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Kei is Canadian born and American raised and now makes his home in Los Angeles. Getting his start at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, he played 'Turkey Boy', 'K. Cratchit' and 'Old Joe’s Assistant', in A Christmas Carol before portraying the lead role of 'C.J.' in the World Premiere of Last Stop on Market Street at Chicago Children’s Theatre.

Currently recurring as ‘Kyle’, on the hit Disney Channel show Just Roll With It; his first episodic TV gig was ABC’s Fresh Off The Boat, in which he played ‘Bazooka Phil’ in the Hal-Lou-Ween episode. He then spoke his desire to be in a movie into existence and was cast as 'Rollo', the best friend of Timmy in the Disney+ movie, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.

Commercially, he’s done spots for Sprint, Rainsoft, T. Rowe Price, Kids React
and a P.S.A. for the Chicago Soda Tax campaign. During the Covid lockdown, Kei decided to put the skills he’s learned in his Cinema Arts program at school to good use by writing, directing and starring in his own web series entitled, Covid Chronicles: Life on the Inside, for IGTV.

In his spare time Kei loves to tinkle the keys on piano, play water polo and also finds time for Karate, in which he has attained the level of purple belt.

Young Artist Academy™ Awards
2021 Best Performance in a TV Series: Recurring Young Actor - Nominated   Video Interview
2021 Best Performance in a Streaming Film Role: Young Actor - Nominated   Press Interview
2021 Outstanding Writer - Nominated
2021 Outstanding Director - Nominated

Academy Activity

41st Young Artist Academy™ Awards


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