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Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Daniel Dae Kim

The actor takes our Q&A!

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What's your wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?

The wallpaper on my computer is a street art stencil of a panda holding two guns.

When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?

Scotch, neat.

What's the one word you are guilty of using too often?

“You know…”

What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

The correct pronunciation of the word “larvae”

Who is the last person that called or texted you?

Wife. Who else?

What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?

Being mistaken for Ken Jeong. By Ken Jeong.

When is the last time you went to a theater?

3 nights ago, I went to see the Groundlings in LA.

What TV show should everyone should be watching?

Bloodline and Silicon Valley.

And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

BoJack Horseman.

What's the first CD you bought?

New Order, Low Life – I’m an 80’s child. See below.

What is the one food you cannot resist?


What music are you currently listening to?


What movie makes you laugh the most?

There are so many, but if I had to pick just one - Monty Python and the Holy Grail

What drives you absolutely crazy?

Ungood Grammer and Poor Speling.

What's your favorite day of the year?


What was your first online screen name?

DKNY – It was my first email address. I would constantly get inquiries for Donna Karan.

What's your favorite emoji?

The huge throbbing heart, it always surprises me how big it is in comparison to the other ones – gets me every time.

Pick one: Kittens or puppies?

Puppies, Shibas in particular.

New York or Los Angeles?

New York

Comedy or drama?

Yes please

Bacon or Nutella?

I’m not obsessed with either but, bacon I guess.

Coffee or tea?


'80s or '90s?

80’s, see above.

Britney or Christina?



You are serious. Okay, BSB, because I want it that way.

Beyonce or Rihanna?


Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?

Lizzie McGuire

And finally: tell us a secret.

I really am Ken Jeong.

And make sure to catch Daniel in Insurgent, on DVD and Blu-Ray everywhere now.