Kenneth Choi, born October 20, 1971, is an American actor. He is known for his roles in Captain America: The First Avenger, Sons of Anarchy, and he guest starred on Glee as Dr. Wu in 2009.

Personal life

Choi was born (and rasied) in Chicago, Illinois.[1] He attended Purdue University and majored in accounting, before dropping out.[1] He moved to Portland, Oregon after he basically ran away from home (he had an Asian upbringing) in order to pursue acting.[1]


He has appeared in a number of films and television series since 1998 and commonly plays gang members from the Yakuza, Triad (underground societies), and Korean Mafia.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Halloweentown Hip-Sales-Creature Disney Channel Original Movie
1999 Martial Law Biohazard Driver ("Blue Flu")
2000 V.I.P. Desmond Kusari ("Magnificent Val")
Roswell Ken ("Skin and Bones")
Arli$$ Tommy Takega ("Where There's a Will")
The Huntress Douglas Ho ("Scattered")
Deep Core Wayne Lung as Ken Choi
The West Wing Secret Service Agent #1 ("Six Meetings Before Lunch")
2001 Dead Last Syd the Junkie ("Heebee Geebee's")
The Brothers Garcia Alec Lind ("Band on the Run")
The Division Louis Tang ("Absolution")
Kristin Smoove ("The Escort")
Beyond the Pale Douglas
2002 The King of Queens Todd Ling ("Holy Mackerel")
Woman on Fire Janitor
Reba Officer Aoki ("Brock's Swan Song")
2003 Becker Kim Nam Kyu ("Dates & Nuts")
Timecop: The Berlin Decision Professor Josh Chan video
Crossing Jordan Garma ("Fire and Ice")
Presidio Med Dennis ("Cascading" and "With Grace")
Dragnet C.I. Burrell 2003 - 2004 ("Slice of Life" and "Killing Fields")
2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Gangster voice and video game
The Terminal CBP Officer
According to Jim Lab Technician ("A Vast Difference")
House M.D. Dr. Lim 2004 - 2005 ("Maternity" and "Babies & Bathwater")
2005 Las Vegas Duncan Sabusawa ("Fake the Money and Run")
Harsh Times Fujimoto as Kenny Choi
The Road to Canyon Lake Pong
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jason Tua ("Post Mortem")
The Heart Specialist Mitchell Kwan
Undoing' Danny
Only the Brave Pvt. Dave 'Bullseye' Fukushima as Ken Choi
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil Ambassador Li Sung Park video
2007 War Takada
Walk the Talk Dave
24 Cheng's Operative (4 episodes)
Lincoln Heights Anthony Moon ("Tricks and Treats")
Shark Kirk Bagley ("The Wrath of Khan")
Koreatown Sil the Well Dressed Drug Dealer
2008 Crash Mikey Han 2008 - 2009 ("TF-36, Sprint Left, T-4," "Ring Dings," and "The Pain Won't Stop")
Baby Mike
Samurai Girl Sato (6 episodes)
Street Kings Boss Kim
Sons of Anarchy Henry Lin 2008 - 2014 (14 episodes)
2009 Glee Dr. Wu ("Throwdown," "Showmance" and as Ken Choi)
Burning Hollywood Louie (6 episodes)
Heroes Sam Douglas ("Chapter Nine 'Turn and Face the Strange'")
Without a Trace Agent Philip Shen ("Once Lost")
2010 Hawthorne Paul Hyun / Dr. Paul Hyun ("No Excuses," "The Starting Line," "Road Narrows")
2011 Last Man Standing Dr. Wong ("Last Halloween Standing" and "Home Security")
Captain America: Super Soldier Jim Morita voice and video game
Captain America: The First Avenger Jim Morita
Funny or Die Presents... Spaghetti ("Episode #2.10" and segment "United States Police Department")
2012 The Real St. Nick Jack/R.P. McMurphy TV movie
Red Dawn Smith
Dr0ne Jay
The Newsroom Dr. Lee ("The Greater Fool")
Hollywood & Hammer short
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Chester Ming
Five Thirteen C.I.A.
Longmire Dr. Bloomfield ("Tuscan Red")
Ironside Captain Ed Rollins (9 episodes)
2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jim Morita ("Shadows")
2015 Allegiance Sam Luttrell (12 episodes)
2016 The Whole Truth completed
Stephanie post production
American Crime Story Judge Lance Ito