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Matthew Yang King (born May 6) played Agent King during Season 8 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Matthew Yang King was born in New York City. He began playing violin when he was 5 years old, and studying Aikido when he was 8. Eventually, he ended up studying at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

After leaving school, King started working odd jobs until he landed in the Broadway show Titanic: The Musical. As part of the show, he toured around the United States, finishing in Los Angeles where he established. Since then, King has become a prolific TV and film actor.

Through his career, King has appeared in TV shows like Numb3rs (with Navi Rawat and Peter MacNicol), Friends, The West Wing, Revenge (with Gina Torres), The Last Ship, and Training Day. Aside of television, he has also appeared in films like Species III, Acts of Violence, and the 2012 remake of Red Dawn (with Fernando Chien and Kenneth Choi).

From 2013 to 2015, King served as writer, producer, and director of The World of Steam.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Red Dawn (2012)
  • Acts of Violence (2010)
  • Species III (2004)

Television appearances

  • The Rookie (2019)
  • 9-1-1 (2018)
  • Training Day (2017)
  • The Last Ship (2016)
  • Revenge (2015)
  • Supah Ninjas (2011-2013)
  • 24 (2010)
  • Numb3rs (2005-2009)
  • Strong Medicine (2003-2006)
  • The West Wing (2002)
  • Friends (2002)
  • ER (2001)

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