World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Jason Tobin

Jason Tobin
Born Hong Kong
Other names To Jun Wai (杜俊緯)
Occupation Actor

Jason Tobin, credited in Chinese as To Jun Wai (杜俊緯), is a British-Chinese film and television actor.


  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
    • Partial filmography 2.1
    • Television and commercial work 2.2
  • Personal life 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

He was born in Hong Kong where he attended the King George V School in Kowloon, Hong Kong; he is of mixed parentage, being half English and half Chinese. Shyness kept him out of school drama productions and it wasn't until the age of 18 while living in Asia, and ready to return to the UK to study law at university, that he verbalized his dream to become an actor.[1]


Tobin has appeared in over twenty films and also in several television productions. He also stars as the main character Eddy Tsai in the Asian American "serial killer" film, Chink directed by Stanley Yung, written by Koji Steven Sakai and produced by Quentin Lee. The film also stars Eugenia Yuan and Tzi Ma. For his performance in the film, Tobin won a "Best Actor" or "Breakout Performance for an Actor" award at the 2013 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.[2][3]

Partial filmography

His film appearances include:

Television and commercial work

Tobin's television work includes appearances in episodes of the television series Nash Bridges and The King of Queens.

He has also appeared in television commercials.

Personal life

Tobin lives in Mongkok, Hong Kong and in London. He says he is a big fan of Bruce Lee "because he's the ultimate badass and he inspired me as a kid." [1] He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA and Equity.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Background - Jason Tobin”.
  2. ^ Visual Communications, FESTIVAL AWARDEES RECOGNIZED,
  3. ^ Gregg Kilday, The Hollywood Reporter, Lee Isaac Chung Takes Two Top Prizes at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival,
  4. ^ Oliver Wang and Hua Hsu (Apr 11, 2003). "Taking on Tomorrow".  

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.