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9th Jun '13 5:00:31 PM Discar
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http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/John_Cho.jpg John Cho is a Korean-born American actor, known for his roles in the ''AmericanPie'' films, the ''[[Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle Harold and Kumar]]'' series, as Demetri in ''FlashForward2009'', and as Sulu in the latest incarnation of ''Film/StarTrek''. ---- !!This actor provides examples of * AllAsiansAreAlike: Got hit with this hard when the ''[[Franchise/TheGreenHornet Green Hornet]]'' [[Film/TheGreenHornet remake]] came out in early 2011. Despite the fact that Kato was played by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, who is years younger and speaks English with a heavy accent, many reviewers remarked on how great "John Cho" was. Even ''IMDB'' screwed this up at one point, as well as many reviews citing IMDB. The confusion might also have had something to do with their [[OneSteveLimit similar-sounding names]]. ** Cho joked about this incident on {{Website/Twitter}}, saying "I am beginning to suspect that I am not in the Green Hornet movie." * BrutalHonesty: Has taken a few jabs at ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'' for its RaceLift of [[spoiler:Khan Noonien Singh.]] * HiddenDepths: Broke through in comedy films, but also capable of [[http://youtu.be/xsldWZm2R7M quite serious reflections on his family's history in Korea]] (0:28:00) and [[http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/090703/article.asp?parentID=110087 dissecting Asian stereotypes on film and TV.]] ----
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http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/John_Cho.jpg John Cho is a Korean-born American actor, known for his roles in the ''AmericanPie'' films, the ''[[Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle Harold and Kumar]]'' series, as Demetri in ''FlashForward2009'', and as Sulu in the latest incarnation of ''Film/StarTrek''. ---- !!This actor provides examples of * AllAsiansAreAlike: Got hit with this hard when the ''[[Franchise/TheGreenHornet Green Hornet]]'' [[Film/TheGreenHornet remake]] came out in early 2011. Despite the fact that Kato was played by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, who is years younger and speaks English with a heavy accent, many reviewers remarked on how great "John Cho" was. Even ''IMDB'' screwed this up at one point, as well as many reviews citing IMDB. The confusion might also have had something to do with their [[OneSteveLimit similar-sounding names]]. ** Cho joked about this incident on {{Website/Twitter}}, saying "I am beginning to suspect that I am not in the Green Hornet movie." * BrutalHonesty: Has taken a few jabs at ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'' for its RaceLift of [[spoiler:Khan Noonien Singh.]] * HiddenDepths: Broke through in comedy films, but also capable of [[http://youtu.be/xsldWZm2R7M quite serious reflections on his family's history in Korea]] (0:28:00) and [[http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/090703/article.asp?parentID=110087 dissecting Asian stereotypes on film and TV.]] ----[[redirect:Creator/JohnCho]]
30th May '13 12:48:19 PM Tuckerscreator
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* BrutalHonesty: Has taken a few jabs at ''StarTrekIntoDarkness'' for its RaceLift of Khan Noonien Singh.
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* BrutalHonesty: Has taken a few jabs at ''StarTrekIntoDarkness'' ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'' for its RaceLift of Khan [[spoiler:Khan Noonien Singh.]]
23rd May '13 7:45:17 AM Dragonmouth
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* BrutalHonesty: Has taken a few jabs at ''StarTrekIntoDarkness'' for its RaceLift of Khan Noonien Singh.
1st Mar '13 2:23:34 PM Tuckerscreator
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** Cho joked about this incident on {{Twitter}}, saying "I am beginning to suspect that I am not in the Green Hornet movie."
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** Cho joked about this incident on {{Twitter}}, {{Website/Twitter}}, saying "I am beginning to suspect that I am not in the Green Hornet movie."
8th Nov '12 4:59:39 PM Oreochan
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Actor(tress) and Creator pages can not have personal appearence tropes or tropes about them as a person. The Tropes have to be about their career.
* HotTeacher: He used to teach English. There was probably at least one girl who had a crush on him. * OlderThanTheyLook: Would you believe he's forty? * [[PreachersKid Preacher's Kid]]: His father is a Christian minister. ---- <<|{{Actors}}|>>
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* HotTeacher: He used to teach English. There was probably at least one girl who had a crush on him. * OlderThanTheyLook: Would you believe he's forty? * [[PreachersKid Preacher's Kid]]: His father is a Christian minister. ---- <<|{{Actors}}|>>----
4th Oct '12 9:11:30 PM nombretomado
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* AllAsiansAreAlike: Got hit with this hard when the ''GreenHornet'' [[Film/TheGreenHornet remake]] came out in early 2011. Despite the fact that Kato was played by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, who is years younger and speaks English with a heavy accent, many reviewers remarked on how great "John Cho" was. Even ''IMDB'' screwed this up at one point, as well as many reviews citing IMDB. The confusion might also have had something to do with their [[OneSteveLimit similar-sounding names]].
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* AllAsiansAreAlike: Got hit with this hard when the ''GreenHornet'' ''[[Franchise/TheGreenHornet Green Hornet]]'' [[Film/TheGreenHornet remake]] came out in early 2011. Despite the fact that Kato was played by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, who is years younger and speaks English with a heavy accent, many reviewers remarked on how great "John Cho" was. Even ''IMDB'' screwed this up at one point, as well as many reviews citing IMDB. The confusion might also have had something to do with their [[OneSteveLimit similar-sounding names]].
31st Aug '12 10:54:53 PM Fireblood
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* OlderThanTheyLook: Would you believe he's thirty-seven?
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* OlderThanTheyLook: Would you believe he's thirty-seven? forty?
30th Aug '12 4:14:34 PM Tuckerscreator
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* AllAsiansAreAlike: Got hit with this hard when the ''GreenHornet'' [[Film/TheGreenHornet remake]] came out in early 2011. Despite the fact that Kato was played by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, who is years younger and speaks English with a heavy accent, many reviewers remarked on how great "John Cho" was. Even ''IMDB'' screwed this up at one point. The confusion might also have had something to do with their [[OneSteveLimit similar-sounding names]].
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* AllAsiansAreAlike: Got hit with this hard when the ''GreenHornet'' [[Film/TheGreenHornet remake]] came out in early 2011. Despite the fact that Kato was played by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, who is years younger and speaks English with a heavy accent, many reviewers remarked on how great "John Cho" was. Even ''IMDB'' screwed this up at one point. point, as well as many reviews citing IMDB. The confusion might also have had something to do with their [[OneSteveLimit similar-sounding names]].names]]. ** Cho joked about this incident on {{Twitter}}, saying "I am beginning to suspect that I am not in the Green Hornet movie."
6th Aug '12 3:22:14 PM NoahHenderson
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* OneSceneWonder: As the MILF guy in ''AmericanPie''.
31st Jul '12 6:35:19 PM Mullon
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John Cho is a Korean-born American actor, known for his roles in the ''AmericanPie'' films, the ''{{Harold and Kumar}}'' series, as Demetri in ''FlashForward2009'', and as Sulu in the latest incarnation of ''Film/StarTrek''.
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John Cho is a Korean-born American actor, known for his roles in the ''AmericanPie'' films, the ''{{Harold ''[[Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle Harold and Kumar}}'' Kumar]]'' series, as Demetri in ''FlashForward2009'', and as Sulu in the latest incarnation of ''Film/StarTrek''.
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