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James Hiroyuki Liao

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Nationality USA

James Hiroyuki Liao is an American-Japanese actor.

Biography

Liao was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, His father is Taiwanese and his mother is Japanese. He graduated from Juilliard School's drama division in 2004 and studied at the Marjorie Ballentine Studio, where he befriended Amaury Nolasco.

Liao played Roland Glenn in season four of Prison Break, and starred in other television roles, such as 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bones, CSI: Miami and Law & Order. His stage work includes playing Song Liling (Butterfly) in Washington DC's Arena Stage production of M. Butterfly. He also starred with Jennifer Aniston in Management. Liao and Nolasco starred in the fourth season of Prison Break.

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Tim Burton
Tim Burton
(1 films)
Matthew Wood
Matthew Wood
(1 films)
Roberto Orci
Roberto Orci
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of James Hiroyuki Liao (6 films)

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Actor

Star Trek Into Darkness, 2h12
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about terrorism, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine
Roles U.S.S. Vengeance Bridge Officer
Rating76% 3.8471353.8471353.8471353.8471353.847135
Four years after Kirk's promotion in 2259, the starship USS Enterprise studies a primitive culture on the planet Nibiru. Captain James T. Kirk and his First Officer, Commander Spock, save the planet's inhabitants from an extinction-threatening volcanic eruption, but Kirk violates the Prime Directive, exposing the Enterprise to the native inhabitants to save Spock's life. Returning to Earth, Kirk loses command of the Enterprise and Admiral Christopher Pike is reinstated as its commanding officer with Kirk demoted to first officer and the rank of Commander. For his part in the incident, Spock is reassigned to another ship. An officers' meeting is called to discuss the bombing of a Section 31 installation in London perpetrated by the renegade Starfleet operative John Harrison (Cumberbatch). Harrison attacks the meeting in a jumpship, killing Pike. Kirk disables the jumpship, but Harrison uses a portable transporter to escape to Kronos, the homeworld of hostile aliens known as Klingons.
Frankenweenie, 1h27
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films about dogs, Frankenstein films, Comedy horror films, Cyberpunk films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Charlie Tahan, Frank Welker, Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton, Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones
Roles Toshiaki (voice)
Rating69% 3.4979853.4979853.4979853.4979853.497985
Young filmmaker and scientist Victor Frankenstein lives with his parents, Edward and Susan Frankenstein, and his beloved dog, Sparky, in the quiet town of New Holland. Victor's intelligence is recognized by his classmates at school, his somber next-door neighbor, Elsa Van Helsing, mischievous, Igor-like Edgar "E" Gore, obese and gullible Bob, overconfident Toshiaki, creepy Nassor, and an eccentric girl nicknamed Weird Girl, but communicates little with them due to his relationship with his dog. Concerned with his son's isolation, Victor's father encourages him to take up baseball and make achievements outside of science. Victor hits a home run at his first game, but Sparky, pursuing the ball, is struck by a car and killed.
Battle: Los Angeles, 1h56
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Action
Themes Films about religion, Transport films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodríguez, Ramon Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ne-Yo, Michael Peña
Roles Steven Mottola
Rating56% 2.8494052.8494052.8494052.8494052.849405
On August 12, 2011, large masses thought to be meteors land in the oceans near several major coastal cities. The objects are discovered to be spacecraft containing hostile extraterrestrial life. Marines from Camp Pendleton arrive in Los Angeles, including SSgt. Michael Nantz (Eckhart), an Iraq War veteran. Nantz was to begin retirement, but because of the attack, he is made the acting platoon sergeant for 1st Platoon, Echo Company, of the 2nd Battalion 5th Marines.
Management
Management (2009)
, 1h34
Directed by Stephen Belber
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, Fred Ward, Margo Martindale, James Hiroyuki Liao
Roles Al
Rating58% 2.947662.947662.947662.947662.94766
Mike Flux (Steve Zahn) works at his parents' motel as the night manager. One day he sees Sue (Jennifer Aniston), who is staying at the motel for the weekend. He develops a crush on her and surprises her at her door with a bottle of wine. She doesn't quite know what to make of his approach, shares some wine to be polite, then asks him to leave. He returns the next day, trying the same trick with champagne, and this time she allows him to touch her butt momentarily. As she heads back home the next day she decides to go back and have sex with Mike in the laundry room.
Hard Luck
Hard Luck (2006)
, 1h41
Directed by Mario Van Peebles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Serial killer films, Gangster films
Actors Wesley Snipes, Cybill Shepherd, Mario Van Peebles, James Hiroyuki Liao, Luis Guzmán, Kevin Thoms
Roles Chang (as James Liao)
Rating52% 2.6051652.6051652.6051652.6051652.605165
As the film begins. A former criminal and drug dealer Lucky (Wesley Snipes) was released from prison and tries to lead a respectable life despite his troubled past. However, Lucky once or twice reflects on the wisdom of his grandfather who supposedly told him "sometimes without bad luck, it would seem you don't have any luck at all." Shortly after his release from prison, Lucky tries to get back on his feet but inexplicably ends up a victim of Hurricane Katrina's wrath, and loses his newly found life.
Turn Left, Turn Right, 1h36
Directed by Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai
Origin Hong kong
Genres Romance
Actors Takeshi Kaneshiro, Hui Shiu-hung, Lam Suet, James Hiroyuki Liao, Angela Tong
Rating68% 3.447513.447513.447513.447513.44751
The story tells of two people who live in buildings right next to each other, separated only by a wall, and are always near each other but can't seem to find one another.