Brian Tee

Brian Tee

Tee in 2013, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Jae-bum Takata

Place of Birth: Okinawa, Japan

Date of Birth: March 15, 1977

*Japanese (father)
*Korean (mother)

Brian Tee is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the films The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, The Wolverine, Jurassic World, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, and on the show Chicago Med, among other works.

His father is a Japanese-American, who was born in a Japanese-American internment camp during WWII. His mother is Korean, and worked as a reporter. His parents met in Okinawa. His name Jae-bum Takata reflects both sides of his family. Brian moved to Hacienda Heights, California, U.S., when he was two. He speaks fluent Japanese, and proficient Korean.

Brian is married to Mirelly Taylor, with whom he has a daughter.


5 Responses

  1. Capricious says:

    He’s got exceptionally light eyes. No Caucasian ancestry?

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