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Garrett Wang

Full / Real Name: Garrett Richard Wang
Born: 15 December 1968 (51 years old)
Gender: Male

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Garrett Wang is an American actor best known for his role as Ensign Harry Kim in Star Trek: Voyager.

Born in Riverside, California to Chinese immigrant parents, Wang spent his formative years on the move. He lived in Indiana, Bermuda and Tennessee. He moved to Los Angeles and attended UCLA where he majored in Asian Studies and dabbled in theatre.

He credits UCLA theatre professor Jenny Roudtree as a key influence in his development as an actor.

Wang, in his first performance outside of college, garnered unprecedented critical acclaim for his portrayal of John Lee in the lead of Chay Yew's Porcelain at Burbage theatre.

Despite a busy schedule, Garrett has continued to perform in various staged readings such as Model Minority for the Los Angeles Theatre Centre, Woman Warrior for the Mark Taper Forum and A Language of Their Own for the Intiman Theatre.

Prior to joining the cast of Star Trek: Voyager, Garrett guest starred in the premiere episode of the ABC series All American Girl, starring Margaret Cho.

Wang also appeared in two independent feature films, Ivory Towers and Hundred Percent. In 1997, he was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People magazine.

Additionally, E! Entertainment Television selected Garrett as one of the 20 Coolest Bachelors in America.


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