Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee



Bobby Lee is an American actor, comedian, and podcast host. He is best known for his roles on MADtv and The Dunes movie, as well as his stand-up comedy and podcast, TigerBelly.

Lee was born in San Diego, California, on September 17, 1971. His parents were Korean immigrants who ran a grocery store. He has one older brother, Steve. Lee first discovered his love for comedy when he was a teenager, performing stand-up comedy at local venues around San Diego.

Lee attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he studied theatre. After graduating in 1995, he moved to Los Angeles and began working as a stand-up comedian. His career took off in 2001 when he was cast in the long-running sketch comedy show, MADtv. He played several characters on the show, most notably as the Chinese restaurant waiter “Chad”, the Korean convenience store clerk “Kim”, and the Indian cab driver “Raj”.

In 2004, Lee starred in the independent film The Dunes. He played the role of “Teddy”, an aspiring musician who finds himself in a difficult situation. The film was well-received and Lee won an Independent Spirit Award for his performance.

In 2018, Lee launched the podcast TigerBelly with his long-time friend and collaborator, Khalyla Kuhn. The podcast focuses on comedy, current events, and social issues. It has become one of the most popular podcasts in the world, with over 50 million downloads.

In addition to his work in film and television, Lee also performs stand-up comedy. He has performed on several late-night shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. He also frequently appears at comedy festivals and clubs around the world.

Bobby Lee is a versatile actor and comedian. His unique style of comedy has endeared him to audiences around the world. With his quick wit and sarcastic humor, he continues to entertain and make people laugh.


Sept. 17, 1972

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