1. John Cho is an American film and television actor and musician.
2. Of Korean background, he is best known as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films; as the character John, MILF Guy No. 2, who popularized the term “MILF” in the American Pie films; and as the character Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek reboot film series.
3. On television, he played FBI agent Demetri Noh in the science fiction television drama FlashForward; as Chau Presley on the sitcom Off Centre; and, in a recurring role, Andy Brooks in the horror drama Sleepy Hollow.
4. His role as Henry Higgs in the 2014 sitcom Selfie, co-starring Karen Gillan, made him the first Asian-American romantic male lead on American television.
5. Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to the United States in 1978.
6. He was raised in Los Angeles, where his family settled after living in Houston, Seattle, Daly City, California, and Monterey Park, California. Glendale, California, in 1990.
7. The character initially had no name but he was given the name “John” in the third film, named after Cho himself.
8. Cho guest-starred on Charmed as a ghost in 1998 and was one of the stars of the short-lived situation comedy Off Centre in 2001–2002.
9. In 2006 and again in 2009, Cho was selected as one of the sexiest men alive in People Magazine.
10. In 2007, Cho was added to the cast of Ugly Betty as a recurring character.
11. Of the latter, Staci Krause of IGN, wrote that Cho was “the scene stealer in this episode” and that she would “definitely like to see more of him” in the series.
12. From 2009 to 2010, Cho starred in the television series FlashForward as FBI Special Agent Demetri Noh.