Ken Leung is an American actor best known for his starring role as Miles Straume, a hotheaded and sarcastic medium as a crew member aboard the freighter called the Kahana that is offshore the island, on the television drama series Lost, from 2008-2010.
He also has a starring role as Dr. Topher Zia, a quick-witted free spirit who knows how to manipulate the system in his favour and will do whatever it takes to save a patient's life, in the medical drama television series The Night Shift.
A busy actor who has portrayed several memorable characters, Leung is probably best known for his roles on Lost and The Sopranos. He has also starred in the films Rush Hour, Keeping the Faith and Sucker Free City.
A native New Yorker, Leung appeared in numerous plays in the 1990s, including Jeff Weiss' cult serial Hot Keys, Terrence McNally's passion play Corpus Christi and as Buckingham opposite Austin Pendleton's Richard III.
He has performed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Hague Appeal for Peace, and in 2002 made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.