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Born in 1977, Brian Tee relocated from Okinawa, Japan to Hacienda Heights, California when he was 2 years old. While in high school, Tee worked at Blackjack Pizza, where fellow celeb Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas was often a customer. Tee attended University of California at Berkeley and began pursuing his television career. His first appearance on the small screen came in 2000 when he had a small role on the television series "The Pretender" (NBC, 1996-2000). The early 2000s were a busy time for Tee, who booked small roles on series such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (WB, 1997-2001), UPN, 2001-2003), "Family Law", (CBS, 1999-2002), "JAG" (CBS, 1997-2005), and "Passions" (NBC, 1999-2007). In 2006 Tee was cast as D.K. a.k.a. The Drift King, in the blockbuster action movie "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift". The franchise was extremely popular, and helped to boost Tee's visibility. Following his appearance in Tokyo Drift, Tee appeared in a number of other feature films including "Chain Letter" (2009), "The Wolverine" (2013}, and indie effort "Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee" (2014). Tee also appeared in "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-2011), "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2005-), and had a...

Born in 1977, Brian Tee relocated from Okinawa, Japan to Hacienda Heights, California when he was 2 years old. While in high school, Tee worked at Blackjack Pizza, where fellow celeb Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas was often a customer. Tee attended University of California at Berkeley and began pursuing his television career. His first appearance on the small screen came in 2000 when he had a small role on the television series "The Pretender" (NBC, 1996-2000). The early 2000s were a busy time for Tee, who booked small roles on series such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (WB, 1997-2001), UPN, 2001-2003), "Family Law", (CBS, 1999-2002), "JAG" (CBS, 1997-2005), and "Passions" (NBC, 1999-2007). In 2006 Tee was cast as D.K. a.k.a. The Drift King, in the blockbuster action movie "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift". The franchise was extremely popular, and helped to boost Tee's visibility. Following his appearance in Tokyo Drift, Tee appeared in a number of other feature films including "Chain Letter" (2009), "The Wolverine" (2013}, and indie effort "Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee" (2014). Tee also appeared in "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-2011), "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2005-), and had a recurring role on "Zoey 101" (Nickelodeon, 2005-08). In 2015 Tee joined the cast of hospital drama "Chicago Med" (NBC, 2015-) as Dr. Ethan Choi.

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 Jurassic World (2015)
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 Deadland (2012)
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 Roswell FM (2012)
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 All In (2006)
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2011:
Starred in a production of "Snow Falling on Cedars" at The Hartford Stage.
2009:
Produced his first film, "Deadland."
2006:
Was cast in the breakout role of D.K. in the movie "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift."
2016:
Played Shredder in the second installment of the franchise reboot, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2."
2015:
Joined cast of "Chicago Med"
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