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John Cho (born June 16, 1972 in Seoul, South Korea) is an Korean-American comedian, actor, and musician.
John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, on June 16, 1972, and moved to the States at age six. He studied English at UCLA (and is a certified teacher), but also performed on stage. He had some success in comedies like American Pie and the Harold & Kumar-series (in which he played main character Harold Lee), and had noteworthy guest appearances in How I Met Your Mother, House, M.D. and 'Ugly Betty. He also played Hikaru Sulu in the 2009 film Star Trek, a role that used to be played by George Takei.