Will Yun Lee, born March 22, 1971, is an actor and martial artist from the United States. Will Yun Lee is best known for his roles as Takeshi Kovacs in the dystopian science fiction series Altered Carbon and Danny Woo in the supernatural drama series Witchblade. In the film industry, he is most recognized for his roles in Die Another Day (2002), The Wolverine (2013), and San Andreas (2013). Since 2019, has been appearing as Dr. Alex Park in the ABC medical drama The Good Doctor.
Will Yun Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia. He is of Korean descent and was born to his mother Jung Ja Lee and to his father Soo Woong Lee who was a Taekwondo Grandmaster. He started his martial arts training at the age of 3 years and spent much of his childhood as an instructor at his father’s training centre in Napa California.
|Full Name||Will Yun Lee|
|Nickname||Will Yun Lee|
|Date Of Birth||March 22, 1971|
|Age||51 years old as of 2023|
|Birthplace||Arlington, Virginia, United States|
|Hometown||Arlington, Virginia, United States|
|Caste / Ethnicity||Asian|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Aries|
This actor stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Rohit weighs around 77 kilos. Similarly, he has a well-maintained body physique measuring 43-34-13 inches including his chest-waist-biceps. Additionally, he has a set of Brown and his hair is also of Brown colour. The actor is handsome and good-looking.
|Height||in Centimetres: 175 cm|
In Meters: 1.75 m
in Inches: 5′ 9″
|Weight||in Kilograms: 77 kg|
in Pounds: 169 lbs
|Body Measurement (approx)||Chest: 43|
Will Yun Lee was born to his mother Jung Ja Lee and to his father Soo Woong Lee who was a Taekwondo Grandmaster.
|Father||Soo Woong Lee|
|Mother||Jing Ja Lee|
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, Relationships
In October 2010, Lee married actress Jennifer Birmingham in Shreveport, Louisiana. Their son, Cash, was born in June 2013. Cash was diagnosed with Moyamoya disease, a rare blood disorder, at the age of three.
|Date of Marriage||October 2010|
|Years of Marriage||12|
|Children||Cash Yun Lee|
Will Yun Lee spent his childhood moving around the United States and attending 23 different schools. Lee received a full athletic scholarship to UC Berkeley, where he studied political science as well as ethnic studies.
|College/ University||University of California, Berkeley|
In a career spanning over two decades, the actor began his career on television in the late 1990s and has since acted in over thirty shows and twenty-five movies. Lee’s appeared in the FX Network mini-series Thief and the ABC Family TV movie Fallen. He recently appeared in Hawaii Five-0 as “Sang Min,” a recurring character, and True Blood as “Mr Gus.” In James Mangold’s The Wolverine, he plays Kenuichio Harada (2013). Lee has also appeared in films such as Die Another Day, Torque, The King of Fighters, and Elektra as a supporting actor.
Lee played the original body of protagonist Takeshi Kovacs in numerous episodes of the Netflix science-fiction series Altered Carbon in 2018.
Voice Acting Career
Will Yun Lee has also voiced undercover detective Wei Shen in Square Enix’s Hong Kong open-world crime game Sleeping Dogs.
He was voted one of People’s “50 Most Beautiful People” in 2002, which led to a slew of high-profile gigs. People named him one of the 15 “Sexiest Men Alive” in their list of the 15 “Sexiest Men Alive” in November 2007.
In Jeff Adachi’s 2006 documentary The Slanted Screen, Lee is one of the actors, producers, and filmmakers. The documentary examines the portrayal of Asian and Asian American men in Hollywood.
He appeared in Mariah Carey’s “Boy (I Need You)” music video as well as Ice Cube’s “Roll Call.”
|2000||Gung Fu: The New Dragon||Danny|
|2000||What’s Cooking?||Jimmy Nguyen|
|2002||Die Another Day||Colonel Tan-Sun Moon|
|2005||The Seed||Ken Marcado|
|2008||6th and Santa Fe|
|2010||The King of Fighters||Iori Yagami|
|2011||Where the Road Meets the Sun||Takashi|
|2011||Five Star Day||Samuel Kim|
|2012||Red Dawn||Captain Cho|
|2013||Superman: Unbound||Parasoldier Leader (voice)|
|2013||Make Your Move 3D||Kaz|
|2013||Lost for Words||Stanford|
|2013||The Wolverine||Kenuichio Harada|
|2015||San Andreas||Dr. Kim Park|
|2016||Restored Me||Trevor Kang|
|2016||She Has a Name||Akkarat|
|2017||Unspoken: Diary of an Assassin|
|2018||Bangkok Love Story|
|2018||Canal Street||Officer Hank Chu|
|2018||Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets|
|2021||Wish Dragon||Mr. Wong (Father) (Voice)|
|1999||The Disciples||Yoyo Lee|
|2001-2002||Witchblade||Detective Danny Woo|
|2003-2004||10-8: Officers on Duty||Detective Danny Chang|
|2004||Threat Matrix||Danny Roh|
|2004||Law & Order||Hiroji Yoshida|
|2006||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Dennis Kim|
|2006||Tsunami: The Aftermath||Chai|
|2007||Bionic Woman||Jae Kim|
|2010||Boston’s Finest||Eddie Lao|
|2010-2017||Hawaii Five-0||Sang Min|
|2014||The Novice||The Big Bang|
|2014||True Blood||Mr. Gus|
|2015||Strike Back: Legacy||Kwon|
|2015||Dr. Ken||Kevin O’Connell|
|2015||The Player||Liu Zeng|
|2018-2020||Altered Carbon||Original Takeshi Kovacs|
|2018-present||The Good Doctor||Dr. Alex Park|
|2021||Blade Runner: Black Lotus||Main role; voice|
|2011||Saints Row: The Third||Pedestrians|
|2012||The Amazing Spider-Man||Additional Voices|
|2012||Sleeping Dogs||Wei Shen|
|2013||Saints Row IV||The Voices of Virtual Steelport|
|2015||Mortal Kombat X||Kung Lao|
|2020||Yakuza: Like a Dragon||Masato Arakawa/Ryo Aoki|
|Favourite Destination||New York|
|Famous Personality||Elton John (Musician)|
Net Worth & Salary
|Networth||USD $5 Million approx|
|Source of Income||Acting|
Will Yun Lee’s net worth has increased dramatically in the years 2019-2020. Will Yun Lee’s main source of income is as a successful actor. His net worth is estimated to lie somewhere between $1 million and $5 million.
- Lee received an athletic scholarship from the University of California’s Tae Kwon Do team, and his father is a Tae Kwon Do grandmaster.
- His first regular role was in the TNT action show Witchblade (2001-02), in which he played Detective Danny Woo.
- In 2002, Lee was named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People.”
- He went on to star in predominantly action films like Die Another Day (2002) and Elektra (2005) after making his big-screen debut in the 2000 family drama What’s Cooking?,
- In 2007, Lee was cast as Jae Kim in NBC’s dark Bionic Woman remake.
- Lee is 50 years old and his birthday is on 22ns March which makes him an Aries.