Daniel Dae Kim Biography

Korean American actor
Born: August 4, 1968
Birthplace: Pusan, South Korea

Born in Korea, Daniel Dae Kim moved to the United States with his family when he was only two. He grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Bryn Mawr, where he studied theater and political science. He later received his M.F.A. from New York University. He has acted in a wide variety of television shows (including "Seinfeld," "CSI" and "NYPD Blue") and movies (such as "Spider Man 2" and "Crash"), as well as on stage. His current role as Jin Kwon on ABC's top-rated series "Lost" earned him a 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award and many new fans. Though his character on the show speaks only Korean, in real life the actor is fluent only in English.