David J. Lee is a Korean-American actor and writer from New Jersey. After graduating from NYU, he won a Fulbright Scholarship to research the transmission of dengue virus in rural Honduras. He went on to receive his MD from Johns Hopkins, where he spent his nights and weekends on the other side of campus attending film classes, performing in an improv troupe, and frightening his Asian parents. Upon graduation from medical school, he moved to Los Angeles where he fully committed himself to acting and writing. David most recently wrote and acted in the short film, Under the Boardwalk, which premiered at festivals in 2020. David and his writing partner Jason Park were selected as 2020 Sundance fellows for the Screenwriters Intensive Program for their medical thriller project Transplant.