Randall Park Headshot
Report a problem with this profile
[email protected]

Randall Park        

Actor, Known for "The Interview," "Fresh Off the Boat" & "Always Be My Maybe"

Randall Park made his acting debut in the 2003 short film Dragon of Love (as the main character, Joel), which won the Best Short Film at the 2003 Hawaii International Film Festival.

He is best known for portraying Kim Jong-un in The Interview, starring alongside Dave Franco and Seth Rogen. He also starred as Louis Huang, patriarch of a Chinese American family, alongside Constance Wu, in ABC's television show Fresh Off The Boat (based on Eddie Huang's memoir, Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir), written and produced by Nahnatchka Khan and executive produced by Jake Kasdan. He was the first actor cast on the show, with the producers having approached him before the pilot was ordered. For his performance, he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

In 2019, he co-starred with comedian Ali Wong in Always Be My Maybe, a romantic comedy where two childhood sweethearts reconnect years later, even though they now both live completely different lives.

In 2012, he had gained popularity playing Steve, a prank replacement of Jim Halpert in an episode of The Office. He also appears in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Ant-Man and the Wasp as FBI agent Jimmy Woo and in the DC Extended Universe film Aquaman as Dr. Stephen Shin.

He has appeared in feature films such as Larry Crowne, Dinner for Schmucks, and The Five-Year Engagement. He appeared in various independent film projects such as Quentin Lee's The People I've Slept With and starred and co-wrote the feature film American Fusion.

Park has made guest appearances on television shows including Curb Your Enthusiasm, New Girl, The Office, ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Four Kings, Las Vegas, House, iCarly, Cold Case, and Reno 911!. He appeared as Martin Fukanaga on Supah Ninjas and was a cast member on MTV's Wild 'n Out. In 2007, he regularly appeared as an actor in the filmmaking reality show On the Lot.

In 2014, Park played a company rep trying to recruit college students in Neighbors, co-starred in the Jason Segel/Cameron Diaz comedy, Sex Tape, which led to his being cast in The Interview, portraying Kim Jong-un.

Park was a recurring character on The Mindy Project beginning in 2013. He was also on the HBO comedy Veep. He appeared as Jeff in the prequel 2015 series for Netflix, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. In 2015 he also appeared in Wong Fu Productions' first feature film, Everything Before Us.

Park appeared in 2015 with John Malkovich in the music video for Eminem's single "Phenomenal". He also appeared as a co-worker of Amy Schumer's character in 2015's Trainwreck. Park had a supporting role in Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp in 2018, and is set to appear in the film Aquaman later in the year.

Videos


Hqdefault
Randall Park - Stand Up
added over 4 years ago
Hqdefault
#IAm Randall Park Story
added over 4 years ago

News


'The Interview' Star Randall Park: 'I Was Never Worried About My ...

Randall Park, who played Kim Jong-un in “The Interview,” addressed the controversy over the movie during the Television Critics Assn. panel for ABC's new ...

'The Interview's' Kim Jong Un actor, Randall Park, knew it was 'insane'

Before signing on to play North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the comedy "The Interview," actor Randall Park understandably had a few concerns. After all, this ...

Randall Park on ABC's New 'Fresh Off the Boat' - WSJ

Comic actor Randall Park portrayed North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as an adorable maniac who got blown to bits in “The Interview,” a comedy that incited an ...

Related Speakers View all


More like Randall