American actor, comedian, writer and director
Randall Park (born March 23, 1974) is an American actor, comedian and writer.
- I came into it equipped with these principles because of my Asian-American-studies background, but there was certainly a negotiation that had to take place just for me to get a foot in the door.
- On his early struggles as an Asian American actor in “Randall Park’s Small-Town L.A.” in Vulture (2019 May 29)
- What happens when you populate a movie with a lot of Asian-American people is that they get to be people.
- On the benefits of having more Asian American actors in “Randall Park’s Small-Town L.A.” in Vulture (2019 May 29)
- I was super-excited to do it, but I still felt a little nervous about it and I felt like my parents would be a good way for me to test if this was OK…They’re immigrants, and they understand what’s going on over there a little better than me…As soon as I brought it up to them, they thought it was hilarious.
- On consulting with his parents before taking a role in The Interview in “‘The Interview’s’ Kim Jong Un actor, Randall Park, knew it was ‘insane’” in Los Angeles Times (2014 Dec 16)
- To us, it was important throughout the writing process that we put things in that were funny, number one, but also that felt like they came from a real place. And the conversations these characters have, reflect on the conversations we have. For us, it didn’t really feel like we were making any commentary or making any stereotypes, it was really us trying.
- On injecting his real-life experiences in the writing process for Always Be My Maybe in “How Ali Wong and Randall Park Made Always Be My Maybe, a Rom-Com for the Ages” in GQ (2019 Jun 10)