In general, Asian men are perfect. They pride themselves with beautifully sculpted bodies, flawless skin, and super dark eyes that rarely exist among international male celebrities. Did we mention that several of these actors are truly talented as well? Tim Kang has the cutest dimples. Apart from being a stellar actor, Kang is quite the intellectual. Daniel Dae Kim is one sexy Asian actor.
Michael Schneider. Wong, with an eye toward casting an Asian American actress in the part. But then Susan Sarandon suddenly became available, and the Oscar-winning actress was tapped for the role instead. But change is very slow.
Canadian actor Simu Liu on his groundbreaking role as Marvel superhero Shang-Chi
Hanh Nguyen. In an interview with IndieWire, Kim reflected on the few Asian actors who were his role models growing up. Bruce Lee, of course, was iconic and still is.
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a celebration first introduced in before the observance was officially passed into law by congress in To mark the occasion, we spoke to nine Asian actors about their experiences in Hollywood, the continued struggle for representation, and the Asian-driven books, shows and films that have inspired them along the way. I went from working year-round to working sporadically, and to be honest, this took a while to get used to. Then again, I imagine this struggle is the same for any actor trying to break into Hollywood, regardless of their ethnicity.