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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

2018 Award Recipient

Award-winning actor, writer and comedian, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is one of Canada’s most successful and inspirational talents. He is the star of the CBC comedy series, Kim’s Convenience, which originally began as a play debuting in 2011 at Toronto’s Fringe Festival. The play continued to attract a great deal of attention with showings in Halifax, Toronto, Montreal and New York. Lee plays Mr. Appa Kim, both onstage and onscreen, a role for which he won the Toronto Theatre Critics’ Best Actor Award in 2012, and Best Actor in a Comedy Series by the Canadian Academy of Screen and Television in 2017. He has also been nominated twice for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role.