Welcome back to Season 3, a Special Episode of the Asian Hustle Network Podcast! We are very excited to have Rich Ting on this week's show.
Actor Rich Ting was born in Los Angeles, California and is a 4th generation Asian American. Growing up as an athlete, Ting played collegiate football at Yale University while earning a B.A, and then went on to achieve a dual J.D./M.B.A. degree. Soon after achieving his scholastic goals, he realized that he needed to switch careers and pursue his passion for the entertainment industry and, specifically, as an actor.
Ting has appeared on major hit shows: Magnum P.I., NCIS: Los Angeles, Supergirl, Waco, Rush Hour, and Chicago P.D. He has also landed roles on blockbuster films, such as Lone Survivor and Salt as well as the spaghetti Western feature film, No Name and Dynamite, where he plays the lead character of ‘Dynamite Davenport’.
Ting is most well-known for playing the iconic character 'Bolo' in the HBO Max drama series Warrior, a television series inspired by the writings and work of Bruce Lee and is unforgettable on Amazon's Season 4 of the critically- acclaimed The Man in the High Castle as 'Captain Iijima', a driven, ambitious young detective in the Japanese Kempeitai.
In 2022, Ting has been seen on FX's The Old Man opposite Jeff Bridges on the streaming service Hulu as well as on Netflix’s Partner Track where he plays the character of ‘Carter Min’, the General Counsel of Min Enterprises. In 2023, Ting will be seen on Apple’s Hello Tomorrow as ‘Hikaru Makoto’, Disney Freeform’s AZNBBGRL as ‘Cody Lim’ and will also serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2023 San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade and Festival.
Ting currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife and teacup Maltese, Somi. In addition to working in film and television, he's still active in the martial arts world, loves to travel to exotic places, and is a true foodie at heart.
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