Ian Fang is one of the most well-known Chinese Americans in Hollywood. He is known for playing characters with deep Chinese accents in movies such as Mulan, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Kung Fu Panda. He was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Inglewood, California.
Ian Fang (nickname: Ian), born in December of 1989, is a Chinese American TV actor who is popular among his fans. He made a name for himself in Hollywood while still young, playing many roles as a child and teen. In his early years in Hollywood, Ian was often cast as the son of a Chinese laundry man in television shows. As an adult, he has gone on to play various roles, some of which are set in China, and others have been filmed outside of America.
Ian Fang was born in Los Angeles, California and according to Chinese records, was the shortest child in his family. He was three years younger than his parents, who were both born in Hong Kong. Ian’s parents had a normal height but were overweight, which is said to have contributed to Ian’s small height.
One of Ian Fang’s most known roles was that of Chow Sui, a Chinese American martial arts expert who appeared in many episodes of the Kung Fu Panda television show, as well as several episodes of The Suite Life of Vampires. Chow was played by Simon Kinberg, who is now an executive producer and director of the animated films Kung Fu Panda and Invictus. According to sources, Ian was cast as a stuntman when he was young, which led to his association with the martial arts. After his acting career, Ian moved into acting, playing various roles in films and on TV, most notably appearing in the Love Boat movies.
|Age||29 years old|
|Birth Date||December 13, 1989|
|Birth Place||Shanghai, China|
Ian Fang became a star while still a minor in his early years. His first major role came as Yip Man, a Chinese hero who starred in Bruce Lee’s More Movies series. Ian also appeared in the Kung Fu Panda movie alongside Mike Myers. Ian is also known to have appeared in the films’ Iron Man, Spider-Man and Fantastic Four among other films.
Fang was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of Yip Man, which earned him a Best Actor nomination. Ian Fang will next be seen in the TV drama revival of Dynasty, in which he will play Lin Feng, a powerful character who reunites with a previous partner after her death. Other Chinese actors who will be seen in the new TV drama include Yuen Wo Keng, Bo Lu and Tsao Ming Ye. It is expected that Ian will receive an award for his role in Dynasty but no specific details have yet been disclosed. The actor is yet to receive a salary for his role in Dynasty but according to insiders, the amount he will be paid is significantly higher than what he is entitled to receive on Broadway. Ian has thus far been nominated for Best Actor at the Satellite Awards have confirmed that Ian is eligible to receive his salary from the year 2021.