The famous Lewis Singwah Tan is a British actor and martial artist best known for portraying Lu Xin Lee in Netflix’s Wu Assassins, Shatterstar in Deadpool 2, Gaius Chau in AMC’s Into the Badlands, and Cole Young in Mortal Kombat.
Tan studied under acting coach John Kirby, performing plays from Tennessee Williams to John Patrick Shanley. Tan performs his own stunts, using multiple styles including Muay Thai, Kung Fu, Ju-Jitsu, and Japanese katana swordplay.
Tan appeared in small supporting roles in other major pictures such as Hangover 3 and Olympus Has Fallen. He began working on major television shows such as CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, NCIS: Los Angeles, Hawaii 5-0, 24, and Rush Hour.
In 2016, Tan was cast in a guest role in the first season of the Netflix television series Iron Fist. He starred in the role of Zhou Cheng. In the same year, Tan was cast in the action film Den of Thieves starring Gerard Butler.
Where did Lewis Tan go to college and high school?
Lewis Tan attended college and he learned martial arts from his father and won amateur fights in Muay Thai and kickboxing
Did Lewis Tan go to film school?
Lewis Tan Studied acting with coach John Kirby. He began coaching in high school and it snowballed. His classes have been in existence for over twenty-five years.
Tan starred as Gaius Chau in the third season of the AMC television series Into the Badlands.
In 2018, Tan starred as Shatterstar in the superhero film Deadpool 2. In the same year, it was announced that Tan was cast in the series regular role of Lu Xin Lee on the Netflix crime drama series, Wu Assassins. Tan reprised his role in the sequel film Fistful of Vengeance. It was released on February 17, 2022.