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  • Real name : Kang Sung-Ho
  • Place of birth : Gainesville
  • Date of birth : 08/08/1972

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  • Kang Sung

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Sung Kang (1972)

Kang Sung-Ho

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Sung Kang (Korean: Kang Sung-Ho; Hangul: 강성호; born April 8, 1972) is an American actor, known for his role as Han Seoul-Oh in the films Better Luck Tomorrow, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, and Fast Five.

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Kang was born in Gainesville, Georgia, to immigrants from South Korea. His first major role was that of Han Seoul-Oh from Better Luck Tomorrow, in which he played an aloof gang member. He reprised his role as Han in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, and Fast Five. He was one of the stars in The Motel, in which he played Sam Kim. He also had a role in Jet Li's film War playing an FBI agent, and was featured as a son of Genghis Khan, Doran, in the movie Forbidden Warrior.
On MADtv, Sung has played the recurring role of the narcissistic President Gin Kew Yun Chun Yew Nee in the Korean drama parody, "Tae Do ." Kang also had a small role in the action movie Live Free or Die Hard.

Kang is featured in the music video "Lie" for the Korean band g.o.d..

He owns a restaurant called Saketini in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. It offers a wide range of Pacific Rim foods and has Eun San Yi as head chef.

Kang says that before he was cast as Han in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift he was unaware of the drifting subculture that exists in Japan. It wasn't until he began researching for the part that he learned what a popular sport drifting is all over the world.

As an American actor, Kang says one of his biggest dislikes about Hollywood is the stereotypes East Asian actors face when being cast in a role.

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