Will Yun Lee
Mar. 22nd, 1971
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Will Yun Lee's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Elektra
2004 - Torque
2002 - Die Another Day
Guest TV Roles
Will Yun Lee (Korean: 이윌윤; born March 22, 1971) is an Korean American actor.
He is best known for his roles on TNT's supernatural drama series Witchblade as Danny Woo and as Jae Kim on NBC's science fiction television drama Bionic Woman. He also famously played villain Colonel Tan-Sun Moon as the main antagonist in the James Bond film Die Another Day.
Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia. His parents are mother Jing Ja Lee and father Soo Wong Lee, a Taekwondo grandmaster. He spent a portion of his youth teaching at Lee's Tae Kwon Do, his family's business in Napa California. Lee attended UC Berkeley on an athletic scholarship for the Cal Taekwondo team.
He had minor supporting roles on high profile films such as Die Another Day, Torque and Elektra. He has also acted on FX Network's mini-series Thief and ABC Family's TV movie Mini-series Fallen. He recently guest starred in the pilot episode of the new Hawaii Five-0 .
Will Yun Lee is among the actors, producers and directors interviewed in the documentary The Slanted Screen (2006), directed by Jeff Adachi, about the representation of Asian and Asian American men in Hollywood. He was in the video of Mariah Carey "Boy (I Need You)".
In 2002 he was named by People as one of their "50 Most Beautiful People" which quickly lead to high profile roles. In November 2007, he was again recognized by People, this time as one of the members of their list of the 15 "Sexiest Men Alive".
He is currently married to Jennifer Birmingham who is also an actress.
Hawaii Five-0 (2010) Sang Min (recurring character)
Hustle (2007) One guest appearance
Bionic Woman (2007) Series
Fallen (2006–2007) TV Movie Mini-series
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006) TV Movie
Thief (2006) Series
Witchblade (2001) Series (2001–2002)
The Disciples (2000)
Starred in Lil' Jon video "Roll Call"
Starred in Mariah Carey video "Boy"
"Far Away Eyes (movie)" - Marcus Nang (2011)
Red Dawn - Major Lo (2011)
Where the Road Meets the Sun - Takashi (2010)
Oka Amerikee - Yi (2010)
Five Star Day - Samuel Kim (2010)
The King of Fighters - Iori Yagami (2010)
6th and Santa Fe - Vincent
The Seed (2008) (filmed in 2005, released in 2008)
The Slanted Screen (documentary, 2006)
Die Another Day (2002)
Four Reasons (2002)
What's Cooking? (2000)
Gung Fu: The New Dragon (2000)
- Named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World 2002."
- Named one of People Magazine's Sexiest men alive 2007.
- Majored in Political Science and minored in Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.
- Voted one of People magazine's 50 most beautiful people in 2002.
- Korean American
- Father was a Tae Kwon Do master.