- Daniel Dae Kim is a famous actor
- He has starred in many famous television series and movies
- Learn more about his life and career here
Daniel Dae Kim is 55 years old and really looks as if he has not aged a day ever since he started out working as an actor in the 1990s. When he first began acting after graduating from NYU's Graduate Acting Program in 1996, he had guest roles on popular shows such as 'Ally McBeal', 'Party of Five', 'Star Trek: Voyager', 'Charmed' and 'CSI'.
"Chin Ho Kelly" was Daniel Dae Kim's second big role!
From 2004 until 2010, the Korean-born American actor got his big breakthrough on the ABC hit series 'Lost' as "Jin-Soo Kwon". Since then, he has also been featured in many films, television series, and even video games.
The next big one for Daniel Dae Kim came in 2010 when he was cast in a main role in the CBS show 'Hawaii Five-0'. He starred as "Chin Ho Kelly" in the popular series for seven seasons and in a total of 168 episodes, even directing one episode!
Daniel Dae Kim is also a voice actor and has voiced the role of "Johnny Gat" in the popular video game 'Saints Row'. Although his focus has always been TV appearances, he has also starred in a number of feature films. He featured as "Jack Kang" in 'The Divergent Series: Insurgent' and 'The Divergent Series: Allegiant'.
Daniel Dae Kim: His personal life
Daniel Dae Kim still lives in Hawaii, where he moved while starring on 'Lost', with his wife and two children but his television series career has slowed down considerably since 'Hawaii Five-0'.
However, he currently has a recurring role in two medical dramas, starring in 'New Amsterdam' (2018-2023) as well as in 'The Good Doctor' as "Dr. Jackson Han". He is also an executive producer on the show and owns the production company (3AD), which produces 'The Good Doctor' starring Freddie Highmore.