|Harry Shum Jr.|
|Born||Harry Shum Jr.
April 28, 1984
Limón, Costa Rica
Harry Shum Jr. is an American dancer and actor. He is commonly known for being a part of the dance films such as Stomp the Yard, You Got Served and Step Up 2: The Streets. He is currently part of the musical-comedy television show, Glee.
Harry Shum, Jr was born in Limon, Costa Rica on April 28, 1984 to Chinese parents. His father is from Fujian province, China, and his mother was born in Hong Kong. He states, "I feel I have the best of so many worlds. I speak Chinese and Spanish. Spanish is actually my first language before I learned Chinese and English" . He started dancing with his high school Dance Company team and continued his career in San Francisco, California under several different studios.
Shum launched his career as the only male dancer on BET's Comic View in 2002 and has continued his dancing career from there. He was also one of the lead dancers with stars such as Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, and Jessica Simpson. He was a silhouette for the now-famous iPod commercials, as well . He now plays Mike Chang, a football player who joins the Glee club, on the Fox musical tv show Glee.
An upcoming project Shum is involved in is Step Up 3D, scheduled to be released in 2010. It includes a 3D look at New York style street dancing. He is also a dancer and choreographer for the Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.
|2004||You Got Served||Dancer|
|2007||Stomp the Yard||Crew Dancer|
|2007||"Viva Laughlin"||Construction Dancer|
|2008||The Onion Movie||Lollipop Love Dancer|
|2008||Step Up 2: The Streets||Cable|
|2008||"Greek"||Omega Chi Brother|
|2008||Center Stage: Turn It Up||Club Dancer|
|2008||iCarly: iGo to Japan||Yuki|
|2010||Step Up 3-D|
|2007||Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol||special thanks|
|2008||The Teen Choice Awards 2008||segment producer|
|2008||Ellen's Even Bigger Really Big Show||co-choreographer|