Jun. 16th, 1972
Seoul, South Korea
John Cho's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Zipper
2015 - Grandma
2014 - To Be Takei
2014 - That Burning Feeling
2013 - Identity Thief
2012 - American Reunion
2012 - Total Recall
2012 - Star Trek 2
2011 - A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
2009 - Saint John of Las Vegas
2009 - Star Trek
2008 - Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
2008 - Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
2007 - Smiley Face
2006 - American Dreamz
2004 - In Good Company
2004 - Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
2003 - American Pie 3: American Wedding
2002 - Better Luck Tomorrow
2002 - Solaris
2002 - Big Fat Liar
2001 - Evolution
2001 - Delivering Milo
2001 - Down to Earth
2001 - American Pie 2
2000 - The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
2000 - Pavilion of Women
1999 - American Beauty
1999 - American Pie
1999 - Bowfinger
1999 - American Pie
1997 - Wag the Dog
Guest TV Roles
Vince Chung (Voiced)
Himself - Guest
John Yohan Cho (born June 16, 1972) is an American actor and musician. He starred as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films and played the character John, MILF Guy No. 2 who popularized the term "MILF" in the American Pie films. He has also starred in the critically acclaimed Asian American films Better Luck Tomorrow and Yellow.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to the United States in 1978. He was raised in Los Angeles, where his family settled after living in Houston, Seattle, Daly City, California, and the Monterey Park section of Los Angeles. His father was a minister in the Church of Christ, and was originally from North Korea. Cho graduated from Herbert Hoover High School, in Glendale, California, in 1990. He then attended the University of California, Berkeley, graduating in 1996 with a BA degree in English, and taught English at Pacific Hills School in West Hollywood, California while working at East West Players's theater in downtown Los Angeles
Cho has portrayed the Star Trek character Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek reboot and starred in the Total Recall remake. On Television, he played FBI agent Demetri Noh in the sci-fi television drama FlashForward and as Chau Presley on the sitcom Off Centre.
He will star the main cast of the upcoming television series Sleepy Hollow.
- John was raised in Los Angeles.
- Graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in English-language literature.
- His father is a reverend.
- Along with 'Alex Kalognomos' (qv) and 'Eva Mendes' (qv), he attended Herbert Hoover High School.
- Has worked with actor 'Eddie Kaye Thomas' (qv) on six different occasions. They both appeared in the movies _American Pie (1999)_ (qv), _American Pie 2 (2001)_ (qv), _American Wedding (2003)_ (qv), _Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)_ (qv), and _Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)_ (qv). They also co-starred together in the WB's short-lived sitcom _"Off Centre" (2001)_ (qv).
- Lead singer of the Los Angeles-based band Left of Zed, which has recently been renamed Viva La Union.
- Has worked on nine projects that have been either directed or produced by 'Chris Weitz' (qv) and 'Paul Weitz' (qv).
- Cho immigrated to Los Angeles in 1978, when he was just six years old.