John Cho (born Cho Yo Han; June 16, 1972) is a Korean American actor known for his roles as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films and Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek reboot film series. Early in his career, Cho also starred in the Asian American-centered films Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), Shopping for Fangs (1997), and Yellow (1998). In 2018, he starred in the thriller film Searching, making him the first Asian-American actor in history to headline a mainstream thriller film in Hollywood. He also made history in American television as the first Asian American actor cast as a romantic lead when he starred as Henry Higgs in the 2014 sitcom Selfie. In addition to his role in Selfie, Cho has had lead roles in series such as FlashForward and Off Centre, along with recurring roles in Sleepy Hollow and Difficult People.