 episode)
1999 Family Law (1 episode)
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1 episode)
1996 The Pretender (1 episode)

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