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Fast Facts

  • The offspring of a Japanese-American father and Korean mother. They met when his dad was vacationing in Japan, where his mom worked.
  • Grew up in the L.A. suburb of Hacienda Heights.
  • Speaks three languages: Korean, Japanese and English.
  • Played football in high school; and was also class president.
  • Stumbled into acting: While at Cal State Fullerton, he picked an acting for non-majors course simply because he thought it would be an easy A. It made him realize that acting was his calling.
  • Was thrilled to be cast in Season 2 of the Mortal Kombat: Legacy Web series for a simple reason: He grew up playing the video game.


  • Madelyn Skyler Tee — Daughter
  • Mirelly Taylor — Wife


  • Attended California State University, Fullerton, California, United States; Attended Fullerton College, Fullerton, California, United States; University of California, Berkeley, Caifornia, United States (BA in Dramatic Arts)


  • Birth Name: Jae-bum Takata
  • Birth Place: Okinawa, Japan
  • Profession: Actor

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