Cho Tae Kwan, also known as Jasper Cho, portrayed the character of 2STO’s Alex Kwon from Silicon Valley.
Alex *spoiler warning* “aqhired” Samsan Tech for the sole purpose of recruiting the three engineers: Nam Do San (portrayed by Nam Joo Hyuk), Kim Yong San (portrayed by Kim Do Wan), and Lee Chul San (portrayed by Yoo Su Bin). Thus, disbanding the team and leaving the two other team members, CEO Seo Dal Mi (portrayed by Suzy Bae) and designer Jung Sa Ha (portrayed by Stephanie Lee).
1.) His Korean name is Cho Tae Kwan, however, since he was born in Canada, he also uses his English name, Jasper Cho. The actor is currently 34 years old, and was born on February 12, 1986.
2.) He has family members who are also in the entertainment business. His father is former singer Cho Ha Moon, his uncle is actor Choi Soo Jong, and his aunt is actress Ha Hee Ra. Both his uncle and aunt starred in “Record Of Youth.” Choi Soo Jung had a cameo appearance in episode 14, while Ha Hee Ra portrayed Park Bo Gum as Sa Hye Jun’s mom, Han Ae Suk.
3.) He went on a trip with Filipina actress Bela Padilla, “Record Of Youth” star Kim Gun Woo, and Filipina host Janeena Chan. Kim Gun Woo and Bela Padilla starred together in the Filipino-Korean romantic comedy film “Ultimate Oppa.”
4.) He was also in the Korean dramas “My Secret Terrius” as K and “Descendants Of The Sun” as Daniel Spencer.
5.) He got married to his wife Noh Hyeri on November 19, 2016. They also have a son.
6.) Cho Tae Kwan auditioned in MNET’s “SuperstarK 6” back in 2014.
7.) He studied Advertising at Falmouth University in Canada. He also worked as an actor and art director in Yul & Urbane Global Entertainment.
8.) He became one of the hosts of “Showbiz Korea” in 2017. He once commented about Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo’s relationship after being asked by one of his co-MCs in the show, but it caused quite a stir in Korea, to which he quickly apologized for.
9.) He also starred in musicals such as “The Sound of Music” in 2007 and “A Midsummer Night’s Christmas” in 2008, and even appeared in music videos.
10.) He promoted Kim Hanbin and Bobby’s (from iKON) song for a variety show he is in, “Curious Husband’s Getaway.”