Simu Liu (born April 19, 1989 in Harbin, China) is a Chinese-born Canadian actor, stuntman, writer, and filmmaker.
Liu is best known for his role as Jung Kim in the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience, based on the play of the same name by Ins Choi, and Paul Xie in the drama Blood and Water, for which he received much acclaim. He previously often worked as a stunt performer and played bit roles in Canadian television.
In July 2019, it was announced Liu will portray Marvel Comics character Shang-Chi in the 2021 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, becoming the first Asian lead of an MCU film entry.
- Pacific Rim (2013) note
- Out With Dad (2014) as Waiter
- Taken (2016) as Faaron
- Kim's Convenience (2016 — present) as Jung Kim
- Orphan Black (2017) as Mr. Mitchell
- Slasher: Guilty Party (2017) as Luke
- The Expanse (2018) as Lt. Paolo Mayer
- Fresh Off the Boat (2019) as Willie
- Awkwafina is Nora from Queens (2020) as Garbage Boy
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) as Shang-Chi