Who is Tommy Kang?
Tommy Kang is a Brooklyn-born, Asian-American, actor, comedian, writer, and martial artist, with credits including: HBO's Divorce, NBC's The Blacklist, Taking A Hit, The Devil's Restaurant. Tommy's sketch work has also been featured on: Funny Or Die; AV Club; Birth.Movies.Death; Vulture; and even GeekTyrant (pretty cool).
The grandson of one of the original nine Taekwondo grandmasters, Tommy has been learning martial arts since he was 4, teaching since age 12, and became a certified master at 19. Tommy's pilot Taking A Hit, a dramatic comedy about teaching his family’s Taekwondo style in inner-city Brooklyn, was an official selection and finalist at HBO & The Television Academy's ITVFest, where Tommy also won Best Comedy Actor.
As a stand up comedian, Tommy has performed at NYC staples like Gotham Comedy Club, Caroline's, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, The Standing Room, The Stand, and many more. He's performed at festivals like SXSW, MAGFest, SkankFest, and performs regularly all around the city.
Tommy currently divides his time between New York and LA where he writes, performs, and produces comedy.
Jamie Lee Curtis has called him talented on Twitter. Does that help?
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