Mostly Credited As: Brian Tee
Birth Name: Brian Tee
Date Of Birth: March 15, 1977 (Age 39)
Country Of Birth: Japan
Birth Place: Japan
Height: 5' 10 " (1.77 m)
Brian Tee stars as Dr. Ethan Choi, a tireless yet impulsive doctor who found his calling in medicine while serving as a Navy flight surgeon, on the NBC drama “Chicago Med.”
Tee recently starred as Hamada, the head of park security in the box-office record-breaker “Jurassic World.” Continuing his tentpole career, Tee recently wrapped his lead role in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2” as the iconic villain Shredder. Other studio feature film leads include “The Wolverine,” starring Hugh Jackman, as well as “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” as the Drift King, aka D.K., directed by Justin Lin.
Internationally, Tee starred in “No Tears for the Dead,” which was directed by acclaimed Korean director Jeong-Beom Lee.
On the small screen, Tee starred as Liu Kang in the series “Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2,” and was a regular in the series “Crash,” based on the Academy Award-winning film. He also recurred on “Grimm” and “Hawaii 5-O.” Other TV appearances include “Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” “Burn Notice,” “Bones,” “Lie to Me,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Entourage” and “The Unit.”
He was the romantic lead opposite Anne Heche in the Hallmark movie “One Christmas Eve” and co-starred in Lifetime’s “The Gabby Douglas Story” as inspirational coach Liang Chow.
A Los Angeles native with a mixture of multiple Asian descents, Tee is proficient in both Japanese and Korean and holds a bachelor’s degree in dramatic arts from the University of California, Berkeley.