Actor who first rose to fame as Harold Lee in in the Harold & Kumar film franchise. He starred in the short-lived ABC series Selfie alongside Karen Gillan. He has also portrayed Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek films. He made history as the first Asian-American actor to star in a mainstream Hollywood thriller in the 2018 film Searching.
He studied English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.
His character in American Pie made the term MILF colloquially famous.
He married actress Kerri Higuchi in 2006. The couple welcomed a son in May 2008 and a daughter in February 2013.
He was in Ugly Betty with America Ferrera.