Raymond Lee (actor)

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Raymond Lee
Born (1987-02-05) February 5, 1987 (age 35)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active2009–present

Raymond Lee (born February 5, 1987) is an American actor best known for his roles as Arlen Lee in Mozart in the Jungle and Duc Bayer-Boatwright in Here and Now. In 2021, Lee was a series regular on the series Kevin Can F**k Himself.[1] In 2022 it was announced that Lee would star in NBC’s reboot of Quantum Leap.[2]

Early life, family and education

Lee was born in New York City. He moved to Los Angeles at a young age.

Although he originally studied kinesiology in college, he switched his major to acting at California State University, Long Beach. He co-founded the Four Clowns acting troupe.[3]

He is of South Korean descent.[citation needed]

Career

His first major role was in the web series Ktown Cowboys where he appeared opposite Lanny Joon. He has appeared in minor roles in such television series as Scandal, Modern Family and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

In 2016, he starred in Qui Nguyen's Vietgone at Manhattan Theatre Club.[4] He won a Theatre World Award for his off-Broadway debut as Quang Nguyen, a Vietnamese refugee to the United States.[5]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Penance College Party Guy 2
2011 Typhoon 360 Tian
2012 Supercapitalist Businessman
2013 Farah Goes Bang Nick
A Leading Man Kelvin Kim
2018 Fanny Price Mr. Rushworth
2022 The Lost City Officer Gomez
Top Gun: Maverick Lt. Logan "Yale" Lee
TBA Trying Not yet released Danny Post-production
The Unknown Country Not yet released Isaac Post-production
Fanny Price Not yet released Mr. Rushworth Post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2012 How I Met Your Mother College Dude Episode: "The Stamp Tramp"
2013 Hart of Dixie Andrew Episode: "Why Don't We Get Drunk?"
Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous Henderson Episode: "Zach Stone Is Gonna Get Wild"
Sam & Cat Fitch Episode: "#TextingCompetition"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cashier Episode: "The Gang Saves the Day"
2015 Jessie Clifford Episode: "Driving Miss Crazy"
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Ray Episode: "Mall in the Family"
2016 Modern Family Alan Episode: "I Don't Know How She Does It"
Scandal Nelson Parker Episodes: "Trojan Horse" and "It's Hard Out Here for a General"
Mozart in the Jungle Arlen Lee 4 episodes
2018 Here and Now Duc Bayer-Boatwright Leading role
2019 Prodigal Son Jin Recurring role
2021 Kevin Can F**k Himself Sam Series regular
2021-2022 Made for Love Keefus / Jeff Recurring role

Theatre

Year Title Role Venue Notes
2013 Hannah and the Dread Gazebo East West Players
Los Angeles, CA
2016 Office Hour Dennis South Coast Repertory
Costa Mesa, CA
Tokyo Fish Story Nobu Old Globe Theatre
San Diego, CA
2017 Vietgone Quang Nguyen Manhattan Theatre Club
New York City, NY

Awards

References

  1. ^ Framke, Caroline (June 7, 2021). "'Kevin Can F**k Himself,' Starring Annie Murphy, Pulls off a Tricky Mix of Genres to Avenge the Sitcom Wife: TV Review". Variety. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 4, 2022). "'Quantum Leap': Raymond Lee To Headline NBC's Reboot Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved June 6, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Hong, Sharon (Fall 2017). "A Lesson in Acting". Beach Magazine.
  4. ^ Chow, Kate (October 14, 2016). "'Vietgone': A Sex Comedy About Mom, Dad And Refugee Camps". NPR. Retrieved June 13, 2022.
  5. ^ a b "2016-2017 Theatre World Award Recipients". Theatre World Awards. Retrieved January 9, 2017.

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