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Ki Hong Lee          

Actor Known for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" & "The Maze Runner"

Ki Hong Lee is a Korean-American actor. He is best known for playing the role of Minho in "The Maze Runner" and Paul in "The Nine Lives of Chloe King."

Ki Hong Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea. He grew up there, until the age of 6, when he and his family moved to Auckland, New Zealand, where he learned to speak in English. Two years later, when Lee was about 8, he and his family moved to Los Angeles. He lived in Southern California for most of his life, before attending UC Berkeley for his undergraduate degree from 2004 to 2008.

In 2010, Lee debuted his acting career with guest-appearance roles in the television series "Victorious," "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "Modern Family." In 2011, he played the role of Paul on the ABC Family show "The Nine Lives of Chloe King." Lee also appeared in a few short films by Wong Fu Productions, such as Ben in "Away We Happened," "She Has A Boyfriend" and "This Is How We Never Met." He rose to fame after being cast in the role of Minho in "The Maze Runner." He reprised his role in 2015's "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" and 2018's "Maze Runner: The Death Cure." He also had a role in the 2018 film "The Public."

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Boys Puzzle Through Twists And Turns In 'Maze Runner' : NPR

NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with young Korean-American actor Ki Hong Lee, who appears in the new film, The Maze Runner, about how he broke into acting,  ...

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