Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Randall Park Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
There’s a show on Comedy Central that I love called ‘Nathan for You,’ which is kind of a reality show, almost a prank show, where this guy Nathan Fielder goes around helping struggling businesses. He’s so hilarious and so awkward.
People would call me Bruce Lee or Jackie Chan or whatever popular martial artist there was at that time. I also remember the other kids at the lunch table freaking out when I brought in Korean food.
I’m not a big steak guy.
I ended up going into the Master’s program for Asian-American studies at UCLA, in part because I was passionate about it, but also because I wanted to keep acting in the theater group that we founded.
One of the first jobs I did was a commercial, a local commercial on the Chinese channel here in Los Angeles, and the whole thing was in Cantonese, I think, and I didn’t have any lines, but I was kind of the focus of the commercial.
People really liked my dad.
When I was at UCLA, a professor there encouraged me to write, and so I looked into specializing in creative writing in the English Department. And through that, I started writing plays.
I majored in English with a specialization in creative writing along with Asian American Studies.
I remember, as a kid, I loved kimchi. It wasn’t weird to me at all because it was in our house all the time. There was never a second when a huge jar wasn’t in our refrigerator. I remember bringing it to school, and that just did not go over well at all.
I always feel that comedy, at its best, tackles issues that are controversial, polarizing, volatile, and sheds light onto those issues and the people involved.
The first thing I do is I check my emails and my texts. I guess I shouldn’t feel guilty about it at this point; it’s kind of the norm. Sometimes I’ll bounce around Twitter. And if I have time, I’ll catch up on the news, usually on ‘Huffington Post’ or ‘Salon.’
‘Veep’ is definitely one of my favorite TV shows, and not because I’m in it. It’s just such a great show, and the fact that I’m on it is crazy to me because I love it so much.
There were so few examples of Asian or Asian-American lead characters on American TV or even in the movies. And the ones that have existed for so long were either stereotypical or offensive in some way, or just not reflective of the lives of people in the community.
Acting just didn’t seem like a viable option. I didn’t have any connections in the industry, and I had little support from my family. Also, there just weren’t a lot of Asian-Americans on TV or in the movies.
Early on, when I first started acting professionally, it was really important for me to get my parents on board, because they were so against it.
If a casting breakdown said ‘All-American Type’ or ‘Lead Role,’ I knew they weren’t thinking of me.
When you write a memoir, and it’s your life, and you’re exposing things that are close to home, it’s hard to see it changed.
I hope I get the chance to keep acting in great projects.
My father was a small business owner. When I was growing up, he ran a one-hour photo store – back when there were one-hour photo stores.
I’ve been called ‘Bruce Lee.’ I’ve been called other less offensive, but equally stupid and racist kind of terms.