Perhaps most well known for his portrayal of Dr. Pierre Chang in the hit ABC series Lost, he is also notable for playing another character named Dr. Chang in the 2013 comedy movie 21 & Over.
He began his career by contributing voice acting work to the television series G.I. Joe.
A stage performer as well as a screen actor, he earned an Ovation Award nomination for his performance in the 2011 Geffen Playhouse (Los Angeles) staging of Extraordinary Chambers.
Born to a Vietnamese and Chinese family, he spent his youth in Cambodia, Vietnam, France, and the United States. After living for a time in Washington, D.C., he settled in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and child.
He appeared with Catherine Bell in several episodes of the television series JAG.