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Daniel Dae Kim

Actor, Director, Producer, Activist, 3AD
Daniel Dae Kim

DANIEL DAE KIM is an actor, director, producer, and activist widely known for his work in ABC’s LOST, CBS’s HAWAII FIVE-O, Netflix’s STOWAWAY, Disney+’s RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON and Tony® Award-winning production of THE KING AND I. Kim recently wrapped production on Netflix’s live-action AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER where he will play the lead villain, Fire Lord Ozai. Up next Daniel and his production company, 3AD, will team up for a new spy thriller series for Amazon which will be shot in Korea later this year. Kim can also be seen in BJ Novak’s FX series, THE PREMISE, Nat Geo’s THE HOT ZONE: ANTHRAX, Apple TV+’s ROAR, and heard in QCode’s original podcast, PROPHECY from Audible, with whom his company recently announced a deal for original content. 3AD produces ABC's THE GOOD DOCTOR, as well as 2023’s multi-award winning documentary BAD AXE. Kim’s advocacy for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is longstanding. His most recent testimony in front of Congress in 2021 helped lead to the passage of the “Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act,” and he currently serves on the White House’s Commission for Asian American, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Gold House and co-chairs the Advisory Council of the The Asian American Foundation, which partnered this year with 3AD and Gold House for the first official AAPI themed House at the Sundance Film Festival.