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Will Yun Lee Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight and Much More

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.

Individual Life

will yun lee Individual life
will yun lee Individual life

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 NameWill Yun Lee
NicknameWill Yun Lee
DebutAltered Carbon
Language KnownEnglish
Date Of BirthMarch 221971
Age51 years old as of 2022
BirthplaceArlingtonVirginiaUnited States
HometownArlingtonVirginiaUnited States
Caste / EthnicityAsian
Star Sign/ Zodiac SignAries
Sexual Orientation:Straight

Physical Appearance

will yun lee Physical Appearance
will yun lee Physical Appearance

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″
Weightin Kilograms: 77 kg
in Pounds: 169 lbs
Body Measurement (approx)Chest: 43
Waist: 34
Biceps: 13
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown


Will Yun Lee was born to his mother Jung Ja Lee and to his father Soo Woong Lee who was a Taekwondo Grandmaster.

FatherSoo Woong Lee
MotherJing Ja Lee
will yun lee with his Father
will yun lee with his Father

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.

Marital statusMarried
Date of MarriageOctober 2010
LocationShreveport, Louisiana
Years of Marriage11
WifeJennifer Birmingham
ChildrenCash Yun Lee
will yun lee with his wife Jennifer Birmingham
will yun lee with his wife Jennifer Birmingham [1] Instagram
will yun lee with his wife Jennifer Birmingham and his Son Cash Yun Lee
will yun lee with his wife Jennifer Birmingham and his Son 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.

Education QualificationGraduate
College/ UniversityUniversity of California, Berkeley


Acting Career

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.”


2000Gung Fu: The New DragonDanny
2000What’s Cooking?Jimmy Nguyen
2002Die Another DayColonel Tan-Sun Moon
2002Four ReasonsBuddha
2002FaceDaniel Chang
2005The SeedKen Marcado
20086th and Santa Fe 
2010The King of FightersIori Yagami
2011Where the Road Meets the SunTakashi
2011Five Star DaySamuel Kim
2012Total RecallMarek
2012Red DawnCaptain Cho
2013Superman: UnboundParasoldier Leader (voice)
2013Make Your Move 3DKaz
2013Lost for WordsStanford
2013The WolverineKenuichio Harada
2013Four AssassinsMarcus
2015SpyTimothy Cress
2015Power/RangersGeneral Klank
2015San AndreasDr. Kim Park
2016Restored MeTrevor Kang
2016She Has a NameAkkarat
2017Unspoken: Diary of an Assassin 
2018Bangkok Love Story 
2018Canal StreetOfficer Hank Chu
2018Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets 
2018RampageAgent Park
2019Rogue WarfareDaniel
2021Wish DragonMr. Wong (Father) (Voice)


1997Nash BridgesQuick
1998ProfilerAndrew Young
1999V.I.P.Bobby Wu
1999The DisciplesYoyo Lee
2000WitchbladeDanny Woo
2001The AgencySam
2001-2002WitchbladeDetective Danny Woo
2003-200410-8: Officers on DutyDetective Danny Chang
2004Threat MatrixDanny Roh
2004Law & OrderHiroji Yoshida
2006ThiefVincent Chan
2006CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationDennis Kim
2006Tsunami: The AftermathChai
2007Bionic WomanJae Kim
2010Boston’s FinestEddie Lao
2010-2017Hawaii Five-0Sang Min
2014The NoviceThe Big Bang
2014True BloodMr. Gus
2014IntelligenceJin Cong
2015Strike Back: LegacyKwon
2015Dr. KenKevin O’Connell
2015The PlayerLiu Zeng
2016-2018Falling WaterTaka
2018-2020Altered CarbonOriginal Takeshi Kovacs
2018-presentThe Good DoctorDr. Alex Park
2021Blade Runner: Black LotusMain role; voice

Video Games

2011Saints Row: The ThirdPedestrians
2012The Amazing Spider-ManAdditional Voices
2012InfexIngenBio Guard
2012Sleeping DogsWei Shen
2013Saints Row IVThe Voices of Virtual Steelport
2015Mortal Kombat XKung Lao
2020Yakuza: Like a DragonMasato Arakawa/Ryo Aoki

Favourite Things

Favourite DestinationNew York
Favourite ColorBlack
HobbiesActing, Gymming

Zodiac Information

Zodiac SignAries
Birth StoneAquamarine
Birth FlowerDaffodil
Famous PersonalityElton John (Musician)

Net Worth & Salary

NetworthUSD $5 Million approx
Source of IncomeActing

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.


  1. Lee received an athletic scholarship from the University of California’s Tae Kwon Do team, and his father is a Tae Kwon Do grandmaster.
  2. His first regular role was in the TNT action show Witchblade (2001-02), in which he played Detective Danny Woo.
  3. In 2002, Lee was named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People.”
  4. 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?,
  5. In 2007, Lee was cast as Jae Kim in NBC’s dark Bionic Woman remake.
  6. Lee is 50 years old and his birthday is on 22ns March which makes him an Aries.

Social Media Presence


References/ Sources

References/ Sources
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