Jinn S. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea; grew up in Tacoma, WA and graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle. Upon completion of his degree, Jinn drove across the country to study Acting and Theater in New York. He studied with James Price and Maggie Flanigan among others. He received a Best Actor award (Wasserman) in his first short film role titled STILL. In 1995, Jinn became a member of the acclaimed LAByrinth Theater Company. In addition to acting, he served as the first official President of the company where he helped lay the foundation for its current growth and success as well as producing three LAByrinth productions: WHERE'S MY MONEY? by John Patrick Shanley, CULTURE BANDIT & DARWAZA by Vanessa Hidary & Ajay Naidu and OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET by Stephen Adly Guirgis. WHERE'S MY MONEY? and OUR LADY continued its run Off-Broadway and CULTURE BANDIT & DARWAZA played at various venues across the country. For Developing Artists Theater Company, he produced REBEL VERSES: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL (2004 - 2006) and BILLY SLEEPYHEAD (2005).
Theater credits include: QUEEN LATINA & THE POWER POSSE VS THE EVILS OF SOCIETY by David Anzuelo; RACE, RELIGION & POLITICS by Stephen Adly Guirgis (co-starring Philip Seymour Hoffman); DREAMING IN TONGUES written by the cast; A WINTER PARTY by John Patrick Shanley; THE FAIRY TALE PROJECT written by Webb Wilcoxen and directed by Jill DeArmon at the Public Theatre; disOriented by Kyung Park for Theater C at Peter Jay Sharp Theater; NYIT Award winning production of RISE AND FALL OF A TEENAGE CYBERQUEEN by Lindsay Joy Murphy directed by Padraic Lillis produced by LABrats Theater Company; LOVENESS by Craig "muMs" Grant; THE OLDEST BOY by Sarah Ruhl at Marin Theatre Company; AUBERGINE by Julia Cho at South Coast Rep.
Film and TV credits include: GRAVESEND, HURRICANE STREETS, OZ, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, HATE, MATTIE FRESNO & THE HOLOFLUX UNIVERSE, UNDYING and HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA, THREADS, POWER, , RING THE BELL, 11:55 HOLYOKE, FATHER'S DAY, VIOLET (JESSICA JONES), ABOUT RAY.
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