Kelvin Han Yee

Biography: KELVIN HAN YEE's face may look familar because you've seen him on TV's Lie To Me, The Mentalist, Entourage, Crash, Prison Break, Curb Your Enthusiasm and will guest star in an upcoming Criminal Minds. A movie career spanning two decades includes films like Milk, Lucky You, Copycat and A Great Wall, the first American feature film shot in China. A classically trained actor, he was the first Asian company member at Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival & has also performed at American Conservatory Theater, East West Players and Lodestone among others. Yee lives with his wife and Louie a recently rescued English Bulldog.

Recent TV and film acting credits include; "Criminal Minds", "Accidentally On Purpose", "Lie To Me", "Crash" (recurring), "Prison Break" (recurring), "Entourage", "The Mentalist", "Raising The Bar", "Chuck", "Dirt", "Lucky You", "E-Ring", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "The Island", "The Young and the Restless", "24", "The Bold and the Beautiful", "Hawaii", Sweet
KELVIN HAN YEE's face may look familar because you've seen him on TV's Lie To Me, The Mentalist, Entourage, Crash, Prison Break, Curb Your Enthusiasm and will guest star in an upcoming Criminal Minds. A movie career spanning two decades includes films like Milk, Lucky You, Copycat and A Great Wall, the first American feature film shot in China. A classically trained actor, he was the first Asian company member at Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival & has also performed at American Conservatory Theater, East West Players and Lodestone among others. Yee lives with his wife and Louie a recently rescued English Bulldog.

Recent TV and film acting credits include;
"Criminal Minds", "Accidentally On Purpose", "Lie To Me", "Crash" (recurring), "Prison Break" (recurring), "Entourage", "The Mentalist", "Raising The Bar", "Chuck", "Dirt", "Lucky You", "E-Ring", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "The Island", "The Young and the Restless", "24", "The Bold and the Beautiful", "Hawaii", Sweet November, "Nash Bridges", True Crime, Life Tastes Good, Copycat...

San Francisco native, Kelvin Han Yee began his career as a company member at the American Conservatory Theater. A classically trained actor, Kelvin was the first Asian American actor to join Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Soon he became a regular fixture in the Bay Area film and T.V. scene. Don Johnson called him, "my favorite bad guy". An ex-bouncer and fan of mixed martial arts, Kelvin's bad guy persona has played out in an array of characters, both lawful and criminal.
"I don't play villians, I play victims..." explains Yee. Armed with this insight, Kelvin has volunteerd with Each One Reach One, a program that mentors incarcerated youth and teaches writing workshops as an alternative to violence.
Not just limited to "tough guys", Kelvin also draws upon his comedy and improv background which is illustrated in roles on NBC's Chuck and the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Fact:
In 1985 Kelvin Han Yee was cast as the lead in the first American feature film to shoot in the Peoples Republic of China.
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Kelvin Han Yee's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 57 Chalk
Lowest Metascore: 42 Wedding Palace
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
42 Wedding Palace Sep 27, 2013 Wheeler Dealer Uncle tbd
49 Lucky You May 4, 2007 Chico Banh 6.4
51 Cherish Jun 7, 2002 Officer Yee 6.7
57 Chalk Aug 25, 2000 TC tbd