Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1968-08-04 (54 years old)

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Biography

Daniel Dae Kim (born Kim Dae-hyun (Korean: 김대현); August 4, 1968) is a South Korean-American actor and producer. He is known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, Gavin Park in Angel, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row video game series. He also runs a production company, 3AD, which is currently producing the television series The Good Doctor. He portrayed Ben Daimio in the superhero film Hellboy (2019) and provides the voice of Chief Benja in the Disney animated film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021).

Personal Life

Kim continues to split his time between Los Angeles and Hawaii, where he lives with his wife and two sons. During the later seasons of Lost, he continued his residency after being cast in Hawaii Five-0. He served as a speaker at the 2014 University of Hawaii commencement ceremony.On March 19, 2020, Kim announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19. On March 30, 2020, Kim announced that he had recovered.Kim is also an avid collector of fine vintage watches. Some of his watches from his personal collection have been featured in some of his films.

Early Life

Kim was born in Busan, South Korea, the son of mother Jung Kim and father Dr. Doo-tae Kim, and moved to the United States with his family when he was one year old. He grew up in New York City, Easton, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Freedom High School. In 1990, Kim graduated from Haverford College with double bachelor's degrees in theater and political science. He went on to earn an MFA from NYU's Graduate Acting Program in 1996.

Filmography

All 83

TV Shows 48

Movies 35

Voice 6

Self 5

Producer 4

Narrator 4

Executive Producer
Bad Axe (2022)

Bad Axe (2022)

Movie
David Kim (voice)
Pantheon (2022)

Pantheon (2022)

TV Show
Roar (2022)

Roar (2022)

TV Show
Cinematography
The Miss OTB Scandal (2021)

The Miss OTB Scandal (2021)

Movie
Daniel Jung
The Premise (2021)

The Premise (2021)

TV Show
David Kim
Stowaway (2021)

Stowaway (2021)

Movie
10
Dr. Michael Onitsuka / Executive Producer
Blast Beat (2021)

Blast Beat (2021)

Movie
10
Benja (voice)
Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

Movie
8.27
Narrator
Asian Americans (2020)

Asian Americans (2020)

TV Show
Executive Producer
Ms. Purple (2019)

Ms. Purple (2019)

Movie
6.4
Self
Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn (2019)

Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn (2019)

Movie
Brandon
Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Movie
5.75
Matthew Ryker
The Hot Zone (2019)

The Hot Zone (2019)

TV Show
Ben Daimio
Hellboy (2019)

Hellboy (2019)

Movie
5.92
Gabriel Cole
Flack (2019)

Flack (2019)

TV Show
5.33
Micah (voice)
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)

TV Show
7.8
Dr. Cassian Shin
New Amsterdam (2018)

New Amsterdam (2018)

TV Show
6.15
Great-Grandfather (Young Man)
Mirai (2018)

Mirai (2018)

Movie
6
Narrator
Big Pacific (2017)

Big Pacific (2017)

TV Show
Jackson Han / Producer / Executive Producer
The Good Doctor (2017)

The Good Doctor (2017)

TV Show
6.15
Rey Scott
Finding Kukan (2016)

Finding Kukan (2016)

Movie
Chin Ho Kelly
MacGyver (2016)

MacGyver (2016)

TV Show
6.26
Doug
Dramaworld (2016)

Dramaworld (2016)

TV Show
6.2
Jack Kang
Allegiant (2016)

Allegiant (2016)

Movie
6.25
Self
East of Main Street: Taking the Lead (2015)

East of Main Street: Taking the Lead (2015)

Movie
Jack Kang
Insurgent (2015)

Insurgent (2015)

Movie
6.36
David
Ktown Cowboys (2015)

Ktown Cowboys (2015)

Movie
Narrator
Linsanity (2013)

Linsanity (2013)

Movie
Himself
Hollywood Game Night (2013)

Hollywood Game Night (2013)

TV Show
6
Hiroshi Sato (voice)
The Legend of Korra (2012)

The Legend of Korra (2012)

TV Show
5.94
Fast Food Worker (voice)
Once Upon a Time (2011)

Once Upon a Time (2011)

TV Show
6.65
Taiga
Arena (2011)

Arena (2011)

Movie
Chin Ho Kelly
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)

Hawaii Five-0 (2010)

TV Show
5.89
Chin Ho Kelly
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)

NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)

TV Show
6.61
Ivy Leaguer
The Onion Movie (2008)

The Onion Movie (2008)

Movie
Dr. Tsi Chou
The Andromeda Strain (2008)

The Andromeda Strain (2008)

TV Show
2
Jin Kwon
Lost: Missing Pieces (2007)

Lost: Missing Pieces (2007)

TV Show
Himself
The Megan Mullally Show (2006)

The Megan Mullally Show (2006)

TV Show
Narrator
The Slanted Screen (2006)

The Slanted Screen (2006)

Movie
Alex Kim
The Cave (2005)

The Cave (2005)

Movie
4.25
Park
Crash (2005)

Crash (2005)

Movie
3.9
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)

TV Show
6.28
Jin-Soo Kwon
Lost (2004)

Lost (2004)

TV Show
6.58
The Tony Danza Show (2004)

The Tony Danza Show (2004)

TV Show
Metron (voice) / Metron / Chinese Man (voice)
Justice League Unlimited (2004)

Justice League Unlimited (2004)

TV Show
Raymond
Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Movie
6.62
Miyako
Hustle and Heat (2004)

Hustle and Heat (2004)

Movie
Miss Match (2003)

Miss Match (2003)

TV Show
Aide
Hulk (2003)

Hulk (2003)

Movie
6.75
Agent Frears
Momentum (2003)

Momentum (2003)

Movie
Visiting Expert
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Movie
5.5
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

TV Show
6.3
Lakorn
Sin (2003)

Sin (2003)

Movie
Mark Hiroshi
Without a Trace (2002)

Without a Trace (2002)

TV Show
7.14
Street Time (2002)

Street Time (2002)

TV Show
Thomas Choi
The Shield (2002)

The Shield (2002)

TV Show
6.14
Tom Baker
24 (2001)

24 (2001)

TV Show
6.27
Corporal Chang
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)

TV Show
5.69
Special Agent Beckman
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

TV Show
6.83
Everett Jang
Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (2000)

Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (2000)

Movie
Gavin Park
Angel (1999)

Angel (1999)

TV Show
6.15
Once and Again (1999)

Once and Again (1999)

TV Show
ER Doctor
For Love of the Game (1999)

For Love of the Game (1999)

Movie
6
Lt. John Matheson
Crusade (1999)

Crusade (1999)

TV Show
Yenlo
Charmed (1998)

Charmed (1998)

TV Show
6.64
Fantasy Island (1998)

Fantasy Island (1998)

TV Show
Ingram
Brave New World (1998)

Brave New World (1998)

Movie
Roland Yates
Nightman (1997)

Nightman (1997)

Movie
Akashi
The Jackal (1997)

The Jackal (1997)

Movie
5.67
Ally McBeal (1997)

Ally McBeal (1997)

TV Show
6
Self - Guest / Self
The View (1997)

The View (1997)

TV Show
8
Undergrad Assistant
Addicted to Love (1997)

Addicted to Love (1997)

Movie
8
The Practice (1997)

The Practice (1997)

TV Show
Lenny Duc
The Pretender (1996)

The Pretender (1996)

TV Show
6
Gotana-Retz
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)

Star Trek: Voyager (1995)

TV Show
6.25
Ken Sung
ER (1994)

ER (1994)

TV Show
5.7
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)

TV Show
6.29
Gao
American Shaolin (1991)

American Shaolin (1991)

Movie
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)

Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)

TV Show
5.4
Dr. Harry Watanabe
Law & Order (1990)

Law & Order (1990)

TV Show
5.78
Student #1
Seinfeld (1989)

Seinfeld (1989)

TV Show
5.99
This Is Always

This Is Always

Movie
Fire Lord Ozai
Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender

TV Show
5.83

Ratings

Average 6.64
Based on 5.22 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1989
1999
2005
2002
2022

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1968-08-04 (54 years old)

Place of birth
Busan, South Korea

Citizenships
South Korea, United States of America

Residences
Honolulu, United States of America

Also known as
김대현, 다니엘 대 킴, Kim Dae-hyun

Awards
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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