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Date of Birth
21 January 1970, New York City, New York, USA
5' 7" (1.70 m)
Ken Leung was raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side in New York City. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, NJ. He attended NYU as a University Scholar and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne Jackson at HB Studio. He acted mostly in downtown spaces and black boxes, dropping anchor with groups such as Ma-Yi, New Perspectives, and STAR, a traveling troupe of actors-educators based in Mt Sinai Hospital. In 1997, Brett Ratner cast him in Rush Hour, then Edward Norton in his directorial debut, Keeping the Faith. Since then, he has appeared in several indie and tv films, as well as features, including four films with Ratner and two with Spike Lee. In 1998, he played James the Less and God in Terrence McNally's passion play, Corpus Christi, and in 2002 made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning musical,
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Made his Broadway debut as Ching Ho in the 2002 Tony Award winning musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie."
Frequently works with Brett Ratner.
Was considered for the role of Wah Sing Ku in Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).