Tim Kang

Tim Kang (born March 16, 1973) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his role as Kimball Cho in the TV series The Mentalist.


Kang was a series regular on CBS's The Mentalist as Special Agent Kimball Cho. He appeared in Rambo (2008) and also on such TV shows as The Office, Chappelle's Show, and Monk.

In 2012, Kang launched a production company named One Shoot Films with its first film project focusing on child abduction and sexually abused children.

Personal life

Kang is the eldest of three brothers.

Kang has a black belt in Taekwondo.

With actress, Gina Marie May, Kang has a daughter, Bianca Jooyung Kang, born November 7, 2009.

Kang is a national spokesman and active supporter for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Known For


Cast Credits

The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Guest starring as Oscar (3 episodes)
The Mentalist (2008)
Starring as Kimball Cho (103 episodes)
Criminal Minds (2005)
Guest starring as Charlie Senarak
Monk (2002)
Guest starring as William Lee