Roger Fan has been impressing audiences with his range and versatility since his remarkable one-two punch at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. While co-starring as the charismatic and manipulative Daric Loo in Justin Lin's breakout indie feature "Better Luck Tomorrow," Fan also starred in, co-produced, and co-wrote the racy 17-minute short subject, "The Quest For Length," one of the surprise hits of the festival.
Fan will soon be seen co-starring with James Franco in Lin's first studio feature, Touchstone Pictures' "Annapolis," which recently wrapped production on the East Coast.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Southern California, Fan graduated from Brown University with a degree in Economics. He initially worked on Wall Street and in San Francisco as a financial consultant, but found time to create inspiration and excitement in local theatre. Gifted with a natural ability to perform and a uniquely handsome, leading-man style, Fan incorporated his love of the performing arts with his entrepreneurial flair and quickly parlayed them into a successful film and television career, leaving the financial world behind.
Fan accumulated an extensive background in theatre and has performed in various classic and contemporary productions in Europe and the United States. His most recent stage credits include "Solve for X", "Terminus Americana", and "Texas" with the award-winning Lodestone Theatre Ensemble, and "Performance Anxiety" with San Diego's AART. He has also appeared in plays at Theatre 40, Playhouse West, East West Players and for the Exile's Theatre Ltd. in Ireland.
He made his feature film debut in "Rush Hour," and co-starred as Chris Kattan's FBI partner in the Disney/Touchstone comedy "Corky Romano." Fan recently completed a role in "D.E.B.S." starring Jordana Brewster, and has also appeared in the Farrelly Bros.' film, "Stuck on You." Among his numerous television credits are roles on "ER," "Frasier," "Party of Five," "News Radio," "Arli$$", "Diagnosis Murder."
Today, Roger Fan is one of the industry's most interesting and exciting young actors, redefining the leading man aesthetic through a wide variety of projects and roles on film and on stage. Rave reviews from critics such as Roger Ebert, Richard Roper, Peter Travers, and Elvis Mitchell have pointed out that Roger Fan is a "charismatic and fearless actor" with a limitless future.