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Will Yun Lee Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Mar 22, 1971
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

Korean-American actor Will Yun Lee began training for a career in action movies almost from birth. His father is a Taekwondo grandmaster, and Lee attended UCLA on an athletic scholarship for the school's Taekwondo team. He began his acting career with projects like the family comedy [[Feature~V186648~What's Cooking?~whatscooking]], the Asian-American drama [[Feature~V261741~Face~face]], and the TNT fantasy-action series [[Feature~V412492~Witchblade~witchblade[tvseries]]]. Then in 2002, he was named as one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People, making him a more familiar face and landing him more high-profile jobs, like [[Feature~V267158~Die Another Day~dieanotherday]], [[Feature~V276341~Torque~torque]], and [[Feature~V291036~Elektra~elektra]]. In 2006, he appeared in the documentary [[Feature~V351194~The Slanted Screen~theslantedscreen:asianmeninfilmtelevision]], discussing the history of how Asians and Asian Americans have been portrayed in film. That same year, he signed on to the cast of the show [[Feature~V349738~Thief~thief[tvseries]]], followed by a remake of [[Feature~V400687~The Bionic Woman~thebionicwoman[tvseries]]] in 2007. Also that year, Lee was named by People as one of the "Sexiest Men Alive." In the years to come, Lee would appear in several films, like the Total Recall and Red Dawn remakes, as well as on the remake of Hawaii Five-0. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi