Harry the Other Asian's Shum-book

Hang out with the Other Asian and let him dance his way straight to your heart!
by Marla Miniano   |  Apr 14, 2010
photos by Macy Alcaraz and Roch Vergara
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The Basics

Name: Harry Shum, Jr. (@iharryshum)
Birthday: April 24, 1984
Occupation: dancer, actor
You know me as: Glee's Mike Chang (aka Other Asian)
Watch for me in: this year's Step Up 3-D

Gleek Out

Fave Glee song: "Somebody to Love"
Fave Glee episode: Vitamin D. We got to act so high-strung that day.
Fave Glee character: Sue Sylvester. I love how Jane delivers her lines.
Fave Glee co-star to hang out with: Amber Riley (Mercedes). We have the same sense of humor.
Why I'm like Mike: We both love performing and we both go nuts on stage!

The Good Life

Why I love my job: I love the fact that I kind of get to go back to high school.
What I do off-set: I still hang out with the cast, even after working with them for 15 hours! We go out for karaoke and have a blast.
Who I want to work with: Matt Damon. That would be cool.
Dream role: A villain-maybe someone like The Joker.


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