Brian Yang is an actor and producer, best known for his role as “Charlie Fong” on the CBS primetime drama series, Hawaii Five-0. Born in Columbus, Ohio and raised in the Bay Area, Yang is a second generation Chinese American who began his acting career after he attended the University of California at Berkeley, where he studied biology and dramatic arts. He works both in front of and behind the camera on projects in the US and throughout Asia.
In 2009, he was the host of Shanghai Rush, China’s most extensive reality show to date then and currently he does hosting and production work with several companies that have an interest in professional basketball in the Chinese market (NBA China, Alibaba, Muho TV, ESPN.) He has produced feature films in both the US and Asia including the Jeremy Lin documentary, LINSANITY directed by Evan Jackson Leong, the upcoming feature I Can I Will I Did directed by Nadine Truong, and a biopic about the former NBA player Stephon Marbury and his life in China called MY OTHER HOME.