|Harry Shum Jr.|
|Born:||April 28, 1982 in San Jose, Costa Rica|
|Occupation:||Actor, Dancer and Singer|
Harry Shum Jr. (born April 28, 1982) is a 31-year-old American dancer, singer and actor. He portrays Mike Chang on the television series Glee. He was born in Puerto Limón, Costa Rica. His mother is a native of Hong Kong, and his father is from Guangzhou, China. The couple relocated to Costa Rica, where Harry and his two older sisters were born. When Harry was six years old, the family moved to San Francisco, California.
Shum launched his career as the only male dancer on BET's Comic View in 2002 and has continued his dancing career from there. He was also one of the lead dancers with stars such as Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Jessica Simpson. He won a dance competition to dance in an iPod commercial.
He currently plays Mike Chang, a dancer who joins the glee club, on the Fox musical television show Glee. Known for a while as "Other Asian" on Glee, with very few lines during the show's first season in 2009–2010, Shum's character was given storylines in the second season, mostly involving his relationship with fellow glee club member Tina Cohen-Chang (Jenna Ushkowitz), and his performances of Make 'Em Laugh in The Substitute, Sing! from A Chorus Line in Duets, Valerie in Special Education, and the show's first dance solo in A Night of Neglect.
He has been promoted from guest star to series regular for the third season, which is Mike's senior year of high school. He has already been given a major storyline in the third episode, Asian F, and performed Cool from West Side Story, his first solo song.
- Is an avid tweeter (this is his Twitter ).
- Found a stray dog on the set of Glee, and decided to adopt him and name him Charlie after the character from All Dogs Goes to Heaven.
- Born in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.
- Moved to San Francisco, California around 6 years old.
- Attended high school in San Luis Obispo, California.
- Understands Spanish & Cantonese, but can no longer speak the languages fluently.
- His name in Chinese is 岑勇康.
- Is Chinese and Costa Rican.
- Asked his date to prom over the phone. (an act which he regrets).
- Lost the keys to his car immediately after prom and had to have his mom pick both him and his date up. (an act which he regrets even more).
- Is currently dating Shelby Rabara (who played Shoshandra of Vocal Adrenaline).
- Is particularly close with each of his cast mates in real life, especially Chord Overstreet.
- Is a gadget geek/tech nerd and attends the annual TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Conference in Long Beach, CA.
- Shares the same birthday with Jenna Ushkowitz (his previous on-screen lover) - April 28, though they are of different age.
- When he was a kid, he liked to save insects.
- His favorite movie is Singing in the Rain - he did a mash up of Singin' In the Rain/Umbrella.
- The celebrity he wants to meet most is Jon Hamm.
- He was rated 35th on BuddyTV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2010 list. 
- He recently starred in a short film called "3 Minutes."
- His twitter name is iHarryShum.
- Prefers brunettes to blondes.
- Prefers acting to dancing.
- Has been a cast member of "The LXD" (Legion of Extraordinary Dancers) since 7/7/10 and is on www.hulu.com (he's also a choreographer and producer for the series as well).
- His audition song for Glee was Nat King Cole's "Love" and he and Jenna Ushkowitz got to perform the song in Season 3, Heart.
- Ships Brittana and Puckleberry.
- Is good friends with Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), Kevin McHale (Artie), Chord Overstreet (Sam), Heather Morris (Brittany), Naya Rivera (Santana) and Amber Riley (Mercedes).
- His favourite Disney film is Aladdin (@iharryshum Twitter Q&A session).
- Has a crush on actress Julie Benz.
- Has a new show called Remixed, which features two artists, mixing music and dance.
- Claims his favorite TV role was on iCarly, he did an episode of the show.
- Worked with Jon Chu three times in Step Up 2 and 3 and The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.
- His fans are "AweShum".
- Appeared in iCarly's: iGo To Japan.
- He is the silhouette for the iPod commercials.
- Speaks English, Spanish, and Chinese.
- The Glee cast voted him as the one with the Best Body and the Biggest Geek alongside Darren Criss.
- Is a low baritone.
Television/ Movie Works
|2002||BET's Comic ViewComic||Dancer|
|2004||You Got Served||Dancer|
|2007||Stomp the yard||Crew Dancer|
|2007||"Viva Laughlin"||Construction Dancer|
|2008||The Onion Movie||Lollipop Love Dancer|
|2008||Step Up 2: The Streets||Cable|
|2008||"Greek (TV series)"||Omega Chi Brother|
|2008||Center Stage: Turn It Up||Club Dancer|
|2008||iCarly: iGo to Japan||Yuki|
|2010||Step Up 3-D||Cable|
|2012||White Frog||Chaz Young|
|2007||Karaoke revolution Presents: American Idol||special thanks|
|2008||The Teen Choice Awards 2008||segment producer|
|2008||The Ellen DeGeneres Show's Even Bigger Really Big Show||co-choreographer|