Tim Kang


Date Of Birth

March 16, 1973


Tim Kang began his career appearing on several commercials for Home Depot, Dairy Queen, Cingular and Shell Gasoline. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and soon received his masters from the A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University.

Tim Kang was first seen on the small screen as Dr. Harrison Wong, in an episode of The Sopranos in 2002. His next appearance was on the romantic comedy Two Weeks Notice and the film Robot Stories. He then played the character Murakami in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, as well as Detective Yoshihara in Third Watch. Kang was given minor roles in 2003’s Justice and was in 2004’s short drama Flight Safety, written by Karl Greenberg. He was cast in another Law and Order series, this time as Dr. Liam Kelly in Law & Order: Trial by Jury.

Kang was also cast alongside Julianne Moore in the fantasy thriller The Forgotten. He was also seen in the episode “Local Ad” of the series The Office, starring Steve Carrell. In 2007, he accepted a role in The Unit and was in the 2008 action drama Rambo with Sylvester Stallone. It also starred Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, and Graham McTavish. Kang continued his career with the film Mr. Sadman and the series The Mentalist, playing the character Kimball Cho.

Place of Birth

San Francisco, California, USA

Birth Name

Yila Timothy Kang



Fun Facts





2002 Two Weeks Notice
2003 Robot Stories
Justice Bodega Owner
2004 The Forgotten
2006 Spectropia
2006 What Remains
2008 Rambo
2010 Mister Green

2002 The Sopranos
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2004 Third Watch
2005 Law & Order: Trial By Jury
2006 Chappelle's Show
2006 Ghost Whisperer
2007 Monk
2007 The Office
2007 The Unit
2008–present The Mentalist







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