Ken Leung was born in New York, USA on the 21 January 1970. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, NJ. Ken attended NYU as a University Scholar where he found his passion for acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner. In 1997, Brett Ratner cast him in Rush Hour. Ken was cast in the directorial debut of Edward Norton in Keeping the Faith. Ken has appeared in many independent and tv films, as well as features, including films with Ratner and with Spike Lee. In 1998, he played James the Less and God in Terrence McNally's passion play, Corpus Christi.