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James Kyson Lee
(Jim - Cheap Chinese Dude)

James Kyson Lee currently stars as “Ando” on NBC's HEROES. He grew up in NYC and Boston, where he studied Communications & Broadcasting. After moving to Los Angeles he began training in musical theatre, comedy improv, and acting.

At his first small screen audition, he landed a guest-starring role on CBS' "J.A.G.", and has since appeared on NBC's "Las Vegas", "The West Wing", "Heist", as well as ABC's "Threat Matrix", and FOX's "All About the Andersons".

In addition to "Heroes," James will star in four feature films in 2009, including the highly anticipated "Termination Shock", "Necrosis", "Then There’s the Afterlife", and "Destiny".

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Kirt Kishita
(Alex - Japanese Hit-man & Best friend)

Played Independent Minor League Baseball, retired 2003.

Feb 2007, first commercial work for Lenovo/IBM print and internet. Since done 3 more TV Commerial for Honda Asia, American Express Asia, UCC Boss Coffee commercial (Japan). Winner of John Woo 2 1/2 min short Film contest Sept 2007 hand picked by John woo himself, and showed on Spike TV.


Kathy Uyen (Nguyen)

Kathy Uyên was born and raised in San Jose, CA. Prior to Asian Stories (Book3) she has played leading roles in films such as Oan Hồn (Spirits), directed by Victor Vũ and Kieu directed by Thu Ha Vu. Her most recent films include Harrison Ford's Crossing Over, Skid Marks directed by Karl Kozak and Finishing the Game directed by Justin Lin.

Along with films, she has been in commercials including Direct TV, K-Swiss, NBC Winter Olympics, Chevrolet,etc. Aside from acting, she also loves to MC/Host, and has MC many events, concerts and award nights within the Vietnamese American Community.


Lauren Mary Kim
(Katherine - ex-fiance)

As a martial artist and former Lakers Girl, Lauren is no stranger to
physically demanding roles. She starred as the lead female villain last year in BACKLASH, directed by two-time Emmy winner David Chameides. Lauren co-starred in FOX’S pilot, ‘HAPPY HOUR,” co-starred in Comedy Central’s RENO 911! and plays murder victim, Stephanie Preston in USA’s MONK. Lauren finished filming TAKEN BY FORCE as one of the supporting actors. She currently is in pre-production with SIEGE, a Tritan Northstar Entertainment film as the lead villain.

Aside from acting she’s worked with some of the top stunt coordinators in the world, and has appeared in numerous film and TV productions, including THRESHOLD (CBS), GREY’S ANATOMY(ABC), THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS 3, VERONICA MARS(UPN), THE CURSED, and HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2. Lauren can be seen in Femme Fatale Magazine (Aug 05), Blackbelt Magazine (Aug. 05 and July 06), FHM (Oct. 05), and Vengeance Magazine.

She has also appeared in international campaigns for NIKE and a National SNICKERS Ad starting this summer in People, Self, Glamour, Shape, Cosmo, Fitness, Get Active, and Experience Life magazines.


Luis Fernandez-Gil
(Ed - The Nicaraguan Friend)

Luis trained and started his professional acting career on stage in New York with the Broadway terms production of "Don Quixote of La Mancha" (apparently his accent and look made him the perfect Spanish priest... ironic). After touring and performing on stages around USA he decided to make LA his new home in April 2003.

On the big screen, Luis major credits consist of over 30 movies including "Weapon of Mass Destruction" (Asahi TV) and "The Yearbook" which received the Best Picture award on the 2005 Chicago International Really Short Film Festival.

On TV, you will see Luis from September 2006 onwards as a Series Regular on KLSC on the upcoming sitcom "English for Success".



Christopher Dinh
(Minh Phuc)

Christopher Dinh starting his acting career at UCLA, not as a theatre major, but as a Biology major with his sights fixed on Med School.

While working at a coffee shop on campus, he was befriended by a theatre professor who talked him into taking his first theater class. He continued to take acting classes at UCLA and at East West Players in Downtown sporadically throughout college and eventually found himself involved in independent films both in front of and behind the camera.


Eric Hailey
(The Pizza Delivery Guy)

Eric would like to thank Ron and Kris for casting him in this charming picture.

First reared on the stage in his hometown of Nashville, Tn, Eric set off for NYU to continue his creative journey. After spending a semester there, or what Eric likes to call lunch, he found a suitable nest in the Theatre department at the University of Alabama.

Since that time he has been flailing in the confines of relative obscurity and profound indentured servitude that is the city of Angeles.

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