Harry Shum Jr.

Actor, dancer, and choreographer, Harry Shum Jr. was born in Costa Rica to Chinese parents, before moving to the U.S. as a boy. He had a role in the 2004 cult hit "You Got Served" and made appearances in other ... Read more »
Born: 04/28/1982 in Puerto, Limón, CR

Filmography

Actor (20)

Shadowhunters 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Himself

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny 2016 (Movie)

Tie-Fang (Actor)

Fake-Off 2014 - 2016 (TV Show)

Judge

Glee 2009 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fire City: End of Days 2014 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

Moms' Night Out 2014 (Movie)

Joey (Actor)

Revenge of the Green Dragons 2014 (Movie)

Paul Wong (Actor)

White Frog 2013 (Movie)

Chaz (Actor)

The 2012 Do Something Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

Glee The 3D Concert Movie 2011 (Movie)

Mike Chang (Actor)

The Glee Project 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Step Up 3-D 2010 (Movie)

Cable (Actor)

iCarly: iGo to Japan 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Greek 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Step Up 2 The Streets 2008 (Movie)

Cable (Actor)

Zoey 101 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stomp the Yard 2007 (Movie)

Other Crew Dancer (Actor)

The Onion Movie 2007 (Movie)

Lollipop Love Dancer (Actor)

Center Stage: Turn it Up (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

The 2008 Teen Choice Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Segment Producer
Other (2)

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Choreographer

Ellen's Even Bigger Really Big Show 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Choreographer

Biography

Actor, dancer, and choreographer, Harry Shum Jr. was born in Costa Rica to Chinese parents, before moving to the U.S. as a boy. He had a role in the 2004 cult hit "You Got Served" and made appearances in other dance-themed films such as '07's "Stomp the Yard," but it was as student Mike Chang on the mega-hit "Glee" that he found stardom in a role that allowed Shum to show off his acting and singing abilities, as well as his dancing. He has also co-directed an acclaimed short film and worked as choreographer and actor on the action/musical show "The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers."

Relationships

Susana

Sister

Cristina

Sister

EDUCATION

Arroyo Grande High School

2000

Milestones

2011

Co-starred with the ensemble cast in "Glee: The 3D Concert Movie"

2009

Breakthrough role as Mike Chang on Fox's musical comedy series "Glee"

2008

Landed a minor role in "Step Up 2: The Streets"

2007

Danced in the feature film "Stomp the Yard"

2004

Feature film debut as a dancer in "You Got Served"

2003

TV debut on Fox's "Boston Legal"

1988

With family, moved from Costa Rica to San Francisco, CA when he was six

Bonus Trivia

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Shum spoke English, Spanish and Chinese.

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