Daniel Dae Kim: Actor
On Friday January 13, the Korea Economic Institute (KEI) celebrated Korean American day at the Newseum, in Washington, DC. As part of the celebration, KEI recognized three Korean-American pioneers in the fields of art and literature:
- Peter H. Lee, Professor Emeritus of Korean and Comparative Literature, UCLA
- Youngsuk Chi, Chairman, Elsevier Management Committee
- Daniel Dae Kim, Actor, “Hawaii Five-0″ and “Lost”
Following the award ceremony and a short discussion panel (currently viewable on KEI’s Youtube Channel), Korean Kontext host got the opportunity to speak to Daniel Dae Kim about his life as a Korean American actor growing up in the United States.
In this special Korean-American day episode of Korean Kontext, find out about Daniel Dae Kim’s decision to choose acting over law, his interest in politics, how he balances being both American and Korean, and how he gives back to the community as a whole. Join us for a fascinating insight into Daniel Dae Kim’s work both on and off the stage.