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Sung Kang

Sung Kang

Birthday: 8 April 1972, Gainesville, Georgia, USA
Height: 183 cm

Sung Kang was born on April 8, 1972 in Gainesville, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Furious 6 (2013), Fast Five (2011) and Live Free or Die Hard (2007).

Sung Kang
I think when we shot 'Tokyo Drift' I was a little too young to really understand what made Han who h Show more I think when we shot 'Tokyo Drift' I was a little too young to really understand what made Han who he is, and then I got older, and you start to make a little bit of money, and you realize that money will never buy you happiness. Hide
When I did 'Tokyo Drift,' a lot of the philosophy that Han lived by I have actually gone through in Show more When I did 'Tokyo Drift,' a lot of the philosophy that Han lived by I have actually gone through in my own life. As I got older, I realized that I really believe in those philosophies, like the importance of family. Hide
Sometimes idealism and all that make believe makes the world a better place. Sometimes idealism and all that make believe makes the world a better place.
A lot of times, you do independent films for passion because you may even lose money doing one, but Show more A lot of times, you do independent films for passion because you may even lose money doing one, but it doesn't matter. Hide
The more projects you do, the more actors you meet, the more people you meet, it's harder and harder Show more The more projects you do, the more actors you meet, the more people you meet, it's harder and harder to give your heart and your complete attention or absolute sincerity to that person. Hide
Pre-'Tokyo Drift,' I was like: 'Am I gonna play Yakuza #1 and Chinese Waiter #2 for the rest of my l Show more Pre-'Tokyo Drift,' I was like: 'Am I gonna play Yakuza #1 and Chinese Waiter #2 for the rest of my life? Is America even ready for an Asian face that speaks English, that doesn't do Kung Fu?' Hide
My belief system is that you laugh at racism, and that's how it goes away. My belief system is that you laugh at racism, and that's how it goes away.
I've produced before, and sometimes it's by default. In the indie level, you can't just come to set Show more I've produced before, and sometimes it's by default. In the indie level, you can't just come to set and be like, 'Oh, I'm an actor.' You have to be willing to help out, make the project happen. Hide
I've actually started to drive slower. I never want to see a news headline that reads, 'The Chinese Show more I've actually started to drive slower. I never want to see a news headline that reads, 'The Chinese Guy from 'Fast & Furious' Pulled Over for a Speeding Ticket.' Hide
Prior to 'Tokyo Drift,' the iconic perception of Asians in Hollywood films has been either the Kung Show more Prior to 'Tokyo Drift,' the iconic perception of Asians in Hollywood films has been either the Kung Fu guy, the Yakuza guy or some technical genius. It used to be such a joke, to be laughed at rather than with. Hide
Because of economics, you have to feed the demographics that are buying your product. So, as Asia be Show more Because of economics, you have to feed the demographics that are buying your product. So, as Asia becomes a much more economic influence on the products that are being made from America, I think people have to be sensitive. Hide
When I started acting, I hoped I could make some kind of positive contribution to this world. When I Show more When I started acting, I hoped I could make some kind of positive contribution to this world. When I get a letter from some kid in Nebraska saying that, prior to Han, nobody wanted to be his friend because Asians weren't cool if they weren't into martial arts - Now he's accepted and recognized as a human being. That's pretty awesome, right? Hide
It's always on everyone's list, like, 'What's New Orleans like?' I think people have a pre-conceived Show more It's always on everyone's list, like, 'What's New Orleans like?' I think people have a pre-conceived idea, like it's just Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street. But really, there's so much culture, the music's great, the food's great. It's not good for the waistline! But I'm actually from the South, I'm from Georgia, so the weather doesn't bother me. Hide
On a studio film, you don't have to worry about running out of film or messing up your costumes; you Show more On a studio film, you don't have to worry about running out of film or messing up your costumes; you have five other sets of it. Studio films make you the most comfortable so you can just act. Hide
Sung Kang's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (77)
Sung Kang Sung Kang'S roles
Han-Seoul-Oh
Han-Seoul-Oh

Assistant U.S. Attorney John Mak
Assistant U.S. Attorney John Mak

Taylor Kwon
Taylor Kwon

Greg
Greg

Raj
Raj

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