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Louis Huang

Played by Randall Park
Character Biography

Louis is the husband of Jessica and the father of Eddie, Emery, and Evan. He moved his family from Washington, D.C. to Orlando to open up a restaurant called Cattleman's Ranch. He loves everything about America and full-on bought into the American Dream. Unlike Jessica, he believes in the good of people. He's taken great pride in turning the once struggling steakhouse, Cattleman's Ranch, into a successful family restaurant. With a new business partner on board, he is afforded the luxury of spending more time with the family, but also struggles with relinquishing control of business decisions.

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Actor Biography

Randall Park stars as Louis Huang, the patriarch of a Taiwanese family adjusting to a new life in Orlando after moving from Washington D.C. in the 1990s. Based on the memoir of chef and restaurateur Eddie Huang, Fresh Off the Boat is the first network television show to focus on an Asian-American family in over 20 years. His work on the series earned him a 2016 Critics Choice nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

Park can be seen in the Marvel feature film Ant-Man and the Wasp. In 2019, he will appear alongside Seth Rogen and Charlie Theron in Flarsky, as well as the Netflix film he co-wrote and will star in with Ali Wong, newly titled Always Be My Maybe.

Park's previous film credits include Snatched and Office Christmas Party, alongside Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston; The Interview, in which he starred as Kim Jong-un, alongside Seth Rogen and James Franco; the box-office hit Neighbors, alongside Seth Rogen and Zac Efron; Sex Tape, opposite Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel; The Meddler, They Came Together, The Five-Year Engagement, Dinner for Schmucks, Larry Crowne, The Good Doctor and Fragments. His other TV credits include Veep, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, The Office, New Girl, Curb Your Enthusiasm, House, The Mindy Project, Cold Case, CSI, Reno 911!, Wild 'N Out and The Sarah Silverman Program.

Park won a Best Actor Award at the 2010 NBC's Short Cuts Film Festival for the short Blueberry, which he also wrote. He is also the recipient of the 2011 CAPE New Writers Award for an original pilot he wrote entitled Erasists. He is a constant presence on the web and is a frequent contributor to the monthly web series showcase and competition Channel 101, created by Dan Harmon (Community) and Rob Schrab (The Sarah Silverman Program). His work can be found on www.randallparkplace.com.

Park currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

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