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The other day, a doughnut shop in Portland called Pips Originals tweeted me telling me that they named a doughnut after me called the Dirty Wu. It is a cinnamon sugar doughnut drizzled with honey and Nutella. It was so good. I just won the Oscar in the sci-fi world.
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Reggie Lee Quotes: You want something go get it with single
You want something? Go get it with single-minded devotion.

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I speak Cantonese, and I speak Tagalog.

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There was a week where I was depressed with the rain, and people were telling me to get a light box. But I live on the 14th floor of an apartment complex, and I see the Broadway Bridge and Mount Hood, and it keeps me such company. And like true Oregonians, I don't carry an umbrella anymore.

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The announcement that I was going to be an actor was made when was I was 10 years old. And that didn't go down all that well, but I had a lot of years to butter up my parents. My parents have mellowed quite a bit, but, growing up, there was a sense that the only real professions were doctor, engineer, lawyer. Those were your choices.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: I dont fancy myself as a very sarcastic
I don't fancy myself as a very sarcastic person in real life.

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I have the biggest sweet tooth, and just recently a doughnut shop in Portland called Pip's Original introduced a doughnut inspired by me called the 'Dirty Wu.' It is a cinnamon-sugar doughnut with sea salt, drizzled with honey and Nutella.

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There's this list on Internet Movie Database that I'm on, and it's called 'Actors with High Body Counts.' I'm always playing the bad guy.

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I cannot see myself sitting at a desk from nine to five!

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Reggie Lee Quotes: Ive played a lot of cops and a lot of
I've played a lot of cops and a lot of bad guys, so I would like to play a regular person and just live a regular life with something interesting about it. I love the idea of television and kind of infiltrating that.

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I would love to play a normal human being with a little bit of a comedic bend that had a love interest. I would love to explore comedy, like a half-hour kind of single-camera comedy. I think that would kind of suit me best.

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I don't play a regular guy at all - never.

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Most of my background is Filipino and partly Chinese, but mostly Filipino.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: Im a quarter chinese and three quarter
I'm a quarter Chinese and three-quarter Filipino. I don't look Filipino; I look more Chinese or Korean. It actually works in my favor: in terms of roles, it gives me a broader canvas.

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As actors, it's so hard to get your hopes up about anything.

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For the working actor, there's nothing more stable than a network television show.

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How often, really, do you get a Filipino story line in a show? Not very often. I can't think of any.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: I love being the character actor i get
I love being the character actor. I get to stretch my muscles a little more.

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I took the 'Lee' from my grandparents, who took care of me during the day while my mom was away working.

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I'm the type of actor that, if I'm not filming something, I'm in class.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: The acceptance to harvard was more of
The acceptance to Harvard was more of trophy than a real possibility to me. I would have been miserable.

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When I was growing up in the Philippines, the story that was read to me most was Pinocchio.

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When you're a kid, you think 'Oh, it's so great. I'm going to go to Hollywood. I'm going to go to Broadway.' For a long time, it was such a novelty.

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Definitely for myself, I find myself gravitating towards dramatic work. In terms of sitcoms, you know, I always tell my agent I don't want to be seen.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: I consider myself a fortunate working
I consider myself a fortunate working actor, but I really work at it all the time. If I have a couple of weeks off, I'm taking class. You never stop. I started when I was 10 years old in Cleveland, and I've never stopped working my butt off.

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The other day, a doughnut shop in Portland called Pip's Originals tweeted me telling me that they named a doughnut after me called the 'Dirty Wu.' It is a cinnamon sugar doughnut drizzled with honey and Nutella. It was so good. I just won the Oscar in the sci-fi world.

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From the time I made my announcement that I was going to be an actor, I auditioned for community theater, did shows at Greenbrier, interned at the Cleveland Play House for a summer, took voice lessons, took ballet lessons. I did everything that Cleveland allowed me to do - everything that was available to me.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: I think that one of my favorite movie
I think that one of my favorite movie roles has been a film that I did with Jason Statham that was out last year called 'Safe.' I played the main bad guy in that.

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I was made fun of in the Midwest - I was the only Asian in my graduating class of 200. Fortunately, I found my niche, and it was fine. But I wanted to be so white, you wouldn't believe it. I was like, 'I want to be white; I don't want to be this anymore.' But now I embrace it.

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My dad is an ob-gyn - he's retired now - and he wanted to come to the States to make a better life, for opportunity. My mom said that, on the plane ride here, I did not want to speak a word of English - I spoke Tagalog. And then, after the first day of school, I didn't want to speak anything but English.

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When I was about 10, I saw Timothy Bottoms in a tele-movie called 'A Shining Season,' and it really moved me. I was maybe 8 or 9. Timothy played a runner who had cancer, and he defied the odds by coaching a girls' team to victory.

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We are all one, so let's help each other out.

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First thing I do when I get up is journal, meditate, read.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: Everything we will ever need we already
Everything we will ever need, we already have within us.

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Be kind to each other.

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As an Asian American at pilot season you take whatever there is.

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Stepping into the "shoes" of someone's life other than my own, great movies such as Cinema Paradiso, scenic landscapes, the work of Daniel Day-Lewis, the books of Joel Goldsmith, traveling, doughnuts, ice cream.

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Reggie Lee Quotes: Kusewera an organization that fosters
Kusewera, an organization that fosters orphanages in Africa and the Philippines and encourages through creative play and education. Anything and everything that supports cancer research. East West Players, the oldest and biggest Asian American theater in the U.S.

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More than anything, it's [yoga] really led to a solid belief in two fundamental things: that we have everything we will ever need, and more, within us, and we are all one. Not only has it given me great lessons in abundance and the infiniteness of our gifts, but it has led to a more conscious enjoyment of my work and my life.

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Well, Grimm is important to me for obvious reasons. I'm lucky to be able to do what I love to do for a living. I never, ever forget that. And charity work just helps me feel like I'm doing something to support my belief that we are all one. I'd like to actually do more in the future.

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