FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates nine years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media!
Created by event producer Edwin A. Santos, Saturday, June 9th will be our 4th Annual FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of acting across the board.
Hear the panelists discuss their explorations of the process and profession of acting; their reflections on personal experiences and artistic influences that informed and shaped their careers; their discussions of past and current projects and share valuable insights into the craft and the industry. Get a chance to ask the panelists questions, learn about open opportunities, and build your network.
This year’s FAC Actors Panel will be moderated by YouTube comedienne Mary Grant.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
From 2pm to 4pm
PILIPINO WORKERS CENTER
153 Glendale Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA. 90026
* Located between Temple Street & Beverly Boulevard in the heart of Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles. Street parking is available (watch for signs).
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SEATING IS LIMITED.
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MEET ONE OF THE EVENT’S SPECIAL GUEST PANELISTS:
~ actor ~
Born in the Philippines, at the age of five, he moved with his family to Cleveland, Ohio. While still a student, he performed in shows at the Greenbrier Theatre (now the Cassidy Theatre) in Parma Heights and was an intern at the Cleveland Play House.
After getting accepted to attend Harvard, he instead decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting. He joined the national tour of Miss Saigon in 1992. He followed that with work as a dancer for Prince on the MTV Video Music Awards and toured nationally with the musical Heartstrings. He was also in the original company of the 1994 Broadway revival of Carousel. In 1997, he received a Dramalogue Critics Award for his performance in F.O.B. at East West Players. With his critical acclaim, he also starred in EWP’s production of Carry the Tiger to the Mountain.
In film, Lee played one of his favorite character roles as ‘Ryan’ in Quentin Lee’s 2000 independent feature, Drift.
He played ‘Lance Nguyen,’ the snakeskin-wearing, motorcycle-riding, cold-blooded killer in the 2001 Universal film The Fast and the Furious.
He was ‘Tai Huang’ in the 2007 Walt Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. And, he was the heroic Gotham City police officer ‘Ross’ in Christopher Nolan’s 2012 film, The Dark Knight Rises.
On television, he guest starred on ER, Beverly Hills, 90210, Mad About You, The Wayan Bros, Sister Sister, Babylon 5, just to name a few. He recurred on Lifetime’s The Division and three Fox shows, Luis, Persons Unknown and as Secret Service Special Agent ‘Bill Kim’ in the Season 2 story arc of Prison Break.
Lee is best known as a series regular for six years playing ‘Sergeant Wu’ on NBC’s Grimm.
After Grimm, he guest starred on LA To Vegas, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Hawaii Five-O.